Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard: In Pictures

Crown Royal Brickyard 400

As I hinted toward in this weeks’ While We’re Waiting…, I was in Indianapolis for this year’s running of the Brickyard 400. As has been the case for several years1, Crown Royal runs the “Your Hero’s Name Here” program where one hero gets nominated and eventually named to the year’s race. These heroes range from

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ESPN really, really likes the Cavs-Blazers deal

James Jones Mike Miler Cleveland Cavaliers

Late Sunday night, NBA fans caught word that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trailblazers agreed to a deal that sent to players—Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller—to the Pacific Northwest in exchange for cold hard cash and a decently sized gift card to be used later. Cleveland added in a couple of second-round picks in order

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Matthew Dellavedova agrees to one-year deal with Cavs

Matthew Dellavedova

The pieces continue to fall into place. After being rumored to have been looking for a $4 million-per-year deal in the free agent market, Matthew Dellavedova will reportedly return to Cleveland on what looks to be a $1.2 million contract, the team’s qualifying offer. ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin was first to report this news. Dellavedova will

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Brickyard 400, Tribe Woes and #ActualSportswriting: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Monday, you guys. I come to you fresh off of a crazy weekend in Indianapolis where I was able to take in my first NASCAR experience: The Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard. As you may know, I am by no means a fan of said sport, but thoroughly enjoy watching the best at

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Sleeves and some throwbacks: Cavs rumored uniforms for 2015-16

Uniform aficianados will want to get a good look at the rumored alternate uniforms for the 2015-16 NBA season. With the Cleveland Cavaliers well outside of the two-year window for alternate jerseys, we see that the Wine and Gold may have a few more options at their disposal for the coming year. The image above,

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MLB Trade Rumors: Lonnie Chisenhall reportedly available

Lonnie Chisenhall Michael Brantley

it’s not exactly selling high, but it appears that the Cleveland Indians have made third baseman, and former first-round draft pick, Lonnie Chisenhall available for trade. ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reports that the inexpensive Chisenhall could be the target of a team looking for a left-handed bat to fill a utility spot. Selected with the 29th

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A Space Jam Reboot? LeBron James to team up with Warner Brothers

LeBron James Bill Hader Trainwreck

Is King James morphing into the new King of All Media? Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is coming off of a whirlwind season on the court, but one that also saw him be the feature of Bleacher Report’s Uninterrupted video series; his production company, SpringHill Entertainment, saw the launch of a television show, Survivor’s Remorse;

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Are the Mets eying up Ryan Raburn and David Murphy?

Ryan Raburn Cleveland Indians Wall

It would appear that the rest of the baseball world is considering the Cleveland Indians’ front office sellers as the league’s trade deadline nears. On Monday, it was a FOX Sports speculating about Brandon Moss; today, it’s Joel Sherman of the NY Post who thinks that the New York Mets could be targeting the other

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Video: Duke Johnson none too pleased with Madden 16 rating

Duke Johnson Cleveland Browns Madden 16 Rookie Ratings

Duke Johnson was the 77th overall selection in the 2015 NFL Draft and is apparently none too pleased with his initial rating in EA Sports’ Madden 16. The third-round selection of the Cleveland Browns is an electrifying option out of the backfield thanks to his ability to both run the ball and catch passes, but

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Indians could move Brandon Moss by trade deadline

Cleveland Indians v St Louis Cardinals

Roughly one week ago, Cleveland Indians president Mark Shapiro discussed the addition of outfielder Brandon Moss, saying that the veteran slugger has been “as productive as hoped” who is “better than we thought defensively.” Fast forward to today, and we have ourselves a bit of a contradictory report, stating that the Tribe would love to

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Timing Vacations, Talking Johnny, and John Oliver’s Latest: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Gooooood morning, WFNY. How’d that weekend treat you? Or should I say—how’d that week treat you? First, many thanks to Jessica for filling in during my absence last week. I knew she’d kill it, and it was great to see such a fantastic response to her maiden WWW voyage. With the way my life schedule

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Joe Haden signs with Jordan Brand

Joe Haden Jordan Brand Sneaker Collection

What do you get when you have one of the biggest sneakerheads in the NFL who also happens to be a two-time Pro Bowler and an all-around marketable personality? You have Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden signing with Jordan Brand, adding to an exclusive stable that already includes the likes of Dez Bryant, Earl Thomas,

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On Mo Williams, Regrets and Homecomings

Mo Williams Cleveland Cavaliers

Mo Williams was my first regret. The Cleveland Cavaliers were in the midst of one of the worst single seasons in NBA history and had just allowed Chase Budinger to drop 30 points on them as the Houston Rockets provided Cleveland with its 28th loss in its last 30 games. It was the night of

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Kevin Love: My best basketball is ahead of me

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love isn’t just in the latest edition of ESPN The Magazine’s “Body Issue,” he’s one of the covers. And when you’re on the cover, not only do you pose in some of the most creative ways possible, you typically get a lengthy story written about you inside of the issue.

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Apple Music, Johnny Manziel, and HELL YEAH U.S.A!: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Hey what’s up hello, you guys. How are you all feeling after a fantastic weekend of Independence, NBA free agency rumors (Joe Johnson, eh?) and the United States Women’s National Team simply laying it to Japan in the World Cup Finals? I’ll be honest: I missed the first seven minutes of the match and turned

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Christmas in July: Everything you need to know about Cavs draft pick Rakeem Christmas

Rakeem Christmas Cleveland Cavaliers

When the Cleveland Cavaliers traded the rights to Duke point guard Tyus Jones to the Minnesota Timberwolves, they, in turn, received the rights to the Turkish Terror, Cedi Osman, a future second-round draft selection, and the rights to a big man out of Syracuse named Rakeem Christmas. Aside from being incredibly festive and potentially related

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Several teams expressing interest in Iman Shumpert

Iman Shumpert Cleveland Cavaliers

With the NBA’s free agency window getting cracked open at midnight tonight, several teams are starting to express interest in Cleveland Cavaliers restricted free agent swingman Iman Shumpert. ESPN.com’s Chris Broussard reports that no fewer than three teams have already made it known that Shumpert would be more than welcomed to play for their team

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Pics: Warhawk Kyrie 1s debut at Nike’s EYBL Basketball Academy

Nike Kyrie 1 Warhawk Skills Academy

The Nike EYBL Basketball Academy has seen appearances from all of the major Swoosh brand athletes, including a LeBron James-led yoga session and more, but may be getting the most burn for the amount of swag that participants are walking away with following their time in Santa Monica, California. As has become customary in 2015,

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Mike Evans blames Josh McCown for only catching 12 touchdowns

Josh McCown Cleveland Browns Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans hauled in 68 passes for 1,051 yards and 12 touchdowns, but says Josh McCown kept him from being even better. In an interview with USA TODAY, Evans, when comparing himself to New York’s Odell Beckham Jr., had the following to say: “The quarterback would just look me off,

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A reminder of how valuable Kevin Love is to the Cavs

Kevin Love Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers made a run to the NBA Finals without Kevin Love, and with the power forward looking for a maximum-level contract, some fans are wondering why the team should pay an injury-prone big man who failed to live up to incredibly unfair expectations. Thankfully, we have ESPN.com’s Kevin Pelton to remind us all—you

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