Tribe comes out glowing in Grantland’s MLB preview

Cleveland Indians

Can a team that fell short of the playoffs and didn’t make many headlines in the offseason actually be among the favorites heading in to the next year? If you ask Grantland’s Jonah Keri, that answer is a resounding ‘Yes’ as the Cleveland Indians are ranked fifth in his 2015 MLB Preview. Keri makes sure


Pics: First look at Nike’s LeBron 12 “Elite”

LeBron 12 Elite Nike LeBron James

Remember that $270 LeBron James-based sneaker released by Nike roughly two years ago? It was the LeBron X Elite, and it flip-turned the sports and business community on their collective heads. Two years later, Nike is releasing yet another edition of James’ signature shoe with the “Elite” tag, producing their latest premium performance sneaker. From


Food, beer and a chance to win Indians Opening Day tickets—who’s in?

Cleveland Indians Progressive Field

With less than 40 days remaining until the Cleveland Indians’ Opening Day tilt against the Detroit Tigers, the team is giving fans a chance to win a pair of the highly coveted tickets all while incorporating some of their new, highly delicious partners. On Tuesday, March 3 fans can enter to win a chance to


James on James crime, Quickstrikes, and Fathead’s Fridays: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Monday, you guys. So the Cavs are now in the midst of a two-game losing streak, the Indians are still 39 days away from the home opener, and the Browns…Well, they’re still the Browns. We’ll be back in the swing of things shortly, but While We’re Waiting… Fewer games have been more exciting than


Ray Allen won’t be signing with the Cavs

LeBron James Ray Allen Cleveland Cavaliers

Though they were once thought to be leaders in the clubhouse, the Cleveland Cavaliers will not be signing future Hall of Famer Ray Allen. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports via ESPN Cleveland that Allen may not play for any team this season, but if he does choose to lace them back up, it won’t be with


Pics: Nike’s Kyrie 1 “Brotherhood” is a throwback to the Duke days

Nike Kyrie 1 Brotherhood Duke Kyrie Irving

While we are all still waiting for a Cleveland Cavaliers-based colorway to hit shelves, Kyrie Irving’s days spent at Duke University are featured in the latest edition of the Kyrie 1 which Nike has dubbed “Brotherhood.” Irving’s collegiate career began in Durham, N.C., in 2010. Though he only played in a handful of games thanks


Indians to offer $13 and $10 ticket options for 2015

Cleveland Indians renovation Right Field District

Though the snow is tearing through the streets of Cleveland, the Indians are making plans to incorporate their new right field amenities within their ticket sales. Though not included in Opening Day and any multi-game packages, the $13 “District Ticket” will provide fans with the experience of the two-story Right Field District at Progressive Field


Browns considering former Buckeye Ted Ginn Jr

Ted Ginn Jr.

In the day where players tend to be better recruiters than their coaches, could Donte Whitner have enough pull to get fellow Clevelander Ted Ginn Jr. to be the next member of the Cleveland Browns? According to multiple reports, Whitner has been in talks with head coach Mike Pettine about adding the veteran receiver to


Browns showing interest in free agent DE Adrian Clayborn

Adrian Clayborn Cleveland Browns

Is Mike Pettine’s defense going to get another weapon? According to’s Jeremy Fowler, thems the hopes as the team is reportedly interested in former Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Here’s Fowler’s report: His name was mentioned in Browns circles during last week’s combine talks. The idea is Clayborn is a talented former first-rounder whose


Video: LeBron James Jr. balls out—again

LeBron James Jr.

As if one video of LeBron James Jr. (or “Bronny”) dominating against others in tournament play wasn’t enough… Last time we caught up with the 10-year-old son of a four-time MVP, he was dazzling us with an array of dribble drives and mid-range jumpers. This time, Bronny’s hype video comes chock full of a player


Cavs team up with The Brew Kettle to create a new IPA

Cleveland Cavaliers IPA Brew Kettle

Right up my Brew du Jour, IPA-infused alley, the Cleveland Cavaliers have teamed up with local microbrewery The Brew Kettle to create and distribute what will be called the All For One IPA. A limited release, this Session IPA (clocking in at just 4.75 percent alcohol) will be available starting on March 25. In addition


JR Smith says David Blatt “Keeps it 100″: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Monday, WFNY. Sorry for the delay. Work gets in the way sometimes. We’ll have plenty to get to this week, what with new logos and Spring Training and such, but While We’re Waiting Thawing Out… By now, you’ve seen the handful of highlights to come straight from the Cleveland Cavaliers’ decimation of the Hey


Video: Watch JR Smith’s reverse alley-oop against New York

JR Smith LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

JR Smith and Iman Shumpert returned to New York for the first time since being dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers. While the two played a large role in the Cavs’ eventual 101-83 thumping of the Knicks (combining for 21 points, eight rebounds and 11 assists) no play will be watched more than the fourth-quarter alley-oop


Cavs “strong frontrunners” to land Kendrick Perkins

Kendrick Perkins Cleveland Cavaliers

In a world where 270-pound bruisers don’t exactly grow on trees, the Cleveland Cavaliers may soon have two of them on their roster. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojarowski reports that the Wine and Gold have suddenly become “strong frontrunners” in landing Kendrick Perkins, the 30-year-old center who helped the Boston Celtics win a title in 2008, following


Trevor Bauer built his own drone

Trevor Bauer Drone Pictures

In addition to spending time working on his physical mechanics and becoming a member of the top half of the Cleveland Indians rotation, Tribe starting pitcher Trevor Bauer spent a portion of his offseason building his own drone. Arriving at the team’s complex in Goodyear, Arizona on Wednesday with the rest of his pitching brethren, Bauer


Nike announces release date for the Kyrie 1 “Flytrap”

Kyrie Irving Nike Kyrie 1 Flytrap

Once thought to be a colorway that paid homage to Kyrie Irving’s birth country of Australia, Nike has announced that the green and mango-colored edition of the Kyrie 1 will be called the “Flytrap.” If these shoes look familiar, it’s because you saw Irving flexing these unreleased kicks in his latest Foot Locker commercial. According


NBA All-Star Weekend, SNL40, and “Court Vision” LeBron 12s: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Monday, you guys. How are you celebrating your Presidents’ Day? Counting down the days until the gloves are popping in Goodyear? Reliving some Kyrie and LeBron All-Star weekend festivities? Wishing that you could go back to 1995 and do the whole Browns leaving thing all over again? I kid…Kind of. It’ll be a quiet


Nostalgia galore: The Nike LeBron 12 EXT “Wheat”

Nike LeBron 12 EXT Wheat

Eleven years ago this past Friday, LeBron James suited up in one of the most start-studded Rookie Challenges to ever grace an All-Star weekend. The sophomore team was headlined by San Antonio’s Manu Ginbobili, Phoenix’ Amare Stoudemire and then Cavaliers power forward Carlos Boozer. The rookies, as you may have guessed, were represented by the