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…

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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


LeBron James unveils the Nike “Rubber City” lifestyle 12s

LeBron James LeBron 12 "Rubber City"

The LeBron James-produced All-Star weekend fashion show has yet to tip off, but that hasn’t stopped the four-time MVP from breaking out some new heat. Taking part in Friday’s media day and various other events—James joined NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and others in unveiling a new court as a part of the league’s FIT program—James


Video: Kyrie Irving’s Newest Foot Locker Commercial

Kyrie Irving Foot Locker Commercial

In advance of February’s big sneaker releases, the people over at Foot Locker have once again employed Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving as their spokesman. Irving has been a part of several humor-filled spots for the sports apparel retailer, including this gem which featured Mike Tyson returning Evander Holyfield’s ear. This time is no


Video: LeBron James featured in trailer for Amy Schumer’s “Trainwreck”

LeBron James Trainwreck Trailer Amy Schumer

We have known for a while that Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James was going to make a few appearances in Amy Schumer’s upcoming film “Trainwreck.” What we didn’t know was how much the four-time MVP would be on screen. Schumer, who’s been mentioned here at WFNY several times, is the lead character in the soon-to-be


Should the Cavs kick the tires on Amare Stoudemire?

Amare Stoudemire

The New York Knicks appear to be discussing a potential buyout of veteran big man Amare Stoudemire. The Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers are the front-runners to land the 32-year old in the event he is set free, but STAT is on record saying he would like to play for a contender. Given the existence


WFNY is Hiring!

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At present time, we here at WFNY have two opportunities available for individuals who yearn to be a part of the family. In short order, however, a third entry will be joining the ranks and we’re hoping to get ahead of the curve. While there will be more details soon, we are currently looking for


Cleveland Indians, MLB toying with earlier start times

Cleveland Indians

Baseball fans who are used to those 7:05 p.m. starts may have to adjust their schedules a bit or 2015. The Cleveland Indians, with the help of their opponents and MLB scheduling, will have a host of games starting at earlier times this coming season, with an announcement as to why coming in the next


Jimmy Haslam says everything is perfectly fine in Berea

Jimmy Haslam Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns majority owner Jimmy Haslam spoke with the team’s local beat contingent for roughly 50 minutes on Wednesday afternoon, discussing the flurry of news that has occurred during the still-young offseason. While details and quotes and all kinds of warm and fuzzy feelings will likely hit the wire sooner than later,’s Mary Kay Cabot tweeted


Sorry, Chuck: Here’s an advanced look at how great the Cavs have been

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers

In case you didn’t see the latest installment of TNT’s nationally televised basketball games, Charles Barkley went off on Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey and his use of advanced analytics in making decisions. According to Barkley, math is for nerds who don’t get women, and Morey’s success isn’t because of numbers; it’s because he signed quality


LeBron James is producing the NBA’s first ever fashion show

LeBron James GQ

During All-Star weekend, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James will be producing the first ever NBA fashion show. It won’t be your standard fair, however. In the spirit of sport, we’re talking about a competition.  Emceed by Shaquille O’Neal, we’re looking at a three-round event: Boardroom attire, what to wear on a night out, and what to


Cavs confident Ray Allen comes to Cleveland if he decides to play

LeBron James Ray Allen Cleveland Cavaliers

While winning 13 of their last 14 games, the Cleveland Cavaliers have quietly had just 14 players on the active roster. Fans and media types have debated endlessly as to whether or not said roster space should be used for a back-up point guard or a reserve big man. But according to’s Brian Windhorst,


Josh Gordon to file grievance against Browns

Josh Gordon Cleveland Browns

Josh Gordon continues to be in the news. Recall the Browns receiver was suspended for the Cleveland Browns’ Week 17 contest, one that the team would go on to lose in typical Brownsian fashion. Nothing new, right? Au contraire. The difference here being that Gordon’s suspension put him under the six-game threshold needed to qualify


Pics: A closer look at Nike’s Kyrie 1 “All-Star”

Nike Kyrie 1 All-Star Kyrie Irving 2015

In less than a week, the NBA’s best (and Damian Lillard)1 will head to The Big Apple to put on its annual mid-year show. Nike has, in turn, taken each of its four signature athletes and put their likeness to New York-based landmark. For Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving, behold the City Hall Subway Station: A city


LeBron James subtweets Kevin Love about “fitting in”

Cleveland Cavaliers Big Three

National Basketball Association teammates are together quite often. Not as often as those in the Major League Baseball, necessarily but playing games four nights a week while adding in practice and shootarounds leads to 15 players seeing an awful lot of one another. It is for this reason why, at roughly midnight on Saturday night,


Dog Days of Winter, Sports Fans, and The 2015 Grammys: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

The Super Bowl is over. Winter meetings have long been closed. The NBA is approaching All-Star break. Throughout much of the country, Cleveland included, snow still surrounds the local streets. Thus begins the dog days of winter—the days leading up to the NFL Draft and NBA playoffs and even Spring Training where there’s little to discuss.


Lauren Holtkamp held court in Cleveland

Lauren Holtkamp Cleveland Cavaliers Chris Paul

As ticker tape fell from the rafters of Quicken Loans Arena and fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers were celebrating their team’s most recent victory, the players filed off of the floor and through the tunnel, one-by-one. LeBron James had tossed his headband into the crowd. Kyrie Irving had given away his shoes, the “Black History


Finally some Wine and Gold: The Nike LeBron 12 “Double Helix”

Nike LeBron 12 Double Helix LeBron James

Fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers who have not yearned to drop $245 to customize their own pair of LeBron 12s in hopes of obtaining something with a wine and gold tilt to it are in luck. In what will be the closest Cavs-like colorway to date, Nike is releasing the “Double Helix,” a colorway that