Brandon Moss on Tribe fan angst: “I can’t blame them”

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Fans, the Tribe hear you loud and clear. Losing seven of their last nine games and falling 12 games behind the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals, the Indians have been in a downward spiral since the minute the Cleveland Cavaliers handed them the baton of fan attention. They have scored 66 runs in June, the fewest

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NBA “News”: LeBron James opting out, intends to re-sign with Cavs

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In the latest bit of NBA news that was likely decided months ago, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has informed the team that he will opt out of his current contract, and also that he intends to re-sign with the Cavs. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst was first with the news. Quickly following that news was word

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NBA Free Agency: Cavaliers sign Keifer Sykes, John Shurna

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The 24-48 hours after the NBA Draft always leads to a fury of activity as teams scoop up undrafted agents from around the country and around the globe. Famously, that’s how the Cleveland Cavaliers signed folk hero Matthew Dellavedova back in 2013 out of St. Mary’s. The Cavs have been active again this year, even

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NBA Draft: Cavs select Cedi Osman, Rakeem Christmas, Sir’Dominic Pointer in second round

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After trading the No. 24 pick Tyus Jones to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Cavaliers made a trio of selections in the second round. With the 31st pick, the Cavaliers went international in a likely draft stash by drafting guard/forward Cedi Osman out of Turkey. They followed that up by drafting a more familiar name in Syracuse

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NBA Draft: Cavs take Tyus Jones at No. 24, trade him to Minnesota for No. 31, 36, future 2nd

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The Cleveland Cavaliers looked like they may be adding another Duke point guard to the backcourt, but they decided to deal the selection of Tyus Jones at No. 24 to the Minnesota Timberwolves for picks No. 31 and No. 36 as well as a future second-round choice. These newly acquired picks are obviously second round selections, which do not have

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NBA Draft: Buckeye star D’Angelo Russell drafted by Lakers

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In a small surprise, the Los Angeles Lakers used the second pick in the 2015 NBA Draft to select Ohio State guard D’Angelo Russell. Russell was selected over big man Jahlil Okafor, who went No. 3 to Philadelphia after the other top post threat, Karl-Anthony Towns, was made the top selection by Minnesota. Russell, a

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SI names Indians’ Jason Kipnis AL MVP leader

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Already named the AL Player of the Month for May, Jason Kipnis has kept up the torrid pace at the plate to accompany excellent defense in the field to garner more prestigious consideration than mere player of the month awards. On Thursday, Sport Illustrated‘s Cliff Corcoran updated his AL MVP Award’s Watch to list Jason

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Joe Haden, Joe Thomas, and Tashaun Gipson among NFL’s top 100 players

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During the last few weeks, the NFL Network has released their top 100 players for the 2015 season and three Cleveland Browns made the list: Cornerback Joe Haden (No. 23), left tackle Joe Thomas (No. 25), and safety Tashaun Gipson (No. 67). The top Browns player on the list, Haden is one of the faces

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Cavs’ J.R. Smith opts out to test free agency, wants to return to Cleveland

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It’s that time of year: NBA Players exercise their rights to opt out of their current contracts in hopes of securing deals that either pay them more or provide them security over a longer period of time. For Cleveland Cavaliers swingman J.R. Smith, it may be a product of both. According to Shams Charania, Smith

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No surprise: Kevin Love opts out, will become free agent on July 1

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It doesn’t mean he’s signing with the Lakers, it doesn’t mean he’s unhappy, and it doesn’t mean that we won’t be seeing his handsome mug in a Cavs uniform ever again, BUT: Kevin Love opted out of the final year of his contract with the Cavs today, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. This is no surprise.

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Ex-Cavs coach Mike Brown’s Westlake mansion is up for sale

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It would appear that ex-Cavaliers coach Mike Brown is officially bidding farewell to Cleveland, putting his palatial Westlake mansion on the market just last week. So if you’ve got a spare $2.4 million lying around, you can live large like the former Coach Brown himself. The 7,500 square foot mansion boasts all of the luxurious

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Young Indians fans talks smack to Cabrera, is rewarded with bat

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Hey, did you know the Cleveland Indians have struggled against the Detroit Tigers of late? In what would end as yet another Tribe loss against the divisional rival Tigers (this one 7-3), at least one person wearing an Indians ball cap near the diamond showed a little fire — it was just too bad that

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Cavs pick up Timofey Mozgov’s team option for 2015-16

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The Cleveland Cavaliers will have their big Mozzie Bear patrolling the paint for at least one more season, as the team picked up center Timofey Mozgov’s option for the 2015-16 season today. Mozgov will make a shade under $5 million next season, a steal for a 7-footer of his caliber, making the decision a no-brainer for

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Buckeyes will be double-digit favorites in every regular season game

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With the college football season quickly approaching, the Ohio State Buckeyes football team, who are the favorites by many to win the second (and back-to-back) College Football Championship, have been talked about a lot in the college football world. To reach their second straight College Football Playoff, the Buckeyes will likely have to finish the

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Video: Cleveland Indians continue daughter-friendly tradition

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For entirely too long, Major League Baseball clubhouses have been treated like sacred grounds wherein a male-dominated environment is further insulated by the walls of the absurd and arcane BBWA. The Cleveland Indians, however, continue to blow through the doors of history as they started their very own Sunday afternoon tradition in June of 20141 .

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Cleveland Browns claim Terrelle Pryor off of waivers

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Ohio State Buckeyes always make for the best (worst?) Cleveland Browns rumors in the draft and in free agency. Now, a prominent former Buckeye is apparently coming to the Cleveland Browns according to Pro Football Talk’s Twitter page. The Cleveland Browns put in a waiver claim on Terrelle Pryor and they’ve been granted rights to

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Iman Shumpert played injured, was shot up with painkillers in NBA Finals

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When the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a trade on January 5 to acquire J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert, initial speculation was that Shumpert was the main target while Smith and his contract were part of the cost of the completing the trade. Shumpert’s main assets were considered to be his athleticism and defensive acumen, but perhaps grit

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Browns DC O’Neil: “No one is guaranteed anything” on defense

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With the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season over and the Indians still scuffling, it may be high time to turn an eye toward football season. The Browns had a relatively quiet NFL Draft, selecting linemen Danny Shelton and Cameron Erving in the first round rather than a high-profile star like one of the previous year’s first-rounders, Johnny Manziel. While

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WFNY Stats & Info: Indians offense struggling mightily with runners on base

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Not all is completely lost for the season with the Cleveland Indians and their 31-35 record. Of course, with the team’s starting pitching, anything might be possible down the stretch of the final 96 games. But one key might just be better situational hitting. For years, folks in the sabermetric community have railed against stats

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Indians to promote Cody Anderson for MLB debut on Sunday

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This Sunday, the Cleveland Indians will call up starting pitcher Cody Anderson from Triple-A Columbus to make his MLB debut against the Tampa Bay Rays. The 24-year-old right-hander was the Indians’ Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2013, but struggled in Double-A Akron last year. Anderson seems to have turned it around this year,

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