WFNY Top 10 Cleveland Stories of 2011: #2 Ohio State Hires Urban Meyer

As the year comes to a close, like we have done the last three years, WFNY will take a look at what we view to be the 10 biggest sports stories affecting our local sports scene. Each day through the rest of the year, we will be counting down from ten to one. We started

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While We’re Waiting… Grading the Cavaliers’ Draft

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com “[Kyrie] Irving is mostly a case of winning by default, but they wouldn’t have been the first team to be unable to get out

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2011 NBA Draft | Round 1, Pick 4 | Tristan Thompson, PF – Texas

With the fourth pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers select Texas power forward Tristan Thompson. Rated third overall by John Hollinger, Thompson was anticipated to be Chris Grant’s fallback option in the event that they were either unsure of Jonas Valanciunas’ buyout or felt that the team could ultimately send Thompson to

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The Cavaliers are “In a Good Place”

Three days apart and in fairly different context, Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant and head coach Byron Scott discussed their respective optimism.  Scott, when questioned about his post-mortem outlook on the Cavaliers job last Friday, used words like “interesting,” but also called the bulk of what he endured between the months of October and April

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Jon & Paul Plus Baseball: What to do about Matt LaPorta

In the second installment of our ongoing series with Paul Cousineau of the DiaTribe (introductions here and here), Paul and I decided to tackle the Matt LaPorta situation. Three years ago, Mark Shapiro said that he had up to seven teams interested in C.C. Sabathia* but the Indians were smitten with a young budding superstar

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Tribe to Play 2011 Intra-Squad Game in Columbus

Can’t get to Spring Training in Arizona this coming winter spring? Well, if you live in Central Ohio (that’s me!) and have nothing going on next March 30th, the Tribe and Columbus Clippers (well, err, they’re *techincally* the Tribe too, kinda) invite you to Huntington Park for an intra-squad scrimmage in the intimate confines. In

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