Kluber trailing in All-Star Game Balloting with one day remaining

AL All Star Voting

Corey Kluber is among the five finalists to be added to the AL All-Star roster via fan vote, but so far things aren’t looking great, despite Terry Francona’s best efforts. Terry Francona sat at computer from 10:30am-4pm (with some interruptions) to vote for Corey Kluber for All-Star Game. "I voted my ass off." — Zack

Read More...

Video: Best of Kyrie Irving’s All-Star performance

Bob Donnan, USA TODAY Sports

The NBA put out a Phantom cam video from All-Star game MVP Kyrie Irving’s performance on Sunday night. Irving scored 31 points, missing only three shots, while amassing 14 assists. The video does not show any of his helpers. [Related: Irving and Waiters can use All Star weekend as a springboard]

Read More...

MLB News: Francisco Lindor continues to play well in Carolina (Video)

Cleveland Indians prospect Francisco Lindor was instrumental in the Carolina League’s All-Star game 12-2 romp over the California league earlier this week. Lindor, batting second and starting at shortstop for the Carolina League team, had two at-bats which include the two-run double above and a walk. The 19-year-old shortstop has certainly held his own during

Read More...

Carlos Santana and Mark Reynolds are third in AL All-Star voting at their positions

Major League Baseball released the first update for All-Star balloting. Two Indians placed among the leaders at their respective positions. Catcher Carlos Santana is third in the voting with 547,873 votes, trailing first place vote getter Joe Mauer (863,450) and Baltimore’s Matt Wieters (715,055). Mark Reynolds (452,708) is also third at designated hitter, trailing David

Read More...

Quicken Loans Arena could see giant HD scoreboard upgrade

Dan Gilbert took in the All-Star festivities in Houston this weekend. One thing that was sure to grab his attention was the giant video screen scoreboard. Gilbert has spent over $40 million for arena improvements since taking over the team, but isn’t done. Improving cell reception in the Q has been the priority this season,

Read More...

Jim Bowden: Cleveland’s Kipnis, Cabrera are likely AL All-Stars

Sure, the MLB All-Star Game is still about a month away, but that doesn’t mean we can’t begin speculating about the possible Cleveland All-Stars this season. For starters, ESPN.com’s Jim Bowden has him complete roster projection online today (insider). On his AL All-Star bench are two Indians infielders: Second base: Jason Kipnis, Cleveland Indians; Ian

Read More...

Asdrubal Cabrera Leads Indians in All-Star Voting

With the MLB releasing its first wave of All-Star balloting results, Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is currently the team’s leading vote-getter. Slotting in right behind New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, the 25-year-old, switch-hitting Cabrera has recevied nearly 700,000 votes to date despite playing in one of the lesser-attended parks early in the 2011 season.   Fueled

Read More...

Daniel Gibson Will Take His Shot, But Should He?

The All-Star break for the members of this year’s Cavalier team is all about rest, as opposed to participating in the festivities. Except for one Cavalier: Daniel Gibson who will be taking part in the 3 point shoot-out. We know that Daniel deserves to be there, his .443 shooting percentage from behind the arc is

Read More...

Boobie Gibson to Represent Cleveland in Foot Locker Three-Point Contest

The Cleveland Cavaliers will have a representative in Los Angeles during the All-Star weekend as Daniel Gibson will be one of six participants in the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest. Taking place on February 19, Gibson will square off against Ray Allen, Paul Pierce, Dorell Wright, James Jones and Kevin Durant.  Presently, Gibson is 10thin the

Read More...

An All-Star Rant

I went on a bit of a twitter rampage the other day. It started because of this message that ESPN’s Bill Simmons sent out- Yeah!!!! Four days in Kansas City in mid-July when it’s 110 degrees!!!!! Who’s in??? It was in reference to this piece of news, that Kansas City had been awarded the 2012

Read More...

East All-Stars 141, West All-Stars 139: Yep, They Played.

An All-Star Game recap? Really? Well, how about just a LeBron recap. That seems more appropriate for us… The game went exactly as you thought it would. A whole lot of offense- and by offense I mean dunks and alley-oops, and very little defense. Don’t look at someone’s steal totals and think that they played

Read More...

NBA All-Star Game Open Thread

LeBron looks to take over JERRYWORLD tonight at in Arlington, starting for the East All-Stars along with Dwight Howard, Kevin Garnett, Dwayne Wade, and Vince Carter Joe Johnson? (WHO THE HECK KNOWS, TUNE IN TO FIND OUT!). Follow along here if you please. I’ll be updating any new trade news that comes out tonight here

Read More...

While We’re Waiting… QB Competition, Dez Bryant and Jamario Moon

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering (even on the weekends) of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something else you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Digging into Holmgren’s comments about the QB position for the Browns: “Citing the fact that he isn’t a ‘big

Read More...

Third Time’s the Charm – Mo Williams Finally an All Star

First, it was a shamockery. Then, it was preposterageous. Now? Well, now it’s: FORTU-NIST-ICE. Yep, I made that up myself. It’s part forunate, part opportunistic, and ALL JUSTICE. After a knee injury has claimed the All Star participation of Toronto’s Chris Bosh, the Cavaliers’ Mo Williams was named as Bosh’s All Star replacement. While obvisouly we

Read More...

While We’re Waiting…

While We’re Waiting aims to be the round-up of the recent WFNY-esque information for your morning viewing.  Have something you think we should see?  Send it to our tips email in the sidebar. I like the guy, but somehow I struggle to believe this: “There’s still offers out there, but I’m not entertaining anything right

Read More...

Good Showing Grady

I have to admit, I wasn’t sure how Grady was going to do in the Home Run contest. He isn’t really the kind of guy you think of when you ponder this event. Grady surprised me, not just because of how many home runs he hit, but how far he was able to drive the

Read More...

No Shortage of LaPorta Coverage

Cleveland’s newest acquisition on display at MLB’s Futures game, and all over the web. There is a video on the Indians team site that you should watch if you are an Indians fan. MLB sent a camera crew to follow Matt LaPorta and capture his experience at the Futures game in New York. If you

Read More...

Cliff Lee: Your AL All-Star Starting Pitcher

While there was an inking of thought that Anaheim’s Joe Saunders and his 12 wins would be starting for the AL squad in the upcoming All-Star game, a report at Sports Illustrated gives the nod to our very own Cliff Lee.  And deservedly so. Cliff Lee, who had to fight for a job in Cleveland’s

Read More...