Welcome to the Friday edition of WWW. I hope you had a nice week, but I surely didn’t expect it to have this many fireworks… The Cavs made trades… Look, nobody ever said it was going to be easy. If there’s one thing we learned from LeBron leaving to join the Miami Heat in 2010,
Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Sadly, that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2014’s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.
In an interesting move, the Cleveland Cavaliers have required point guard AJ Price and waived reserve point guard Will Cherry. Price, recently waived by the injury-laden Indiana Pacers, played in 10 games with them this season. He averaged 10.5 points per game on .438 shooting, including .385 from the three-point line, 1.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists
While I’m on vacation, Dave Sterling is again fulfilling hosting duties. This time he talks to Brian Spaeth for the first time. They’ve never really spoken before, so this is about as fresh an interaction as it goes. Brian’s You Wake Up podcast Sports talk radio commercials Sports talk radio in general Draft Day the movie
When he is either named to his first All-Star team or suddenly playing in China, we will be able to point to this weekend as the one during which we were treated to everything that Dion Waiters has to offer. The good and the bad, the mundane and the bizarre, on-court and off-, were all
Movin’ on up…
Glen Taylor’s getting all sorts of replies these days. Not long after questioning Kevin Love’s defense, the star power forward’s new general manager, David Griffin, came to his player’s defense. “I think he’s an elite defensive rebounder,” Griffin told FOX Sports Radio’s Jay Mohr. “I have concerns relative to our ability to protect the rim, and
I was happy to have Dave Sterling (@dimoko) back on the podcast. We started out accidentally discussing public urination and ended with the breaking news that Josh Gordon’s year-long suspension has been upheld by the NFL. We also talked about Kevin Love and his “decision” to come to the Cleveland Cavaliers. We talked about LeBron
On the day that the Cavaliers are introducing Kevin Love to the CLE media, we’ll just say hashtag #CAVS. Kyrie Irving put a move on today that looks amazing looped 100 times in a row. So, here you go. Watch to your heart’s content!
Despite racking up a league-worst record in 2013-14, former Milwaukee Bucks head coach Larry Drew felt blindsided by the way he lost his job this offseason. In an interview with the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the current Cavalier assistant referred to his ousting by Jason Kidd as “mystifying.” Even as Drew was taking part in draft preparations
As we await the final few days of the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade saga, word coming out of Philadelphia is that Anthony Bennett isn’t being sent to the City of Brotherly Love after all. Just a reminder: if you keep reading Bennett is headed to Philly for Young in forthcoming trade…don't believe it. — Jerry
Matt Dery from 105.1 FM in Detroit jumped on the podcast to discuss lots of Cleveland sports topics. Johnny Manziel vs. Brian Hoyer The QB curse and Matt Stafford Does Detroit appreciate Matt Stafford? The Cavaliers getting LeBron James The Dolan “cheapness” bit The Cleveland Indians in 2014 Indians trade deadline Check out this episode!
While many Cleveland sneakerheads await the release of the LeBron XI in a Wine and Gold colorway, Complex went ahead and redesigned the last few years of Nike LeBrons under the pretense that he never took his talents to Miami. Taking the LeBron VIII, LeBron XI, LeBron X, and LeBron XI, Complex’s Rajah Allarey gave each
Though many yearned for Kyrie Irving to lead an otherwise fledgling franchise through a time of disarray, the two-time NBA All-Star admits that he was anything but. “Everybody asks me if this is my year to be a leader … I haven’t been so far though, not at all,” Irving said in an interview with
This may come as a shock, but the folks at ESPN.com continue to think highly of Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James. Garnering 230 votes, James tops Kevin Durant and (a bit of a surprise) Derrick Rose in ESPN’s poll to predict the 2014-15 MVP. Another season, another MVP for LeBron. Yawn. #ESPNForecast — K
Prior to LeBron James’ return to Cleveland, Cavs majority owner Dan Gilbert was primed to make John Calipari one well-paid NBA coach—a $60 million offer which was eventually turned down. But now that James and a host of other quality players have decided to make their way to Cleveland through various channels, Coach Cal, who returned to the University of
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was one of the latest professional athletes to accept the “Ice Bucket Challenge” for ALS awareness. In doing so, he passed the challenge on to three other individuals, including R&B star Chris Brown. Check it out below to see how the reigning NBA All-Star MVP handles the sub-zero water
We had planned on talking about LeBron James and Kevin Love, but then he considered going down to Ferguson to try and help out with his legal skills. So, we did end up talking about LeBron James and Kevin Love, but we spent a lot of time talking about what’s happening in Ferguson as well.
I got a chance to talk to TD about all three Cleveland teams. That’s always a blast for me. Today we spent a good amount of time talking about the Tribe and the season they’ve put together. We also talked about LeBron coming home and what that means for a sports family like TD’s that
As if the addition of head coach David Blatt wasn’t enough, the 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers will (by all accounts) feature substantial upgrades and small forward and power forward as well. So how will all of this work? Coach Nick from BBALLBREAKDOWN takes a look at the Cavs’ summer league (coached by Blatt) in addition to