Quality of play vs successful sporting events, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! Finally….a week without any new Kevin Love drama! Well, I mean, you know…other than that whole leaving the game early with back issues, right? Or maybe he just said his back was hurting as an excuse since he knew David Blatt wouldn’t play him in the fourth quarter anyway! Zing! So now

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Cleveland Sports Championship Watch: March 27, 2015

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Four weeks ago now, WFNY introduced the Cleveland Sports Championship Watch, a recurring post to update the Northeast Ohioan masses of when their long and agonizing wait for a title will come to an end. WFNY will track the Title Ticker throughout the year, gleaning every insight and nugget of valuable information that can be

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Please just stop with the Kevin Love nonsense: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! To my knowledge, I have never discussed the same lead topic in my WWWs in back to back weeks. I always try to bring up something fresh that’s on my mind that I haven’t discussed before. Last week I started off this spot by talking about Kevin Love. So I can’t talk

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What does it mean to “Play like a Brown?”

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“Play like a Brown.” What does that mean? Is it simply the same catchphrase found in other NFL cities with interchangeable mascot names? To play like a Brown would seem to imply a proud tradition, perhaps longstanding, of winning, of a certain style of play with a high level of professionalism, dedication and expectation. It

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Kevin Love consternation, Browns apathy, and good music: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! Well, it’s as happy as we can possibly make it after another brutal loss to the Miami Heat last night, anyway. It’s funny, though, for as much grief as fans seem to give Kevin Love, these last two games have illustrated that Love is, indeed, an integral part of this team. Look,

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Cavs vs Raptors Behind the Box Score: Surviving a second half onslaught

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Cleveland Cavaliers (39-24) 120 Toronto Raptors (38-23) 112 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter Whether it be on WFNY podcasts or in previous posts here on WFNY, I’ve frequently said that there’s not too much to be taken away from one regular season NBA game. The NBA is

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The Cavs March to the playoffs, the Delly problem, and homemade luge: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! And happy March to you all as well! We can finally say good riddance to February and prepare for the inevitable thaw that is around the corner. March Madness, Shamrock Shakes, corned beef and cabbage, and all that good stuff that comes with March. In the NBA, March is moving month. It’s

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Baseball is fine, but MLB could use some tweaks (Part 1)

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Baseball is not broken. Baseball is as beautiful a sport as it has ever been. The art of hitting a baseball with an elongated, rounded bat has amazingly persevered through the generations as something that is worth attempting. The drama that builds during crucial games is incredible as every single pitch can have more meaning

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David Griffin’s team building and the Rihanna effect: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! This morning we’re coming to you on the coldest day of the year. And of course it comes toward the end of February, when many of us Ohioans have hit the point where we’re sick of winter. I’m not one of those ones who constantly complains about cold weather. I choose to

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Report: Kendrick Perkins to sign with Cavaliers

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According to ESPN.com, center Kendrick Perkins will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers once his buyout with the Utah Jazz is completed. Perkins was traded to the Jazz from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a deadline deal this week, and a buyout option was considered likely. Perkins joined the Thunder from the Boston Celtics in 2011

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Jason Giambi officially announces retirement from MLB

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After much speculation and reading of proverbial tea leaves, former Cleveland Indians DH Jason Giambi finally made it official and announced his retirement from Major League Baseball, releasing a statement to the New York Daily News. Giambi played the final two seasons of his career in Cleveland for the Indians where, despite a relative lack

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Cavs vs 76ers Behind the Box Score: Eleven in a row

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Philadelphia 76ers (10-39) 84 Cleveland Cavaliers (30-20) 97 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers’ revenge tour continued Monday night with a 97-84 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. One of this season’s low points came a few weeks ago when the Cavaliers lost to the Sixers.

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Cavs vs Blazers Behind the Box Score: Epic Kyrie Irving

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Portland Trailblazers (32-14) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (27-20) 99 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers came into Wednesday night’s game against the Portland Trailblazers with a 1-8 record this season without LeBron James. That matters, of course, because shortly before the start of this game, it

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Air pressure nonsense, Cavaliers roster moves, and Cleveland music, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! Hopefully all your balls are fully inflated as we begin this Tuesday journey. Speaking of segues, how about this deflate-gate b.s.? Here we are, just a few days away from the biggest sporting event in American culture, and all anyone wants to talk about is how much air pressure was in some

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Cavs vs Jazz Behind the Box Score: Let the good times roll

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Utah Jazz (14-28) 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (23-20) 106 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter It’s not fun to think back to November 5, 2014. It was the fourth game of the season for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and they were in Utah to play the Jazz. The Cavaliers lost

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Surviving Winter, Mike Conley, and Sleater-Kinney, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! What a week it has been since last Tuesday. While still riding the high from the Ohio State win over Oregon in the inaugural college football playoff championship last week1, the Cleveland Cavaliers have now won three straight games after dropping ten of their previous twelve. It feels like things are starting

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Cavs vs Bulls Behind the Box Score: Things are starting to look up

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Chicago Bulls (27-16) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (22-20) 108 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers have certainly had more than their fair share of ups and downs so far this season. There have been some serious struggles against much lesser teams. But on Monday night, the

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Cavs vs Rockets Behind the Box Score: Not enough Kyrie’s

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Houston Rockets (24-11) 105 Cleveland Cavaliers (19-17) 93 [Box Score] There are different types of losses. The loss to the Sixers on Monday was an atrocious loss. The loss to the Rockets on Wednesday night honestly wasn’t that bad of a loss. Of course, that’s not to say it was a good loss, either. The

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Buckeye Pride, Cavs Trade, and Good Music, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! Now that the holiday season is behind us, things are returning to normal for most of us. Back to regular five day work weeks, most schools are back in session, and now we settle in for winter. In sports, this means two things. One, football playoffs. And two, the NBA regular season

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Cavs vs 76ers Behind the Box Score: Disaster

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Cleveland Cavaliers (19-16) 92 Philadelphia 76ers (5-28) 95 [Box Score] If it makes anyone feel better, they can feel free to lay on the excuses. The Cavaliers were without three starters with injuries to Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, and Anderson Varejao. They were also without their best bench scoring option in Dion Waiters. No matter

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