David Blatt advised not to take Cavs job, but to take assistant job with Golden State

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On Wednesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers finally sat down with former Maccabi Tel Aviv head coach David Blatt to discuss the team’s vacant position. But how did it go? According to David Pick, it went well. But who is David Pick, you ask? According to his Twitter profile, he is a Senior Correspondent with Eurobasket.com and

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Cavalier NBA Draft Film Room: Andrew Wiggins

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In my second of three NBA Draft options for the Cavaliers with the top pick, I take a look at Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins. Last week, I analyzed film for Duke forward Jabari Parker, who impressed me immensely with his diverse offensive package. Next week, stay tuned for a breakdown of Kansas center Joel Embiid. Wiggins

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Learning from the Spurs, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday, Cleveland! Not a bad couple of days, eh? First we got to enjoy a little Schadenfreude on Sunday night as the Spurs won the NBA Championship over the Heat. The Cleveland Indians have now won three straight games and are 2.5 games behind the Tigers. Then last night we got to experience the

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WFNY in Spain as defending World Cup champs get routed by Netherlands

SEVILLE, Spain — I do not write well enough to explain what soccer (or more accurately, fútbol) means to the country of Spain. To understand the significance of La Furia Roja for Spaniards, I recommend you watch John Oliver’s takedown of FIFA and the World Cup1. With that description in mind, let us consider the

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Mayor Frank Jackson is Keith Olbermann’s “Worst Person in Sports”

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We’ve talked about what a sham I think Ed FitzGerald’s “Win Tax” is on these pages already. We also talked about the Sin Tax before the election. Now that Ed FitzGerald’s “Win Tax” proposal has had a chance to leak into the national news space, Keith Olbermann took his turn on the topic. While acknowledging

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LeBron talk a blight on the fans and the franchise

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I can’t believe I even have to say this at this point, but Cleveland really needs to stop talking about LeBron James. Stop hanging onto every little scrap that gets pushed out in the media that reinforces there is some sort of miniscule chance he comes back to Cleveland in the next two or three

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Dissecting Dan Gilbert, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday everyone! I know everyone hates hearing about other people’s fantasy teams, and I’m not going to try to bore you with too many details. But three weeks ago my team was in 11th place (out of 12). I had high hopes for my team this year, but it just absolutely sputtered out of

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A Couple Tribe Fans Share Their ‘Brush With Greatness’: Reliving Yesteryear

Do you have a story? A Cleveland Indians ‘brush with greatness’? Such a story may involve a well-known player, although this is not a necessity. My buddy Paul shared one. “So, we’re sitting there with all this gear he signed for us. Balls, photos… and a large orange poster we’d made for him, for the

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WFNY’s State of the Browns: RBs and FBs

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The next positions that will be examined in our series, State of the Browns, are the running backs and fullbacks. The Cleveland Browns were sorely lacking in these positions last year causing a poor run game throughout the 2013 season. So, the Browns were in need of huge overhaul and influx of talent at the

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Vinny Del Negro and Net Neutrality, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday folks! I had a weird thought this weekend as the calendar turned to June already. I realized that we are basically a month away from the 4th of July, which I always consider the halfway point of summer. Because after the 4th, it’s just a month until August, which means the start of

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Johnny Likes Partying, While We’re Waiting…

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Hope everyone had an awesome Memorial Weekend. I spent most of mine with family enjoying copious amounts of food cooked on a grill. Other than watching a bit of the NBA Playoff games, I really didn’t see too much sports news this weekend and I didn’t get back into town until later last night, so

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Channing Crowder calls Cleveland “the anus of America”

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I hesitated before even posting this, but I concluded that I just had to talk about it based on my conclusion. First, see if you can follow this. Channing Crowder was defending Miami based on some comments that Charles Barkley made about Cleveland after Bill Simmons trashed the Cavs for winning the draft lottery. Did

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Love Reign O’er Me, While We’re Waiting

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All you need is Love In Kirk Lammers’ report yesterday on WFNY regarding Tristan Thompson’s status on the trading block, there was a part at the end about the Cavaliers making a run at Kevin Love. Now, granted, if the Cavaliers could somehow pull off a trade for Kevin Love, it would completely change everything

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Unsolicited observations: Cleaning up Santana’s swoon, Jesus is here, Bourn problems and more

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These observations may be unsolicited, but it probably doesn’t take much to get an opinion from Tribe fans on the play of Carlos Santana. The Indians’ unexpected third baseman managed to get his OPS back over .600. In the stat world, we call that trending upward! One can hope, anyway. Watching Santana at the plate

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The Five Most Interesting Undrafted Players for the Browns

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The 2014 NFL Draft was one of the deepest drafts in recent history and there could be more undrafted free agents who can make a NFL team. The Browns have open roster spots that could be filled with some of these players. The Browns were very active in getting the top undrafted players at positions of

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So, Mike Brown was fired: While We’re Waiting

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Farewell Mike Brown….again – For the second time in his life, Mike Brown has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Acting GM was also given the job on a full time basis, and it appears his first move was to let Coach Brown go. There are so many ways

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Will Leitch discusses Donald Sterling, Chief Wahoo and podcasts – WFNY Podcast – 2014-05-01

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I had originally reached out to Will Leitch just before the Olympics and he said he’d gladly come on after them. Time flies in my world and I never got back to him, which is especially stupid on my part. Leitch joined me today and discussed his recent work on Donald Sterling, Leitch Across America,

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Through the Looking-Glass, and What the Cavaliers Found There

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There’s a degree of order in life. Certain things fit together in ways that make sense. There are laws of math, and physics, and biology. Unbreakable truths. Anyone who has been watching the recent reincarnation of the show Cosmos on FOX has been able to look on with awe at the sheer depth of scale

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Good riddance, Cavs season: While We’re Waiting

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Yet another uninspired crawl to the finish. We shouldn’t be surprised. This isn’t unique to the Cavaliers, necessarily. Teams in April playoff chases who get eliminated often coast to the end of the season. But just because it’s not surprising, it doesn’t make the end of this Cavaliers season any less disappointing. Above all else,

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