Cleveland Indians attendance and TV numbers, analytics consultant leaves Cavs: While We’re Waiting…

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Hi, loyal WFNY readers. Have you missed me? Last we talked, I was in Idaho Falls, making my way gradually to my new home here in Eugene, Oregon. When you read this, I’ll still be sleeping (Pacific Coast time!) just before my fourth day of MBA classes. It’s certainly been information overload. The two weeks

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Could the Cavs add Roy Hibbert?

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That the Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to add a rim-protecting center to their roster is no secret. That the Indiana Pacers could potentially part with Roy Hibbert, however, will turn a few heads. Rumors are circulating that Hibbert (who has long been mentioned in rumor mills) could be on the move, and that the Cavs

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Dion Waiters has been training with Kevin Love

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Dion Waiters has apparently been one step ahead of everyone. Before LeBron James announced his return to Northeast Ohio, the King made a phone call to Cavs’ shooting guard Dion Waiters. In a piece by Mike Sieleski of Philly.com, Waiters says that while traveling to the West Coast to work out with pro basketball trainer Rob McClanaghan his phone rang and LeBron

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David Blatt won’t commit to starting Dion Waiters

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Flexibility is typically a benefit, but the Cleveland Cavaliers’ current options could prove to make Dion Waiters’ goal of being the team’s starting shooting guard a bit difficult. Waiters’ desires are well known by this point, and while Andrew Wiggins may very well be on his way out, but Cavs have added Mike Miller and could very

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Cavs team age, Dion Waiters interview and quick sports takes … While We’re Waiting

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Let’s talk about age. The Cavaliers are reportedly close to signing 36-year-old Shawn Marion. This is on top of the official signings of 34-year-old Mike Miller and 33-year-old James Jones. And the recent trade for 34-year-old Brendan Haywood. And the possible signing of 39-year-old Ray Allen. Suddenly, the Cavs look kinda old, no? Oh well.

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Dion Waiters: I want to start, but…

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  As the Cleveland Cavaliers continue talks with the Minnesota Timberwolves about acquiring disgruntled power forward Kevin Love, one of the players who could potentially be dealt is reiterating that he wants his role to be as a starter. In an interview with CSNSW’s Chris Haynes, Waiters stated that not only does he want to

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Mike Miller signing and some Dion Waiters thoughts

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The Cleveland Cavaliers reached a deal with veteran sharpshooter Mike Miller, reportedly being ready to sign the 14-year veteran to a two year deal worth around $5.4 million, including a player option for the second year. Miller is a favorite of homeward-bound Cavalier LeBron James (yes, that was as fun to write as it probably

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Dion Waiters added to US Men’s Select Team

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Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters is one of 13 NBA players named to USA Basketball’s Men’s Select Team. The Select Team is essentially a practice squad for the Men’s National Team. Kyrie Irving was on the Men’s Select Team prior to the last Olympics. “USA Basketball’s Select Teams are critical for getting some of the game’s

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WFNY Roundtable: Should the Cavs trade for Kevin Love?

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And you thought that the Cleveland Cavaliers were done with lightning-rod debates for the summer? No, my friend, they are just getting started. During the four days since LeBron James’ letter, Twitter has been on fire with all sorts of takes on the potential for a trade for Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love. To get a sense

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Dion Waiters is tremendous fun on Twitter

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Dion Waiters, oft-criticized Cleveland Cavaliers guard, is on Twitter. A lot. He’ll stay up late at night retweeting his fans and admirers, sharing photoshops and pictures of them wearing his gear. Over the past few days since LeBron James’ announcement, Waiters has been particularly excitable on Twitter. Below are a collection of some of my

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Andrew Wiggins as a 2-guard and other areas of concern – WFNY Roundtable

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One of the best qualities of Waiting For Next Year is the diverse interests of our many writers. After the draft, I asked two of my WFNY colleagues for their take on Andrew Wiggins and his key areas of highlight/criticism going forward. Enjoy. Jacob: All three of us wrote about Wiggins. Kirk, in your film

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Cavs land Andrew Wiggins, #CavsTwitter, USMNT and Jeremy Enigk… While We’re Waiting

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It’s my day so that means it’s Friday. It was a fun sports week guys, so let’s go! ***** First of all HUGE shoutout to #CavsTwitter who put up with me last night at the draft party. I’m more a part of #BrownsTwitter but it was fun to hang with all the folks I knew

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The best CB tandem, coaching flowcharts and like father like daughter …While We’re Waiting

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Another week gone by and it is my turn in the rotation for www. Let’s kick things off with some Browns optimism. I’ll be honest, I don’t think I’ve ever heard of NFL.com’s Adam Schein before. But if the Browns’ defense comes close to what he thinks it will be, I’ll be pretty happy. There

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Statistical observations following another non-playoffs Cavs season

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Remember how much fun the playoffs were? From 2005-2010, spring time basketball in Cleveland was fun and exciting. If you recall, there were chants of “Eric Snow for MVP” one year – perhaps my favorite sports memory ever – and that’s how in love we once were with playoff basketball. If the past few days

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