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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Sports media, MKG, and Larry Sanders, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! So what is the role of media in sports today? The concept of sports journalism was born purely out of necessity. Before the days of cable packages and Sunday Ticket, League Pass, and Extra Innings, people weren’t able to watch every second of every play of their favorite teams. This issue was

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Enjoy Kevin Love while he lasts, right? While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! As I was driving in to work this morning, I was surprised by how light the traffic was. I don’t normally have too much traffic to deal with, as I leave before the worst of it. But even relative to my normal traffic, it was really light this morning. It wasn’t until

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Kyrie’s staying, Klinsmann’s “American-ness”, and The Leftovers, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday, WFNY! And Happy July! Sometimes July can be a bit of a dull sports month for me. I’m not exactly the world’s biggest baseball fan, so sometimes the month can be a bit of a drag for me. But not this July. The World Cup has been the most exciting World Cup in

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According to AP report, the Cavaliers have traded Alonzo Gee

On Thursday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers decided not to draft Joel Embiid, the center prospect with the fractured foot. However, that doesn’t mean the Cavaliers weren’t still in the market for acquiring other centers with fractured feet. According to the AP, the Cavaliers traded much maligned Alonzo Gee to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for

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Browns show interest in DL Alex Carrington, another former Pettine player

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The Browns once again are showing interest in another one of new head coach Mike Pettine’s former players, this time Bills’ defensive lineman Alex Carrington. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com is reporting both the Browns and the Rams have shown interest in the former third round pick. Versatile DL Alex Carrington is drawing strong interest from

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MLB Rumors: Indians possible destination for Joaquin Benoit and Shawn Marcum

As MLB’s Winter Meetings wind down, the Indians have been mentioned as possible landing spots for two free agent pitchers. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Cleveland is one of five teams likely to land reliever Joaquin Benoit, whose closer role in Detroit will likely be subsumed by Joe Nathan in 2014. Sources: Teams

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NBA Draft News: Russian Sergey Karasev not holding workouts for NBA teams

Yesterday ESPN’s Chad Ford released his NBA Mock Draft 4.0. In it, he had the Cleveland Cavaliers drafting Nerlens Noel with the #1 overall pick. For the Cavaliers’ 2nd first-round pick at #19 overall, he had the Cavaliers looking to Russia for their pick, in the form of the 19 year old international sensation Sergey

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When it Comes to NBA Trades It’s Not What You Ask For That Matters, It’s What You Get

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“It was much pleasanter at home, when one wasn’t always growing larger and smaller, and being ordered about by mice and rabbits. I almost wish I hadn’t gone down the rabbit-hole – and yet – and yet – it’s rather curious, you know, this sort of life!” — Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Following NBA

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Report: Browns targeting John Pagano for DC

Looks possible that Norv Turner may not be the only former Chargers coach joining Rod Chudzinski in Cleveland. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports: Browns HC Rob Chudzinski targeting SD’s John Pagano as his defensive coordinator. KC also did, but Chargers wouldn’t let him out of deal yet — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 12, 2013 Ohio.com’s Nate

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Rumor: Browns could bring back Derek Anderson

Browns fans, you might have to un-burn your Derek Anderson jerseys, WEWS Mike Cairns reporting that new head coach Rod Chudzinski may bring Derek Anderson back to Cleveland. From late Friday: hearing a little whisper about DA coming back to the Browns. Still owns a house in Westlake. Just saying Stay tuned. said he would

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Trading Anderson Varejao Still Doesn’t Make Sense for the Cavaliers

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So here we are again. Another season, another never ending stream of talk about the Cleveland Cavaliers trading Anderson Varejao. It’s not surprising. Exhausting? Sure. But not surprising. Any time you’re a young, rebuilding team and you have a top level player in his prime, it’s only natural that there will be speculation about trading

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Acquiring Andrew Bynum Might be Cavaliers’ One Shot at Building a Title Contender

An actual young All-Star could be Kyrie Irving's teammate for the future.

There’s a story I remember from my childhood. It involves a man who is living in his house on the bank of a river. One day, a storm begins to build up strength and the rains begin to pour down. The newscaster on TV interrupts programming to warn those living on the river to evacuate

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Rumors of Cavaliers Involvement in Dwight Howard Trade Heat Up Again

According to NBA sources, the Cleveland Cavaliers are once again thought to be involved in a potential Dwight Howard trade. This time, the Cavaliers would theoretically be landing Lakers big man Andrew Bynum. According to ESPN.com’s Ric Bucher: The Cavaliers would land Lakers center Andrew Bynum for a package of draft picks and veteran power forward Anderson Varejao,

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Wojnarowski: Cavaliers Out of the Dwight Howard Trade Situation

Much of the past couple days have been spent focusing on the potential 3-4 team trade to get Dwight Howard from Orlando to Brooklyn. The Cleveland Cavaliers were expected to be the 3rd team involved in the trade, looking to acquire Kris Humphries and a first round pick for their troubles. According to Yahoo!’s Adrian

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Morosi: Cleveland Indians Scouting Matt Garza

There’s still time before the Major League Baseball trade deadline comes, but that’s not stopping teams from trying to make impact moves prior to the All-Star Break. While there’s no doubt the Cleveland Indians could really use a right handed bat, they’ve already seen potential targets such as Kevin Youkilis and Carlose Lee traded to

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NBA Draft Rumors: Dion Waiters Might be a Target at No. 4

The NBA Draft is officially less than 18 hours away, which means the crazy back-and-forth rumors are only now just kicking into hyperspeed. Late Wednesday night, we got the latest of murmurs possibly affecting the Cavaliers’ plans at the No. 4 pick, courtesy of ESPN’s Andy Katz: Syracuse’s Dion Waiters could be in play at

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Sources: Cavaliers Have Drummond Ranked Higher Than Barnes?

While things have quieted down a bit in recent days with the rumors of the Cavaliers going after Andre Drummond in the draft, it’s possible this could be exactly what the Cavaliers want everyone to think. The general assumption has been that the Cavaliers are targeting Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Bradley Beal, and Harrison Barnes at #4,

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NBA Playoffs Showing Cavaliers How Hard Building a Championship Team Really Is

Even with Kyrie Irving in place, the Cavaliers still have much work to do

With the NBA Finals drawing near, it’s only natural for fans of teams not currently playing basketball to look on from a distance, wondering what it must take to be one of the teams representing their conference in the Finals. Make no mistake about it, the Cleveland Cavaliers are a very long way away from

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Buster Olney: Carlos Quentin a “perfect fit” for Indians

The Cleveland Indians offense might best be described as mercurial. Or perhaps unorthodox is a more fitting word. The Indians don’t hit a ton of home runs, they don’t hit well for average,  they’re in the bottom half of the American League in most offensive categories. Yet they’re 4th in OBP, 1st in walks, and

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