An infamous kiss, closing windows, and YIELD: While We’re Waiting…


Happy Tuesday WFNY! It’s mostly happy, anyway. The Browns remembering how to be the Browns again was awfully frustrating, and pessimistically it was perhaps enlightening. Because really, does anyone know who the real Browns are? This has to be the most bipolar football team I can recall. You have the first halves of the first


Allie Clifton responds to Tristan Thompson kiss “controversy”

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The debate over the Tristan Thompson controversy has been a hot topic among various media outlets. In case you missed it, Thompson took part in an uncomfortable interview with FSO reporter Allie Clifton. In the interview, Thompson called Clifton “Tina” and then subsequently kissed her on the cheek. This exchange caused a stir in the media, especially


Tristan Thompson kisses Allie Clifton, calls her Tina

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Pre-season basketball just needs to end. There might be a real basketball game to talk about. Alas, this is what we’ve got. Tristan Thompson was being very strange in a pre-game interview with FSO reporter Allie Clifton. He might have been fulfilling a dare or a bet or doing some kind of inside joke that


LeBron and Kyrie to sit out tonight’s preseason game

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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt announced that LeBron James will sit out tonight’s preseason game versus the Milwaukee Bucks. James will sit out tonight to rest, but he will play the preseason game tomorrow in Cincinnati versus the Indiana Pacers. He is resting because of the back-to-back games and not because of an injury. Shawn


Is the Kenneth Faried extension a model for Cavs and Tristan Thompson?

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Amid a busy weekend in NBA salary news, the Denver Nuggets snuck in a late-night surprise on Sunday. They reached agreement with 2011 draft pick Kenneth Faried on a five-year $60 million extension. No news is complete without some degree of uncertainty. And many have brought up how the deal, first reported by Yahoo! Sports’


Tristan Thompson working on finishing quicker

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One of the more infuriating things about watching Tristan Thompson play down low has been the piling on of pump fakes. Obviously it is important to pump fake at times, but it always felt like Tristan Thompson would find himself in a situation where it was a nervous tic more than even a fake. In


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


Video: LeBron James accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Challenges Barack Obama

LeBron James’ teammate Kyrie Irving recently accepted his challenge. This time around, it’s the four-time MVP accepting the challenges passed to him from such notables like Kevin Durant, Kevin Hart and Cavs in-house DJ Steph Floss. Are there many other celebrities in the world who could pass an Ice Bucket Challenge to the President of


All the numbers on new Cleveland star Kevin Love

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Analyzing the statistics on the soon-to-be-acquired power forward Where does Kevin Love rank in the NBA’s elite class? Confidently, I’d say he’s a top-12 player. In case you haven’t done this exercise in a while, it is indeed very difficult to rank NBA players. We know pretty well that the top three are LeBron James,


Tristan Thompson featured in Grantland’s look at NBA big men

Is it possible that Tristan Thompson’s best asset is being represented by LeBron James’ childhood friend Rich Paul? Consensus around the league (as iterated by Brian Windhorst in his latest appearance with Bill Simmons) is that Thompson, the Cavs’ starting power forward for the last three seasons, is in line for quite a pay day


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


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


Rumor: Tristan Thompson on the block this summer

David Griffin has not shied away from the fact that his roster is due for some significant retooling this offseason. One player that could be traded due to a lack of fit moving forward is fourth-year power forward Tristan Thompson. Joe Kotoch of reports that this is a very real possibility. His veteran post


Could Tristan Thompson be dealt?


While everyone awaits the opening of the NBA’s contract extension window with regard to Cleveland and Kyrie Irving, the All-Star point guard’s teammate—and “buddy ball” partner—Tristan Thompson may very well find himself on the opposite end of that discussion. In a recent chat on FOX Sports Ohio, NBA writer Sam Amico wrote that he believes


Cavalier Offseason Wishlist: Frontcourt

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This will be the first in a few posts from me about my post-season Cavalier thoughts. Before I dive in, be sure to check out the great work from Ben, Andrew, and Jacob in their varying post-season thoughts and breakdowns. It was only this past weekend that I sat down and watched the majority of