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Toronto 104, Cleveland 96

Same shit, different year. Before I get all ranty, I’ll point out that this is just one game and it’s way too early to draw any real conclusions about this team or any particular player. And yes, the Cavs losing … Continue reading

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Thanks For Making Ryan Hollins Try Hard That One Time

also for Kyrie Irving:  It’s unclear when or even if Baron Davis plays again this season, but it definitely won’t be as a member of the Cavaliers. The club released the 32-year-old point guard Wednesday night through the amnesty clause, allowing it … Continue reading

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Cavs to pursue Anthony Parker

Awesome. From Sam Amico: Sources have indicated the Cavs are likely to offer free agent Anthony Parker a two-year deal. Parker, 36, started the majority of games at shooting guard last season. “They want to keep him,” one source said. … Continue reading

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BenBlog Book Review: ‘Pass the Nuts’ by Dan Coughlin

This book is fun. Full stop. Filled with stories of Cleveland sports history, local media nuggets and a dash of drinking shenanigans, Pass the Nuts was quite simply a bunch of fun to read. The book’s subtitle is “More Stories About … Continue reading

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Etan Thomas and the 99%

With it looking more and more likely that the NBA players will reject the owners’ latest offer, Etan Thomas took to the pages of ESPN to explain the players’ side. I found the piece very interesting, especially how Thomas chose characterize the … Continue reading

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On Penn State

It’s really a shame (in every sense) what’s going on at Penn State right now. I really like that school. One of my best friends went to that school. Watching Ohio State lose there in 2003(?) was one of the … Continue reading

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Hey! Look over there!

In case you didn’t read the post directly below this, I’ve been writing over at WaitingForNextYear.com all weekend. Some NBA, some Buckeyes, some NFL and some interesting links. Go check it out.

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Cavs hire new announcer, I’m still alive and other news you don’t care about

First things first, I know there are at least three of you who still check this site to see what I have to say. I thank you for that and I’m sorry I haven’t updated recently. Normally, I take my … Continue reading

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Or like literally any phoenix.

In a Grantland.com article about how the Indians were built: The 2011 Indians are like Fawkes, the phoenix of Harry Potter fame — they’ve sprung back to life from the ashes of their previous incarnation. Sigh. The rest of the … Continue reading

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Now this, I can get behind

Sam Amico, if he ran the NBA: • Anyone who played AAU ball would be ineligible to enter the draft until they turned 21. Anyone who didn’t play AAU ball could enter the draft straight out of high school. • … Continue reading

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