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  1. Cleveland Indians one-hit by Doug Fister as Boston Red Sox cruise to 9-1 win

    08.23 / 04:15 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Francisco Lindor accounted for the Indians' only hit and run with a leadoff homer Tuesday night as Boston's Doug Fister dominated at Progressive Field. CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Indians are in a stretch of playing 23 games in 23 days. The question is what comes first, the end of the 23 games or the depletion of their entire 25-man roster? They put pitchers Andrew Miller and Danny Salazar on the disabled list before Tuesday night's game against Boston. First…
  2. LeBron James has 'nothing but respect' for Kyrie Irving

    08.23 / 03:11 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    LeBron James was upset with Kyrie Irving's request to be traded from the Cavs, but now that it's happened James said he has "nothing but respect" for his former teammate. CLEVELAND -- LeBron James was upset with Kyrie Irving's request to be traded from the Cavs, but now that it's happened James said he has "nothing but respect" for his former teammate. In the aftermath of the Cavs' trade of Irving to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, James shared on Twitter …
  3. Kyrie Irving trade, why the Cavs won the deal: Joe Vardon and Chris Fedor analysis

    08.23 / 03:11 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Break down the Irving deal to Boston, what it all means for LeBron James, what the Cavs will do with the draft pick they received, how new GM Koby Altman handled himself in his first deal and more in our latest cleveland.com sports podcast. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Who won the Kyrie Irving trade, the Cavs or the Boston Celtics? In this emergency session of Takes By the Lake, Chris Fedor and Joe Vardon, our cleveland.com Cavaliers beat writers, break down the huge …
  4. Dan Gilbert thanks Kyrie Irving for six seasons with Cavaliers

    08.23 / 03:11 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Cavs owner Dan Gilbert thanked Kyrie Irving for the six seasons he spent here after trading him to Boston. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert thanked Kyrie Irving for the six seasons he spent here after trading him to Boston on Tuesday. "On behalf of the entire franchise, I want to thank Kyrie Irving for the six impressive years he spent in Cleveland wearing the Cavaliers uniform," Gilbert said in the Cavs' news release to announce the trade of…
  5. The story behind that photo of Isaiah Thomas and Kevin Love as 16-year-olds

    08.23 / 03:11 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    New Cavalier Isaiah Thomas played youth basketball with Kevin Love. CLEVELAND, Ohio - By now you've probably seen the photo. Kevin Love, not yet the image of his Beach Boys uncle, with an arm around Isaiah Thomas, who, let's be honest, looks about the same as he does today. They're 16 years old in the photo, and participants at the ABCD summer basketball camp in 2005. One of the crazier pictures I've seen of Kevin Love and Isaiah Thomas when they were both 16 …
  6. Cleveland Cavaliers get Isaiah Thomas and much more for false teammate Kyrie Irving: Bill Livingston (photos)

    08.23 / 02:04 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Cleveland Cavaliers traded selfish superstar guard Kyrie Irving for Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas and much more than they probably could have expected. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Moments after KyMe was no longer a Cleveland Cavalier on Tuesday night, wits tittered on Twitter that the Boston Celtics gave up heaven and flat Earth to get him. This will be part of the legacy of Kyrie Irving  -- the weirdness of it all in his out of the blue insistence that …
  7. Celtics president Danny Ainge: Kyrie Irving's 'best years are ahead of him'

    08.23 / 02:04 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Celtics announce trade for Kyrie Irving, bid farewell to Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Celtics president Danny Ainge said Boston thinks Kyrie Irving's "best years are ahead of him." "Kyrie is one of the best scorers in the NBA," Ainge said in the Celtics' news release to announce the blockbuster trade in which the Cavs sent Irving to Boston for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and Brooklyn's No. 1 pick. "He has proven that on the…
  8. Jason Kipnis exits Tuesday's Indians vs. Red Sox game after one at-bat in the first inning

    08.23 / 02:04 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Jason Kipnis left Tuesday's Cleveland Indians game against Boston after his first at-bat in the first inning. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Jason Kipnis left Tuesday's Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Red Sox game after his first at-bat in the first inning. Kipnis, who was in the lineup as the designated hitter, grounded out to Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, but appeared to pull up while running to first base. Kip officially left w R hamstring tightness -- Andre Knott…
  9. Cleveland Browns release Desmond Bryant, sign Brandon Thompson

    08.23 / 02:04 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Veteran defensive lineman was trying to come back from a pectoral injury that cost him his 2016 season. BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns have terminated the contract of veteran defensive lineman Desmond Bryant and signed defensive lineman Brandon Thompson, the team announced. Bryant's release was first reported by Pro Football Talk. Bryant signed with the Browns in 2013. He collected 14.5 sacks in 41 games, including a career-high six sacks in 2015. Bryant, …
  10. Closer look: Observations from Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants

    08.23 / 00:02 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Here are some observations upon rewatching the Browns Monday night preseason win. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Browns are coming off of their second preseason game, a 10-6 win over the Giants on Monday Night Football. Hue Jackson is set to make his quarterback decision, but before that, I went back and re-watched the game. Here are some of my observations. The quarterbacks I'm still very much in the camp that no quarterback has made any sort of convincing case to be…
  11. Should the NFL reinstate Josh Gordon?

    08.23 / 00:02 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The NFL still won't reinstate Josh Gordon for his violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. It's been two seasons since NFL fans have seen Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon lighting up defenses. The NFL still won't reinstate Gordon for his violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. This seems especially harsh given he was smoking marijuana, while Ray Rice and Josh Brown were only given two and one-game suspensions respectively for domestic…
  12. Browns' Hue Jackson on QB decision: 'I feel pretty good about where I am'

    08.22 / 23:05 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    On Wednesday, Jackson will name his starter -- most likely either DeShone Kizer or Brock Osweiler. But it doesn't mean the Browns won't shake up the room if a good quarterback comes along. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Hue Jackson didn't rule out adding a veteran quarterback this season, but feels confident that one of his current players is up to the task to start the opener Sept. 10. "Yes, I do,'' he said on a conference call Tuesday to wrap…
  13. Tuesday's game between Cleveland Indians-Red Sox will not start on time

    08.22 / 23:05 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The start of the Indians and Red Sox's game on Tuesday night at Progressive Field has been delayed by the threat of bad weather. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The start of Tuesday night's game between the Indians and Red Sox at Progressive Field has been delayed by the threat of rain. Tribe right-hander Carlos Carrasco is scheduled to face Boston's Doug Fister. It is the second game of a four-game series. The season series between the two teams is tied at 2-2. The…
  14. Cavaliers, Celtics in discussions on trade for Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas

    08.22 / 23:05 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Cavaliers and Celtics are in serious negotiations on a trade that would send four-time All-Star Kyrie Irving to rival Boston for All-Star Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, and a No. 1 draft pick. CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers and Celtics are in serious negotiations on a trade that would send four-time All-Star Kyrie Irving to rival Boston for All-Star Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, and a No. 1 draft pick. A source with with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed them…
  15. Ryan Merritt to start Friday as battered Cleveland Indians react to wave of injuries

    08.22 / 23:05 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Indians placed left-hander Andrew Miller and right-hander Danny Salazar on the disabled list before Tuesday night's game. First baseman Carlos Santana was out of the lineup with a sore back. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Indians need a starter for Friday night against the Royals and they have their man -- left-hander Ryan Merritt. Merritt will take the place of Danny Salazar, who was placed on the disabled list on Tuesday with a sore…
  16. Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt to miss remainder of Indians-Red Sox series with concussion-like symptoms following facemask h

    08.22 / 23:05 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Umpire Hunter Wendelstedt left Monday's game after getting hit in the facemask by a Joe Kelly warmup pitch. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Veteran umpire Hunter Wendelstedt will miss the remainder of the Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Red Sox series at Progressive Field while he is treated for concussion-like symptoms following a hit to the facemask during Monday's game. He has been replaced on the umpiring crew by Pat Hoberg, who will work third base in Tuesday's…
  17. Jeff Heuerman shaves Block 'O' and '0-4' into former Michigan TE Jake Butt's hair

    08.22 / 21:55 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    As part of a rookie initiation, Broncos' tight end and former Buckeye Jeff Heuerman buzzed a Block "O" into rookie and former Michigan TE Jake Butt's hair. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Broncos' rookie initiation also featured a bit of Ohio State flavor when tight end Jeff Heuerman shaved a Block O and "0-4" into the hair of rookie TE and former Michigan Wolverine Jake Butt. Heuerman posted the photos of Butt's new haircut onto an Instagram story on Tuesday. Damn,…
  18. Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox starting lineups for Tuesday, Game No. 124

    08.22 / 21:55 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Carlos Carrasco, coming off a five-and-fly win against the Twins on Thursday, will be making his second start of the year against Boston. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Here are the starting lineups for Tuesday night's game between the Red Sox and Indians at Progressive Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. INDIANS SS Francisco Lindor. DH Jason Kipnis. 2B Ramirez. 1B Edwin Encarnacion. RF Jay Bruce. LF Brandon Guyer. CF Bradley Zimmer. C Yan Gomes. SS Giovanny…
  19. Cleveland Browns Scribbles: Looking for a quarterback answer -- Terry Pluto (photos, video)

    08.22 / 20:57 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    After two preseason games, not much is clear when it comes to the Cleveland Browns quarterback situation. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns scribbles in my notebook as Browns coach Hue Jackson decides on a quarterback: 1. After watching the quarterbacks in the Browns 10-6 victory over the New York Giants on Monday, I have a headache. Of course, part of the problem was hitting myself over the head when talking about quarterbacks…
  20. Is Joshua Dobbs the next Ben Roethlisberger for Pittsburgh Steelers? (video)

    08.22 / 19:55 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Rookie QB Joshua Dobbs graduated from Tennessee with a degree in aerospace engineering. Watch video LATROBE, Pa. -- Joshua Dobbs received several hundred mentions on social media about a job opening, despite his current gig as a back-up quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers. But many of his friends persisted, especially because Dobbs' educational background and summer work experience seemed like the perfect fit for NASA's want ad for a…