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Five key question about the Cavs heading into training camp, beginning with the rookie from Syracuse: “1. How will Dion Waiters fit? Waiters was drafted (No. 4 overall) with the idea that he’ll start at shooting guard right away and help replace the loss of Antawn Jamison’s 17.2 points per game. Can Waiters do it? That remains to be seen, and we won’t really know until a week or two after camp. But say this much – the kid isn’t lacking confidence. Nor is he above being humble, as Waiters openly admitted on media day he learned from his lack of conditioning at summer league. Either way, a quick contribution is vital.” [Sam Amico/Fox Sports Ohio]
Speaking of Waiters, here he is writing again for Dime. Did someone say he’s confident yet? “I’m just working right now. That’s the
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Terry Francona will interview for the Cleveland Indians manager's job on Friday, and if reports are accurate, it's his job to lose.
Five questions about the Cavaliers as they begin training camp Tuesday:
1. How will Dion Waiters fit?
Waiters was drafted (No. 4 overall) with the idea that he'll start at shooting guard right away and help replace the loss of Antawn Jamison's 17.2 points per game. Can Waiters do it? That remains to be seen, and we won't really know until a week or two after camp. But...
Terry Francona's interview to be the Cleveland Indians' next manager is underway.
Francona, who managed the Boston Red Sox to World Series titles in 2004 and 2007, arrived at Progressive Field at 8:15 a.m. on Friday to begin a daylong interview. Francona spent some time on the field watching Indians employees play in a softball tournament. Francona worked as an adviser in...
Former Boston manager Terry Francona will interview with the Cleveland Indians on Friday.
Francona's meeting will come one day after interim manager Sandy Alomar Jr. has his formal interview with general manager Chris Antonetti about becoming the replacement for Manny Acta, who was dismissed last week with six games left in the season. Alomar and Francona are the only confirmed...
The Plain Dealer’s Paul Hoynes reports that former Phillies and Red Sox manager Terry Francona will interview for the Indians’ managerial position late next week, following Sandy Alomar Jr.’s interview.
“People don’t know me very well if they don’t know I like a challenge,” said Francona from his home in Tucson, Ariz. “I’m excited by a challenge and I’m not afraid...
Former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona may be a candidate for the Cleveland Indians managerial job. Francona is tentatively scheduled to formally interview for the job on Friday, MLB.com reported Monday, based on unnamed sources. Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said nothing was finalized regarding interviews, but added that no interviews would take place until...
The MLB season ends Wednesday. Sandy Alomar, former Indians All-Star and interim manager, is scheduled to interview for the Cleveland full-time job on Thursday.
Then, on Friday, the biggest name in managing free agency will momentarily leave his cushy ESPN position to interview for the Tribe job. Terry Francona, also a former Indian and two-time World Series champ with the Boston...
Terry Francona appears to be dipping his toes in the water, and could soon take the plunge back into the world of managing. Francona and Sandy Alomar Jr. are expected to interview for the Indians' managerial opening late this week, according to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Alomar is currently serving as the Indians' interim manager in the wake of Manny Acta...
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- The Big Three. You hear that phrase term in the NBA all the time.Its usually in reference to championship contenders, the leagues elite such as the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat.And it makes sense. If three of your five guys can operate on the defense and put the ball in the basket, your odds of winning increase significantly.Like everyone...
Perhaps even Sandy Alomar Jr. would consider picking Terry Francona over himself. Alomar and Francona are both reported to be interviewing for the Indians' managerial opening, but that didn't stop Alomar from heaping a ton of praise on Francona in advance of each candidates' sit-down with the Cleveland front office. Alomar, who is currently serving as the Tribe's...
I didn’t think I would be ready to eat crow so quickly, but here I am: I am absolutely stunned to read that Terry Francona’s interest in the Indians managerial job is not only real, but that it comes with serious enthusiasm.
He told the PD’s Paul Hoynes:
“People don’t know me very well if they don’t know I like a challenge,” said Francona from his home in Tucson, Ariz...
Much has been made about the demise of the Boston Red Sox this year. It probably started when ownership fired Terry Francona. But that's another story for another day. In comes Bobby Valentine to restore order and discipline to the clubhouse. And out go any playoff aspirations in late August when they send Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, and pitcher Josh Beckett to the Dodgers...