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Cavaliers and Varejao agree to contract extension

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CAVALIERS:  CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers and Anderson Varejao have signed a multi-year contract extension, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Per league policy, terms of the contract were not released. "Anderson represents how this franchise wants to approach the game of basketball, both on the...
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Ohio State hoping to pick up QB commit Monday

Ohio State could get good news Monday when highly regarded quarterback prospect Torrance Gibson makes his college choice publicly known. The Miami Herald first reported the news Friday afternoon, including the note Ohio State is on top. That is consistent with statements Gibson has made in the past, including in late July when he visited Columbus for the Buckeyes' annual "...
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Canton Charge to host draft party

The Canton Charge will hold a party in accordance with the NBA D-League Draft on Saturday. The Charge are the official D-League affiliate of the Cavaliers. The party begins at 3:30 p.m. and will be held at Edgewood Community Center, 6852 Market Ave. North Canton, 44721. Charge coach Jordi Fernandez and Cavs director of D-league operations Mike Gansey will be in attendance. For more...
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Cavaliers-Bulls pregame dribbles: LeBron's dribbling needs to get better, and fast

Tipoff: United Center, Chicago, 8 p.m. TV: FOX Sports Ohio (Cavaliers Live pre-game at 7:30); ESPN. Radio: WTAM 1100-AM. Records: Cavaliers 0-1; Bulls 1-0. Projected Starters Cavaliers: C Anderson Varejao; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG Dion Waiters; PG Kyrie Irving. Bulls: C Joakim Noah; PF Pau Gasol; SF Mike Dunleavy; SG Jimmy Butler; PG Derrick Rose. Injury Report Cavaliers...
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FOX Sports Ohio's Starting Five

With a great basketball team comes a great television crew, and that's what we have here at FOX Sports Ohio. Our team gives the viewer quality, in-depth coverage of the Cleveland Cavaliers and has fun doing it. Without further ado, let's meet FOX Sports Ohio's starting five! Jeff Phelps - Host, Cavaliers Live Jeff Phelps is the host of Cavaliers Live, the Cavaliers...
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No Gio but Green appears ready to play for Bengals

CINCINNATI -€“ Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis wasn't guaranteeing A.J. Green would play Sunday against Jacksonville but he came as close as possible when it came to talking about the chances of the wide receiver seeing his first game action in four weeks. The same can't be said about running back Giovani Bernard. While Green practiced Friday on a limited basis for the...
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Gameday Live: Cavs vs. Bulls

Chat and check out photos/videos as the Cavaliers take on the Bulls in their second game of the season. *** If multimedia does not immediately appear, please refresh your browser *** CHAT VIDEOS/PHOTOS
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Indians pick up option on Aviles

CLEVELAND -- In a move that was expected, the Indians have picked up their club option on infielder Mike Aviles for next season. Aviles, who will be in his third season with the Tribe, hit .247 with 16 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 39 RBI. He equaled his career-high with 14 stolen bases and had two walk off hits, including a home run on Aug. 14 against Baltimore. Besides...
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Crashing the Net: Game Day edition vs. Toronto

Columbus, OH – Halting the three game skid is forefront in the minds of the Blue Jackets as they host the Toronto Maple Leafs this evening. Of the five losses suffered this season, they were competitive in four of them. But it's the little things that are tripping them as they look for ways to play a complete 60 minute game. Whether it is mental lapses or taking a shift...
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Slow starts with new team nothing new for James

After struggling in his highly anticipated homecoming, LeBron James will face the team that was the best at containing him last season. With a healthier Derrick Rose and the addition of Pau Gasol, the Chicago Bulls will try to show the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers that they'll be one of their main challengers in the Eastern Conference on Friday night. James missed eight of his...
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Banged up Blue Jackets try to thwart Toronto's momentum

The banged-up Columbus Blue Jackets were having enough trouble keeping the puck out of their own net, and as might be expected, it got no better in their first game without Sergei Bobrovsky. The injury-depleted team's next opportunity to correct things without its sidelined goaltender - among others - comes Friday night at home against a Toronto Maple Leafs club coming off its...
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For the Blue Jackets, there's no talk of just treading water

With all of the injuries to have befallen the Blue Jackets in a short amount of time, it's easy to forget that they have only played nine games. They still have, at the very least, four thousand three hundred and eighty minutes of hockey to play. To put it simply, with 73 games to go, pushing the panic button now may be a bit premature. The organization has touted its depth going...
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Pomp, circumstance and a stinker for LeBron and Cavs

CLEVELAND -- Nowhere in the months of planning, poring over minute details and dreaming up the bright lights, loud sounds and national stage for LeBron James' basketball homecoming did anybody, anywhere, spend one second thinking that James wouldn't play well when it came. Or that the Cleveland Cavaliers would lose. And then it happened. Pomp, circumstance, tickets for 10...
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In night of great hype, LeBron and Cavs fall flat

CLEVELAND -- Random dribbles from the Cavaliers' 95-90 season-opening loss (yes, loss) to the visiting New York Knicks: 1. It was one of 82 games. The Cavs deserve time to gel. So let's not panic. In fact, if you're a Cavs fan, you don't even need to be concerned. One game. It was awful. Now let it go. 2. OK, remember that. Now let's talk about the game. 3. LeBron...
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Return of The King: LeBron's first game back as a Cavalier

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Knicks spoil James' homecoming, 95-90

CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night. James, who returned to the Cavs and his native Ohio this summer after winning two NBA titles in Miami, finished with 17 points on 5-of-15 shooting....
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Cleveland goes Hollywood: Celebrities out in full force for Cavs opening night

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Cavs-Knicks halftime dribbles

CLEVELAND -- Random dribbles from halftime of the Cavaliers' opener vs. the New York Knicks. The Cavs are clinging to a 44-42 lead: 1. Not surprisingly, the Cavs looked nervous, timid and sloppy. Not surprisingly, LeBron James was the ring leader in that area. LeBron is struggling shooting and just generally looked out of sorts. He has four points on a miserable 1-of-9 shooting...
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Larger than life: 10-story LeBron banner unveiled in Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James is back. A gigantic LeBron James banner on the Sherwin-Williams banner Downtown Cleveland is back, too. Thursday night's Cleveland Cavaliers season opener -- James' first game with the team since the spring of 2010 -- was preceded by a grand dropping of sorts, the official unveiling of a new Nike banner that shows James saluting the crowd inside...
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Jackson: 'Cavaliers are now must-see TV'

Zac Jackson joined 'Bull & Fox' on 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland to talk about the Cavaliers becoming must-see TV and what he thinks fans are in store for this season. Listen to the full interview below:
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Cavaliers-Knicks pregame dribbles

Tipoff: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, 8 p.m. TV: TNT (pregame show on FOX Sports Ohio starts at 7 p.m.). Radio: WTAM 1100-AM. Records: Knicks (0-1); Cavaliers (0-0). Projected Starters Knicks: C Samuel Dalembert; PF Amar'e Stoudemire; SF Carmelo Anthony; SG Iman Shumpert; PG Shane Larkin. Cavaliers: C Anderson Varejao; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG Dion Waiters; PG Kyrie...
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The people have spoken: LeBron's chalk toss a go

After putting it out there to his fans on social media, the people have resoundingly said "yes" to the return of LeBron James' chalk toss. James tweeted out a photo announcing the results just before Thursday's game - and it wasn't even close. The chalk toss was a signature pregame staple for years, especially during his time in Cleveland, but James decided...
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Bengals' Bernard misses second day of practice in a row

CINCINNATI -- Bengals running back Giovani Bernard missed his second day of practice in a row with hip and clavicle injuries, putting his availability for Sunday's game against Jacksonville in question. Bernard leads the Bengals in rushing with 446 yards and five touchdown on 109 carries while adding 179 yards on 22 receptions. He's produced a team-high 27 first downs in...
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Whitner's presence felt on Browns defense

BEREA, Ohio-- Donte Whitner was a signature signing for Ray Farmer and the Browns as free agency opened. The Browns chose to allow T.J. Ward leave via in free agency and replace him with the former Pro Bowler from the 49ers. Beyond the former Glenville High School and Ohio State star returning home, the Browns were expecting a big impact on the team's defense. However, to fans...
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Gallery: LeBron's new banner goes up

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