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Kyrie's 55 the story, but Cavs picking up steam as team

CLEVELAND -- Random dribbles following the Cavaliers' forever-memorable 99-94 victory over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday: 1. Plenty of people have already written and said plenty about Kyrie Irving and his 55-point evening. And Irving is worth every positive word. It was indeed magical. But the way Cavs are playing now has to make them proud of how they are getting...
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Dance party: LBJ celebrates Irving's game-winner with sideline dance

On Wednesday in Cleveland, it was the Kyrie Irving show. Partly because LeBron James was sidelined with a sprained wrist, but mostly because Irving was absolutely on fire. Irving had 55 points on 17-36 shooting and 11-19 from three in the Cavaliers 99-94 win over the Trail Blazers. With just over five seconds left to go in the game, Irving drained the go-ahead three pointer and Mr...
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Photos: Kyrie Irving leads Cavs over Blazers

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Cavs take down Blazers for 8th win in a row

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving scored a career-high 55 points, breaking the arena record while LeBron James watched from the bench and leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their eighth straight win, 99-94 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. Irving took over with James sidelined with a sprained right wrist. He buried a 3-pointer with 6.4 seconds left to break a 94-94...
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Ohio connections in Super Bowl XLIX

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Pregame dribbles: LeBron questionable with sore wrist

Tipoff: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, 7 p.m. EST. Records: Cavaliers 26-20; Trail Blazers 32-12. TV: FOX Sports Ohio. Radio: WTAM 1100, 100.7 WMMS, 87.7 FM La Mega, AM 1590 WAKR (Akron) Projected Starters Trail Blazers: C Chris Kaman; PF LaMarcus Aldridge; SF Nicolas Batum; SG Wesley Matthews; PG Damian Lillard. Cavaliers: C Timofey Mozgov; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG J...
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Cavs' mascot Moondog feuds with mascot-bully Robin Lopez on Twitter

Robin Lopez is known around mascot circles as a bully. A playful bully, but someone every mascot has to keep an eye on. Just look what he did to Hooper the Detroit Pistons' mascot in December. With a bully like that coming to the Q, Cleveland Cavaliers mascot Moondog has to watch his back, because according to Twitter he is already on Lopez's radar. Moondog didn't seem concerned...
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Peters follows dreams, his dad's legacy

AKRON, Ohio - Danny Peters was a seventh grader almost 15 years ago when he sat with his father, Dan, and the two watched the tape of a basketball game Danny had recently played. It was dad and son, coach and pupil, pause and rewind. No punches were pulled, and Danny Peters came out of that video session with a career plan. "My dad told me I was no good as a player," Danny says now...
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Columbus Blue Jackets Rinkside Chat

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Crashing the Net: Good news / bad news for the Blue Jackets

Columbus, Ohio - And the hits keep coming. Less than 24 hours after they beat the Washington Capitals, the Blue Jackets lose another player to injury. Head coach Todd Richards confirmed today that forward Jeremy Morin, who did not play in the third period last night, was out indefinitely with an undisclosed upper-body injury and did not elaborate on the injury. Richards said last...
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Blue Jackets put Morin on IR

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing Jeremy Morin on Injured Reserve, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Morin will be sidelined indefinitely due to an upper body injury. Morin, 23, has recorded a goal and two assists for three points and nine penalty minutes in 17 games with the Blue Jackets this season. Acquired in a trade from the...
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Bucks call up Canton's Gutierrez

CANTON, Ohio -- The Milwaukee Bucks have called up point guard Jorge Gutierrez of the NBA D-League's Canton Charge. Gutierrez was signed to a 10-day contract Wednesday, Bucks general manager John Hammond announced. Gutierrez, 26, became the 23rd D-League call-up of the season. He spent six games with the Charge and averaged 15.2 points, 6.0 assists and 5.0 rebounds in 35.7 minutes...
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Joe Haden Named Special Olympics Global Ambassador

WASHINGTON -- Special Olympics announced today that Joe Haden, a first-round draft pick and star cornerback with the Cleveland Browns, is joining the Special Olympics family as the movement's newest Global Ambassador and only professional American football player to ever hold the Global Ambassador title. Haden will support Special Olympics leading up to this year's Big Game in Glendale...
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LaMarcus Aldridge and the Trail Blazers up next for Cavs

LaMarcus Aldridge's surprising return couldn't have come at a better time for the Portland Trail Blazers, who picked up a needed win over a tough Eastern Conference opponent last time out. Another victory could be hard to come by against LeBron James and a surging Cleveland Cavaliers team looking to exact some revenge. After their last game was postponed, the visiting Trail Blazers...
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Blue Jackets earn valuable points against divisional foe

Columbus, Ohio - Coming out of the All-Star break, it came down to a question of which team would get their legs moving first. Sloppy, sluggish play by both teams through the first movement of the dance left the outcome in doubt. "I made the comment to the (broadcast) guys," said bench boss Todd Richards, "it looked like both teams had four or five days off. It started that way and...
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MLB preseason outlook: AL Central

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MLB preseason outlook: AL Central

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Off night? No biggie, as Cavs keep finding a way

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Random dribbles from the Cavaliers' hard-fought 103-96 win over the host Detroit Pistons on Tuesday: 1. Even when things aren't great, the Cavs have been pretty doggone good lately. That was the case Tuesday, when they simply willed their way to a victory despite shooting 42 percent from the floor. The Cavs have had better nights -- but on this one, they did...
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Xavier gets lesson in politics, then schools Georgetown

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It never hurts to try something different after a bunch of unsuccessful out-of-town trips. Xavier broke the routine with a game-day visit to House Speaker -- and school alum -- John Boehner at the U.S. Capitol, then showed up at the Verizon Center a half-dozen blocks away and beat Georgetown for the second time this season. Myles Davis scored 19 points in his third...
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Irving, James lead Cavs to 7th straight, 103-95 over Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs avenged a 23-point home loss to Detroit late last month. That game was part of a seven-game winning streak for the Pistons, but now Detroit is struggling...
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Three takeaways from the Blue Jackets 4-3 victory over the Capitals

One: They did a much better job with their transitions out of their zone and had the legs moving. They needed to do this in order to combat Washington's aggressive forecheck. It was easily discernable that this was the first game back for both teams after an extended break. Two: The middle stanza saw them take control, possessing the puck better while getting the cycle going. It...
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Atkinson, Tyutin lead Blue Jackets past Capitals 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Cam Atkinson and Fedor Tyutin each had a goal and an assist, and Curtis McElhinney made 25 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. Mark Letestu and Ryan Johansen also scored, and Nick Foligno, captain of one of the teams in Sunday's NHL All-Star game played on the Blue Jackets' home ice, had two assists...
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Rollins a quick study, rising CB prospect

A year ago, Quinten Rollins was taking long bus rides to such tropical locales as Dekalb, Ill. and Buffalo to play college basketball for Miami (Ohio) University. Last week, Rollins played in the Senior Bowl, an all-star event he hopes will be a bridge to the NFL. One year of college football might be enough to get him there -- and maybe even to the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft...
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Ramsey looks to continue to make gains in Indians' system

CLEVELAND -- After participating in the SiriuxXM All-Star Futures Game last July, James Ramsey had a feeling that he could be dealt at the trade deadline. So when St. Louis' farm director called Ramsey in Tulsa on the morning of July 30, he wasn't surprised to learn that he was being traded to the Indians. The Tribe acquired Ramsey for Justin Masterson and got an established hitter...
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Cavs' Shumpert pokes fun at self, praises opponent after mishap (VIDEO)

Athletes tend to be very hard on themselves and Sunday was no exception for Iman Shumpert. In his second game back from injury, the Cavaliers guard attempted a crossover against Thunder forward Serge Ibaka but failed miserably, leading to a moment of self deprecation via social media. Shump took to Twitter to mock himself and also praised Ibaka for forcing his miscue, although we...
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