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Talk Kevin Love's injury, Browns draft and Indians with Terry Pluto at 11 a.m.

Cleveland.com (Dan Labbe, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Talk all things Cleveland sports this morning at 11 a.m. with Terry Pluto.
  • New: 1 hr 58 min ago

Four big reasons to still believe in the Cavs: James, Irving, Atlanta and Chicago -- Bud Shaw's Spinoffs

Cleveland.com (Bud Shaw, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — The Cleveland Cavaliers have reason to believe they can still come out of the Eastern Conference despite Kevin Love's dislocated shoulder. LeBron James and Kyrie Irving are two of the reasons. The...
  • New: 2 hr 40 min ago

Kelly Olynyk's apology not accepted: Dennis Manoloff (video)

Cleveland.com (Dennis Manoloff, The Plain Dealer) — The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff joins CineSport's Noah Coslov to talk about the physical play in the Cavaliers-Celtics series and has some choice words for Kelly Olynyk and Isaiah Thomas.
  • New: 2 hr 54 min ago

It's almost time to find out if Ray Farmer can hit for a better average than the Indians -- Bud Shaw's You Said It

Cleveland.com (Bud Shaw, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Cleveland sports fans wonder about Ray Farmer's draft strategy, Kelly Olynyk's villain status, the proper field trip for the Indians and whatever happened to Deflategate -- Bud Shaw's You Said It.
  • New: 4 hr 18 min ago

Cleveland Cavaliers fans have the right to ask, 'Why us?' after injury to Kevin Love -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Cleveland.com (Terry Pluto, The Plain Dealer) — Can LeBron James and Kyrie Irving make up for the loss of Kevin Love for the Cleveland Cavaliers?
  • 14 hr 47 min ago

A longer suspension for Kelly Olynyk might've meant more games for J.R. Smith -- Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

Cleveland.com (Bud Shaw, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Unfortunately for the Cavaliers, the NBA couldn't ignore J.R. Smith's track record when it handed down a two-game suspension Monday -- Bud Shaw's Sports Spin.
  • 15 hr 36 min ago

JR Smith suspended two games for punching Jae Crowder

Cleveland.com (Chris Haynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — The Cavaliers will be without JR Smith who was hit with a two-game suspension following his punch of Jae Crowder.
  • 16 hr 40 min ago

Kevin Love shoulder injury: Cleveland Cavaliers forward out for entire Eastern Conference semifinals

Cleveland.com (Chris Haynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Kevin Love injured the shoulder midway through the first quarter of Sunday's Game 4 win by the Cavaliers over the Celtics in Boston.
  • 17 hr 44 min ago

Kelly Olynyk: 'I'd probably get killed if I went to Cleveland right now'

Cleveland.com (Chris Fedor, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk was most likely going to be a footnote following Game 4, the culmination of a series sweep for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Instead, he's become Public Enemy No. 1...
  • 19 hr 43 min ago

Should Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt have been more outspoken about Kevin Love's injury? - Bill Livingston (photos)

Cleveland.com (Bill Livingston, The Plain Dealer) — David Blatt should have criticized Boston thug Kelly Olynyk, after he dislocated Kevin Love's shoulder on a dirty play.
  • 21 hr 41 min ago

Cavs Insider: Talking Kevin Love, J.R. Smith and sweeping the Celtics

Cleveland.com (Dan Labbe, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — On today's episode, we talked about the Kevin Love injury, J.R. Smith's cheap shot and more.
  • 21 hr 44 min ago

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics: Game 4 grades (poll)

Cleveland.com (Chris Fedor, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — The Cleveland Cavaliers won Game 4 of their opening-round series against the Boston Celtics, 101-93, finishing off the sweep and moving on to the next series.
  • 22 hr 8 min ago

Kevin Love shoulder injury: How it happened, how PD photographers got the shots

Cleveland.com (Bill Gugliotta, The Plain Dealer) — Plain Dealer photographers Thomas Ondrey and Gus Chan were just beginning to shoot Game 4 of Cavaliers and Celtics series in Boston when Kevin Love and Kelly Olynyk got tangled up going after a...
  • 23 hr 31 min ago

Cavs Insider: Watch live at 12:30 as we talk Kevin Love, look ahead to conference semifinals

Cleveland.com (Dan Labbe, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Talk all things Cavaliers live at 12:30.
  • 1 day ago

NBA can't possibly balance the scales in handing down Cavs-Celtics suspensions -- Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

Cleveland.com (Bud Shaw, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — The NBA will look at the mixed martial arts fight that was Cavs-Celtics Game 4 before handing out punishment. Be careful what you wish for if what you wish for is a long suspension for Boston's...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Should J.R. Smith be suspended? TNT Analyst Charles Barkley and others weigh in (poll)

Cleveland.com (Chris Fedor, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — J.R. Smith would be wise to have his cell phone nearby the next few days because the NBA will surely be calling.
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Poll: LeBron James? Jim Brown? Vote for Cleveland's next sports statue

Cleveland.com (Tim Warsinskey, The Plain Dealer) — LeBron James? Jim Brown? Ted Ginn Sr. shaking hands with Chuck Kyle? Vote for which of the 10 statues you would like to see next in Cleveland.
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Cleveland Cavaliers Scribbles: What can be done if J.R. Smith and Kevin Love are out? - Terry Pluto (photos)

Cleveland.com (Terry Pluto, The Plain Dealer) — The Cavs may need lots of help from veterans Mike Miller, James Jones and Shawn Marion.
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

LeBron James: "There's a lot of things up in the air" with the Cavaliers right now

Cleveland.com (Joe Vardon, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — LeBron James knows the Cavs are in a tough spot after losing Kevin Love to injury and J.R. Smith to a likely suspension with the Bulls looming.
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

Kevin Love's absence from Cavaliers lineup depends on personal injury history says top surgeon: Bill Livingston

Cleveland.com (Bill Livingston, The Plain Dealer) — Kevin Love's absence from the lineup depends on his injury history more than anything else, says renowned shoulder surgeon.
  • 1 day 15 hr ago
Blog Articles

The Case for Cleveland

Cavs: The Blog (Cory Hughey) — Editor’s Note: This piece was written before the events of Sunday, but I believe it is more relevant now than ever. As someone who didn’t grow up in northeast Ohio, but adopted it as...
  • New: 1 hr 11 min ago

Breaking News: Kevin Love Ruled Out for EC Semi-Finals; J.R. Smith Suspended Two Games; Kendrick Perkins Fined

Cavs: The Blog (EvilGenius) — [UPDATED WITH J.R. SMITH RESPONSE TO SUSPENSION] On the heels of Kevin Love being forced to leave in the first quarter of the Cavs win over the Celtics yesterday in Game 4 with a dislocated left...
  • 15 hr 24 min ago

NBA Playoffs: J.R. Smith suspended for first two games of second round

SBN: Fear The Sword (David Zavac) — The Cavs will be without the services of J.R. Smith to start the playoffs The Cleveland Cavaliers ' win over the Boston Celtics in game four Sunday afternoon gets costlier by the minute. After...
  • 16 hr 47 min ago

Cavaliers announce Kevin Love to miss entirety of second round of NBA Playoffs

SBN: Fear The Sword (David Zavac) — The Cavs get bad news ahead of second round The Cavs don't know when the second round of the playoffs will get started, and they don't have an opponent yet. They do know, however, that their star...
  • 17 hr 43 min ago

Kevin Love ruled out for Eastern Conference semifinals, Cavs say

Ohio.com Kevin Love will not play in the Eastern Conference semifinals, likely against the Chicago Bulls, the Cavaliers announced Wednesday. Love was diagnosed with "acute anterior inferior...
  • 17 hr 44 min ago

Is this Mike Miller's moment?

SBN: Fear The Sword (Mike Mayer) — Miller played just 700 minutes during the regular season. But the Cavs didn't sign him for the regular season. They signed him for times like these. This is what Mike Miller did last season for...
  • 22 hr 37 min ago

Recap: Cleveland 101, Boston 93 (or, Game and Blame)

Cavs: The Blog (Nate Smith) — Cleveland’s Cavaliers defeated the Celtics in Boston, Sunday afternoon, and eliminated them from the playoffs, and I was never so angry after a Cavs win. Sadly, the most memorable stories...
  • 1 day ago

Cavs 101, Celtics 93; Jason Lloyd's 24 final thoughts following injuries, an ejection and a sweep

Ohio.com BOSTON: Twenty-four thoughts for 24 points from Kyrie Irving in a wild 101-93 victory over the Boston Celtics that didn’t feel much like a victory… 1. That was probably the lousiest celebration...
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Report: Cavs expect Kevin Love to miss minimum of two weeks

SBN: Fear The Sword (Chris Manning) — According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, the Cavs expect Kevin Love to miss at least two weeks. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, the Cleveland Cavaliers expect Kevin Love to miss at least two...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

How worried should we be about Kevin Love's shoulder injury?

SBN: Fear The Sword (Trevor Magnotti) — Kevin Love suffered a shoulder dislocation in Sunday's Game 4 against the Boston Celtics. How concerning is the injury? The Cleveland Cavaliers knocked off the Boston Celtics on Sunday...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Kevin Love believes Olynyk's act was intentional, J.R. Smith 'nervous as hell' he could be punished

Ohio.com BOSTON: Kevin Love called Celtics center Kelly Olynyk’s play “bush league” but believes he’ll be able to return at some point during this postseason. Exactly when that will be remains to be...
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Kevin Love on his injury: "I have no doubt in my mind" that Olynyk acted on purpose

SBN: Fear The Sword (David Zavac) — Kevin Love has a dislocated shoulder. He didn't mince words afterwards. Addressing media after the game in Boston, Kevin Love was clear about Kelly Olynyk's role in his injury: he thinks it...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

QUICKHIT – Cavs 101, Celtics 93

Cavs: The Blog (Tom Pestak) — The Cavs swept the Celtics, but it wasn’t a fun game to watch.  Olynyk ripped Love’s arm out of the socket, J.R. Smith clocked Jae Crowder, and Shumpert looked a bit woozy after...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

NBA Playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics 101-93, advance to second round

SBN: Fear The Sword (Chris Manning) — The Cavs swept Boston after winning a very physical Game 4. The Cleveland Cavaliers are moving to the second round. The price the win came at, however, may impact the Cavs beyond this series....
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Kevin Love injured, J.R. Smith ejected as Cavs sweep Celtics with 101-93 Game 4 victory

Ohio.com BOSTON: The Cavaliers are moving on. Now the question remains: who all is going with them? LeBron James scored 27 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists and the Cavaliers swept the Boston...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers lead Celtics 70-61 after three quarters as physical play reigns

Ohio.com Physical play continued in the third quarter as both teams got away from basketball at times and resorted to tactics used in boxing and wrestling. Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith was ejected and...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

J.R. Smith commits Flagrant 2 foul, is ejected

SBN: Fear The Sword (Chris Manning) — J.R. Smith commits a really dumb foul, is ejected. Things continue to be chippy today in Boston, as Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has been ejected for committing a Flagrant 2 foul...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers lead Celtics 57-36 at halftime

Ohio.com The Cavaliers concluded the second quarter with a LeBron James layup with 1.3 seconds on the clock, and took a 57-36 lead into halftime. The advantage is the largest in the series as Cleveland is...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

NBA playoffs: First quarter Cavs lead Celtics 29-19, lose Kevin Love

Ohio.com Despite a 29-19 Cavs lead to open the quarter, that wasn’t he story as the Boston Celtics struggled in the first quarter to fall behind 29-19.   But in the Cavs’ opening quarter punch,...
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NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers lead Celtics 29-19 after one quarter

Ohio.com The Cavaliers put together a 10-0 run in the first quarter and built a 17-8 lead, but a left shoulder injury to Kevin Love midway through the quarter overshadowed the spurt. Love and Celtics...
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