Indians Value Flexibility, Decline 2016 Option On Ryan RaburnThe Cleveland Indians have decided to decline the $3 million option on Ryan Raburn, making the outfielder a free agent as of Wednesday.
Cavs' LeBron James Still Not Cleared To PracticeIt's all part of the plan. At least that is the word coming out of Independence these days when it comes to LeBron James' back.
Thompson On Managing Expectations After Signing Contract: 'I Know What My Niche Is'If Tristan Thompson puts more pressure on himself to perform following the signing of his five-year, $82 million extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers, it certainly won't be the first time a player has battled big expectations after inking a long-term deal.
Cavs, Tristan Thompson Finalize New Deal; LeBron James 'Does Some Light Work', Held Out Of Full PracticeDespite the news of an agreement between Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers on a contract, the 24-year-old power forward was not present at practice on Thursday, nor was he available to speak to the media about his new deal. Why? The devil is in the details.
Report: Tristan Thompson Agrees To 5-Year, $82 Million Deal With CavsIt appears Tristan Thompson's contract saga has reached its conclusion. Thompson, according to a report from Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com, has agreed to a five-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers worth $82 million.
Cavs C Timofey Mozgov On Knee, Body Shape: 'I'm Still Not Happy'Long after many of the Cavaliers' players had left the practice court on Wednesday, Cleveland center Timofey Mozgov continued to work with assistant coaches Vitaly Potapenko and Tyronn Lue in post drills under the basket.
David Blatt: LeBron James 'Will Absolutely Be Ready For The Season Opener'LeBron James will not play in the Cleveland Cavaliers' final preseason, but will he be ready for the team's lid-lifter on Oct. 27? "He will absolutely be ready for the season opener," head coach David Blatt said prior to Monday's exhibition finale against the Dallas Mavericks.
Website Ranks Progressive Field 19th In MLB Based On Fan ExperienceAccording to Stadium Journey, a website dedicated to reviewing the fan experience at ballparks, stadiums and arenas across the country, Progressive Field still ranks in the lower half of stadiums around baseball, landing 19th on the list. Here is more from their 2015 ballpark experience rankings:
WATCH: LeBron James Discusses Back Injection, Plan For Rest Of PreseasonLeBron James recently received an anti-inflammatory injection in his back, a procedure he said was "part of the process," when speaking with the media following Cleveland Cavaliers team practice on Friday afternoon. James discusses why he got the injection and lays out the current plan for the rest of the preseason in the video above.
Cavaliers Trying To Keep LeBron's 'Preseason Miles To A Minimum'Let's be real for a second -- preseason wins are meaningless. You can position it however you like, but winning games that don't count prior to the upcoming lengthy NBA season is about as worthless as worthless can get, especially for a team with high expectations and big dreams.
Pacers 107, Cavaliers 85: Five Things To KnowThe Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Indiana Pacers at Quicken Loans Arena, 107-85, as the Cavs remained winless (0-5) in the preseason. Here are five things to know about Thursday's game:
LeBron James To Sit Thursday For Cavs; J.R. Smith Will Try To PlayFor the second consecutive preseason game, the Cleveland Cavaliers will be without LeBron James. However, this time, it is not due to illness.
Bucks 110, Cavaliers 101: Makeshift Cavs Remain Winless In PreseasonPrior to Tuesday's preseason game, Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt joked that it might be quicker to list who was actually playing against the Milwaukee Bucks. He had a point.
LeBron James, Timofey Mozgov, J.R. Smith Sit Tuesday For Cavs, Kevin Love's Debut Could 'Perhaps' Come SundayWho are these Cleveland Cavaliers? Several fans may be asking themselves that question when the Cavs take the floor on Tuesday night for the team's fourth preseason game, as LeBron James, Timofey Mozgov and J.R. Smith -- in addition to the mending Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and Iman Shumpert -- will all sit out the matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks at Quicken Loans Arena.
Cavs Notes: Team Deciding Who Will Play Monday; David Blatt Impressed By Sasha Kaun, Jared CunninghamThe Cavaliers are still deciding if everyone -- outside of Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and Iman Shumpert -- will play in Monday's preseason matchup against the Grizzlies in Columbus. But those discussions have nothing to do with any injuries.