3:04 AM EDT, Wed September 03, 2014
Akron Beacon Journal 3 hours ago
FIBA World Championships: USA dominates New Zealand inside en route to 98-71 victory

FIBA World Championships: USA dominates New Zealand inside en route to 98-71 victory

BILBAO, Spain: American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge.The U.S. response wasn’t nearly as interesting. Just pound the ball inside and outmuscle an overmatched opponent.Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.James Harden scored 13 points for the Americans, who will play two more games in Bilbao before moving on to Barcelona for...
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

Meet Chris Haynes, Joe Vardon and Chris Fedor, the new Cavaliers reporting team for the Northeast Ohio Media Group

The Northeast Ohio Media Group names its Cleveland Cavaliers coverage team in Chris Haynes, Joe Vardon and Chris Fedor.
Dan Labbe / Plain Dealer 15 hours ago
Talk Browns, Cavaliers and Indians with Terry Pluto today at noon

Talk Browns, Cavaliers and Indians with Terry Pluto today at noon

Get your Cleveland sports questions answered by Plain Dealer columnist Terry Pluto.
News-Herald Aug 31, 2014
Kyrie Irving scores 13 points as United States overcomes halftime deficit to beat Turkey in World Cup

Kyrie Irving scores 13 points as United States overcomes halftime deficit to beat Turkey in World Cup

BILBAO, Spain - They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier. Instead, the Americans were the ones on the ropes for nearly three quarters. "I guess we felt like last night's game was pretty easy and tonight was going to be the same way, but Turkey came out and they gave us their punch from the beginning," forward James Harden said.
Plain Dealer Aug 31, 2014

Terry's Talkin' about the Cleveland Browns, Johnny Manziel, Kevin Love and the Indians

A decent performance in the final preseason game lifts some of the gloom hanging over the Browns.