June 30, 2016

Medina
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Cavaliers ends up with Felder

Rick Noland The Gazette Thursday had already turned into Friday and it cost them a reported $2.4 million, but the Cavaliers ended up with a player in the 2016 NBA Draft. The Cavs purchased the rights to point guard Kay Felder, originally chosen by the Atlanta Hawks with the 54th pick in the draft. The Read More…

Excited to exhaustion: Reporter tells tale of adventures for Cavs parade

An estimated 200,000 people lined the streets in downtown Cleveland for the Indians’ 1948 World Series celebration. The city didn’t even bother to have a parade for the Browns’ 1964 NFL championship. Of course, city officials more than made up for that slight by having the granddaddy of them all Wednesday. As many as 1.3 Read More…

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Cavs’ Thompson signs autographs at Summit Mall Macy’s

FAIRLAWN — Cleveland Cavaliers star forward Tristan Thompson was greeted by 200 fans in person at the Macy’s department store in Summit Mall on Thursday night. Thompson made the appearance in Fairlawn at 6 p.m. A crowd estimated at another 100 came with the shoppers to see Thompson in person. Under the Macy’s promotion, the Read More…

President Obama gives Cavs coach Tyronn Lue a ring to say congratulations on winning a ring

Even President Barack Obama was impressed by the Cavaliers winning the NBA championship. Obama placed a congratulatory call to Cavs coach Tyronn Lue at Cleveland Clinic Courts on Thursday, which the team shared on its Twitter account. When @POTUS calls, you answer. Watch as Coach Lue receives a ring from the @Whitehouse.https://t.co/m9xkCRCBqf — Cleveland Cavaliers Read More…

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LeBron James enjoys hero’s homecoming in Akron

LeBron James wanted to share the love with his hometown. One day after an estimated 1.3 million people attended a lovefest for the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers in downtown Cleveland, The Akron native had a celebration of his own in his hometown. An estimated 11,000 packed in and around Lock 3 on Thursday. Fire marshals Read More…

Cavs’ Thompson to sign autographs today

The afterglow of the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the 2016 NBA Finals will continue at 6 p.m. today when star forward-center Tristan Thompson appears at an autograph signing at the Macy’s at Summit Mall, 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Store officials said after Macy’s opens today at 10 a.m., the first 200 customers to make a Read More…

Fans drink in sights at Cavs parade

Gary Downing, sales consultant at Bill Doraty Kia in Medina Township, will never forget watching Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Sunday. “I watched it with my father,” the Medina resident said. “Sports are his life. He started crying when the Cavs won, and I did too. It was the best Father’s Day ever. Read More…

LeBron says ‘This is the happiest time of my life’ as team, fans celebrate Cavs’ title

The way Cavaliers general manager David Griffin sees it, “The Drive,” “The Shot” and “The Fumble” — all infamous plays in Cleveland’s pro sports history — now have been replaced by “The Block, “The Three” and “The ‘D’.” None of the million-plus people — some crowd estimates were as high as 1.3 million — at Read More…

Spirits high during RTA waits for Cavs parade

Thousands of people waited and waited Wednesday morning for a downtown Cleveland parade and victory rally to begin. Thousands more waited too — and they weren’t even downtown yet. Jill Laps of Medina and her triplets were among those in line to board a bus at the West 150th Street RTA terminal. Laps decided to Read More…

Ingraham: Cavs’ comeback, title, parade is the greatest (sports) story ever told

It’s the greatest story of our lives, and always will be. Sports story, that is. It’s the best. The greatest. Savor it. Don’t let go of it. Ever. If Cleveland’s your deal and you love sports, this is the pinnacle. We can say that for certain because in order to eclipse, or even match the Read More…