May 29, 2015

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Heat checked: Cavaliers breeze past Miami

CLEVELAND — The potential Eastern Conference playoff preview held Thursday night would no longer be a first-round meeting if the season ended today. The second-seeded Cavaliers recorded their 17th straight home win by knocking off Miami 114-88 at Quicken Loans Arena, dropping the Heat from a tie for seventh into a tie for eighth in Read More…

Brian Dulik: Tristan Thompson’s game continues to soar

Tristan Thompson was the final player in the Cavaliers locker room Thursday following their 114-88 rout of the Miami Heat. The 6-foot-10-inch Canadian had his long legs soaking in an ice tub, prompting him to joke that he was going to need help standing up and driving home. “Playing in a game like that really Read More…

Cavaliers: Tonight’s matchup vs. Heat could be preview of first-round playoff series

INDEPENDENCE — The fans and television networks would eat it up. If the NBA regular season ended this morning, the second-seeded Cavaliers (48-27) would play seventh-seeded Miami (34-40) in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. That means a preview of sorts could be played out tonight at Quicken Loans Arena when LeBron James Read More…

Lorain County sees record-high temperatures


No question, Tuesday was a hot, hot, hot day. How hot? Well, the 96-degree reading was scorching enough to shatter the date’s previous high of 93 degrees set in 1964. The 96-degree mark was hit at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and at Lorain County Regional Airport, according to Martin Thompson, a meteorologist with the National Read More…