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The Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery, get top…

The Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery, get top pick for second time in three years

It seems like Nick Gilbert brings a lot of luck to the NBA Draft Lottery for the Cleveland Cavaliers. For the second time in three seasons as the franchise's lottery representative, the teenage son of Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has brought home the top…
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  • A View From Studio 3: Kipnis on verge of stardom

    A View From Studio 3: Kipnis on verge of stardom

    MLB.com May 21, 2013
    The first-place Indians are a blast to watch these days, and part of the reason for that is second baseman Jason Kipnis, who may be on the verge of becoming a legitimate star.
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  • 2013 NBA Draft order

    2013 NBA Draft order

    nba.com May 21, 2013
    For the second time in the last three seasons, the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Draft lottery.
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  • Lottery-winning Cavs should target Noel

    Lottery-winning Cavs should target Noel

    CNNSI.com May 21, 2013
    Ten years after winning the right to draft LeBron James, the Cavs finished atop the draft lottery yet again. They weren't the only team with reason to smile, says Rob Mahoney.
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  • New father Swisher donates to help all Cleveland kids

    New father Swisher donates to help all Cleveland kids

    MLB.com ESPN.com May 21, 2013
    Nick Swisher is the new father of a baby girl, and Cleveland placed him on the paternity leave list before Tuesday's game against Detroit. The Indians recalled infielder Cord Phelps from Triple-A Columbus to replace Swisher on the roster.
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  • Lee Jenkins: Del Negro's exit is Clippers' final recruiting pit…

    Lee Jenkins: Del Negro's exit is Clippers' final recruiting pitch to Paul

    CNNSI.com May 21, 2013
    LOS ANGELES -- The Clippers won a franchise-record 56 games this season, captured their first Pacific Division title and made history by sweeping the Lakers. In a normal Clippers summer, they'd have feted head coach Vinny Del Negro with a lucrative cont…
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  • Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Davone Bess has ideal slot receive…

    Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Davone Bess has ideal slot receiver skills; John Greco's potential overlooked?

    cleveland.com May 21, 2013
    Bess had several solid seasons with the Dolphins. Left guard Greco will likely have to compete for the starting job with Jason Pinkston, whom he replaced last season after Pinkston was sidelined by illness. More Browns story links.
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  • Browns add ex-Eagles RB Miguel Maysonet

    Browns add ex-Eagles RB Miguel Maysonet

    Yet another former Eagle has landed in Cleveland. On Tuesday, the Browns announced they were awarded rookie running back Miguel Maysonet on waivers from Philadelphia. In something of a surprise move, the Eagles let go of Maysonet after giving him a heal…
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  • 5 NBA Players Who Made “The Leap” This Season

    5 NBA Players Who Made “The Leap” This Season

    dimemag.com May 21, 2013
    Words. Sean Sweeney, Andrew Greif Every NBA season brings fresh blood and improved players, but only a select few make “The Leap.” It’s the moment we all dream about as kids — when you go from being just another name to the main attraction. This s
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  • Turner: 'Cleveland has been outstanding'

    Turner: 'Cleveland has been outstanding'

    AKRON, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner told the audience at the Akron Browns Backers Banquet that “Cleveland has been outstanding” since he joined the team in January.
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  • Browns sign sixth-round pick Jamoris Slaughter

    Browns sign sixth-round pick Jamoris Slaughter

    profootballtalk.com May 21, 2013
    The Browns announced the signing of rookie safety Jamoris Slaughter, their sixth-round pick, on Tuesday. A 19-game starter at Notre Dame, Slaughter (6-0, 195) missed most of the 2012 campaign after tearing his Achilles tendon. If healthy, he could have …
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  • Browns make roster moves

    Browns make roster moves

    clevelandbrowns.com May 21, 2013
    The Cleveland Browns announced several roster moves on Tuesday afternoon.
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  • With more polish, Tribe's Bauer could thrive

    With more polish, Tribe's Bauer could thrive

    MLB.com May 21, 2013
    Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer's baseball history is a fascinating story of outstanding pitching highlights, unconventional training techniques, personal conviction, endless commentary and differing opinions.
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  • The B-List: 5/20: Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, a boy wi…

    The B-List: 5/20: Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, a boy with a…

    theclevelandfan.com May 21, 2013
    Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, a boy with a lightning scar met up with a duck from outer space and went to look for the missing idol with his best friend, who was a vampire with golden eyes who could not act, and they unleashed a box of snakes on …
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  • Cleveland Browns sign Notre Dame S Jamoris Slaughter, release S…

    Cleveland Browns sign Notre Dame S Jamoris Slaughter, release S Eric Hagg in busy personnel day

    The Browns signed sixth-round safety Jamoris Slaughter to a four-year deal, waived third-year safety Eric Hagg and tinkered with the bottom of the roster.
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  • Jackson humbled by 'Good Guy Award'

    Jackson humbled by 'Good Guy Award'

    clevelandbrowns.com May 21, 2013
    AKRON, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns linebacker D’Qwell Jackson received the 2012 Dino Lucarelli Good Guy Award at the 34th annual Akron Browns Backers Banquet at Tangier Restaurant Monday.
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  • Talk Tribe, Browns and Cavs with Terry Pluto today at noon

    Talk Tribe, Browns and Cavs with Terry Pluto today at noon

    cleveland.com May 21, 2013
    Get your questions ready and join Terry Pluto today at noon as he talks Cleveland sports.
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  • Browns recognized for work in community

    Browns recognized for work in community

    clevelandbrowns.com May 21, 2013
    The Cleveland Browns were honored by the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center at the organization’s annual Sweet Dreams Gala on Saturday.
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  • Morning Rundown: Even Their Backups Are Good!

    Morning Rundown: Even Their Backups Are Good!

    theclevelandfan.com May 21, 2013
    Unbelievable? Indescribable? Incredible? Use words of awe, amazement, disbelief. There is this weird twist of joy, hope, and trepidation with this team right now. We are joyful for what's happening on the field. We hold around the hope that this is for …
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  • Video - Scherzer Strikes Out Seven In Tigers' Win 00:32

    Scherzer Strikes Out Seven In Tigers' Win

    May 21
    Max Scherzer improves to 6-0 in the Tigers' 5-1 win over the Indians.
  • Video - Noel Excited By Possibility Of Playing With Irving, Cavaliers 02:06

    Noel Excited By Possibility Of Playing With Irving, Cavaliers

    May 21
    Projected No. 1 overall pick Nerlens Noel talks with Andy Katz about how would fit into the Cavaliers' lineup and his timetable for recovering from his ACL surgery.
  • Video - Cavaliers Likely To Select Noel With No. 1 Pick 00:45

    Cavaliers Likely To Select Noel With No. 1 Pick

    May 21
    Andy Katz thinks it would be a wise move for the Cavaliers to select Nerlens Noel with the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft regardless of whether he will play next season or not due to his ACL injury.
  • Video - Cavs Win NBA Draft Lottery 01:26

    Cavs Win NBA Draft Lottery

    May 21
    The Cleveland Cavaliers win the number one overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA Playoffs 2013: Despite loss, Memphis Grizzlies find their game in loss…

    May 21
    Despite a second straight loss, the Grizzlies rediscovered part of their game, J.A. Adande writes.
  • Don Banks: Teams not buying 'Easter Bunny' excuse for moving NFL Draft to …

    May 21
    BOSTON -- Even if you happen to believe in the Easter Bunny theory, or that the NFL had to move next year's draft to May solely because of a scheduling conflict with a Radio City Music Hall "Spring Spectacular'' show, there's more than a reasonable…
  • Daily Dime: Spurs win Game 2

    May 21
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  • Clayton: NFL should be careful with calendar

    May 21
    The NFL's offseason calendar works just fine, so there's no reason to tear it up, writes John Clayton.