Daily News - July 31, 2014

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Cleveland Cavaliers only team left in Kevin Love sweepstakes: Report
Author: Chris Fedor
Publication: Cleveland.com

"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Minnesota Timberwolves' list of trade partners for All-Star forward Kevin Love has been narrowed to one team: Cleveland Cavaliers.

ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein reported on Wednesday night that the Cavs still have the best and most appealing offer, and other teams around the league are starting to realize it.

"After ESPN.com reported last week that the Cavaliers remain the front-runners to acquire Love in a trade co-headlined by No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, sources this week have described the Cavs as the only team currently in contention for Love." - CLICK HERE to read full story.

Beacon Journal rejects ad intended to take shot at LeBron James
Author: Phil Trexler
Publication: Akron Beacon Journal

"Get that weak stuff out of here.

That’s what two local newspapers told a Miami sports radio talker about his attempts to place derisive ads targeting hometown hero LeBron James.

The Akron Beacon Journal on Wednesday rejected a proposed full-page color ad from the South Florida radio program hosted by Dan Le Batard. The ad was proposed to run in Sunday’s edition of the newspaper." - CLICK HERE to read full story.

FIBA World Championship Primer
Author: Joe Gabriele
Publication: Cavs.com

"With all the huge news that has swirled around the Wine and Gold this offseason – hiring a new coach and GM, landing the No. 1 pick in the Draft, finishing off a successful Summer League and, of course, the return of LeBron James – fans have almost forgotten that Cavaliers teammates Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters are working out in Vegas right now for the FIBA Basketball World Cup that tips off in about a month.

The FIBA Basketball World Cup was known as the “FIBA World Championship” from 1950 until 2010. Aside from the Summer Olympics, it’s the biggest event in international basketball competition.

Naturally, cavs.com will cover all the results after Team USA tips off Tournament play against Finland on August 30 in Bilbao (3:30 p.m. ET)." - CLICK HERE to read full story.

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