A trick play, an interesting fact and stepping aside …While We’re Waiting

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Perhaps you’ve seen this making the rounds. Arkansas State tried a fake punt against Miami. It was one of the least successful fake punts you will ever see. The first time you watch it, you will of course follow the path of the ball and see what a terrible pass it is. After the first

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Ranking NBA courts and a star spangled nightmare …While We’re Waiting

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So…anything happening in the sports world the last couple days? ******** As one of the two WFNY uni-nerds (giving Kirk equal status now) I clicked on Zach Lowe’s ‘Definitive NBA Court Design Power Rankings‘ piece with extreme enthusiasm. It isn’t just uniforms that I love, but the culture of sports uniforms, logos and merchandise. This

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Week 1 Inactives: Browns vs Steelers

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The defensve line is a deep unit for the Browns, but they lose a little of that depth for their week one match-up with the Steelers. John Hughes (hamstring) is still not ready to return to action and will not dress for the game. Additionally, Desmond Bryant (wrist) was listed as doubtful on Cleveland’s injury

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Video: Kyrie Irving with a beautiful up and under move for Team USA

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Over the weekend, while the Browns were making roster moves and the Indians were fending off the weather, Kyrie Irving was doing Kyrie Irving things on the basketball court for Team USA. Through three games, Team USA hasn’t been tested that much. They beat Finland 114-55, Turkey 98-77 and on Tuesday beat New Zealand handily 98-71. In addition

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Browns keep adjusting roster; Burleson, Gilkey and Grossman among those released

While we were away getting our new look, the Cleveland Browns decided to make a slew of roster moves in attempt to thin their roster down to 53 men. Wide receiver Nate Burleson missed most of training camp and preseason with injury resulting in the team deciding to keep youth and potential over Burleson’s experience as Charles

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Love, Clippers and Jamaica…While We’re Waiting

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  Most of what Terry Pluto wrote about the events leading up to the Kevin Love deal you probably already knew, but it was a good read as a reminder of what all had to break the Cavaliers’ way in order to have this unbelievable summer and roster turn around. ****** Congrats to the Columbus

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Browns add a pair of linemen via waivers, put Bowie and Eubanks on IR

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Monday night the Browns announced that they had been awarded a pair of offensive linemen from Philadelphia via waivers. Karim Barton and Donald Hawkins are undrafted rookies and have been playing guard in Eagles camp. Barton is a 6-3, 313-pound rookie out of Morgan State. Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by Philadelphia on

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Browns make roster cuts down to 76, WR Anthony Armstrong most notable

The Cleveland Browns announced a round of roster cuts on Monday morning. The team cut the roster to 76 players, which leaves them with one more cut to make by 4 p.m. Tuesday. The players who were waived: DB Royce Adams RB Edwin Baker OL Randall Harris DB T.J. Heath DL Cam Henderson WR Jonathan Krause

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Kevin Love billboard unveiled downtown

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Well, that didn’t take long. A Kevin Love “Welcome to Cleveland” billboard went up this morning in downtown Cleveland. The billboard is from Starter and features Kevin Love in an old school Cavs jacket. So this is going up in downtown Cleveland as we speak. #Love pic.twitter.com/v2xZfrvNFm — Dustin Fox (@DustinFox37) August 25, 2014 Here’s

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Browns continue ugly preseason against Rams

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The Cleveland Browns’ first string offense finally scored a touchdown. It came in the third preseason game with less than a minute left in the first half, after the St. Louis Rams scored the first 20 points in the game. Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer threw a five-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Hawkins which was set-up

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Brian Hoyer named starting QB over Johnny Manziel

In an email release, the Cleveland Browns have named Brian Hoyer the starting quarterback. From head coach Mike Pettine: “He was the clear leader from the beginning. We’ve maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go with the more experienced player. Brian has done a great job in the meeting

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A closing that may affect your tailgate and a new game review: While We’re Waiting…

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You may not have heard, but the pedestrian bridge under the shoreway will not be open during Browns games this season. That is not good news for those that choose to park south of the stadium. Here's a map from the City of Cleveland concerning the shutdown of the pedestrian bridge to @FEStadium this season

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Pettine declines to name a starter: “Not in position to make it at this time”

Mike Pettine told the media on Tuesday that the team was not ready to name a starting quarterback yet. Pettine: No announcement today. "Not in position to make it at this time." — Zac Jackson (@FSOhioZJackson) August 19, 2014 Pettine: The meeting about the quarterbacks will occur later and we'll decide then if we're ready

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Shanahan blasted in critique of Manziel and Hoyer

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Mike Tanier at Sports on Earth gives us his impressions of the quarterback competition based on Monday night’s game this morning. He didn’t hold any punches. Pettine and his staff must select between a prospect so physically, mentally, and emotionally unready for the NFL that he can’t get through a Sharknado-quality hate-watchable preseason game without

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Browns Preseason Game 2: Winners and Losers

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Oof. Entering Monday night the quarterback competition was really up for grabs, and unfortunately for Browns fans, neither quarterback took the opportunity to win the job. You know the drill. It’s time for Winners and Losers. WINNER: Armonty Bryant. The Michael Lombardi seventh-round gamble is having as good a showing in these preseason games as

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