Deflated footballs, common sense and sadness

NFL Replica Ball

I got into a long discussion on Facebook regarding this whole New England Patriots football deflation story with a Pats fan. That’s not the way to talk about this. Pats fans, like any fans who find themselves in situations like this, are the last ones you truly want to talk to because they’re so invested. Instead of

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Board Game Review: Carcassonne

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Carcassonne is an award-winning new classic. It is the game that introduced the world to the meeple, a wooden figure that has become an industry standard. The game was first published in 2000, but is just as strong a seller today. Named after a city in France, Carcassonne is a Euro-game that is simple but

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Cleveland Cavaliers (20-20) 109 Los Angeles Lakers (12-28) 102 Box Score Whooooo! Rejoice, the streak is over! Ready to do some jumping jacks and run a 5K now you’ve had that massive weight lifted off your shoulder? The streak is over! The Cleveland Cavaliers ended their six game losing streak with a 109-102 victory over

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Ohio Statement

Ohio State Buckeyes

Bartenders were shooing patrons out of the uptown Dallas bar as a group of people in the corner drunkenly belted out Carmen Ohio with a fraction of the grace with which Cie Grant sings it. In the corner, I sipped the remnants of my beverage in the midst of a game of Big Buck Hunter

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Craig’s Top Ten Movies of 2014

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I may not have been as much of a completist as I’ve been in years past with my movie watching. Still, I counted up as many movies as I could remember seeing this year, that also came out in 2014, and I think I saw 28 films. I certainly didn’t see everything I should have

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Stuart Scott and the fight against cynicism

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Stuart Scott passed away from the cancer that he fought so valiantly for years. It’s sad just like it would be sad when any 49-year old leaves behind a family which will never be able to replace their husband and father. But for the sports world and my generation of sports fans, it’s sad that

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The WFNY Sportsman of 2014: LeBron James

LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers Tickets

Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Sadly, that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2014’s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.

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Minnesota Timberwolves v. Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers Behind the Box Score.

Minnesota Timberwolves (5-22) 104 Cleveland Cavaliers (17-10) 125 Box Score It was hard to have feelings of remorse after the Cleveland Cavaliers trounced the Minnesota Timberwolves 125-104 in what will hopefully become a vintage 2014-15 Cavaliers performance. There’s an urban legend among the professional basketball-averse that there are only a few good teams in the

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WFNY’s 12 Days of Christmas, 2014 Edition: Day Twelve

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The Holiday Season is upon us, and for many, the holidays are a time of rituals and traditions. Here at Waiting For Next Year, we believe in tradition as well, and one of our personal favorites is the annual WFNY 12 Days of Christmas contest series! This is now the seventh year in a row

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WFNY’s 12 Days of Christmas, 2014 Edition: Day Eleven

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The Holiday Season is upon us, and for many, the holidays are a time of rituals and traditions. Here at Waiting For Next Year, we believe in tradition as well, and one of our personal favorites is the annual WFNY 12 Days of Christmas contest series! This is now the seventh year in a row

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Favorite Holiday Movies: WFNY Roundtable

Holiday Movies

It’s that time of year again. With only a handful of days remaining in the year, people all throughout The Land are scrambling to find the time to wrap gifts (or for many, think of, complain about, shop for, buy, then wrap gifts) to give to our loved ones. Sure, you tell them you love

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WFNY’s 12 Days of Christmas, 2014 Edition: Day Ten

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The Holiday Season is upon us, and for many, the holidays are a time of rituals and traditions. Here at Waiting For Next Year, we believe in tradition as well, and one of our personal favorites is the annual WFNY 12 Days of Christmas contest series! This is now the seventh year in a row

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Board Game Review: Alhambra

Alhambra

Think you can build the most extravagant and beautiful palace? Grab a starting tile and hire your best contractors. This is Alhambra… Theme: Palace building Number of Players: 2-6 (Best with 2-4) Game Time: 60-75 minutes Age Appropriateness: 10 and up Game Type: Hand management, set collecting In Alhambra, you are adding buildings and gardens to your palace/complex/Alhambra. (Hence the

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WFNY’s 12 Days of Christmas, 2014 Edition: Day Nine

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The Holiday Season is upon us, and for many, the holidays are a time of rituals and traditions. Here at Waiting For Next Year, we believe in tradition as well, and one of our personal favorites is the annual WFNY 12 Days of Christmas contest series! This is now the seventh year in a row

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WFNY Board Game Review: Jamaica

Jamaica

Arrrgh, better get to your ship you filthy pirate, The race is on! Theme: Pirate Number of Players: 2-7 (Not so good with 2) Game Time: 30-45 minutes Age Appropriateness: 8 and up Game Type: Racing, set collection In Jamaica, each player is a pirate captain in a race around the island of Jamaica. Along the way you have to

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My Sportsman of the Year: David Griffin

David Griffin Cleveland Cavaliers

Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Sadly, that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2014’s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.

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WFNY’s 12 Days of Christmas, 2014 Edition: Day Eight

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The Holiday Season is upon us, and for many, the holidays are a time of rituals and traditions. Here at Waiting For Next Year, we believe in tradition as well, and one of our personal favorites is the annual WFNY 12 Days of Christmas contest series! This is now the seventh year in a row

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Michael Brantley Breaks Out – WFNY’s Top 10 Cleveland Sports Stories of 2014: No. 9

Michael Brantley Cleveland Indians

If you thought that 2013 was one crazy year in the world of Cleveland Sports, 2014 once again proved that there is rarely a dull moment. There were good times and bad, hirings and firings, wins and losses, homecomings and award winners. As the year comes to a close, like we have done the last

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WFNY’s 12 Days of Christmas, 2014 Edition: Day Seven

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The Holiday Season is upon us, and for many, the holidays are a time of rituals and traditions. Here at Waiting For Next Year, we believe in tradition as well, and one of our personal favorites is the annual WFNY 12 Days of Christmas contest series! This is now the seventh year in a row

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My Sportsman of the Year: Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers

Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Sadly, that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2014’s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.

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