Mad Men, Fat Betty, and Christmas in May: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Thursday Blawg Pound, and it’s not a lousy day to be alive. The Indians had a classic 18-K pitching performance from Corey Kluber on Wednesday, the Browns have stocked the pantry with fresh talent, and the Cavs — well, we’ll get to the Cavs. But while we’re waiting… . If you’re a follower of

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Cleveland Sports Championship Watch: March 27, 2015

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Four weeks ago now, WFNY introduced the Cleveland Sports Championship Watch, a recurring post to update the Northeast Ohioan masses of when their long and agonizing wait for a title will come to an end. WFNY will track the Title Ticker throughout the year, gleaning every insight and nugget of valuable information that can be

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Cleveland Sports Championship Watch: March 13th

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Two weeks ago, WFNY introduced the Championship Watch, a recurring post to update the Northeast Ohioan masses of when their long and agonizing wait for a title will come to an end. WFNY will track the Title Ticker throughout the year, gleaning every insight and nugget of valuable information that can be gleaned from such

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JR Smith says David Blatt “Keeps it 100″: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Monday, WFNY. Sorry for the delay. Work gets in the way sometimes. We’ll have plenty to get to this week, what with new logos and Spring Training and such, but While We’re Waiting Thawing Out… By now, you’ve seen the handful of highlights to come straight from the Cleveland Cavaliers’ decimation of the Hey

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Chad Ford, Tribe Fest and adidas Ultra Boost: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Monday, you guys. Cavs have won six in a row, the Indians start Spring Training soon, the Ohio State Buckeyes just filled The Shoe for the final time until this fall, and the Cleveland Browns…Well, yeah—we’ll have more on this later today. But While We’re Waiting… If you’re one of those Radio Silent types

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Uber Economics and Who’s Paul McCartney? While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Monday, you guys. I find that a lack of Cleveland Browns football has made for a weird transition here. I mean, I’ve spent the last few months crowbarring in some vague reference to the most recent Sunday afternoon as I head into my standard While We’re Waiting… repertoire, but I find myself being very empty

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Blame Culture Commence! While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Looks like we’ll have to wait at least another nine or so months before our next Victory Monday. We’ll have plenty of Browns-related items over the coming hours, days and weeks as we watch the rest of the AFC North play in to January. But While We’re Waiting… Who’s to blame!? Scrolling through Twitter Sunday

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Your Cleveland Cavaliers have won 11 of their last 14 games: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Remember what Victory Mondays felt like? Seems like forever ago that we’ve gotten to celebrate one of those. Good news is that we’ll all be put out of our collective misery in about six days…At least until the entire AFC North (outside of Cleveland) gets to play for a Super Bowl berth. Fun, right? We’ll

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Being right versus being a fan: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Whoo boy. Back-to-back losses from the Cleveland Cavaliers, and whatever the hell that was from the Browns on Sunday. Welcome to Monday, you guys… Having operated a sports-based web site for much of the last seven years, I realize that fandom and rationality are not exactly one in the same. But as the Browns have careened

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What We’re Thankful For

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One of my favorite Waiting For Next Year traditions is the annual Thanksgiving post. Each year, we ask all of the writers to share what they are thankful for in the past year. It could be sports related (it usually is because we’re all sports bloggers). It might not be sports related, as we pour

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Welcome to the new WFNY, you guys

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Well hello there. Thanks for stopping by. Like what we’ve done to the place? Pull up a chair, would ya? They’re nice and comfy—brand new. Bounce up and down. See? Take a look around. Scroll a bit. Like what you see? Well before the Browns traded up to wreck the league with Johnny Manziel and

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Jim Brennan’s Colony, and the community that fosters Cleveland sports fandom: While We’re Waiting

It’s been almost two years since I posted at WFNY regularly, but when Jacob asked if I could fill in for him on WWW a couple days ago, I said “yes” without really thinking about it. And, well, maybe I should have thought a bit more about my ability to authoritatively write about Cleveland sports,

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So, about all of these changes at WFNY…

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We’ve received your emails, read your comments and scanned your tweets. Things around these parts look a bit different lately and change can be a scary thing. As we have over the past five years, we here at WFNY strive to not only bring you as much quality content we can on a day-to-day basis,

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Leitch: “Cleveland sports exist to make you unhappy.”

Yesterday, Sports on Earth’s Will Leitch was WFNY’s guest at the Browns game. He is in town as part of his “Leitch Across America” series. Today, the first part of his series on Cleveland is up. “The last Cleveland championship was in 1964, by the Browns two years before the Super Bowl began, which means

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While We’re Waiting… Browns face former Steelers standout

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While We’re Waiting is the daily morning link roundup that WFNY has been serving up for breakfast for the last several years. We hope you enjoy the following recent collection of yummy and nutritious Cleveland sports-related articles. Anything else to add? Email us at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Looking at keys for the Dolphins, including this former division

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The Diff: Cleveland futility, NBA Draft and Indians streak

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The Diff is your weekly Wednesday WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, The Diff provided an update on the various top Cleveland Indians prospects. This week, I’m covering three varying Cleveland sports topics. WFNY Mentality Back in September, I wrote a

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New WFNY shirt designs available now!

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When we introduced the first run of WFNY shirts from GV Art and Design, we really didn’t know what to expect. It was a little scary ordering all of those shirts without having a clue if anyone would actually want them. Well, we knew we could give some away, but we were pretty unsure if

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12 Days of a Cleveland Christmas: Day 1

For those who may be new to the site in the last 12 months, things get a little interesting around here at Christmas time. As a way to say thank you for reading and supporting WFNY, we like to give things away. You know, things that Cleveland sports fans want. We’ve got a nice looking

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“Cursed” Cleveland Sports Might Get a Documentary

I was checking out Scene Magazine’s website this morning and I saw a post about a new documentary seeking funding via Kickstarter.  Of course the movie is set to be called Cursed.  What else could you possibly call a movie about Cleveland sports?  Ugh. In all fairness to the movie makers, it doesn’t sound like

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Farewell to Rocktober Version 1.0

We decided to go outside of the comfort zone this year in terms of site content and our worst fears were completely unrealized.  We had no idea what to expect when we thought about doing Rocktober, but we were so happy to find that most people rolled with it and enjoyed it.  We promise that

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