New York Knicks: 95 Cleveland Cavaliers: 90 [Box Score] Post-Game Writing Music: Mark Lanegan Band – “Phantom Radio” The emotion was palpable. That’s not even the right word for it. As the cameras moved in on LeBron’s face before the game, you could read every last emotion he was feeling. The heightened empathy could move
Happy Tuesday WFNY! That was some sports weekend we had, eh? Well, I always forget that not all of you are Ohio State fans. So perhaps your sports weekend was dramatically different than mine. My Cleveland sports fan existence has taught me that a win is a win and that I should never dismiss any
Happy Tuesday WFNY! It’s mostly happy, anyway. The Browns remembering how to be the Browns again was awfully frustrating, and pessimistically it was perhaps enlightening. Because really, does anyone know who the real Browns are? This has to be the most bipolar football team I can recall. You have the first halves of the first
Happy Tuesday, WFNY! A 3-2 Tuesday feels pretty good, wouldn’t you say? I’ve been to a lot of Browns games over the years. A…LOT. More than I can count off the top of my head. And for all those games attended, I had only seen the Browns win in the new stadium twice. One was
The NBA has a new TV deal, what does it mean for everyone involved. Who is Joe Harris? This American Life has a new spinoff. Weezer has a new album.
A look ahead to the 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers season and the challenges and hurdles they will face as they chase an NBA Championship.
The Cavaliers are about to start the 2014-15 season. Are you ready? Also, we talk about the Cavs’ forgiveness of James Blair, new fall shows on TV, and a great late night musical performance.
Happy Tuesday WFNY! It’s always a happy day when the Browns are 1-1. It’s funny how a win can give even fans so much more confidence. I was sure the Browns were going to start the season 0-3. I was completely bleak in the WFNY preview. But today? I’m looking at the upcoming schedule and
Happy Tuesday WFNY! I missed you guys last Tuesday. I don’t know if anyone noticed or not, but last week, for the first time since we reformatted While We’re Waiting, there was no new edition of WWW on a business day. So what happened? Well, let me pull back the curtain on the WFNY re-design
Happy Tuesday WFNY! A couple weeks ago, I talked about how I often seem to catch part of Two Broke Girls whenever I start to write my weekly edition of WWW. But not this week. Thanks to the Every Simpsons Ever marathon, my TV has been firmly fixated on FXX. I often watch syndicated
Happy Tuesday WFNY! Why did the Browns even have a QB competition? I found myself thinking about that question this morning. Perhaps a good deal of it is hindsight, in having seen a couple of preseason games now, but Johnny Manziel doesn’t look like a QB who is ready for the NFL right now. Which
Mariano Rivera: “Super Mariano.” Aroldis Chapman: “The Cuban Missile.” Mitch Williams: (sing it) “Wild Thing!” (“You-stole-a-Cleve-land thing!”). Doug Jones: “Sultan of Slow”? Yeah.. that’s not really his nickname. Although I don’t suspect he would mind terribly. The unassuming, unlikely star closer for the late 1980s Cleveland Indians never was your stereotypical brash and showy big
The 2014-15 NBA schedule hasn’t been officially released yet, but reports have slowly been leaking out with information about some of the league’s marquee matchups. After initial reports that the Cavaliers were going to have to open the season in San Antonio to face the Spurs, Yahoo’s Marc Spears is now reporting that the Cavaliers
With all the excitement over LeBron James’ return to Cleveland, along with all the talk of the impending Kevin Love trade, one of the overlooked stories surrounding the Cavaliers is the makeup of new coach David Blatt’s staff. Tyronn Lue was hired to be Blatt’s Associate Head Coach, but other than rumors of mutual interest
[Editor’s Note: Jay Butcher is a long time reader and friend of WFNY. Jay grew up in Brunswick watching the Indians & Browns and is a big Cleveland sports fan in general. He currently lives in Olmsted Falls and is a Browns and Gladiators season ticket holder. You can find him on Twitter @butcher98] Hey Cleveland,
Earlier this week, the Charlotte Hornets threw their hat in the ring for the right to host an upcoming NBA All-Star Game. A joint statement was released by the team and the recently founded non-profit Charlotte Sports Foundation. Charlotte, which did not have a franchise from 2002-04, last hosted the All-Star Game back in 1991.
Sigh. I normally start this off with a “Happy Tuesday” greeting, but this Tuesday is anything but. I opened my laptop to start writing this post last night, and I was immediately hit in the face with the news of Robin Williams’ death. I’ll be honest with you guys: I don’t normally feel all that
Apparently Cleveland’s “letdown factor” has led to a bit of numbness as Atlanta, Georgia tops this year’s edition of Most Miserable Sports Cities as constructed by Forbes. So, just how did Atlanta—with it’s stretch of post-season play and general transient population—get the nod? We grade the misery of major sports cities (only those with 75
The Cleveland Indians are planning an “extensive renovation” of Progressive Field over the next two years, reported Tom Withers of the Associated Press on Wednesday evening. The plans are set to be unveiled during a press conference today. Among the highlights: “interior and exterior modifications to the area stretching from center to right field” and
Happy Tuesday, WFNY! I wake up at 5:00 am every weekday morning, and I watch the local CBS affiliate news until 5:30 when I start getting ready for work. Why am I telling you this? Well, as a result, my TV is generally on CBS when I turn it on. On Monday nights, I usually