While We’re Waiting… Browns can’t trade Josh Gordon

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Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Video analysis on why Josh Gordon is untradeable:

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Big Ten’s Jim Delany speaks on pay-to-play NCAA regulations

“If (athletes are) not comfortable on campus and they want to monetize, then let the minor leagues flourish. Or go to IMG. Train at IMG. Get agents to invest in your body, get agents to invest in your likeness, and establish it on your own. But don’t come here and say you want to be

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Ohio State holds on for 40-30 victory at Northwestern

Thanks to an impressive late fourth quarter defense, the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes held on for the 40-30 road victory over the No. 16 Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday night. Carlos Hyde was the star of the game, rushing for three second half touchdowns and 168 total yards in the victory. The Buckeyes defense was

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Buckeyes’ Ryan Shazier honors injured teammate’s jersey number

Star Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier will switch his jersey number from No. 10 to No. 2 tonight to honor injured teammate Christian Bryant, according to multiple media reports. Bryant, the captain and senior safety, was lost for the season with a broken ankle in last week’s victory over Wisconsin. The Buckeyes’ secondary was already

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NCAA News: Braxton Miller a gameday decision for Ohio State

“He [Braxton Miller]‘s moving much better. He conditioned pretty hard after practice [on Wednesday]. Today’s another big day. Tomorrow’s another big day. We’re going to keep working until the foot hits the ball and then we’ll make a decision on game day.” — Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer on the status of Buckeyes star

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Ohio State’s Kenny Guiton wins national player of the week honors

After his first career start, Ohio State captain and backup quarterback Kenny Guiton received some extraordinary news today: He’s the recipient of a national college player of the year award. #OhioState QB Kenny Guiton is the Walter Camp Offensive National Player of the Week. #Buckeyes — Bruce Feldman (@BFeldmanCBS) September 15, 2013 CBS Sports’ Bruce

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While We’re Waiting… Fantasy football in NFL stadiums?

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While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Would the Browns ever try out an

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Ohio State 52, Cal 34: Guiton leads Bucks to road victory

The No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes cruised to another quick first quarter lead en route to a fast-paced 52-34 victory against California in Berkeley on Saturday night. Backup quarterback Kenny Guiton, in his first-ever career start in place of the injured Braxton Miller, shined with 368 total yards and four touchdowns. His 90-yard touchdown pass

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While We’re Waiting… Why the Tribe will make the playoffs

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While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. An optimistic take on the

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While We’re Waiting… Wild Card’s factor in MLB attendance

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While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. This article focuses on Cleveland

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The Diff: Coveted Chip Kelly brings Moneyball style to NFL

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The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I wrote about some Browns storylines heading into Week 1. Now, I’m writing about the NFL’s latest fad and one of my favorite topics ever: Chip Kelly. Jan. 5-6, 2013:

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Notre Dame turns down Ohio State football game each year

One of the intriguing topics of this year’s early Ohio State football season has a familiar Cleveland bent: Attendance. In his latest article for The Plain Dealer, beat reporter Doug Lesmerises writes about the team’s non-conference scheduling and pricing efforts to increase attendance. While the main focus of the article was on this season’s three

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WFNY talks about Ohio State and off-field issues

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Urban Meyer probably feels like he can’t catch a break these days. In his first season as head coach of The Ohio State University, he had to deal with a postseason ban that he wasn’t expecting and the arrests of veteran leaders like Storm Klein, Jake Stoneburner, and Jack Mewhort. In the offseason since then,

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While We’re Waiting… New Nike Buckeyes uniforms?

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“While We’re Waiting” serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. These might be the uniforms we see at the Horshoe this season: “Columbus-based Ohio State retailer The Buckeye Room posted this photo of a

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Ohio State’s Marotti: Braxton Miller is starting to be a leader for Buckyes

He’s probably come the furthest. He was the furthest away from (in terms of the) day-to-day, treating yourself like a professional player in what you have to do. He didn’t do it, but he has to learn that. The one thing he’s always had though is competitiveness. If you said, ‘We’re going to do a

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Ohio State Buckeyes No. 2 in Phil Steele’s preseason ranking

The Ohio State Buckeyes, in their second year under the watch of Urban Meyer, are ranked second by Phil Steele in his annual preseason list of college football powerhouses. In his preview magazine (which has been published annually for 18 years), Steele digs deep to analyze where he feels teams will finish the 2013 season. While

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Former Buckeye Orlando Pace named to College Football Hall of Fame

Former Ohio State All-American offensive tackle Orlando Pace will join former Cleveland Browns quarterback Vinnie Testaverde as members in the newest class for the College Football Hall of Fame. Pace, the 24th Buckeye player to make the Hall, is considered one of the most dominant offensive linemen in college football history, finishing fourth in the Heisman voting in 1996.

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Ohio State five-star recruit says God wanted him to play for the Buckeyes

This past winter, leading up to National Signing Day, Georgia recruit Vonn Bell was said to be deciding between playing for Alabama, Tennessee or The Ohio State University. The five-star recruit surprised many when he opted for Columbus over the warmer confines of the SEC. As it turns out, Bell may have had a little

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NCAA Rumor: Big Ten to divide into East, West divisions

After months of speculation, the Big Ten reportedly has agreed on a new realignment strategy for its new-look 14-team conference: an East and West division split. According to league sources via ESPN.com’s Brett McMurphy and Adam Rittenberg, the conference will move in that direction in 2014 when Maryland and Rutgers officially join the fold. The

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While We’re Waiting… Already starting to doubt the Browns?

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While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Skepticism Sunday: “It’s happening already. There hasn’t been a practice or even an organized team activity, let alone a game that counts. The team

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