Buckeye Talk, Nick Swisher, and the “Vikings Family”: While We’re Waiting…

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Hey there, WFNY. It’s Wednesday, and I’m not TD. Yes, much like Mike Aviles, I have no regular WWW position, but I’m pitching in wherever needed. So, from when you last heard from me in the WWW space, it was Thursday, and plenty has happened since then. In fact, all five of the teams that

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While We’re Waiting…Josh Gordon’s roller coaster, and home town kid starts vs. Browns

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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.   Hudson High School alumni Brian Winters starts at

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While We’re Waiting…Browns rookie camp, Fixing Ubaldo, and Hurricane Reynolds

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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 Dawgs by Nature breaks down day 2 of Browns rookie mini camp. “More Miraculous Mingo: Other than the fact that he looks like he

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While We’re Waiting…Trading Asdrubal, and the emergence of Shannon Scott

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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.   “The thought of trading Cabrera was mentioned several times in the offseason, especially after the Indians signed Mike Aviles. His name came up in

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Box Score: Ohio State 82, Albany 60

After the cancellation of Friday’s Carrier Classic, the Ohio State Buckeye’s men’s basketball team officially began their season with an 82-60 win over Albany on Sunday. The Buckeyes 17-2 run to close the first half helped the home team pull away from an Albany squad that kept the game close for most of the first

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Aaron Craft’s brother deploys for Afghanistan today as OSU faces Syracuse

Aaron Craft’s brother Brandon Craft deploys for service in Afghanistan as member of the US Army today, as Ohio State prepares to play Syracuse with chance to advance to Final Four. This from Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer earlier today: This is today for the Craft family: one son trying to reach New Orleans,

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While We’re Waiting…Grading The Sessions Trade, Tribe Bullpen Battles, Browns Quarterback Questions

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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. Grading the Cavaliers’ trade of Ramon Sessions: “I was on the fence about their move of Sessions, because I’m so high on him. Yes,

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Buckeyes Have A Tough, But Navigable Road

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They didn’t meet expectations in the regular season or in the conference tournament. They’ve accumulated seven losses and more close calls because of a lack of offensive consistency. This team lacks an identity at times, and their depth remains an issue. When they run up against someone that can guard Jared Sullinger 1-on-1, they’ll probably

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While We’re Waiting… Browns Plan B, Shelly Duncan Starting, Rubio Out For The Season and OSU’s Rematch with Sparty

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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. Good luck, Browns. No pressure or anything. “Yes, RG3 would have been a dynamic player at a position where the Browns desperately needs to

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The Buckeyes March Forecast: Cloudy

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Note before reading this…. I don’t consider last night’s thrashing of Illinois any indication of a Buckeye turnaround. The Illini are a sinking ship who are playing like they can’t wait for the season to be over.   College Basketball starts in November. The National Championship Game in New Orleans is played on April 1st.

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Box Score: Ohio State 58, Wisconsin 52

In a matchup of two ranked teams, the Ohio State Buckeyes traveled to Madison and came out with Thad Matta’s first ever victory at the Kohl Center. Jared Sullinger was dominant on the inside, scoring 24 points and grabbing 10 rebounds as he continued to build his National Player of the Year resume in one

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While We’re Waiting…Tressel’s Reputation, Opening Day Optimism

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. Tressel’s rep plays a role? “A former chairman of the NCAA Committee on Infractions told The Plain Dealer on Friday that Tressel’s positive reputation

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Super Bowl Sunday Open Thread

I venture to say that Browns fans are unanimously rooting for one team today, and that team is the Green Bay Packers.  The Steelers, while already our historical rival, have a number of otherwise detestable characters and team traits.  Packers stars include the scion of Browns great Clay Matthews and Northern Ohio native Charles Woodson.

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While We’re Waiting…LeBron-Gilbert Feud, CSU Blackout, Cavs Defense

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. Looking at OSU’s toughest road to a title: “Matchup nightmares. Pitt Panthers and UConn Huskies. Dixon’s group has plenty of big bodies to throw

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Buckeye Hoops Report: OSU Escapes Upset Scares as Schedule Toughens

Ohio State is 23-0 and off to its best start in the Big Ten in 50 years.  They continue on their course to the NCAA tournament and first weekend protected seed at Quicken Loans Arena.  They enter the toughest portion of their schedule this weekend with a top ranked target on their back. Ohio State

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Buckeye Hoops Report: Ohio State Sends Message to Big Ten

Ohio State continued its perfect season this week dominating in conference against ranked opponents.  It was the most impressive stretch of play this season as the midway point of conference play approaches.  The No. 1 ranking has only seemed to improve their focus and play.  It’s the best basketball team in Ohio and one that

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Who would you rather have as a college freshman: Oden or Sullinger?

The first time I saw Jared Sullinger play in person was at the McDonald’s All American game this past year.  Maybe because it was an All Star game, maybe because I was sitting in the press box six thousand feet above the court, or maybe because he hadn’t yet fell under the tutelage of Thad

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Buckeye Hoops Report: Ohio State is No. 1

As the college sports season turns from bowls to basketball, I am going to write a weekly report on the Ohio State Basketball team.  Conference play is starting to kick into high gear as the No. 1 ranked Buckeyes begin a 3 month run on a march to the Final Four. This week, the Ohio

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Ohio State Escapes at Home for Likely No.1 Ranking

Ohio State held on against Penn State last night to improve to 18-0 and ascend to a likely No. 1 ranking in the polls.  Other than the Buckeyes, Penn State is probably playing the best basketball in the Big Ten right now and Ohio State had to battle all the way to the end in

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Ohio State Holds On Against Michigan; Positioned for No. 1 with Duke Loss

While the Cavaliers struggled to avoid being doubled up this week, the second-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes improved to 17-0 last night with a 68-64 win over Michigan at Crisler Arena. The current undefeated record represents the Buckeyes’ best start since the 1990-91 season.  As has been the case in football this century, Ohio State has

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