Kyrie with one for the ages, conference climate, and Buckeye turnout: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Good morning and Happy Thursday, WFNY-ers! Did anybody catch the Cavs game last night? If you didn’t, you missed one of the best individual performances in Cavalier franchise history, courtesy of Kyrie Irving. When word came down that the wine and gold would be LeBron-less last night, the mind immediately jumped to that 1-8 record

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D’Angelo Russell, One and Dones, and Team Building

D'Angelo Russell Ohio State NCAA Basketball

On Thursday night, like many nights during this college basketball season, I watched Ohio State freshman guard D’Angelo Russell do practically everything for his team as he led the Buckeyes to a tight victory over Northwestern in Evanston. Russell scored 33 of the team’s 69 points while hitting 6-of-11 three pointers. He added seven rebounds,

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This Oregon fan lost a bet and had to get a Buckeyes tattoo

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Oh the destruction that Urban Meyer has caused by taking the Ohio State Buckeyes and their third string quarterback to the top of the mountain. One fan had a bet and brought it to the attention of the fine folks at Black Sports Online. I’ve never engaged in a bet like this pretty much exactly

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Braxton Miller still enrolled at Ohio State

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Much has been made of Ohio State’s quarterback situation this year due to injuries. The fallout from all that was rumor and innuendo that Braxton Miller would be transferring. That was further perturbed by a Twitter mishap by Miller that saw him seemingly picking Oregon instead of Ohio State by favoriting a Tweet instead of

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The Browns, Chill Mode Cavs, and Cardale Jones – WFNY Podcast – 2015-01-17

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I decided to go solo for this podcast because I’ve been thinking a lot about a lot of things lately and just wanted to get them out. I’ve been listening to a lot of the A to Z podcast with Andre Knott and Zac Jackson and it’s had me thinking about the Browns in a

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Cardale Jones: The most improbable of stories adds yet another chapter

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The press conference was supposed to be at 2 p.m. Then 3 p.m. Then 4 p.m. The students at Cleveland’s Ginn Academy were encouraged to stick around after that final bell rang—those who could filed into the school’s gymnasium, expecting to hear that one of their own was taking a step afforded to him by his

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Cardale Jones announces decision to stay at the Ohio State University

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“My decision was very simple, I’m going to return next year for school.” With those words on Thursday, Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones put to rest the speculation of him entering the NFL draft this season. “The NFL after three games was really out of the question for me.” Jones said the NFL was a

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Ohio State Buckeyes football worth just as much as the Browns

Cardale Jones Ohio State Buckeyes

So what, exactly, is a program like Ohio State worth? Once you calculate the value of the brand, plus the current coaching contract of Urban Meyer and the most recent on-field victories, what is it worth? The answer is unsurprising, and it’s a fortune over $1 billion according to the study. The Ohio State program

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Delirious Disbelief

Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State National Championship

One reading of Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game could have had Oregon as the angels to Ohio State’s demons. The contrast between the Ducks’ winged, pure white jerseys and the traditional scarlet numbers sported by the Buckeyes provided easy visual reinforcement if this was your preferred frame of reference. Oregon, the exciting nouveau

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Still More OSU Afterglow and #CavsTwitter: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Howdy and welcome to Thursday, fellow WFNYers (pronounced WOOF-ners). It’s been quite a week of polar opposites between Ohio State football and Cavalier basketball, hasn’t it? With the Indians in the deep offseason freeze and the Browns still looking for an offensive coordinator, that’s where we’re going to stay for today’s edition of the triple dub.

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Planning the future of Cardale Jones… WFNY Roundtable

Cardale Jones Ohio State Buckeyes

Dan Shanoff of USA TODAY is convinced that Cardale Jones should declare for the draft. He says, “Things will not – no: cannot – get better for Jones at the college level.” Jones has already said he’s not ready for the NFL, so we don’t need to debate that, per se. Still, there’s a lot

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Ohio Statement

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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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Mike Mayock talks about Cardale Jones’ NFL draft stock

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With his thick Philly accent, Mike Mayock turned the Mike and Mike show into Mike and Mike and Mike. The topic of conversation was the NFL draft and how exactly NFL teams might go about analyzing Cardale Jones as a potential draft pick. The impediments are obvious. Jones has only played three college football games.

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Basking in the Buckeye afterglow: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Wednesday, awaiters of next year. I hope that the glee from Ohio State’s victory over Oregon is still alive within you, and that yesterday’s work and/or school went by a little quicker for it. It was a fine win, a strong win, a forceful win, the total effects of which I may not be fully feeling

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The Ohio State Buckeyes are the best! – WFNY Podcast – 2015-01-14

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The Ohio State Buckeyes are the best team in college football and they proved it on the field. I dialed up Andrew from WFNY and we talked about basically everything you could possibly discuss with regard to the big win. Ohio State beats Oregon in a pretty clean game Losing the turnover battle and still

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LeBron James preaches Ohio pride in congrats video for Buckeyes

LeBron James Championship message

LeBron James and his buddies, including Damon Jones, were at the Ohio State victory over Oregon last night enjoying the festivities. In what appears to be his private plane ride out of Dallas last night, LeBron recorded a congratulatory message to the team and seemed downright emotional with pride and love for the whole team.

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Explaining My Ohio Statehood

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Ed’s Note: This was written Monday evening, before the events of the the first College Football Playoff national championship game. Had it been written after that game, it would have been little more than giddy reaction GIFs, exclamation points, and beverages spilled on the keyboard. In lieu of that, a few actual words on the game: Holy crap.

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Ohio’s Praise

Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State National Championship

The Chase is complete. With an under-the-radar running back star, the greatest third-string quarterback in the history of third-string quarterbacks, an offensive line that was a laughingstock earlier in the season, and a defense that spent most of the season trying to find itself, the Buckeyes grabbed their eighth national championship with a 42-20 victory

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