Twitter fights, Cavaliers and Buckeyes basketball – WFNY Podcast – 2015-02-17

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Kirk came on the podcast and we were all over the place. We talked about Twitter fights and sports and all kinds of stuff. Here’s a more detailed list. Bomani Jones and the continual Cleveland anger parade Kirk and his block party on Twitter Kirk is going to give something up for Lent The deep

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Diving into the Buckeye makeup heading down the stretch

Ohio State Buckeyes

After a heartbreaking loss in East Lansing this weekend, Thad Matta’s Ohio State Buckeyes sit at 19-7 and 8-5 in the conference. With five conference games remaining before the Big Ten tournament, the Bucks are out of discussion for the regular season crown with the Wisconsin Badgers cruising. However, there is plenty to play for,

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Columbus isn’t Cleveland, Michigan’s New Song, and Law and Order: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Good morning and Happy Thursday! After Thursday night’s game against the Bulls, we’ll endure over a week with only the NBA All-Star festivities to discuss on the floor (outside of a couple Buckeye basketball games). It’s a bit of a slow time in the sports world, but we’re going to keep plugging along. Let’s begin

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The Sour Sixteen: Ranking Cleveland’s Sports Rivals

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When Will Leitch posted his article last week at Sports on Earth listing each MLB team’s three greatest rivals and it came across my screen, it got me thinking. When I asked myself who were the Indians’ three greatest rivals, I had to think about it. It also got me thinking about how I would

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Ohio State RB coach Stan Drayton hired by Chicago Bears

Stan Drayton

Ohio State―wait, sorry; The Ohio State―no, still not right; The National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes (that’s better) will have some new coaches guiding the offense next season. Running backs coach Stan Drayton has been hired to the same position by the Chicago Bears. He is the second Buckeye assistant to find a new employer this

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Buckeyes get Boiled down without Loving

Thad Matta Ohio State Buckeyes

It’s no secret that the Ohio State Buckeyes offense is largely built around D’Angelo Russell. It starts and ends with him. However, when the best supporting player as far as a consistent scoring threat misses action, it’s going to have an impact. That’s exactly what happened on Wednesday evening in West Lafayette. The Bucks battled

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National Signing Day, Josh Gordon’s suspension, and nicknames: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Welcome to Wednesday, Wiffnyers. Wiffnyers—that doesn’t quite work, does it? Wiffnyers, hmmm. Never mind for now; we’ll get back to that later. It’s National Signing Day, that special Wednesday in February when 18-year-olds across the country announce at which institutions of higher learning they will play football. I confess that I have not been following the latest recruiting news, nor

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Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott got a Buckeyes Championship Tattoo

Ezekiel Elltiott Tattoo Ohio State

Ohio State Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott unveiled a fairly large and fairly awesome Block O tattoo on Sunday afternoon. Apparently created by his friend Matt Johnson, Elliott’s ink portrays a giant Ohio State logo surrounded by other Zeke-fueiled items like the NCAA Division I Championship trophy, St. Louis’ famous arc, and his jersey number

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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

Sad Oregon Fan

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

Cardale Jones

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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