Browns use pick No. 241 to gamble on Ifo Ekpre-Olomu

Cleveland Browns Ifo Ekpre-Olomu NFL Draft

Ray Farmer and the Cleveland Browns surprised many by using the bulk of their Day 3 selections, but no pick may have garnered more ‘wows’  than when they finished off their weekend by adding Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu with pick No. 241, a pick obtained in a trade with the Arizona Cardinals. It’s rare that a

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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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Delirious Disbelief

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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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Everything’s Coming Up Scarlet and Grey

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The Wisconsin defense finished the season ranked fourth in the nation for total defense (294.1 yards allowed per game) and 17th in scoring defense (20.8 points against per game). In the Big Ten Championship Game, behind a third-string quarterback making his first career start, the Ohio State Buckeyes rolled up 558 yards en route to a

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College Football Championship Game Tickets Now Least Expensive In Past Five Seasons

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Ohio State Buckeye fans still holding out to get the best ticket deals possible to Monday’s College Football Championship Game are in luck – prices keep tumbling on the secondary market just three days prior to the inaugural title game in Arlington. National Championship Game tickets on TiqIQ now average $904.48, which makes Monday’s game

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Hooray semesters! Ohio State gets extra practice time over Oregon

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In 2012, all Ohio public universities officially switched to the semester system after a long history of mismatched academic calendars. Ohio State, for one, was previously on the oft-beloved quarter system and that led to a very short summer for students returning back to campus in August 2012. But in the lead-up to the College

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College Football Championship Game Tickets Down 32% Since New Year’s Eve

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Ohio State fans who waited for the last minute to purchase Sugar Bowl tickets ended up with a pretty good deal. After the prices nearly reached a $500 average on the secondary market after the Alabama-Ohio State matchup was announced, the price dropped to a $364.30 average before the game. Fans could be seeing a

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2015 National Championship Game Tickets Are 75% More Expensive Than 2014 Game

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In the newly formulated playoff system, the Ohio State Buckeyes are now slated to play the Oregon Ducks in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12. The final game of the college football season has been greeted with huge expectations as the nation’s top two schools compete, and ticket prices have remained high on

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Ohio State-Oregon National Championship Uniforms Revealed

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The Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks will square off for the college football championship next Monday in Dallas, Texas. We now know what uniforms each team will be wearing when they meet at Jerry World to see who, in fact, is the best of the best. Several folks have tweeted out pictures of these Nike

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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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NFL News: Chip Kelly is staying at Oregon

The news that was expected for the last few hours appears to be here. Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that Chip Kelly will indeed return to Oregon. Chip Kelly considered Eagles but ultimately decided it was better to stay at Oregon. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 7, 2013 Schefter doesn’t even mention the Browns

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Reports: Browns rebooting head coach search without Chip Kelly

What a difference two days and a lunch running into dinner makes. The Browns’ contingency has left Arizona where they interviewed Chip Kelly on Friday among many others this week. According to various reports, including ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, they are heading back to Cleveland to regroup and continue the coaching search with Kelly’s name crossed

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NFL Rumor: Chip Kelly could stay at Oregon

After a back-and-forth 48 hours where he was heading to Cleveland and then to Philadelphia, Chip Kelly could be staying at the University of Oregon, according to at least two reports on Twitter on Sunday morning. Don’t rule out Chip Kelly staying at Oregon. In fact, I’d say, after sniffing around more, there’s just as

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NFL Rumor: ‘Be ready for something to happen tonight’ with Browns, Chip Kelly

It’s been a whirlwind of Chip Kelly news over the last 48 hours for Cleveland fans. But late Friday night, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen had the definitive Kelly update in breaking down his travel plans: Oregon coach Chip Kelly and the Cleveland Browns wrapped up seven hours of meetings Friday that were characterized as “very positive,”

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While We’re Waiting… Chip Kelly Mania

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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. Fans are split, but the hype might eventually be for real: “Joe Banner isn’t seen the savior. Jimmy Haslam’s ownership is welcomed, but there

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Browns Could Do Worse Than to Draft the Next Matthews

Oregon’s Casey Matthews is the son of Cleveland Browns legend Clay Matthews II. You saw him last night all over the field playing his line-backer position tracking down Auburn runners. The 6’2″ senior led his team in tackles and was a semi-finalist for the Butkus Award. He may not have the sack numbers (3) that

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5 Favorite Sports Stories: The Rose Bowl

With all the negative sports stories coming from Cleveland this year, I thought I’d run down my five favorite Cleveland sports stories of 2010. They may not be the ‘top stories’ from the year, but they are the ones that resonate with me the most. Each day this week you can read my take and

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This Week In Sports: Furthering Our ADHD

Quite a week, yes? There were some Izzo-to-the-Cavs rumors. Stephen Strasburg made his first start, and now Carlos Santana has finally been called up. The MLB Draft occured. The NBA Finals are on, with a random role player from one of the two teams stepping up to help win every game. College football is looking

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Buckeyes dominant on both sides in Rose Bowl win

The Buckeyes took to the field in Pasadena yesterday afternoon against an Oregon team that was predicted by many to win the game handily. In its first offensive possession OSU came out and did something that nobody expected them to do: throw the ball, and more surprisingly throw the ball very well. The passing game

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While We’re Waiting… Delonte’s Fight and the Future of Jon Gruden and Brady Quinn

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. Delonte’s Game: “This season for reasons both legal and personal, Delonte West has been told and chosen to keep mostly to himself.  Even for

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