Welcome to the new WFNY, you guys

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Well hello there. Thanks for stopping by. Like what we’ve done to the place? Pull up a chair, would ya? They’re nice and comfy—brand new. Bounce up and down. See? Take a look around. Scroll a bit. Like what you see? Well before the Browns traded up to wreck the league with Johnny Manziel and

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A Thank You from WFNY

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We have long joked about the veritable cemetery of websites, or “blogs”, that has grown exponentially since the summer of 2010. Ask anyone who has opposed the advent or proliferation of web-based properties over the years, and—after some dullard comment about basements and underwear—they would likely point to the fact that anyone can start a

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Matthews *and* Manziel? While We’re Waiting…

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Mock City, USA. With the NFL Draft just a few weeks away, the frequency of the ever-popular mock draft is going to pick up—immensely. One of my favorites thus far, if only from a Cleveland Browns standpoint, comes from Rotoworld’s Evan Silva. Silva hedges his bets throughout, saying that he “doesn’t pretend to know what

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Support the Cause: WFNY nominated for Best Cleveland Sports Blog, Best Cleveland Podcast

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The ever-kind folks at Cleveland Scene Magazine have rolled out their “Best of” for 2014 and have included WFNY as nominees for Best Cleveland Sports Blog as well as Best Cleveland Podcast. We don’t ask for much around these parts, but if you could kindly head over to CleveScene.com (you can do so by clicking

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While We’re Waiting: Welcome to the new WWW

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We’ve been going through some changes here at WFNY in recent weeks. The latest change is to the format of While We’re Waiting. First, you might notice that I’m not Rick Grayshock. Rick deserves a ton of credit for suffering through WWW for so many years. Some might think it was an easy post to

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WFNY Roundtable – Reactions to the end of Banner and Lombardi

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Never a dull day in the life of covering Cleveland sports. With the news of Banner and Lombardi’s era coming to an abrupt end, we naturally had to have a quick roundtable discussion at WFNY to give our impressions and reactions to the news. Check out the conversation below:

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The WFNY Sportsman of 2013: Terry Francona

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Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Given that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover, WFNY writers have been giving their nominees for our own Sportsman of the Year. After an internal vote, WFNY is pleased to announce the winner of the

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So, about all of these changes at WFNY…

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We’ve received your emails, read your comments and scanned your tweets. Things around these parts look a bit different lately and change can be a scary thing. As we have over the past five years, we here at WFNY strive to not only bring you as much quality content we can on a day-to-day basis,

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WFNY Roundtable: Barkevious Mingo and Expectations

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  Here at WFNY, some of our best post ideas come from our daily email conversations. In the spirit of openness, we wanted our readers to get a sample of what one of these banter sessions look like. Craig sparked an idea about Barkevious Mingo and whether or not he has met our expectations. Normally these

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Grantland’s Andrew Sharp pays two-day visit to ‘Believeland’

Grantland’s Andrew Sharp may have just made himself a Clevelander for life. The do-it-all staff editor, who proclaims his affinity for the Washington Wizards and writes about all sorts of usually whimsical topics at Grantland, paid a visit to Cleveland this week. He said he received an out-of-the-blue invite from a college friend with one

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Tuesday’s best tweets about the Indians AL Wild Card game

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With the Indians hosting the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Progressive Field, I thought it was worthwhile to parse through all of the best pictures on Twitter on Tuesday to share with you on the site. Here, without further bantering, are my favorite 13 best tweets (almost all pictures) from all separate accounts during the

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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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The Diff: Cleveland futility, NBA Draft and Indians streak

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The Diff is your weekly Wednesday WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, The Diff provided an update on the various top Cleveland Indians prospects. This week, I’m covering three varying Cleveland sports topics. WFNY Mentality Back in September, I wrote a

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WFNY Presents Cleveland Sports Blog Night at Canal Park

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It’s back. For the fifth year, WFNY and the Akron Aeros are hosting a Cleveland Sports Blog get together at Canal Park. Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 11th. As always, we have picked a ‘Thirsty Thursday’ night at the game, meaning select cold beverages (aka cheap beer and soda) are just $1.00. These events

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2013 NBA draft and trade scenarios with Scott on 92.3 the Fan

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Our very own Scott was on with Joe Lull of 92.3 The Fan early this morning. They chatted about the latest NBA talk, including the Cavaliers’ options with the No. 1 pick and some of the high-profile trade rumors going out on in the Twitter world. Take a listen and kudos to Scott for being

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Cleveland Browns hit reset button on media relations

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Chuck Klosterman’s Grantland expose was just the tip of the iceberg. For years, perhaps shrouded by arrogance and pomp, the Cleveland Browns – yes, that awful football team – have nearly been just as awful at media relations. For one, maybe it wasn’t the true fault of Neal Gulkis. I want to give any person

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While We’re Waiting… Norv Turner’s impact in Cleveland

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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. Nice look at Norv’s past success: “The greatest organizational acquisition of the Cleveland Browns over the past twelve months has been that of their

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WFNY T-shirt giveaway and NFL Draft link roundup

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It’s Draft Day in Cleveland. So we at WaitingForNextYear know there’s a lot going on out there. That’s why we’re back with one final draft post — as a T-shirt contest and to recap all the talk over the past week. Enjoy and thanks for being the best readers. WFNY Draft Day T-Shirt Contest: Only

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