LATEST STORIES FROM WAITING FOR NEXT YEAR

Kevin Kiley is wrong, but not about censorship

I agree with Kevin Kiley. No, not about his thoughts on how women should remain largely on the sidelines in men’s sports. I don’t agree with those sentiments, but I do agree with his thoughts on censorship in radio. According to Kevin Kiley, CBS radio censored him after he made controversial statements about the Buffalo Bills’ hiring of Kathryn Smith to their coaching staff...
Via Waiting For Next Year
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs discussed three-team deal that would net them Melo

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin has stated that the team isn’t shopping power forward Kevin Love, but the New York Daily News has heard otherwise. According to Knicks beat reporter Frank Isola, the Cavaliers were involved in talks between New York and the Boston Celtics that would have sent Love to Boston, picks and center Timofey Mozgov to New York, while sending...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indians sign RH reliever Tommy Hunter to one-year deal

With pitchers and catchers due to report to Spring Training February 17, the Cleveland Indians have signed yet another right-handed reliever. The team announced Friday that they have signed Tommy Hunter to a one-year deal. According to cleveland.com’s Paul Hoynes, the major league deal is worth $2 million. In November, the Indians reportedly expressed interest in signing Hunter...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Man, I Love the Taco Bell NBA All-Star Skills Challenge!

It’s easy to forget now, but there was a time—back at the dawning of the 21st century—when the NBA’s electrifying All-Star Weekend festivities were actually starting to get a little stale. The dunk contest had become passé, the Legends Game was scrapped due to an up-tick in out-of-shape geriatrics shattering their fibulas, and somebody let Bobby Sura into the three-point...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The NFL Waiting Room

With the 2015-16 NFL season now officially in the books, we face an opportunity to reflect on those teams that broke playoff droughts (hat tip to Kansas City)1 and those that extended their postseason headaches (oh hey Cincinnati). More importantly, we can see how these struggles and travails match up to our beloved Cleveland Browns. Note1: Officially, the Browns “suspended operations”...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

O-H: Buckeyes lead the country with 14 players invited to NFL Combine

Their Ohio State careers may be over, but 14 former Buckeyes received an invitation to the 2016 NFL Combine, the school announced on Thursday. The 14 invitees are more than any other school in the country, Notre Dame (10) has the second most. For what it’s worth, nine Alabama players were invited and Ohio State’s biggest rival, That Team Up North, had just two (2!) invitees:...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mean tweets don’t bog Kip down.

Just as in any sport itself, there are some athletes who just do social media better than others. The world where one questions is Joe Flacco a elite quarterback and can be dominated by crying Jordan memes is an interesting nut for any professional athlete to crack. And, few athletes do social media better than the Cleveland Indians Jason Kipnis though occasions such as Wednesday...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers interested in acquiring Ben McLemore or Joe Johnson, among others

With the trade deadline just over a week away on February 18, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been in search of a wing player that can assist them off the bench. According to cleveland.com’s Chris Haynes, the Cavs have inquired about Ben McLemore with Sacramento and would be very interested in adding Joe Johnson if he and Brooklyn mutually agree on a buyout. McLemore, who was the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Browns, The A to Z Podcast, and Shawn and Shelby: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Friday WFNY nation! I’m joking. We don’t do the “nation” thing here. Happy Friday just the same. I’m happy to be here in a veritable dead zone of sports as we wait for March Madness. So let’s talk about stuff… The $5 million in public funding is dead, but the Browns are moving to Camp Columbus… probably… The good news is that all the public outrage about...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Where the Browns stand: Wide Receivers

The Cleveland Browns finished another disappointing and dysfunctional season in 2015, ending the season tied for the worst record in the NFL at 3-13. This past season brought on a lot of change, including a whole new front office led by Sashi Brown and Paul DePodesta and a new coaching staff led by head coach Hue Jackson. With the changes, the franchise has brought new hope to its...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

On Kobe Bryant and taking greatness for granted

When Kobe Bryant entered the NBA, the Cleveland Cavaliers wore uniforms accented in black and electric blue. The seats at The Q were blue. There was no fire-breathing jumbotron. He was guarded by the likes of Chris Mills and the late Bobby Phills, and later it was Wesley Person getting crossed up, leaving poor Cedric Henderson to go flying by, biting on a pump fake in attempt to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State seven spots below Michigan in 2016 ESPN college football ranking

ESPN’s Mark Schlabach updated his college football Top 25 rankings after National Signing Day. The Ohio State Buckeyes dominated the Michigan Wolverines on the field in 2015 with a 42-13 win, then snuck out a close victory in the recruiting wars by finishing fifth in the ESPN ranks as the Wolverines pulled the sixth spot. However, on-field and on-paper results were eschewed when...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson named AFC North Rookie of the Year

With the conclusion of the NFL season following the Super Bowl on Sunday, the four NFL Nation reporters from the AFC North — Jeremy Fowler, Coley Harvey, Jamison Hensley, and Pat McManamon — named Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson the AFC North Rookie of the Year on Wednesday. Considered a running back, Johnson’s playmaking ability allowed him to play as a slot receiver...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant gives LeBron James his game-worn Kobe 11s

LeBron James is the latest member of the NBA to get a farewell gift from Kobe Bryant. Following the Cavaliers’ 120-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night, Bryant—who is retiring at the end of this season—stopped by the Cavs’ locker room to deliver a pair of autographed Kobe 11s, the pair that the future Hall of Famer wore during his final game at The Q...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James is No. 3 on ESPN’s all-time NBA rankings

In the midst of his 13th NBA season, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is already one of the best to ever play the game. On Wednesday, James was named the third-best player in NBA history, according to ESPN’s all-time NBA rankings, finishing behind only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (No. 2) and Michael Jordan. To create All-Time #NBArank, we put together a ballot with the 150 greatest...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

American Crime Story, O.J., and Sabotage: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Thursday, WFNYers; inclement weather be damned. Snow and rain can wet our roads, but they can’t dampen our spirits! We will persevere! Do your worst Mother Nature, you vile wench! Carpe diem!1 Congratulations to those among you who will be happily spending Valentine’s Day like myself: beside some romantic candle-lighting with a bottle of wine, alone, and watching the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Won’t you stay just a little bit longer? Cavs-Lakers, Behind the Box Score

Los Angeles Lakers (11-43) 111Cleveland Cavaliers (37-14) 120Box Score Oh, won’t you stay Just a little bit longer Please let me hear You say that you will Say you will It isn’t Kobe Bryant that the headline and Maurice Williams song are referring to. It’s the whole Los Angeles Lakers team. Can’t they stay in Cleveland a little longer? Does the NBA really need to have...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavs, Fox Sports 1, Grantland and more – WFNY Podcast #457

Andrew and Craig are back for the second podcast of the week. This time we’re talking about Cavs and sports media. This podcast is brought to you by Audible.com. You can get a 30-day free trial including one free audiobook download. Please do us a favor and sign up for FanDuel with WFNY. The Cavaliers and their problems Being in LeBron’s chill mode before Blatt was fired Beat...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns LB Armonty Bryant indicted on felony drug charge

Sick of hearing so much good news about the Cleveland Browns? Well, when it rains in Berea, it tends to pour, as Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant has been indicted on felony drug charges stemming from his traffic stop on Christmas morning. If you recall, Bryant and then teammate De’Ante Saunders were pulled over on Interstate 71 early Christmas morning for doing 75 in a 60-mile...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike’s Kyrie 2 gets a “Razzle Dazzle” iD option (Pics)

it was only a matter of time before the second incarnation of Kyrie Irving’s signature Nike shoe received some love on the customization side of the house. As of this week, those who haven’t been a huge fan of the general release colorways of the Kyrie 2 can now utilize a premium option in the NIKEiD space that gives customizers three separate color shifting details to choose...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Where the Browns stand: Offensive Line

The Cleveland Browns finished another disappointing and dysfunctional season in 2015, ending the season tied for the worst record in the NFL at 3-13. This past season brought on a lot of change, including a whole new front office led by Sashi Brown and Paul DePodesta and a new coaching staff led by head coach Hue Jackson. With the changes, the franchise has brought new hope to its fan...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Windhorst: Cavs and Lakers talked about a LeBron-Kobe swap in 2007

It never came that close to fruition, but the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers did talk about a LeBron James-Kobe Bryant trade during the summer of 2007. James and the Cavs had just come off of a loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals, while Kobe and the Lakers had completed a disappointing 42-40 season despite Bryant averaging nearly 32 points per game. (These...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians in the Outfield: Is the Tribe good enough?

Hello and welcome to another exciting season of Cleveland Indians baseball where anything short of October playoff baseball will be seen as a massive disappointment. Offseason activities are wrapping up as team trucks are expected to arrive in Goodyear Arizona on Wednesday. The pitchers and catchers are set to report on February 17 though many have been in and out of Arizona all...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saying goodbye to Bryan and Marshawn: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound. First, a couple things that happened that people will be talking about. Then, some talk about WWE’s Daniel Bryan and the NFL’s Marshawn Lynch retiring, and why those are both bummers. Okay so first, Kanye West tweeted the following thing: “BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!!” complete with a space after the last word followed by ten exclamation points...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY Super Bowl recap – WFNY Podcast No. 456

Andrew and Craig are discussing the Super Bowl now that the dust has settled. Craig was sick, but he mostly found the cough button so he could save you from his coughs and sniffles. Here’s what else they discussed. This podcast is brought to you by Audible.com. You can get a 30-day free trial including one free audiobook download. Please do us a favor and sign up for FanDuel with...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
Waiting For Next Year
For Cleveland Fans, By Cleveland Fans: A Tradition of Hope, Passion and Misery
Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker