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How will Jim Thome, Omar Vizquel fare in Hall of Fame voting?

Tim Raines finally got into the Hall of Fame, but how long will Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel have to wait?

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Exploring RPM

And the beat goes on. First, it was Ben Alamar, ESPN’s Director of Sports Analytics, who created quite the kerfuffle with his initial Kyrie Irving post on Dec. 22. Now, Jeremias Engelmann, the creator of ESPN’s Real Plus-Minus statistic, continued the lighting-rod topic with a follow-up post on Wednesday. The two posts have centered on a main

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Kyrie Irving is still fine, despite the math: While We’re Waiting

Kyrie Irving’s value has been in question of late. Although he might not be an MVP candidate, he’s still quite a deserving All-Star for the dominant Cavaliers.

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Andrew Wiggins and sports analytics debates: While We’re Waiting

Andrew Wiggins continues to be a hotly debated player on the internet. Is doesn’t seem fair or accurate to declare that his career is already a bust. Even with all of the analytics.

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Making minor league baseball fun again: While We’re Waiting

New minor league baseball logo changes have drawn headlines everywhere for their outrageousness. But isn’t that what the minor leagues should be all about, anyway? Let’s make sports fun again.

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On the Cleveland Indians and TV numbers: While We’re Waiting

The Cleveland Indians rank No. 6 in MLB’s local TV ratings, despite ranking third-to-last attendance. Why could this be? WFNY’s Jacob Rosen shares some theories and discusses the playoff TV schedule.

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Everything you need to know about J.R. Smith’s contract status: WFNY FAQs

Why has J.R. Smith not signed a new contract yet with the Cleveland Cavaliers? It’s complicated. Both sides have their points. And it likely could continue to drag on until Opening Night.

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Mike Trout remains baseball’s best player: While We’re Waiting

Mike Trout, by any objective measure, is the best player in baseball. He’s also likely the best young player of our lifetime in any sport. So why isn’t he the MVP?

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Patience with the Browns and analytics: While We’re Waiting…

Not every hot take about the Cleveland Browns has to be an entire referendum on football analytics. So, let’s have some patience, shall we?

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Let’s talk about Cleveland Indians attendance: While We’re Waiting

Jacob Rosen shares seven main thoughts on the never-ending debate of Cleveland Indians attendance. Spoiler: It’s complicated.

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The Draft is Thursday: While We’re Waiting…

The 2016 NFL Draft is here and your Cleveland Browns are ready to deploy all those fancy new analytics you’ve been hearing about.

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NBA announces approval of official jersey sponsorships

The National Basketball Association is the most progressive of the major North American sports leagues. For many, it was only a matter of time until this day arrived. If you followed the world of sports business, then you probably knew that the NBA would be the league to make the first move: jersey sponsorship advertisements

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Looking at the future of sports TV: While We’re Waiting…

Jacob Rosen writes about the future of ESPN and sports TV, and how fast things might evolve over the next 5-10 years.

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Sports journalism, TV metrics, and American Crime Story: While We’re Waiting…

Jacob Rosen rants about sports journalism complaints, the TV metrics business, and his excitement for the new O.J. Simpson TV crime drama.

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Football analytics Q&A with data expert Trey Causey

WFNY’s Jacob Rosen asks data scientist Trey Causey for his thoughts on football analytics and the Cleveland Browns.

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Hall of Fame voting is better, but still silly: While We’re Waiting…

Jacob Rosen applauds recent changes on the National Baseball Hall of Fame voting process, but says that more reform is still necessary for the future.

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MLB Hot Stove: Indians officially release Chris Johnson

The Cleveland Indians had designated Chris Johnson for assignment 10 days ago upon signing Rajai Davis to make room on the 40-man roster. Not surprisingly, the 10 days went by without a team claiming Johnson nor a trade being completed with another team. Therefore, the Indians have elected to release Johnson thereby eating the rest

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Cleveland Indians acquire reliever Dan Otero, DFA Jerry Sands

The Indians added another veteran bullpen arm in Dan Otero and DFA’d Jerry Sands to make room on the 40-man roster.

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Cleveland Indians designate Chris Johnson for assignment

To clear room for Rajai Davis, the Cleveland Indians designated Chris Johnson for assignment. He’s still owed $17.5 million.

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MLB Free Agency: Cleveland Indians add lefty Joe Thatcher

The Indians continued a busy 24 hours of free agency by signing veteran left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher. You can never have too much pitching.

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