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WFNY Podcast – 2012-12-19 – Craig and Scott talk Brian Brennan and a bit about Alec Scheiner

Scott’s been working on a feature-length piece on Brian Brennan for a while, and unleashes it on the world today. So, we decided to devote a bit of podcast time to talking about it as it isn’t a post style that is the norm around WFNY. Here’s a bit about what we talked about… Brian

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-12-17 – Scott and Craig talk Browns losses and the end of the season

At least the three game win streak was fun, right? Right? The talk about Pat Shurmur and continuity built to its crescendo on Saturday before dropping directly off the table with an ugly loss to the Redskins. Anyway, Scott and I took on these Browns and touched on the following. Who knew that London Fletcher

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-12-13 – Brendan Porath gives his D.C. Browns/’Skins perspective

Last night I caught up with former WFNY’er and current SBNation writer Brendan Porath. Brendan lives in the D.C. area and his entire in-laws are ginormous Redskins fans, so he follows them as closely as any non-fan. We talked about a lot of Browns stuff though. Here’s a shortlist of the stuff I can remember:

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-12-11 – Craig and Jacob talk Browns, Tribe and the Elf on the Shelf

It’s like a WFNY episode of “The Real World.” “What happens when people stop being polite and start getting real? A guy who grew up with Christmas and a guy who grew up Hanukkah discuss their holidays to gain a better understanding of each other and also unite in the universal creepiness of The Elf on the

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-12-05 – As much Brian Spaeth as you can handle

This is a very different kind of WFNY podcast. As opposed to when we talk Cleveland sports current events instead this time I grabbed Brian Spaeth to talk about whatever came up. Brian is an Internet staple and he has tons of projects out there that are worthy of promotion, so here goes… First and

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-12-03 – Craig and Rick talk Browns and fan use of “we”

Rick and I have been talking “offline” about fan use of the word “we” when describing their favorite team. He uses “we” and I do not or at least try my hardest not to do so. Rick and I were wondering if that’s even a compelling topic, but I found it interesting. Let me know

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-11-29 – Craig talks Browns with DP

After talking to Denny earlier in the week, I wasn’t satisfied only talking to one former WFNY’er. So, I decided to track down DP to talk about the Browns and their upcoming matchup with the Raiders. We did talk ever so briefly about the NHL lockout because DP writes about the Blue Jackets for SB

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-11-28 – Craig talks to Denny about running really far at the JFK 50 miler

This time we’re taking a little break from the typical Cleveland sports podcast topics. I really wanted to spend some time talking to former WFNY weekender Denny Mayo about his recent accomplishment tackling an ultra-marathon, the historic JFK 50 miler. There’s some heavy running geekery going on to be sure, but as any of you

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-11-25 – Craig and Scott break down Browns victory over Steelers

There were no mixed feelings about the result, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t a whole host of things to talk about as the Browns beat the Steelers this Sunday. Scott and Craig opened the mics on Sunday night to break it all down. Was Pat Shurmur confident on Sunday and how did it come

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-11-16 – Browns vs. Cowboys preview with TD

Craig and TD preview the Browns. The game starts at noon local time. How weird would that be for Browns fans? Tony Romo and Jason Garrett are both still question marks in Dallas Jerry Jones and his job as GM The Jerry Dome and TD’s first-hand account of visiting Josh Cribbs is still talking. Is

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-11-15 – Eric Olsen from America’s Most Haunted (and Cleveland)

This time on the WFNY Podcast I tracked down a good friend of mine who I met online when I started writing my blog in the early 2000s. Come to find out he went to high school in Chagrin Falls and lives in Aurora and is a giant sports fan as well as music and

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WFNY Podcast 2012-11-14 – Craig and Jon discuss Marlins firesale and what it means for baseball

The cool thing about the podcast is that when something happens and even before I have a chance to outline the issue in my brain, I can send Jon an email begging him to talk to me about it on Skype. Jon, who has a nightmare travel day and wasn’t going to be able to

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-11-13 – Kirk enters the fray

Slowly but surely I will get every member of the WFNY team past and present so that I can introduce them all to you in a richer medium than web print. This time, I caught up with Kirk who started as a weekender and has morphed into one of the stronger personalities at WFNY. We

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-11-08 – Rick and Craig are at it again

Bye week banter with a case of election hangover. Craig and Rick talk about some of the following. Things like elections and superstorms can make writing about sports seem pretty silly and irrelevant The Browns on their bye week All fourth downs are not created equally The new Cavaliers and how exciting Dion Waiters’ Clippers

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-11-01 – Meeting the new guy Ryan Jones

Newest member of the WFNY team Ryan Jones joined me a couple nights ago to talk about the Browns and the Cavs and what it’s like to be a Clevelander transplanted into the heart of Texas. Dallas fans and their relationship with Tony Romo Is it a football fan’s worst nightmare to have to rely

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-10-30 – Martin Rickman from SBNation and Scott previews Cavs

Last night I got a chance to talk to Cleveland resident, SBNation writer and twitter staple Martin Rickman. (@martinrickman) It was a fascinating conversation about being a blogger or post-blogger, parody Twitter accounts and being a “real person” online. Don’t tune out too quickly because I also tacked on a Cavaliers preview with Scott. Some

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-10-26 – Craig and Rick preview Chargers matchup

Once again, Craig and Rick preview the matchup of the week. We also discussed the post I did about Pat Shurmur remaining for the rest of the season. Pat Shurmur and his tenure What are the benefits of not switching coaches mid-season? Trent Richardson and his running style The pass and run mix The Chargers

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-10-24 – Defining Holmgren’s legacy

Andrew and Craig discuss Mike Holmgren’s press conference with the media. More specifically, how is Holmgren’s legacy defined today, and how could it change in the future? How much of everything is Randy Lerner’s fault? How much credit should Holmgren get if this roster produces wins down the road? What about Holmgren’s mistakes? Giving Mangini

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-10-23 – Jacob and Craig dissect Colts loss

Another first. This time, I spoke with Jacob about the Browns and the Indians. The Browns are coming off of their loss to the Indianapolis Colts and the Indians are still working on publicizing the Terry Francona hire. How insane were Browns fans to predict a victory after the Bengals win? Pat Shurmur and his

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-10-20 – Talking Colts with a Colts fan

When you write sports at a website like WFNY for a while you get to know your own kinds of fans. As many of you know my house is divided from a football perspective because my wife grew up in Indianapolis. I spared you my wife being on the podcast, but my brother-in-law is very

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