Kyle decides the pointless debate of what the best professional sport is for benchwarmers, and throws some love to Dr. Dre in this edition of “While We’re Waiting… .”
With the NBA Finals finally upon us, Kyle shares some random thoughts on the impending Cavs-Warriors showdown.
The Wire’s excellence, as typified in SI’s oral history of the basketball scene in the first season, and Van Morrison as the Random 90s Song of the Day .
Kyle talks Cavs lineups, wonders why the Cavs’ most successful lineup hasn’t been utilized in weeks, and the live band Live.
Kyle touches on the Terrelle Pryor question, reexamines the disparity between the NBA’s top free-throw earners, and digs up a No Doubt tune for International Women’s Day.
Everyone’s entitled to their own opinion, on sports and other matters. But not all opinions are created equal — some are better than others.
Kyle shares a rare NFL Draft opinion, and discusses how a Black Crowes lyric comforts him through the Cavs’ recent struggles.
Kyle wonders whether it’s possible to calibrate expectations to be a happy fan, and digs up a Flaming Lips tune for the Random 90s Song of the Day.
Kyle talks about the NFL’s ratings, Browns apathy, and the Backstreet Boys (kind of).
Kyle gets amped for a lovely anti-Boston weekend headlined by the Cleveland Indians, and also discusses recent favorites Atlanta and Bon Iver’s 22, A Million.
Kyle make a case for the Browns not sucking, has a half-baked idea for a Netflix feature, and talks about a classic Smashing Pumpkins track.
Kyle talks about why he has regrettably unable to learn to love golf, the book Powerhouse and how it relates to LeBron James and the future of Cleveland sports, and a catchy Blur song.
Kyle touches on the Cleveland Indians’ tragic series against the Minnesota Twins, his love of the Olympics despite their problems, and digs up a Butthole Surfers tune for the Random 90s Song of the Day.
The Indians, Cavs, the daily Calvin and Hobbes strip, and a brainstorm on how to fix SportsCenter in the age of the dying highlight.
Kyle talks about the Cavaliers, the movie a 75-year-old movie, and Radiohead’s A Moon Shaped Pool.
Kyle discusses what the Browns will inevitably do in the draft, the genius of Chris Rock and standup comedy, and Pearl Jam’s “Black.”
Kyle discusses the NFL’s new fascination with “instant merchandise,” makes up some fake Browns “micro moment” memorabilia, and talks about O.J. Simpson and Third Eye Blind.
Kyle talks about how Peyton Manning affects views on his own mortality, the problems with punditry learned from “Best of Enemies,” and some awful 90s music.
Why yes, the Cleveland Browns *are* a lot like competitive cheerleading, why do you ask?
Kyle talks about American Crime Story, the significance of the O.J. Simpson saga in American culture, with the usual Calvin and Hobbes and 90s song.