Podcast

Cleveland Scene’s Andrew Zelman – WFNY Podcast

Andrew Zelman of Cleveland Scene Magazine joins the WFNY Podcast to discuss media in 2017 as well as a host of Cleveland sports topics.

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Podcast

WFNY Presents The Hot Sports Boys

Why did Dave Sterling name his latest podcast “Hot Sports Boys?” We hope to never find out the whole story.

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Indians

Abandoning the Chief: The Cleveland Fellers

The Cleveland Indians should abandon Chief Wahoo, but what should they become?

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Headlines

Bomani Jones brings the Chief Wahoo debate to the largest sports talk radio show in the country

Bomani Jones wears a “Caucasians” t-shirt to mock the Cleveland Indians’ use of Chief Wahoo as a secondary logo on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning.”

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Headlines

Cleveland Councilman says Indians must register or remove Wahoo banners

With Opening Day drawing near, Cleveland councilman Zack Reed has ordered the Indians to remove Chief Wahoo banners outside of Progressive Field.

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Headlines

The United Church of Christ has some opinions on the Indians

No, the United Church of Christ isn’t concerned about the Cleveland Indians’ lack of hitting or their occasional bullpen woes. The UCC, conversely, has sent a stack of petitions signed by more than 1,000 people to the offices on the corner of Carnegie and Ontario this past Tuesday, calling for the team to not only

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Indians

I’m not going to debate Wahoo again this season

I recently saw someone on Twitter quip that it’s about that time of year where we get all hot and bothered about Chief Wahoo and whether he is racist or not or stays or goes. It is that time of year, no doubt—Wahoo debates tend to go into hibernation once the season comes to a

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Headlines

Indians ask fans about Wahoo, popular players in survey

Survey Says!?

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WWW

Simmons vs. ESPN, Cleveland Indians attendance, Wahoo, and Big Brother: While We’re Waiting

Good morning and Happy Thursday, readers! This is my inaugural installment in the new-world WWW at the site. Ben and I will be keeping Jacob’s Thursday slot warm for the time being, and I’m looking forward to sharing some thoughts with you here on occasion in a format that’s a little different for me. Everyone has

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Headlines

Native American group is protesting Cleveland Indians during Arizona trip

Fresh off news that the Washington Redskins have lost a trademark ruling regarding their name, the Indians are being protested during their visit to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The group, Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry, is led by a social worker named Amanda Blackhorse. “I know people don’t understand why we do this,” said Blackhorse, a social worker

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Headlines

U.S. Patent Office cancels six trademarks for the Washington Redskins

I’ve been keeping up with a lot of the news around the NFL and the Redskins team name because it’s all a part of the cultural shift that I’m positive will end up impacting the Cleveland Indians’ mascot, Chief Wahoo. Today, Dan Snyder’s football team seems to have lost a big battle in his efforts

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Headlines

Chief Wahoo on borrowed time as 50 Senators sign letter about Redskins name

The discussions and debates surrounding mascots and team names have gone to Capitol Hill. While there’s still some debate about history, intent and political correctness, the one thing that has become abundantly clear to me is that Chief Wahoo is on the wrong side of history. It’s even more clear to me today considering what’s happening in Washington D.C. as

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Multimedia, Podcast

Will Leitch discusses Donald Sterling, Chief Wahoo and podcasts – WFNY Podcast – 2014-05-01

I had originally reached out to Will Leitch just before the Olympics and he said he’d gladly come on after them. Time flies in my world and I never got back to him, which is especially stupid on my part. Leitch joined me today and discussed his recent work on Donald Sterling, Leitch Across America,

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Peter Pattakos talks about Chief Wahoo and the Cleveland Sin Tax – WFNY Podcast – 2014-04-09

When will Cleveland sports be about sports again? Well, for right now, there’s a lot of interest in issues off the field. I had a chance to catch up with Peter Pattakos of Cleveland Frowns on both the Cleveland Sin tax issue as well as the Chief Wahoo situation. You can find Peter at his

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Multimedia

Keith Olbermann proposes Indians rename the team the Cleveland Sockalexis

The coverage of the Cleveland Indians and their Wahoo logo continues both here on WFNY and nationally. Many people have suggested new names whether it’s going back in time to the Spiders or embracing the Feller logo and calling the team the Cleveland Fellers. Keith Olbermann really does have some interesting historical info in this

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Captain America the Winter Soldier plus Chief Wahoo on opening day – WFNY Podcast – 2014-04-07

Spoiler alert! Brian and Craig both enjoyed Captain America 2. We discuss that movie in depth and how Marvel continues to impress with their massive film undertaking. We also spoke about the viral photo that came out of the first day of Brian’s filming of the Chief Wahoo documentary he is making.   Check out this

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Indians

The Wahoo debate has changed, but where do the Indians stand?

There’s something vastly different about the Chief Wahoo debate this year. The protests have been going on at Opening Day for years, but the movement spawned a new arm since last season. There’s a new @DeChiefWahoo Twitter account that doesn’t have a ton of followers, but don’t be mistaken: This debate has moved beyond those

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Indians

Tribe Weekend Recap: Opening day fun, starting pitching concerns, Vinnie’s future, and Wahoo

If I told you the Tribe would lose two of three in Oakland to start the year and then come home to take two of three from Minnesota, I am sure many of you would have taken it. Though the opposite actually happened, the record is still the same: 3-3. The weekend series with the

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Brian Spaeth talks summer movies, the Cavaliers and his Wahoo movie project – WFNY Podcast – 2014-03-27

It’s always fun to have Brian Spaeth on the podcast and this time he happened to be in the neighborhood so we did it in person. First things first, we talked about Brian’s movie project that he will be doing about Chief Wahoo. If you would like to talk about your pro or anti-Wahoo stances on

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Headlines

While Y’all Are Waiting: A Jeremiad of Sorts

[Editor’s Note: With Craig being out today, we thought it would be awesome to have Denny Mayo return and do WWW today in Craig’s place. For those who are new to the site and may not know who Denny is, he was one of the original weekend editors at WFNY and he gave this site

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