Browns

Deshaun Watson, the National Championship, and the NFL Draft

Following his play in the National Championship, WFNY asks if Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is worthy of the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NFL Draft.

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Is interest in the Fiesta Bowl waning? It would certainly appear so.

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Buckeyes, Headlines

Buckeyes earn No. 3 spot in College Football Playoff rankings

Ohio State headed to the College Football Playoff once again after earning a No. 3 seed in the 2016 tournament.

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Buckeyes, General

WFNY’s CFP Computer Ranks: predicting the Top 4

Pondering the all of the possibilities of Championship Weekend as the Selection Committee is left to determine the CFP Top 4.

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WWW

Religion and politics in sports. OK, just religion: While We’re Waiting

What makes for a better easy, light morning read than a look at religion in sports?

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WWW

Commiserating with St. Louis & San Diego (and loving Spidercam): While We’re Waiting…

Lamenting the Rams and (likely) Chargers relocating to LA, and reveling in the glory of the Spidercam.

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Buckeyes

WFNY Week 10 CFP Rankings; which OSU is in?

With Clemson, Alabama, and Oklahoma State gaining big wins, is there room for the Ohio State Buckeyes in this week’s CFP rankings?

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Headlines

Ohio State remains at No. 3 in second College Football Playoff Poll

This week’s top four: Clemson, Bama, Ohio State, Notre Dame

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Buckeyes

WFNY Week 9 CFP Rankings; Man versus Machine

Another week, another absolutely crazy finish to a college football game that might have altered the ACC conference chase. This time, it was the Miami Hurricanes freshly off firing their head coach returning a ball on special teams as the clock hit all-zeroes and the Duke Blue Devils on the short end of the stick.

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Buckeyes

WFNY’s college football computer rankings

The 2015 College Football Playoff (CFP) Selection Committee made waves when Ohio State rose in the final rankings to displace a TCU Horned Frog team who not only dropped behind the Buckeyes but also behind a Baylor Bears team whom they had been slotted ahead for several weeks. The committee merely noted each week was

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Headlines

Solutions for NBA tanking and Jim Thome wants to play: While We’re Waiting

By now, you’ve seen the first two renditions of our new version of While We’re Waiting. Andrew got us started on Tuesday. Rick followed up on Wednesday. Now, with my usual bent toward sports analytics and media topics, here’s my first stab at this new format. Hope you enjoy and chime in with your thoughts

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Buckeyes

Injuries, Suspensions threaten fragile Buckeyes defense

There’s no use in denying it at this point: Ohio State’s defense cost them a shot at the national championship. Through a combination of unfortunate injuries (Christian Bryant), failure to try new players (Vonn Bell), and pure incompetence (Armani Reeves, Pitt Brown, Joshua Perry), the Buckeye defense bungled their way to some embarrassing yardage and

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Headlines

Bucks’ Spence, Roby will not play in Orange Bowl

The tall order of stopping Clemson’s high-powered offense with a suspect defense just got a little taller for the Ohio State Buckeyes. For Friday night’s Orange Bowl, the team will be without both sophomore defensive end Noah Spence and junior cornerback Bradley Roby. Roby, who has already announced his plans to leave Ohio State for

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General

While We’re Waiting… Life without Andrew Bynum

Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Where is the hope for the Cavs? “I have

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Buckeyes

Buckeyes and the Orange Bowl: An unsatisfying and challenging consolation prize

Sitting in the upper reaches of Lucas Oil Stadium last Saturday evening, I watched Ohio State’s BCS Championship Game hopes slip away amidst a chorus of “Go Green! Go White!” But it wasn’t only dreams of a national championship that slipped out of the Buckeyes’ grasp in Indianapolis. With the loss, Ohio State not only

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Buckeyes

Buckeye Football: Pryor Scares off Boyd, Then Boucher

Jim Tressel’s ability to woo the top-flight quarterback recruits apparently will have to take a year off.  At least starting this off-season after landing the all world talent that is Terrelle Pryor.  In the much recognized game of college football recruiting, Rivals.com currently ranks The Ohio State University second overall – with the LSU Tigers

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