General

Roger Goodell losing discipline power is the best thing for Roger Goodell

After bobbled situations with Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, it’s time for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to stop pretending he can be judge and jury.

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Podcast

Fantasy football, Ray Rice, Justin Gilbert and more – WFNY Podcast – 2015-08-17

It’s Monday morning and there’s plenty to talk about from the weekend. It wasn’t a big sports weekend, mind you, but that doesn’t meant there’s nothing to talk about. Craig is solo today talking about fantasy, Justin Gilbert, the Browns and a whole lot more. Have you subscribed on iTunes? Have you seen Craig’s guide

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Browns

The Browns should not pursue Ray Rice

Do I really have to spend time writing about the Cleveland Browns and Ray Rice? Thanks to Mike Pettine and his comments on Tuesday, I guess I do. I don’t want to because my easy answer to the idea of Ray Rice playing in Cleveland is a simple and decisive, “No.” I hate to just

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WWW

Ray Rice, Geno Smith’s jaw, and the 420 Games: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound — but perhaps not for long. Ray Rice might be a Cleveland Brown soon. It’s far, far, far, far, far from a done deal, and it’s a long shot to happen at all. But there’s enough smoke there to suspect that one little flame might-could catch. To wit: the Browns running backs

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Podcast

The Browns running backs need to perform – WFNY Podcast – 2015-08-12

The second Browns podcast of the week! We needed to talk more about the Browns. What’s really funny is that I completely forgot to discuss one of the major bullets I wanted to hit! I wanted to talk a minute about all the reasons why the Browns shouldn’t sign Ray Rice. I’ll have to save

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Featured, Headlines

Ray Rice: Future Cleveland Brown?

The Cleveland Browns have had their fair share of running backs in recent memory and are currently still searching for “that guy” who can be their star out of the backfield. How far down the list are they willing to go? Don Banks of Sports Illustrated believes that free agent Ray Rice could possibly be a Brown

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WWW

A new NFL, Pat Benetar, Mumford and Sons and Of Monsters and Men… While We’re Waiting

Welcome back to me. I was on vacation all week and I missed a lot of stuff, but I’m back and it was good to have some time to think about different things without writing very much. Very happy to be back and hope you all have a great holiday weekend! Now, let’s go. Should

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WWW

Gardy says goodbye, cheering Jim Brown, and Tribe Twitter: While We’re Waiting…

The Wednesday WWW was manned by the great Rick Grayshock, who has since moved onto other endeavors. It will be a tough act to follow him, but on most Wednesdays during the Tribe offseason, I will be taking this space over. So wish me luck and I hope you enjoy my spin. Did you know

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WWW

ESPN, Ray Rice, The Ravens and more: While We’re Waiting…

Continuing to be baffled by the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL.

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Podcast

Chad Zumock talks Hoyer, Browns, Goodell, LeBron and Tribe – WFNY Podcast – 2014-09-16

I can’t even begin to tell you everything that Chad Zumock (@chadzumock) and I discussed today on the podcast. Chad is an obvious veteran to talk radio and the conversation just flows.  Here’s some of the stuff we discussed. Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson Roger Goodell and the NFL The Browns big win over the

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Headlines

Brian Hoyer offers perspective for NFL’s off-field nightmares

Nobody is going to go out and try to claim that the NFL had a good week last week. Despite kicking off its season and having plenty of games to talk about, the talk in and around NFL football was dominated by Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, and eventually Adrian Peterson. Rice and Goodell were topics

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Podcast

Tradition, Twitter, Roger Goodell and Josh Gordon – WFNY Podcast – 2014-09-12

Brian Spaeth (@brianspaeth) joined the podcast today to try and talk about sports. Brian talks to us more about media and things like that than sports, which is why I love having him on as a guest. Topics include: Traditions and codes Twitter and Turtle calls Doing impersonations of people Roger Goodell screaming vacuum Cavs

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WWW

More Roger Goodell talk, Net Neutrality, and Herzog… While We’re Waiting

Heard any news about Roger Goodell and Ray Rice lately?

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Podcast

Indians season over? – Browns vs. Steelers – Ray Rice / Roger Goodell – WFNY Podcast – 2014-09-10

Craig and TD get together to talk about the latest in and around the Cleveland sports world… TD talks about sales people and hating being sold hard Are the Indians finally cooked for the 2014 season? The Browns’ opening week loss to the Steelers Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell running the ball The matchup with

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WWW

Violence, Salary Caps, and Ugly Shirts: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Tuesday WFNY! I missed you guys last Tuesday. I don’t know if anyone noticed or not, but last week, for the first time since we reformatted While We’re Waiting, there was no new edition of WWW on a business day. So what happened? Well, let me pull back the curtain on the WFNY re-design

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WWW

Oh great: More Ray Rice video … While We’re Waiting

What a way to start off the week…

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Headlines

Best-case scenario for Josh Gordon could be eight games

All that’s left to figure out is what the reaction will be around the league. There are so many details out there about the Josh Gordon situation now, that all eyes and judgments are squarely on the NFL in the wake of the Ray Rice suspension and the pending Jim Irsay discipline. None of these

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Browns

The Cleveland Browns begin beautiful bye by beating Ravens 24-18

It’s going to be a fun bye week Browns fans. Your team beat a division rival. They beat them without a lot of gimmicks or tricks. Your team stood up and played to their capabilities and just flat out beat the Baltimore Ravens 24-18. Yes, this team has lost tons of players since last season,

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Browns

Fun with Numbers: Browns-Ravens edition

Before the Browns host the Ravens today for a special 4 p.m. game at FirstEnergy Stadium, I did some research to share some fascinating numerical tidbits for you today. You can check back to Oct. 5 for the last time I did this feature. 2,178 – Number of days since Cleveland last defeated Baltimore in

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Headlines

Reign On Spotlight Player of the Week: D’Qwell Jackson

As a local market representative and league manager of one of 16 teams invited to be a part of Crown Royal’s inaugural Fantasy Football League dubbed “First and Crown,” I will be using this spot every Sunday before the Browns kick off against their respective opponent to tell you who I’ll be watching during this

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