Browns

Jimmy Haslam needs held to his own standards

In 2013, a year after Haslam took ownership of the Browns, the FBI raided the office of Pilot/Flying J because it was believed that the Haslam-run corporation was allegedly creating a fraudulent rebate system to trucking companies. If you’ve bought tickets to any Browns game, you probably understand what the FBI was saying.

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WWW

Is Jamal Adams really the bad guy? While We’re Waiting

New York Jets rookie safety Jamal Adams made waves with his comments about player safety and his willingness to die on the field for the sport he loves. But who is really the bad guy here?

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Football with flair: While We’re Waiting

World news has been horrible as of late, but the NFL offered an improvement to one of the worst rules in sports.

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The Knicks are a joke, but Adam Silver isn’t: While We’re Waiting

The New York Knicks have found plenty of ways to embarrass themselves over the past week, but NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s quick resolution demonstrates once again not only why he’s the best commissioner in sports, but also why having a strong leader matters in sports.

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Headlines

Now the NFL will be on Twitter for real, but how?

Twitter has secured streaming rights for Thursday Night Football with the NFL, but what does that even mean?

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Headlines

Another week of wondering about Josh Gordon

The Cleveland Browns and Josh Gordon continue to wonder if and when the receiver will be allowed to continue his career. What’s taking so long?

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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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The NFL has stunk this year (and Happy Birthday, LeBron!): While We’re Waiting…

No Fun League, indeed.

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Headlines

NFL finds “insufficient basis” to discipline Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel will not be disciplined after the NFL investigated his off-the-field issue.

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Headlines

Johnny Manziel has not spoken to NFL, will cooperate fully with investigation

Johnny Manziel hasn’t been spoken to by the NFL yet.

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NFL vs. GIFs and why assists matter in the NBA: While We’re Waiting…

GIFs? We talkin’ about GIFs??

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Roger Goodell’s NFL Under Fire: While We’re Waiting…

Maybe Uncle Rog just needs a Snickers?

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Browns

I Love Football. I Love the Browns. I Hate the NFL.

I love football. That’s probably the laziest way to start a post, and I’m sure it won’t be the last time I figuratively stammer out that platitude.1 My feeble attempt to articulate my inexplicable affection for a silly game is as eloquent and profound as Brick Tamland’s “I love lamp.” But the statement’s absence of imagination

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Deflated Footballs, Facebook publishing, and Ryan Adams… While We’re Waiting

Happy Friday everyone. This is another of those posts where I don’t know what happened in the Cavs game when I wrote all this. Still, win or lose, I hope it helps start your Friday off… Just trust someone smarter than yourself… I’ve been thinking about the Patriots and their deflated footballs a lot. I’ve

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Browns

On the Browns “severe” penalties and controlling irrational anger

We don’t yet know what the Cleveland Browns’ penalties are, but this idea that they’re going to be “severe” has me bubbling with potential rage. You can’t argue with the league punishing teams for their transgressions. Whether we’re talking about artificial noise in Atlanta, deflated footballs in New England or yes, even Cleveland Browns texting, the

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Podcast

Roger Goodell, Charity, Cavs tickets, and more – WFNY Podcast – 2015-02-16

David Sterling and Craig Lyndall discuss all the stuff in and around sports. (Heres a direct link to the MP3 File if you prefer) The new math and how different it is Spicy hot sports takes and eating spicy food Roger Goodell makes a sickening amount of money and he shouldn’t Overbearing charity campaigns and

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Headlines

NFL suspends Josh Gordon for at least one year

The NFL didn’t waste a lot of time getting down to business with regard to Josh Gordon. A statement from the NFL was pretty succinct. “Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns has been suspended without pay for at least one year for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Gordon’s suspension begins

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Headlines

Surprise! NFL TV results were huge in 2014

After a weekend where the NFL dominated the TV ratings with playoff games, it’s nothing but more good TV news for the NFL. According to Greg Aiello, the NFL had 202 million fans tune in while they also made huge strides in prime-time. In 2014, 202 million fans tuned in, @nfl games nearly tripled broadcast

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Featured, General

Bill Simmons’ personal attack was the problem, not his opinion

Simmons asked for the hammer and ESPN hit him with it.

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Featured, General

Tricky Dicks

Why Roger Goodell’s NFL is so reminiscent of the Richard Nixon administration, and how Cleveland fans can escape the vortex of cynicism.

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