Podcast

Buffalo and everyone else: MAC men’s tournament preview with Jason Arkley – The Nail in the Coffin, Episode 144

The Nail in the Coffin podcast returns with a MAC men’s tournament preview

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Podcast

Talking #MACtion with Jason Arkley of the Athens Messenger – The Nail in the Coffin, Episode 111

It’s Mid-American Conference tournament week in Cleveland, and Jason Arkley of the Athens Messenger is back on The Nail in the Coffin podcast to set the stage.

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WWW

Does LeBron James have a chance at passing Kareem? While We’re Waiting…

What pace will LeBron James need to become the all-time scoring leader? WFNY’s Jacob breaks down the details.

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General

While We’re Waiting… The Game is finally here

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. Looking at how the Bucks can go to

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Buckeyes

The Diff: Ohio State’s March Madness odds

As a reminder, The Diff is your weekly Wednesday look into the world of sports statistics. This week’s edition is already my 10th such post at WFNY. In last week’s edition, I shared some updates about the Cavs, Indians, NFL Draft and March Madness. Now, with the bracket set, I’m back again this week to

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Buckeyes, College Basketball

The Diff: NCAA tournament bracket math

Hope you had fun reading through an abbreviated version of my thesis research on baseball attendance last week. I could talk about projected Cleveland Indians attendance numbers all day, especially with an Akron Aeros tie-in. Now, this week, we’re heading over to college basketball. March means madness. It’s one of the most fun sports times

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College Basketball

Despite loss, Akron Zips still an NCAA tournament threat

All good things must come to an end eventually. And for the Mid-American Conference’s Akron Zips, that had to mean its 19-game winning streak, the longest of the 2012-13 college basketball season. The run ended Saturday night at Buffalo, a tough setting in the past for Keith Dambrot’s teams. The Bulls built an early lead

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Headlines

College Basketball: Akron listed among 10 likely Cinderellas

Owning the longest winning streak in the nation, it’s about time the University of Akron Zips earned some national recognition. Just before the Zips won their 18th straight game (tied for longest in men’s basketball this season) in Friday night’s unfortunate home BracketBuster matchup with North Dakota State, ESPN’s Jordan Brenner listed the team as

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General

While We’re Waiting… Keith Dambrot’s sensational story

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. This was a great story. Another little-known fact in Keith Dambrot’s amazing journey? He coached my brothers’ Jewish Community Center CYO team in the

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Buckeyes, College Basketball, CSU Vikings

The “Real” Ohio Gets Michigan, Bucks Stay East, Akron/CSU Get NIT Invites

Ah, we have arrived at March Madness. It is my favorite time of year. Now the country’s eyes are focused on a sport I follow intently all year long. I have a lot of friends that are of the “call me in March” group who love to parachute in for the tournament, but that is

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Headlines

Report: Jim Tressel to Take Job With the University of Akron

WEWS Sports Director and mid-day radio host Andy Baskin is reporting tonight that Jim Tressel will be accepting an administrative position with the University of Akron. Adam Schefter tweeted on Sunday that Tressel was considering taking an administrative job at a university. Mark Bishop and Kenny Roda also tweet that a 10am press conference will

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General

While We’re Waiting… Cavs Fall, Seneca’s Struggles, Matt Flynn Rumors, Grady’s Engaged

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. About how the Cavs fell flat in Canada: “Mama said there’d be days like this. The Cavs lost handedly to the Toronto Raptors at

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Buckeyes, General

College Hoops Open Thread: OSU vs. Michigan, MAC Title Game

It’s the time of year when college basketball takes over all our lives.  That’s the case today as No. 1 ranked Ohio State takes on rival Michigan.  The Wolverines are playing well and have sewn up a bid to the dance this past week.  It will be a raucous and heated atmosphere in Indy as

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Browns

Josh Cribbs To Be Honored By Kent State

In Cleveland we know the Josh Cribbs story. An undrafted QB from nearby Kent State who was determined to play in the NFL got his shot with the Browns and took advantage of it. He wasn’t going to play QB for the Orange and Brown, but was given the chance to make it as a

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General

While We’re Waiting… Izzo Says No, Conference Championships and Santana

While We’re Waiting serves up an daily breakfast buffet of WFNY-esque goodies for your reading pleasure. Have something else you think we should see and write about tomorrow? Send it to all of us at our fancy tips email address at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. The ultimate beat writer talks about the Izzo failure: “When the Cavaliers fired

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General

While We’re Waiting… Reaction to the Jake Delhomme Signing and Sunday NBA News

While We’re Waiting serves up an early morning breakfast buffet of WFNY-esque goodies for your daily viewing pleasure. Have something else you think we should see? Send it to our fancy tips email address at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Looking at some of the immediate reactions to the Delhomme signing: “Not this time. An uproar immediately greeted the

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Buckeyes

NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Open Thread

Following their shocking, last second win over rival Michigan yesterday, the top-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes are back in action at 1:40 pm today in Indianapolis. They will take on Big Ten #5 seed Illinois for a berth in the conference championship game Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile, the #3 seeded Akron Zips play the upstart #9 Ohio

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General

While We’re Waiting… Will Lewis, Chris Jent, Jamison Talk and Teal Bunbury

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your daily viewing pleasure. Have something else you think we should see for tomorrow’s post? Send it to our fancy tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Seattle keeps on pouring over to Cleveland with that organization expected to hire Pete Carroll as the face

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General

While We’re Waiting… Cavs Beat Lakers, Foam Fingers and A Christmas Story

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Are the Cavs getting no respect or were the Lakers hoping to spend Christmas Day somewhere else? “Based on the mood of the Lakers

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Browns, General

Akron Zips/NFL Sunday Open Thread

As mentioned yesterday, the #1 Akron Zips take on the #2 Virginia Cavaliers today in Cary, NC for the men’s soccer Division 1 National Championship. It would be the first ever title for the Kangaroos and all the action starts at 1:00 pm. You can check out the live game tracker program over on the

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