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LOTL Sports Take: A Run Through Cleveland Sports History

As we head into 2019, we have a Cleveland sporting landscape that has quite literally flipped on its head from just a year ago. Just how different is it? Well, 12 months ago, the Cavaliers led by LeBron James were leading the championship charge for a fourth consecutive year, the Indians were coming off of a 102-win season albeit with an unfortunate postseason defeat, and the Browns were winless and fresh off a winless season…

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LOTL Sports Take — Browns Season Review

For the past decade, the Cleveland Browns have been the black sheep of the Cleveland sporting trilogy. In comparison to the Indians and Cavaliers, they have been downright awful. From 2008 to 2017 they had a losing record every season. And of recent things were historically appalling, with the team starting 0-14 in 2016 before winning on the penultimate week of the season, and then not winning a game at all in 2017. A year…

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Episode 39: Browns Season Review, Best Watch Party Foods, and Happy New Years

After a two-week break, LOTL is back on the grind. It was a fun and festive holiday season, full of good times with friends and family for all. But the LOTL boys all agree that it’s nice to be back in the “studio.” They were joined again by Stephen Stephano, who joins the show for the third time. No beer of the week, but they had a “brew” of the week — the “Black Pearl”…

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Episode 37: Top 5 Christmas Songs, Delly Is Back, and Goodbye E.E.

The Christmas spirit continues, and LOTL is buzzing about some crazy sports news in the CLE! Hannah Uvegas returns as our featured guest, and for her third appearance we get things started off by talking about the City Mission’s New Horizons project, which is nearing completion! The family will be moving in on Dec. 21, and some of the LOTL crew helped Hannah out recently with some of the last projects. Next, LOTL discusses their…

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Episode 35: Browns-Texans Preview, Worsts Christmas Gifts, and Baker’s Comments

The boys are back! Still full from their Thanksgiving dinners, Dan, Jordan and Jimmy (via Skype) kick things off with their top five worst Christmas gifts we’ve received. It’s a zany conversation that is full of bizarre and absurd gift ideas. Don’t try giving these at your next Christmas party. After that, the boys hop into the poll of the week: was Baker justified or immature for the way he handled Hue Jackson after the…

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Episode 34: Turkey, Thanksgiving, and Baker is Dangerous

It’s beginning to look at a lot like…Thanksgiving! For episode 34, we centered our focus on Thanksgiving, starting off with our top five favorite Thanksgiving dinner dishes. After that tasty discussion, we jumped right into our Poll of the Week, where we asked our listeners if they prefer their turkey deep-fried or oven-roasted. We wrap up the turkey talk with a chat about what makes Thanksgiving special to us and what traditions mean the most…

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Episode 33: Chaotic Cavs, Coaching Crisis, and Cleveland Coffee

For our 33rd episode, we have a (temporary) change: we altered the “beer of the week” to “brew of the week”. What does that mean, exactly? Well, we don’t feature a beer; instead, we feature coffee. Give the episode a listen to learn which coffee shop we feature! The Brew of the Week ties right into our first topic, which is our Top Five Cleveland coffee shops. Don’t worry — there are no Starbucks or…

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Episode 30: Best Sports Jerseys, Tribe Swept, and Baker’s Brownies

Wow, has it really been 30 episodes of Living Off The Land? Buckle up, this one is a long one (we’ve provided time points so you can listen to the segment you prefer). We have two guests for Episode 30, Jon and David Foster, who are friends of Jordan’s. They come from Michigan (yes, they’re University of Michigan fans). The guys start off with the weekly Top Five, which was our top five favorite sports…

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Episode 28: The Happiest Sports Moments, Browns Win, and Bookhouse Brewing

We’re really excited about episode 28! Why? Because the vibes are so good: the Browns won, Baker rocked out in his first NFL game, Indians will play the Astros in the ALDS, and we got to review an awesome new brewery in Cleveland! We start the episode discussing our top five happiest sports memories. Last week we kind of brought the mood down with our top five saddest sports moments, so this week we decided…

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LOTL Sports Take – 9/05/18 – Here We Go Brownies (For Real!)

It’s September. The leaves are changing colors as summer transitions into fall, pumpkin everything is sold in stores and coffee shops, and with all of that change comes football season. Football season in Cleveland is usually always filled with hope in September and despair in December. This year, however, despair is a word that many Browns fans feel confident they can rid from their vocabulary. There is a new hope, a new energy, and a…

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