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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 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 32: Goodbye Hue, Goodbye Lue, and Christmas Ale

For our 32nd episode, we got a lot to unpack as far as Cleveland sports are concerned, so we calmed our nerves with the delicious Holiday Donut Cookie holiday ale from Platform Beer Co. We began the episode with a season-appropriate discussion on when it’s ok to start listening to Christmas music. This chat was inspired by our LOTL Poll of the Week, where we asked y’all if you think it’s ok to listen to…

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Episode 22: Cleveland Development, Angry Hue Jackson, and The Feast

Our latest podcast was centered around housing development in Cleveland, and we had guests Teresa Alto and Chad Jones of Cleveland Bricks, a real estate developer that focuses on the Ohio City, Tremont, and Detroit Shoreway neighborhoods. After the intros, we delve into an interesting discussion what makes Cleveland unique for homeowners and what the market is like right now. We also discuss the bar and restaurant scene in Cleveland and how that ties into…

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Episode 21: Browns, Walk-Offs, and Festivals Galore

After a small break, we back! From the original recording studio in Parma, OH, this episode is just Dan and Jordan as Jimmy was in Kent getting ready for college. This episode was focused around the Browns and their first appearance on HBO’s Hard Knocks. We discuss the major talking points in the episode, including Jarvis Landry’s epic speech, Baker’s first impression on camera, and the way the team rallied and united around coach Hue…

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