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the nail in the coffin | A Cleveland sports podcast

By Evergreen Podcasts

An award-winning Cleveland sports podcast covering the Cavaliers, Browns, Indians, Buckeyes, sports media and pop culture.

  1. 1.
    Episode 185 – Catching up on the Cavs and the NBA Draft with Justin Rowan11/15/2020
    39:37
  2. 2.
    Episode 184 – Browns ready to run, OSU early returns, farewell Alex Trebek11/10/2020
    1:08:59
  3. 3.
    Episode 183 – Ballin’ Browns, Bron’s big Finals, bon voyage to the NBA bubble10/16/2020
    56:08
  4. 4.
    Episode 182 – A crash course on Indians vs. Yankees in the AL Wild Card round09/29/2020
    26:50
  5. 5.
    Episode 181 – First impressions of Stefanski’s Browns, Indians clinch postseason spot09/23/2020
    50:07
  6. 6.
    Episode 180 – John Kampf of The News-Herald on a very different high school football season08/25/2020
    23:11
  7. 7.
    Episode 179 – Baseball, Blue Jackets, and (no) Big Ten football08/17/2020
    57:11
  8. 8.
    Episode 178 – Author Alex Harnocz on ‘Perfect Season Project: An Uncommon Arrangement of Cleveland Indians History’07/21/2020
    26:58
  1. 9.
    Episode 177 – Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com on the Indians, a name change, and the 2020 season07/08/2020
    35:53
  2. 10.
    Episode 176 – Montreal Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush on the return of MLS06/19/2020
    35:42
  3. 11.
    Episode 175 – Field days, fantastic wins, and more tales from yesteryear05/30/2020
    50:45
  4. 12.
    Episode 174 – Jordan and the Bulls’ “Last Dance,” NFL Draft trainwreck potential04/21/2020
    43:22
  5. 13.
    Episode 173 – March memories: Tom Withers on being courtside for Duke-Kentucky ’9203/27/2020
    33:50
  6. 14.
    Episode 172 – Passing time with sports on pause03/18/2020
    35:13
  7. 15.
    Episode 171 – 2020 MAC tournament: Filled with suspense in an empty arena03/11/2020
    33:39
  8. 16.
    Episode 170 – Romo’s millions, YouTube TV vs. Sinclair, and more sports media headlines03/07/2020
    39:15
  9. 17.
    Episode 169 – MLB, NFL and NBA reinventing the wheel, and wait, THIS is the XFL?02/13/2020
    1:06:27
  10. 18.
    Episode 168 – Christopher Daniels on AEW ‘Dynamite’ in Cleveland01/28/2020
    16:42
  11. 19.
    Episode 167 – A crash course on new Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski with The Athletic’s Arif Hasan01/15/2020
    23:22
  12. 20.
    Episode 166 – Should old acquaintance be forgot: Browns close 2019 by cleaning house (again)12/31/2019
    1:10:47
  13. 21.
    Episode 165 – ESPN vs. Fox Sports is college football’s hottest rivalry this year12/06/2019
    57:31
  14. 22.
    Episode 164 – Climbing the mountain: Ohio State looms over rival, Browns trying to overtake theirs11/27/2019
    1:01:58
  15. 23.
    Episode 163 – On the dominant Buckeyes, ‘Maddening’ Browns, and surprisingly fun Cavs11/14/2019
    55:32
  16. 24.
    Episode 162 – New attractions and familiar faces: Cavs continue roster rebuild in remodeled home10/25/2019
    38:13
  17. 25.
    Episode 161 – Boomshakalaka! Journalist Reyan Ali on his new book “NBA Jam” and retro gaming’s resurgence10/18/2019
    48:57
  18. 26.
    Episode 160 – Jeff Boals on coming home to coach the Ohio men’s basketball team10/10/2019
    14:05
  19. 27.
    Episode 159 – Buckeyes, Browns and the biggest week for wrestling with Ben Axelrod10/02/2019
    1:06:51
  20. 28.
    Episode 158 – Remembering Fred McLeod and trying to forget Week 1 for the Browns09/11/2019
    40:55
  21. 29.
    Episode 157 – The best (yes, really!) Browns moments of the past 20 years09/05/2019
    52:16
  22. 30.
    Episode 156 – 13 months later, Stipe Miocic finally gets his rematch08/15/2019
    33:16
  23. 31.
    Episode 155 – Ready for launch: Browns begin training camp, Bauer plays long toss07/29/2019
    40:46
  24. 32.
    Episode 154 – Pro Football HOF ready to shine on enshrinement weekend07/17/2019
    19:27
  25. 33.
    Episode 153 – Uncorking the second half of the Indians’ season07/12/2019
    27:26
  26. 34.
    Episode 152 – Cleveland sports biz headlines with Kevin Kleps07/03/2019
    43:26
  27. 35.
    Episode 151 – Picks & possibilities: A Cavs/NBA Draft preview06/19/2019
    38:49
  28. 36.
    Episode 150 – What the sale of STO and FSO means for Cleveland sports fans05/31/2019
    47:29
  29. 37.
    Episode 149 – Catching up on the Cavs, John Beilein and the NBA’s self-inflicted lottery problems05/22/2019
    45:25
  30. 38.
    Episode 148 – Finding seats on the Columbus Blue Jackets bandwagon05/02/2019
    36:52
  31. 39.
    Episode 147 – John Telich on a career covering Cleveland sports04/10/2019
    42:12
  32. 40.
    Episode 146 – Celebrating the 30th anniversary of ‘Major League’04/05/2019
    46:54
  33. 41.
    Episode 145 – Talking about how we talk about the Tribe04/01/2019
    50:46
  34. 42.
    Episode 144 – Buffalo and everyone else: MAC men's tournament preview with Jason Arkley03/14/2019
    35:58
  35. 43.
    Episode 143 – OBJ to CLE! NY Daily News Giants beat writer Pat Leonard on the Browns' new star03/13/2019
    12:20
  36. 44.
    Episode 142 – Michael Mulhall, VP of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission03/06/2019
    22:23
  37. 45.
    Episode 141 – A constructive look at the rest of the Cavs season02/22/2019
    42:44
  38. 46.
    Episode 140 – The Nailbag, Vol. 1: Lunch with a Brown, favorite sports movies, Indians offseason01/18/2019
    1:00:11
  39. 47.
    Episode 139 – Is Freddie ready? Browns promote Kitchens01/10/2019
    45:56
  40. 48.
    Episode 138 – CFP semifinals and Rose Bowl preview with Mark Podolski12/28/2018
    1:08:24
  41. 49.
    Episode 137 – Browns happiness at the holidays12/19/2018
    36:59
  42. 50.
    Episode 136 – Rerun: Buckeyes miss out on College Football Playoff again12/04/2018
    51:30
  43. 51.
    Episode 135 – OSU-Michigan with Bill Bender, LeBron returns as Cavs in ruins11/21/2018
    1:00:24
  44. 52.
    Episode 096 – Another round of ‘What’s the Deal?’11/15/2018
    56:56
  45. 53.
    Episode 134 – Cavs fire Lue. Browns fire Hue. Now what to do?10/30/2018
    58:24
  46. 54.
    Episode 133 – Cavaliers season preview with Carter Rodriguez10/13/2018
    48:34
  47. 55.
    Episode 132 – It was what it was: Getting the Indians postmortem out of the way10/12/2018
    41:57
  48. 56.
    Episode 131 – It’s time to get serious: Indians-Astros ALDS preview10/04/2018
    31:19
  49. 57.
    Episode 130 – Baker, Browns and big-game uniforms09/22/2018
    38:51
  50. 58.
    Episode 129 – Tom Withers of the AP on covering Cleveland's teams09/12/2018
    45:40
  51. 59.
    Episode 128 – Ben Axelrod on the Browns, Hard Knocks and Ohio State football08/30/2018
    55:22
  52. 60.
    Episode 127 – AP golf writer Doug Ferguson on the final WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron07/31/2018
    31:34
  53. 61.
    Episode 126 – No tanks: Scott Sargent on Kevin Love's deal and Cavs not bottoming out07/27/2018
    38:06
  54. 62.
    Episode 125 – Midseason State of the Indians with T.D. Dery07/19/2018
    49:45
  55. 63.
    Episode 124 – Hurry up and deal: What are the Indians waiting for?07/12/2018
    32:54
  56. 64.
    Episode 123 – Film noir: Dark days for the Cavs as LeBron heads off to Hollywood07/03/2018
    49:18
  57. 65.
    Episode 122 – Finals fallout: LeBron, Cavs swept into summer of uncertainty06/13/2018
    53:08
  58. 66.
    Episode 121 – Four-gone conclusion? Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals preview with David Zavac05/31/2018
    27:40
  59. 67.
    Episode 120 – 48 special minutes: LeBron, Cavs survive Celtics and conquer the East again05/29/2018
    20:58
  60. 68.
    Episode 119 – Gloom, doom (but hopefully not a broom): Cavs struggling in ECF05/18/2018
    44:00
  61. 69.
    Episode 118 – That’s a Rap: Cavs shift focus to Celtics after ending Toronto05/12/2018
    39:27
  62. 70.
    Episode 117 – Cavalry arrives, Cavs survive, can Raps avoid another dive?04/30/2018
    45:50
  63. 71.
    Episode 116 – Cavs (and all of us watching them) feeling first-round stress04/24/2018
    33:46
  64. 72.
    Episode 115 – Mike Zavagno on the Cavs and the NBA playoffs (and Taylor Swift?)04/13/2018
    41:54
  65. 73.
    Episode 114 – Indians/MLB preview with Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com03/28/2018
    40:35
  66. 74.
    Episode 113 – A stellar night for the Cavs and a salute to Joe Thomas03/22/2018
    50:28
  67. 75.
    Episode 112 – 'Big' decisions: On Larry Nance, Tristan Thompson and the Browns’ first-round picks03/09/2018
    48:32
  68. 76.
    Episode 111 – Talking #MACtion with Jason Arkley of the Athens Messenger03/07/2018
    35:36
  69. 77.
    Episode 110 – A crash course on Ohio State basketball and the Big Ten tournament02/28/2018
    49:12
  70. 78.
    Episode 109 – I love these games! Catching up on the Cavs and Olympics02/22/2018
    57:31
  71. 79.
    Episode 108 – No half measures: Cavs break from the bad, reload roster02/09/2018
    43:54
  72. 80.
    Episode 107 – Rumbles, Rousey, Rejuvenated (?) Cavs and the Relegation of Wahoo01/30/2018
    47:47
  73. 81.
    Episode 106 – Stipe Miocic defends title at UFC 220, WWE Raw turns 2501/19/2018
    39:36
  74. 82.
    Episode 105 – Now what? Cavs left with long odds in pursuit of Warriors01/17/2018
    38:14
  75. 83.
    Episode 104 – Alabama-Georgia fallout and the future of the College Football Playoff01/09/2018
    50:18
  76. 84.
    Episode 103 – Decisions, decisions: Browns dive into a pivotal offseason01/05/2018
    1:01:09
  77. 85.
    Episode 056 – Let’s go bowling with Ohio State and the New Year’s Six12/28/2017
    1:12:29
  78. 86.
    Episode 102 – Let’s go bowling! New Year’s Six college football preview12/28/2017
    1:20:22
  79. 87.
    Episode 101 – Scott Sargent of WFNY on the state of the Cavs12/23/2017
    55:42
  80. 88.
    Episode 100 – ‘Real players,’ regional NBA broadcasts and Rice Krispie Treats12/14/2017
    46:33
  81. 89.
    Episode 099 – Playoff forgotten, Ohio State sent to Cotton12/03/2017
    35:38
  82. 90.
    Episode 098 – Fight for 4: Bill Bender on Ohio State, Alabama and the College Football Playoff11/29/2017
    49:39
  83. 91.
    Episode 097 – Craig Lyndall on The Nail joining WFNY, the Cavs and #SellTheBrowns11/18/2017
    54:32
  84. 92.
    Episode 095 – Beauty & the Least: OSU shines as Browns, Cavs flail11/02/2017
    57:49
  85. 93.
    Episode 094 – The Browns and the Nightmare on Lou Groza Boulevard10/22/2017
    1:04:01
  86. 94.
    Episode 093 – Adjusting to basketball season and the new-look Cavs10/18/2017
    44:25
  87. 95.
    Episode 092 – Sifting through the ruins of the Indians’ lost October10/12/2017
    58:07
  88. 96.
    Episode 091 – Embracing October: Indians-Yankees ALDS preview10/04/2017
    48:46
  89. 97.
    Episode 090 – Photographer Ken Blaze on shooting Cleveland sports09/21/2017
    43:19
  90. 98.
    Episode 089 – Of course we’re talking about the Indians09/13/2017
    59:20
  91. 99.
    Episode 088 – Browns moves, Q renovations and Buckeyes kicking off08/30/2017
    1:01:47
  92. 100.
    Episode 087 – High school football with Bill Tilton of Varsity Chalk Talk08/24/2017
    47:47
  93. 101.
    Episode 086 – Cavs trade Kyrie Irving to the Celtics08/22/2017
    24:22
  94. 102.
    Episode 085 – Let’s talk about sports video games08/16/2017
    1:20:58
  95. 103.
    Episode 084 – Browns QBs, Cavs uniforms, Kyrie and sports media narratives08/07/2017
    48:53
  96. 104.
    Episode 083 – Indians at the MLB trade deadline07/31/2017
    40:37
  97. 105.
    Episode 082 – Uncle Drew doom: Coming to grips with Kyrie’s trade request07/23/2017
    41:53
  98. 106.
    Episode 081 – State of the Indians with T.D. Dery07/17/2017
    50:53
  99. 107.
    Episode 080 – Talkin' Tribe with Carlos Baerga07/02/2017
    14:50
  100. 108.
    Episode 079 – Help (still) wanted in Cavs front office as the NBA gets to work06/29/2017
    1:07:53
  101. 109.
    Episode 078 – Happy anniversary, now say goodbye: Griff gone from Cavs06/19/2017
    27:13
  102. 110.
    Episode 077 – Cavs fight like hell, but fall in the Finals06/14/2017
    51:03
  103. 111.
    Episode 076 – Confronting reality with the Cavs on the brink06/08/2017
    33:54
  104. 112.
    Episode 075 – It's Finally time: Legacies on the line in Cavs-Warriors III05/30/2017
    56:40
  105. 113.
    Episode 074 – Justin Rowan on the Cavs and Kyrie Irving's 42-point night in the ECF05/24/2017
    48:57
  106. 114.
    Episode 073 – Cavs-Celtics: It’s clobberin’ time in the Eastern Conference Finals05/16/2017
    44:31
  107. 115.
    Episode 072 – LeBron, Cavs complete a surgical sweep of Toronto05/07/2017
    46:26
  108. 116.
    Episode 071 – Another Browns draft roller coaster; Cavs-Raptors ready for the real East Finals04/30/2017
    1:06:30
  109. 117.
    Episode 070 – Kurt Angle on his return to WWE04/24/2017
    28:40
  110. 118.
    Episode 069 – Cavs head to Indiana (mostly) in control04/19/2017
    48:18
  111. 119.
    Episode 068 – It’s showtime, folks. Are the Cavs ready to #DefendtheLand?04/14/2017
    47:37
  112. 120.
    Episode 067 – John Hutchison of Burning River Baseball is talkin' Tribe04/06/2017
    41:00
  113. 121.
    Episode 066 – Blue Jackets national anthem singer Leo Welsh on the CBJ, NHL (and Browns)03/25/2017
    47:19
  114. 122.
    Episode 065 – March Madness, Cavs caught in crosshairs of NBA rest resentment03/20/2017
    51:05
  115. 123.
    Episode 064 – MAC tournament crash course with Jason Arkley of the Athens Messenger03/08/2017
    1:01:15
  116. 124.
    Episode 063 – Flat-out better: Reality sets in at NBA trade deadline as Cavs tower over East02/25/2017
    49:56
  117. 125.
    Episode 017 – PAUL HEYMAN talks WWE Fastlane, Brock Lesnar and CM Punk02/17/2017
    57:05
  118. 126.
    Episode 062 – A long, strange trip: Tales from the road as the Cavs hit the break02/17/2017
    48:24
  119. 127.
    Episode 061 – Joel Hammond of the Indians on managing the Tribe’s social media02/08/2017
    38:18
  120. 128.
    Episode 060 – All-Star Games and a changing of the guard in the booth01/30/2017
    48:17
  121. 129.
    Episode 059 – Ready to rumble: LeBron is angry, WWE Monday Night Raw hits Cleveland01/24/2017
    49:45
  122. 130.
    Episode 058 – Kevin Kleps of Crain’s on Q renovations, Browns in Berea, Indians tickets01/14/2017
    51:33
  123. 131.
    Episode 057 – GM David Griffin ‘MacGyvers’ his way into another Cavs roster upgrade01/05/2017
    56:17
  124. 132.
    Episode 055 – David Zavac of FearTheSword.com on Cavs-Warriors and the NBA12/23/2016
    51:31
  125. 133.
    Episode 054 – Dawg Days: Jeff Schudel of The News-Herald on life with the Browns12/15/2016
    44:42
  126. 134.
    Episode 053 – An episode about nothing? That’s gold, Jerry!12/08/2016
    58:08
  127. 135.
    Episode 052 – An OSU win for the history books; a Cavs team of a lifetime11/30/2016
    54:47
  128. 136.
    Episode 050 – O-H- …wait, what? Buckeyes left in curious spot; a miserable day at the Browns game11/14/2016
    59:04
  129. 137.
    Episode 049 – World Series wrap-up: The sun sets on the Summer of Cleveland11/03/2016
    1:02:08
  130. 138.
    Episode 051 – Bill Bender of The Sporting News is back to talk Ohio State-Michigan11/01/2016
    41:10
  131. 139.
    Episode 048 – NBA champs to World Series: All eyes on The Land as The Nail starts Year 210/24/2016
    56:08
  132. 140.
    Episode 047 – Pitch perfect: Indians win the AL pennant!10/19/2016
    50:58
  133. 141.
    Episode 046 – Indians sweep away the Red Sox (but, unfortunately, not TBS)10/13/2016
    45:57
  134. 142.
    Episode 045 – Legends of the Fall: Tribe in the postseason, sizing up college football’s elite10/05/2016
    55:28
  135. 143.
    Episode 044 – Craig Lyndall of WFNY on the AL Central champion Indians and the Browns09/28/2016
    56:56
  136. 144.
    Episode 043 – Everybody hurts (except Ohio State): Indians, Browns reeling09/20/2016
    56:08
  137. 145.
    Episode 042 – Send in the Browns…09/08/2016
    54:41
  138. 146.
    Episode 041 – State of the Tribe: The good, the bad and the Tomlin08/31/2016
    1:02:06
  139. 147.
    Episode 040 – John Kampf of The News-Herald talking high school football, Ohio State08/24/2016
    47:01
  140. 148.
    Episode 039 – MLB trade deadline: Indians land big fish—but one gets away08/01/2016
    34:30
  141. 149.
    Episode 038 – Tribe at the trade deadline: The waiting is the hardest part07/28/2016
    56:16
  142. 150.
    Episode 037 – It’s the New World Order of professional basketball, brother!07/08/2016
    54:19
  143. 151.
    Episode 036 – Break up the Indians! Talkin’ Tribe with T.D. Dery06/30/2016
    51:55
  144. 152.
    Episode 035 – The Cavaliers are the NBA champions!06/23/2016
    57:42
  145. 153.
    Episode 034 – NBA Finals Game 7, Cavs, Warriors with Bill Bender of The Sporting News06/18/2016
    42:25
  146. 154.
    Episode 033 – Not great, Bron. Cavs reeling in The Finals...Remembering Muhammad Ali06/06/2016
    1:06:24
  147. 155.
    Episode 032 – NBA Finals roundtable with Mark Meszoros and Mark Koestner06/01/2016
    57:14
  148. 156.
    Episode 031 – Actor Christopher McDonald talks Shooter McGavin, ‘Happy Gilmore’05/29/2016
    29:36
  149. 157.
    Episode 030 – Cavs keep giving Cleveland reasons to ‘Believe’05/18/2016
    1:03:44
  150. 158.
    Episode 029 – All the King’s men march through Atlanta, Cavs sweep again05/11/2016
    58:55
  151. 159.
    Episode 028 – Cavs’ game plan pays off vs. Hawks; Browns draft plan nets WRs, future picks05/03/2016
    50:50
  152. 160.
    Episode 027 – Kyrie emerges as Cavs sweep Pistons, draft options abound for Browns04/25/2016
    59:01
  153. 161.
    Episode 026 – Nobody’s doing the Browns any favors; LeBron, Cavs ready for playoffs04/15/2016
    1:07:37
  154. 162.
    Episode 025 – A modest proposal for the Indians’ opening day ticket debacle04/07/2016
    1:09:21
  155. 163.
    Episode 024 – Indians preview part 2 with Progressive Field upgrades, attendance and Wahoo04/01/2016
    46:34
  156. 164.
    Episode 023 – Indians preview part 1 with John Hutchison of BurningRiverBaseball.com03/31/2016
    50:55
  157. 165.
    Episode 022 – Justin Rowan of FearTheSword.com talks Cavs, East playoffs03/23/2016
    1:01:45
  158. 166.
    Episode 021 – March Madness, Cavs road trip, Browns free agency03/16/2016
    1:14:45
  159. 167.
    Episode 020 – MAC tournament preview with Jason Arkley03/08/2016
    1:01:21
  160. 168.
    Episode 019 – Awwwww, freak out! Getting to the root of the latest Cavs drama03/03/2016
    57:10
  161. 169.
    Episode 018 - Andy heads west, Channing Frye joins Cavs02/25/2016
    46:46
  162. 170.
    Episode 016 - Assessing the Cavs at the All-Star break; Kobe in Cleveland; WWE’s Daniel Bryan retires02/11/2016
    46:13
  163. 171.
    Episode 015 - Kevin Kleps of Crain's Cleveland Business talks Cavs, Browns, Indians and sports media01/27/2016
    55:00
  164. 172.
    Episode 014 – Cavs did WHAT?! Blatt out, Lue promoted01/23/2016
    46:17
  165. 173.
    Episode 013 – Sifting through the rubble in the aftermath of the Cavs-Warriors disaster01/21/2016
    51:01
  166. 174.
    Episode 012 – Browns are right on Hue, little things equal big win for Cavs01/14/2016
    55:23
  167. 175.
    Episode 011 - Cast shakeup on 'As Berea Turns'01/05/2016
    1:02:24
  168. 176.
    Episode 010 - New Year's Six college football extravaganza12/29/2015
    1:25:55
  169. 177.
    Episode 009 – Cavs-Warriors, The Rivalry Awakens12/23/2015
    56:05
  170. 178.
    Episode 008 – Bucks to the Fiesta, Cavs near full strength12/13/2015
    49:12
  171. 179.
    Episode 007 - Last hope for the Buckeyes, T-shirt tosses in Loudville12/03/2015
    58:50
  172. 180.
    Episode 006 – Last call for Johnny, Buckeyes look to rally, Cavs keep chugging11/24/2015
    1:00:26
  173. 181.
    Episode 005 – Big game for the Bucks (finally!), teaching moments for the Cavs11/18/2015
    56:36
  174. 182.
    Episode 004 - Travis travels to Cincinnati, and Cleveland can't quit you, Bernie Kosar11/11/2015
    52:28
  175. 183.
    Episode 003: Ray Farmer's day at the podium, college football playoff rankings11/03/2015
    53:02
  176. 184.
    Episode 002 - Cavs get started, Buckeyes find rhythm10/30/2015
    52:39
  177. 185.
    Episode 001: The Debut Edition!10/23/2015
    48:55

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