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      Scott Suttell

      A Cleveland ad giant gets one more honor: a spot in the Advertising Hall of Fame

      Lois Wyse, the late co-founder and president of Cleveland's Wyse Advertising, was inducted into the hall this week by the American Advertising Federation. She became famous in the ad business in the mid-1950s when she wrote the line, 'With a name like Smucker's, it has to be good.' Plus, a new report on 'super commuting' has some telling data about Cleveland, The New York Times looks at the cult that has developed around the 2014 Browns fantasy "Draft Day," and more.

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      Kevin Kleps

      Cleveland State's Dennis Felton doesn't believe NCAA's anti-corruption efforts are 'genuine'

      On April 25, the day the Commission on College Basketball released a report that called for sweeping reform, Felton said, 'It took an FBI investigation to acknowledge some things that everyone knows have been a part of college athletics for a very, very long time. And the fact that they're not discussing college football in the same conversation tells you all you need to know about how genuine the effort really is.'

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      Kevin Kleps

      Stressing diversity, a walkable downtown, community ties: A look at Northeast Ohio's NFL draft bid

      Not surprisingly, when the Browns, the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and the Pro Football Hall of Fame met with the league about the possibility of Canton and Cleveland hosting the 2019 or 2020 NFL draft, the 2016 RNC, the recent NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, the 2019 MLB All-Star Game and plenty of other feathers in the region's proverbial cap were prominently mentioned.