Big Ten Conference announces the creation of the George and Viola Taliaferro Fellowship

July 22, 2021 ROSEMONT, Ill. – During his opening address at 2021 Big Ten Football Media Days, Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren announced the creation of the George and Viola Taliaferro Fellowship. The George and Viola Taliaferro Fellowship will provide individuals who have not historically […]

Ronnie Brewer and Jon Blake added to Arkansas Men’s Basketball Staff

TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021 Online Version: https://bit.ly/3wSxi7L FAYETTEVILLE – Razorback All-American and former NBA first-round draft pick Ronnie Brewer and Arkansas alum Jon Blake have been added to the men’s basketball staff, Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman announced. Brewer was named recruiting coordinator and Blake will serve […]

Nashville SC League Guide: Game Notes for tonight’s match at Columbus Crew

JULY 21 | 6:30 PM CTLOWER.COM FIELD | COLUMBUS, OH Q U I C KFACTSGENERAL INFOLocation……………………..Nashville, TNFounded………………………………….. 2013Colors..Acoustic Blue/Electric GoldLeague …………Major League SoccerConference…………………………EasternMajority Owner………….. John IngramCEO……………………………………. Ian Ayre NISSAN STADIUMCapacity………………………………………..69,143NSC MLS Home Record……. 10W-2L-10DOpened……………………………………………1999Surface……………….Tifsport Bermuda Sod CLUB HISTORYNashville FC (NPSL) ……….2014-2016Nashville SC (USL PDL)……………2017Nashville SC […]

Toronto Blue Jays News

7/18/2021 The Toronto Blue Jays have made the following roster moves: • INF Breyvic Valera has been selected to the Major League roster and he will be active for today’s games. • OF Jonathan Davis has been optioned to Triple-A Buffalo and appointed as the 27th man for today’s doubleheader. • LHP […]

Boston Red Sox News

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today announced the following roster moves: • Outfielder Jarren Duran was selected to the active major league roster from Triple-A Worcester. He will wear number 40. • To make room for Duran on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox designated right-handed pitcher Austin Brice for […]

Colorado Rockies announce transactions

The Colorado Rockies announced Friday that they have placed right-handed pitcher Yency Almonte, right-handed pitcher Jhoulys Chacín, outfielder Yonathan Daza and right-handed pitcher Antonio Senzatela on the injured list, per Major League Baseball’s COVID and contact tracing protocols. Additionally, the Rockies have recalled left-handed pitcher […]

Toronto Blue Jays News

The Toronto Blue Jays have reinstated LHP Ryan Borucki from the 60-day injured list (left forearm flexor strain) and he will be active for tonight’s game. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Joel Payamps has been designated for assignment. TORONTO BLUE JAYS & MLBpressbox.com

Oakland A’s News

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s reinstated designated hitter Mitch Moreland from the injured list and designated first baseman/designated hitter Frank Schwindel for assignment, the club announced Friday. Moreland was batting .238 with six home runs and 22 RBI in 57 games when he was placed […]

New York Yankees News

Prior to Friday’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: Placed INF Luke Voit on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to 7/13) with left knee inflammation. Recalled INF Chris Gittens (#92) from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Placed C Kyle Higashioka, OF Aaron Judge and INF Gio Urshela on the Covid-19 injured list. Signed C Rob Brantly (#62) […]

Washington Nationals News

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements: Agreed to terms on a Major League contract with catcher René Rivera Reinstated infielder Jordy Mercer from the 10-day Injured list Optioned […]

New York Yankees News: Previously postponed Thursday, July 15 Yankees-Red Sox game to be made up as the first game of a split-admission doubleheader on Tuesday, August 17 at 1:05 p.m.

***TICKETS DATED THURSDAY, JULY 15, WILL BE VALID ONLY FOR GAME 1 OF THE TUESDAY, AUGUST 17 DOUBLEHEADER AT 1:05 P.M.*** The New York Yankees on Friday announced that the previously postponed game on Thursday, July 15, between the Yankees and Red Sox has been […]

Chicago White Sox News

CHICAGO – Prior to Friday night’s series opener vs. Houston, the Chicago White Sox announced the following five roster moves: • Reinstated LHP Aaron Bummer from the 10-day injured list; • Recalled RHP Reynaldo López from Class AAA Charlotte; • Optioned RHP Matt Foster and LHP Jace Fry […]

NHL News: Dallas Stars Representative Matthew ‘Gren-35-’ Grenier Takes Home GWC Discover NHL Central Division Title

GWC Newcomer Keso_Paghuni Finishes as Runner-Up NEW YORK (July 10, 2021) – Repping the Dallas Stars, Division favorite and GWC veteran Matthew ‘Gren-35-’ Grenier, captured the Discover NHL® Central Division title of the 2021 NHL® Gaming World Championship™ this afternoon, the National Hockey League announced. With the win, […]

UC announces move to Digital Ticketing

WEB LINK: https://bit.ly/3B1w9xZ Cincinnati Announces Move To Digital Ticketing CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics will transition to digital ticketing for football, men’s and women’s basketball and baseball, starting in fall 2021. The Athletics Ticket Office will automatically move all season ticket accounts to mobile delivery. Nippert Stadium […]

Columbus Crew vs. New York City FC Match Notes

COLUMBUSCREW2021 REGULAR SEASON:(4-3-5, 17 pts.) NEW YORK CITYFC2021 REGULAR SEASON:(5-4-2, 17 pts.) Date: Saturday, July 17Match Time: 7:30 p.m. ETKickoff: 7:38 p.m. ETLocation: Lower.com Field (Columbus, Ohio)Regional TV: Bally Sports Ohio Neil Sika (play-by-play) Jordan Angeli (analyst)Brett Hiltbrand (sideline)97.1 The Fan [Radio]: Chris Doran (play-by-play)ColumbusCrew.com […]

Matiss Kivlenieks Memorial Service: Fellow Latvian and goaltender teammate Elvis Merzlikins, “Matiss was not my friend, he was my little brother”

Today, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the NHL, hockey fans and the country of Latvia paid tribute to goalie Matiss Kivlenieks, who had passed away 11 days earlier in a tragic fireworks accident. Kivlenieks’ mother, Astrida, his stepfather, sister and uncle traveled to Columbus for the […]

Matiss Kivlenieks Memorial Service: CBJ goaltender coach Manny Legace, “Matiss always wanted to do extra drills after practice”

Today was all about the celebration of the life of Blue Jackets goalie Matiss Kivlenieks, who died tragically in a fireworks accident in Novi, Michigan earlier this month. The likeable and always smiling Kivlenieks, who signed with the Blue Jackets as an undrafted free agent […]

Ohio Bobcats Football announces Game Times for 2021

FOLLOW OHIO FOOTBALL: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram  2021 Ohio Football Schedule ATHENS, Ohio — The Ohio football team has announced game times and television selections for its 2021 regular season schedule today in conjunction with the Mid-American Conference office.  Ohio’s 2021 non-conference slate is scheduled to include two nationally televised […]

In a surprising move, Ohio’s winningest football coach Frank Solich resigns due to health reasons

7/14/2021 ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH TIM ALBIN PROMOTED TO HEAD COACH FOLLOW OHIO FOOTBALL: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Athens, OH—Ohio University Head Football Coach Frank Solich announced today that he is stepping down from his position to focus on his health, after an unprecedented successful sixteen seasons leading the Bobcats, which included […]

Philadelphia Phillies News: Vierling, Leverett, Vargas and Stokes earn organizational honors for the month of June

7/12/2021 Lehigh Valley outfielder Matt Vierling, Jersey Shore right-hander Adam Leverett, Clearwater right-hander Victor Vargas and Reading infielder/outfielder Madison Stokes have been named Phillies Minor League Hitter, Co-Pitchers and Defender of the Month, respectively, for June. Vierling batted .382 (21-55) with a double, two triples, […]

Arizona Diamondbacks News: Reinstates Kole Calhoun from 60-day injured list; designate Nick Heath for assignment; optioned Taylor Widener to Triple-A Reno

The Arizona Diamondbacks made the following roster moves: Reinstate OF Kole Calhoun (strained left hamstring) from the 60-day injured list. Designate OF Nick Heath for assignment. Following last night’s game, optioned RHP Taylor Widener to Triple-A Reno. COURTESY ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS & MLBpressbox.com

Cleveland Indians News: July 11 game vs. Kansas City postponed; rescheduled as part of a traditional doubleheader on Sept. 20

7/11/2021 Exchange details, based on method of purchase, available at Indians.com/ScheduleChanges CLEVELAND, OH — The Cleveland Indians announced today’s (July 11) game against the Kansas City Royals has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled as a traditional doubleheader on Monday, September […]

Boston Red Sox News

BOSTON – Prior to the July 5th game against the Los Angeles Angels, the Boston Red Sox returned infielder Christian Arroyo from his injury rehab assignment with Triple-A Worcester and reinstated him from the 10-day injured list. To make room on the active roster, the Red Sox optioned […]

This week, Columbus Crew announced July Call-ups for International competition and CONCACAF Gold Cup

Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021 COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew today announced that five players have earned an international call-up ahead of the July international window: Derrick Etienne Jr. (Haiti), Kevin Molino (Trinidad and Tobago), Liam Fraser (Canada), Eloy Room (Curacao), and Gyasi Zardes (United States) Etienne Jr. […]

Neeka Health Partners with the National Hockey League Alumni Association to Commence Landmark Digital Wellness Study

Digital Platform with 90% Engagement Seeks to Help Pro Athletes Transition Successfully to Everyday Life CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, CANADA –  June 7, 2021 –  Neeka Health,  the Canadian clinical subsidiary of Neeka Enterprises, today announced the first milestone achievement in the landmark study in partnership with […]

Columbus Crew trying to get thru Gold Cup period without top stars, adds Erik Hurtado in trade with Club de Foot Montreal

July 8, 2021 Hurtado is a nine-year MLS veteran with 140 regular-season appearances COLUMBUS — Columbus Crew today announced that the Club has acquired forward Erik Hurtado (pronounced: her-TAH-doe) and the player’s associated budget charge via a trade with Club de Foot Montreal in exchange for […]

NHL News: Senators Representative Joshua ‘joshfearless13’ D’Eri Wins GWC Scotia NHL North Division Final

Uninsta1l Finishes as Runner-Up NEW YORK (July 3, 2021) – Joshua ‘joshfearless13’ D’Eri won the Scotia NHL® North Division Championship of the 2021 NHL® Gaming World Championship™, the National Hockey League announced today. Fearless was repping the Ottawa Senators in the NHL’s annual gaming event that features the best EA […]

Houston Astros News

7/5/2021 The Astros have made the following roster moves: *Effective today, OF Yordan Alvarez has been activated from the paternity list and C Martin Maldonado has been activated from the bereavement list. *RHP Francis Martes has cleared outright waivers and has been subsequently outright assigned […]

Arizona Diamondbacks News

7/5/2021 The Arizona Diamondbacks made the following roster moves: Claimed RHP Jordan Weems off waivers from the Oakland A’s. Career stats • Designated for assignment on July 3. • This season, appeared in 5 games with the A’s and 15 games at Triple-A Las Vegas. • In 2020, […]

Pittsburgh Pirates News

7/4/2021 The Pirates have recalled RHP Nick Mears from Triple-A Indianapolis and have optioned RHP Cody Ponce to Indianapolis. This will be the second stint in the Majors for Mears this season. He was with the Pirates from May 26-30, but did not appear in a game. Mears most recently […]

Toronto Blue Jays News

7/4/2021 The Toronto Blue Jays have reinstated RHP Rafael Dolis from the 10-day injured list (right middle finger strain) and he will be active for today’s game. To make room on the active roster, LHP Nick Allgeyer has been optioned to Triple-A Buffalo. COURTESY TORONTO BLUE JAYS & MLBpressbox.com

NHL Announces 2020-21 All-Rookie Team

NEW YORK (June 29, 2021) – The National Hockey League announced today the 2020-21 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players voted as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League’s top rookie: forwards Kirill Kaprizov of the Minnesota Wild and Jason Robertson of the Dallas Stars as well as goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic of the […]

NHL 2020-21 Awards: Connor McDavid Voted 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award Recipient by NHLPA Members

McDavid Becomes the Seventh Player to Have Received the Players’ Award Three or More Times TORONTO (June 29, 2021) – The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) today announced Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers has received the players’ vote for the 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award (TLA). The TLA is presented […]

NHL fines Canadiens Weber for Slashing

NEW YORK (June 29, 2021) – Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for slashing Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final in Tampa on Monday, June 28, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred […]

Columbus Crew News: Sold-out Match expected tonight at Lower.com Field; Supporters urged to arrive early for Inaugural Match

The Crew opens Lower.com Field against the New England Revolution in a nationally televised match tonight at 5:00 p.m. ET on ESPN  July 3, 2021 COLUMBUS — Columbus Crew encourages supporters to arrive early as the team is set to open Lower.com Field before a sold-out crowd when it hosts the New England […]

MatchDay! Original MLS rival New England Revolution helps Crew open Lower.com Field

ABOUT: LOWER.COM FIELDSaturday’s home match against the New England Revolution will be the Inaugural Match played at Lower.com Field.The new stadium will seat 20,371 people, with the Nordeckesupporters’ section able to host 3,364 supporters, making itthe second largest supporters’ section in Major League Soccer. Located […]

Big Ten Conference and College Football Playoff Foundation Continue Educational Initiatives in Chicago

June 30, 2021 ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference and the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation continued their educational initiatives in Chicago during the 2020-21 academic year, contributing $30,000 to the Children First Fund, the Chicago Public Schools Foundation. Through assistance from the CFP Foundation, […]

Bruins’ Club Champion Justin ‘Ez_Regs’ Reguly Takes GWC MassMutual NHL East Division Title as Reigning Champs Meet in Division Final

OF’s HK Finishes as Runner-Up NEW YORK (June 26, 2021) – Congratulations to Justin ‘Ez_Regs’ Reguly, who captured the MassMutual NHL East Division Championship of the 2021 NHL® Gaming World Championship™ by repping the Boston Bruins, this evening. The NHL’s annual gaming event features the best EA SPORTS™ […]

Wisconsin Badgers to celebrate ‘Barry Alvarez Day’ on Oct. 2

Wed, Jun 30, 2021 UW hosts Michigan at Camp Randall Stadium On the Web: https://uwbadgers.com/news/2021/6/30/football-badgers-to-celebrate-barry-alvarez-day-on-oct-2.aspx MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Athletics will celebrate ‘Barry Alvarez Day’ presented by BMO Harris on Saturday, Oct. 2 when the Badgers host Michigan at Camp Randall Stadium. UW will honor Alvarez, who […]

NCAA Baseball College World Series Tuesday Winner: Mississippi State blasts Vanderbilt behind Dubrule, Harding and Johnson

June 30, 2021 2 Vanderbilt 49-17 13 Mississippi State 49-18 Harding, Johnson combine to strike out 11, Dubrule drives in four RBIs to push State into winner-take-all game at the College World Series OMAHA, Neb. – There will be one final game in the 2021 college baseball season after […]

NCAA Baseball College World Series: Saturday’s NC State-Vanderbilt game declared ‘No Contest’ due to Covid-19 Protocols; Wolfpack season ends at 37-19

6/26/2021 NC State baseball’s game scheduled for Saturday against Vanderbilt in the College World Series to determine who would advance to the championship series has been declared a no-contest by the NCAA due to COVID-19 protocols. The team will not be able to continue in […]

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS GOALTENDERS ELVIS MERZLIKINS AND MATISS KIVLENIEKS TO TAKE PART IN BAJA RIDGELINE RIDE-ALONG WITH NTT INDYCAR SERIES DRIVER ALEXANDER ROSSI ON TUESDAY, JUNE 29

WHAT:                 Columbus Blue Jackets goaltenders Elvis Merzlikins and Matiss Kivlenieks will take a ride with NTT INDYCAR SERIES driver Alexander Rossi in the Honda Ridgeline Baja truck at Mid-Ohio’s dirt course for an off-road experience on Tuesday, June 29.  The ride-along event leads up to […]

Don Schumacher Racing News: Antron Brown, Leah Pruett, Ron Capps, Matt Hagan, Mark Pawuk

Norwalk Pre-Race Report NHRA Norwalk NationalsEvent No. 7 of 21Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports ParkNorwalk, OhioJune 25-27, 2021 Noteworthy: For the third time in 2021, Leah Pruett will assume double-duty responsibilities, campaigning for wins in both the Top Fuel and Factory Stock Showdown Series categories Mark Pawuk […]

Expansion team Austin FC very competitive at 2-5-3; readies for MLS Cup Champion Crew in Sunday Night National TV Matchup

AUSTIN FC 2021 RECORD:2-5-3, 9 pts.11th in West Conf.Head Coach: Josh Wolff COLUMBUS CREW 2021 RECORD:4-3-2, 14 pts.5th in East Conf.Head Coach: Caleb Porter MLS REGULAR SEASON: MATCH #11KICKOFF: 7:00 p.m. CDTLOCATION: Q2 Stadium (Austin,TX)REFEREE: Victor RivasASSISTANT REFEREE #1: Chantal BoudreauASSISTANT REFEREE #2: Diego BlasFOURTH […]

Long-awaited match between Columbus Crew and Austin FC happens Sunday at 8:25 pm on FS1

COLUMBUSCREW2021 REGULAR SEASON:(4-3-2, 14 pts.) AUSTINFC2021 REGULAR SEASON:(2-5-3, 9 pts.) Date: Sunday, June 27Match Time: 8:00 p.m. ETKickoff: 8:25 p.m. ETLocation: Q2 Stadium (Austin, Texas)National TV: FS1 JP Dellacamera Maurice Edu97.1 The Fan [Radio]: Chris Doran (play-by-play) Neil Sika (analyst)Jordan Angeli (analyst)ColumbusCrew.com Spanish Audio Stream: […]

NCAA Baseball College World Series Winner: Thursday, Texas eliminates Virginia, 6-2

06.25.2021 No. 2 Baseball stays alive The Longhorns are one of the final four teams remaining at the College World Series. Team Statistics PITCHING W: Cole Quintanilla (5-0) L: Matt Wyatt (4-2) S: Aaron Nixon (9) Texas BATTING 2B: Zach Zubia 1; Ivan Melendez 1 RBI: Zach Zubia 3; Ivan Melendez 1; Douglas Hodo III 1 BASERUNNING: […]

Blue Jackets News: CBJ GAMING ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE SUMMER SKATE, ITS LATEST EA SPORTS NHL21 TOURNAMENT THAT LAUNCHES JUNE 30TH

Registration for Nationwide Summer Skate on PlayStation is open now to players in the U.S. and Canada COLUMBUS, OHIO – CBJ Gaming, the esports arm of the Columbus Blue Jackets, announced the final of four 6v6 tournaments planned through August 2021, with the Nationwide Summer Skate.  […]

NCAA Baseball College World Series: Stanford eliminates Pac-12 rival Arizona, 14-5

 06/21/2021 Team Statistics PITCHING W: Williams, Alex (5-2) L: Irvin, Garrett (6-4) S: Palisch, Jacob (2) Stanford BATTING 2B:Tawa, Tim 1; Jones, Brock 1; Robinson, Christian 1; Bowser, Drew 1; Crampton, Adam 1 HR:Jones, Brock 1; Troy, Tommy 1 RBI:Jones, Brock 5; Huff, Kody 2; Robinson, Christian 2; Bowser, Drew 2; Troy, Tommy 2; Crampton, Adam 1 BASERUNNING: RUNS:Park, Eddie 3; Tawa, Tim 2; Jones, Brock 2; Huff, Kody 2; Robinson, Christian 1; Bowser, Drew 2; Troy, Tommy 1; Crampton, Adam 1 Arizona BATTING: 2B: Susac, Daniel 2; […]

NCAA Baseball College World Series: NC State beats Jack Leiter and Vanderbilt behind Highfill’s pitching, Tatum’s homer 1-0

6/21/21 Freshman pitcher allows two hits in 7.1 innings as NC State wins 10th straight with Highfill on the mound OMAHA, NEB. – NC State freshman pitcher Sam Highfill threw 7.1 innings of two-hit ball and junior Terrell Tatum blasted a home run in the fifth inning to give the […]

Washington Nationals recent roster moves

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements: Returned infielder Starlin Castro from the Restricted List Reinstated right-handed pitcher Austin Voth from the 10-day Injured List Placed outfielder Andrew Stevenson on […]

NHL fines Islanders’ Barzal for Cross-Checking

NEW YORK (June 22, 2021) – New York Islanders forward Mathew Barzal has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jan Rutta during Game 5 of the teams’ Semifinals series in Tampa on Monday, June 21, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident […]

Minnesota Twins recognize Noah Bush and Brynn Hostettler named 2021 Play Ball! Minnesota Mr. Baseball and Ms. Softball

6/21/2021 MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – Play Ball! Minnesota and the Minnesota All Sports Alliance are proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Play Ball! Minnesota Mr. Baseball and Ms. Softball awards. Mr. Baseball is Noah Bush, a right-handed pitcher and shortstop from Howard Lake-Waverly High School […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, June 21, 2021

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS On Sunday, June 21, 1964, Jim Bunning of the Philadelphia Phillies pitched the seventh perfect game in Major League Baseball history, defeating the New York Mets 6-0 in the first game of a doubleheader at Shea Stadium. A father of seven children at the time, Bunning pitched his perfect game on Father’s Day. One of Bunning’s […]

Butler’s first inning homer gets Wolfpack offense going in 10-4 win over Stanford to open College World Series

6/19/2021  W: Reid Johnston (9-3) L: Brendan Beck (9-2) S: Evan Justice (12) North Carolina State BATTING 2B: Tyler McDonough 1; Luca Tresh 1; Vojtech Mensik 1 HR: Jonny Butler 1; Devonte Brown 1 RBI: Tyler McDonough 1; Jonny Butler 5; Luca Tresh 1; Devonte Brown 1; Vojtech Mensik 2 BASERUNNING: RUNS: Austin […]

Softball Champion Oklahoma adds another power pitching arm to their 2022 staff in North Texas transfer Hope Trautwein

June 18, 2021 NORMAN — Oklahoma head softball coach Patty Gasso announced the addition of graduate transfer right-handed pitcher Hope Trautwein from the University of North Texas on Friday. “We’re extremely excited to add Hope Trautwein to this pitching staff,” said Gasso. “She brings experience and leadership, which […]

Columbus Crew Match Notes; hosts Chicago Fire FC tonight

COLUMBUSCREW2021 REGULAR SEASON:(3-2-2, 11 pts.) CHICAGOFIRE FC2021 REGULAR SEASON:(1-5-1, 4 pts.) Date: Saturday, June 19Match Time: 7:30 p.m. ETKickoff: 7:38 p.m. ETLocation: Historic Crew Stadium (Columbus, Ohio)Regional TV: Bally Sports Ohio Neil Sika (play-by-play) Jordan Angeli (analyst)Brett Hiltbrand (sideline)97.1 The Fan [Radio]: Chris Doran (play-by-play)ColumbusCrew.com […]

Columbus Crew Bids Farewell To Historic Crew Stadium tonight by wearing Juneteenth-inspired jerseys

COLUMBUS — Columbus Crew will play its final match at Historic Crew Stadium when it hosts Chicago Fire FC tonight, Saturday, June 19 [7:30 p.m. ET / Bally Sports Ohio / 97.1 FM The Fan & 971TheFan.com (English), ColumbusCrew.com (Spanish)]. Ahead of the match, Bally Sports Ohio is scheduled to host a […]

NHL announces Bergevin, Lamoriello and Zito Voted Finalists for Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year Award

NEW YORK (June 17, 2021) – Marc Bergevin of the Montreal Canadiens, Lou Lamoriello of the New York Islanders and Bill Zito of the Florida Panthers are the three finalists for the 2020-21 Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year Award, the National Hockey League announced today. Voting for this award was conducted […]

College Football Playoff Management Committee Agrees to Move Process Forward and Broaden Discussion on 12-teams

June 18, 2021 CHICAGO – In advance of next week’s meeting of the university presidents and chancellors who oversee the College Football Playoff (CFP), the CFP management committee today reviewed a working group’s proposed 12-team playoff, with committee members stating they look forward to discussing the […]

Ohio State set to host 2021 Columbus HBCU Game, Kentucky State and Central State

JUNE 17, 2021 TICKETS ON SALE FOR CLASSIC Columbus, OH — Today, Classic For Columbus, Presented by Nationwide and Huntington Bank, announced that the football game between Central State University from Ohio and Kentucky State University will now be played at Ohio Stadium on Saturday, August […]

COLUMBUS CREW ANNOUNCES SINGLE-MATCH TICKETS FOR LOWER.COM FIELD ARE NOW ON SALE

June 17, 2021  Tickets for all remaining 2021 MLS regular-season matches at Lower.com Field currently available for purchase COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew today announced that single-match tickets for all remaining 2021 MLS regular-season matches at Lower.com Field – which is set to open its gates on Saturday, July 3 – are […]

OSU Buckeyes Olave, Munford and Garrett named to Walter Camp Preseason All-America Team

June 17, 2021 All are first-team choices COLUMBUS, Ohio – Three Ohio State Buckeyes were among those selected on Thursday to the 2021 Walter Camp Preseason All-America Teams. All three of the Buckeye picks were first-teamers: WR Chris Olave and RT Thayer Munford on offense and DT Haskell Garrett on defense. Ohio […]

UC Bearcats Football’s Gardner & Sanders selected For Walter Camp Preseason All-America Team

June 17, 2021 WEB LINK: https://bit.ly/3iNMM9z CINCINNATI – University of Cincinnati cornerback Ahmad Gardner and defensive end Myjai Sanders were tabbed for preseason All-America honors by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. Gardner earned first-team accolades while Sanders grabbed second-team awards. Cincinnati finished 9-1 in 2020, winning the […]

Ohio State’s Athletes of the Year: Football’s Justin Fields; Track & Field champion Adelaide Aquilla

June 17, 2021 They will now be in the running for Big Ten Male and Female Athlete of the Year honors COLUMBUS, Ohio – Record-setting quarterback Justin Fields (football) and NCAA and Big Ten shot put champion Adelaide Aquilla (track and field) are Ohio State’s 2021 Male and Female Athletes […]

After a hiatus in 2020 due to Covid-19, NHRA CAMPING WORLD DRAG RACING SERIES returns to Norwalk, Ohio for 14TH ANNUAL SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT NHRA NATIONALS

Thu, Jun 17, 2021 NORWALK, Ohio – Racing returns to Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in a major way, as the thrilling 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph nitro burning machines in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series are back for the 14th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA […]

Minnesota Twins return Arraez and Maeda from rehab assignments and reinstate from 10-day injured list

June 14th, 2021 Pineda and Refsnyder placed on 10-day injured list SEATTLE, WA – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have returned infielder/outfielder Luis Arraez and right-handed pitcher Kenta Maeda from their rehab assignments and reinstated them from the 10-day Injured List. Arraez, who missed the last 19 games […]

The Action Network and National Hockey League Announce Multiplatform Content Partnership for the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs

NEW YORK (June 16, 2021) – The Action Network and the National Hockey League (NHL®) today announced a multiplatform content partnership for the 2021 Stanley Cup Semifinals™ and 2021 Stanley Cup® Final. As part of this partnership, The Action Network will provide exclusive NHL-focused content across […]

NHL 2020-21 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy awarded to Philadelphia Flyers LW Oskar Lindblom

NEW YORK (June 15, 2021) – Philadelphia Flyers left wing Oskar Lindblom is the 2020-21 recipient of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.” The award was presented by the Professional Hockey Writers […]

Blue Jackets offseason news continues with Promotions, Changes within Hockey Operations Department

 JUNE 16, 2021 Rick Nash, Josef Boumedienne promoted; former Jackets Derek Dorsett, Mark Letestu named development coaches COLUMBUS, OHIO – Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager and Associate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced several changes to the club’s hockey operations department today.  Rick Nash has been promoted to […]

MLB News: Jennie Finch Empowerment Award presented by Arm & Hammer to give four softball student-athletes college scholarships and trip to 2021 World Series

6/14/2021 The four young women will be selected from four MLB-led softball programs, including RBI Regionals, RBI World Series, Jennie Finch Classic and Breakthrough Series In honor of World Softball Day (on Sunday June 13th), Major League Baseball and Church & Dwight Co., Inc, the […]

Boston Red Sox announce roster moves

6/14/2021 BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today announced the following roster moves: • The Red Sox acquired right-handed pitcher Yacksel Rios from the Seattle Mariners, in exchange for cash considerations. • To make room for Rios on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox designated right-handed pitcher Ryan Weber for assignment. • To […]

Major League Baseball and the Colorado Rockies present the largest free fan event of All-Star Week – Play Ball Park

6/14/21 Free Registration Now Open at AllStarGame.com Major League Baseball and the Colorado Rockies today unveiled plans for All-Star Week’s largest free fan event, PLAY BALL PARK. This fan-friendly and interactive festival arrives at the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver for 2021 MLB All-Star Week, […]

Google MLB All-Star Game News: Guerrero Jr., Acuña Jr. leading respective leagues in first 2021 Ballot update

6/14/21 Ohtani, Tatis Jr. Among Eight Potential First Time All-Stars Leading Their Position; Twelve Different Teams Represented Among Positional Leaders and 21 Clubs in Position to Advance Players to Finalist Phase; Phase One Voting Available Until Thursday, June 24th at 4:00 p.m. (ET) First baseman Vladimir […]

Boston Red Sox select right-handed pitcher Ryan Weber from Triple-A Worcester

613/21 Club designates right-handed pitcher Brandon Brennan for assignment BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today selected right-handed pitcher Ryan Weber to the active major league roster from Triple-A Worcester. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox designated right-handed pitcher Brandon Brennan for assignment. Chief Baseball […]

Colorado Rockies News: Albuquerque Isotopes manager Warren Schaeffer named the winner of the 2020 P.J. Carey Player Development Award

Annual award given to the top player development staff member in the Rockies organization DENVER — The Colorado Rockies announced during May that Triple-A Albuquerque Manager Warren Schaeffer has been named the recipient of the seventh annual P.J. Carey Player Development Award. Schaeffer joins Andy Stover […]