Ohio State Buckeyes welcome in Mid-American Conference member, Akron Zips for Saturday night matchup: QB C.J. Stroud to rest shoulder; backups to play

SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 Ohio State will host its first night game of the season Saturday when it welcomes in Akron to Ohio Stadium for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Ohio State defeated Tulsa, 41-20, last Saturday for its 11th consecutive win after a loss. Ohio State […]

Ohio State-Tulsa Post-game Notes: Buckeyes DB’s Ronnie Hickman, Cam Martinez and Cam Brown talk to the media after 41-20 win

Postgame Notes Ohio State 41, Tulsa 20Sept. 18, 2021 Ohio State defeated Tulsa 41-20 to improve to 2-1 on the season while Tulsa falls to 0-3. Freshman running back TreVeyon Henderson broke the Ohio State freshman single-game rushing record with 277 yards, breaking Archie Griffin’s […]

Tulsa LB Yohance Burnett Nominated for Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award

9/21/2021 TULSA, Okla. –– Tulsa Golden Hurricane senior defender Yohance Burnett was nominated for the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award, it was announced today. Burnett, a 6’1″, 223-pound linebacker, has suffered two ACL injuries since joining The University of Tulsa football team from Navarro Junior College […]

Tulsa QB Davis Brin rewarded for huge game at Ohio State with American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll

9/20/2021 IRVING, Texas –– The University of Tulsa quarterback Davis Brin was named to the American Athletic Conference’s weekly honor roll for his performance on Saturday against the nation’s 9th-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes. The 6’2″ Brin helped keep the Golden Hurricane within seven points of Ohio State with four […]

NFL announces Week 2 NFC Players of the Week: CARDINALS QB KYLER MURRAY, BUCCANEERS S MIKE EDWARDS & 49ERS P MITCH WISHNOWSKY

Quarterback KYLER MURRAY of the Arizona Cardinals, safety MIKE EDWARDS of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and punter MITCH WISHNOWSKY of the San Francisco 49ers are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played in Week 2 (September 16, 19-20). OFFENSE: QB KYLER MURRAY, ARIZONA CARDINALS […]

NFL announces Week 2 AFC Players of the Week: TITANS RB DERRICK HENRY, RAVENS LB ODAFE OWEH & RAIDERS K DANIEL CARLSON

or games played in Week 2 (September 16, 19-20). OFFENSE: RB DERRICK HENRY, TENNESSEE TITANS Henry totaled 237 scrimmage yards (182 rushing on 35 attempts, 55 receiving on six catches) and three rushing touchdowns in Tennessee’s comeback overtime victory at Seattle. It marked the most […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, September 23, 2021; the 265th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Manon RhĂ©aume (born February 24, 1972) is a retired Canadian ice hockey goaltender. An Olympic silver medalist, she achieved a number of historic firsts during her career, including becoming the first woman to play in any of the major North American pro-sports leagues. In 1992, RhĂ©aume signed a contract […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, September 22, 2021; the 264th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS James Joseph “Gene” Tunney (May 25, 1897 – November 7, 1978) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1915 to 1928. He held the world heavyweight title from 1926 to 1928, and the American light heavyweight title twice between 1922 and 1923. A highly technical boxer, Tunney had a five-fight […]

Henderson breaks Archie Griffin’s 49-year-old Freshman single game rushing record leading Buckeyes to 41-20 win over scrappy Tulsa

SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 After a slow start in the first half, No. 9 ranked Ohio State road the coattails of freshman running back TreVeyon Henderson â€“ who broke Archie Griffin’s freshman single-game rushing record – en route to a 41-20 victory over Tulsa Saturday in Ohio Stadium. […]

Ohio State Buckeyes News: Football’s TreVeyon Henderson Earns a Pair of Weekly Big Ten Conference Honors

September 20, 2021 Named the Big Ten’s Freshman of the Week and co-Offensive Player of the Week COLUMBUS, Ohio – Following a historic rushing performance on Saturday, freshman TreVeyon Henderson earned two weekly awards from the Big Ten Conference on Monday. Henderson was named the Freshman […]

Ohio State Buckeyes News: Women’s Volleyball Remain Third in AVCA Poll

September 20, 2021    Ohio State is ranked third for the second-consecutive week in the AVCA poll.   COLUMBUS, Ohio â€“ The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its weekly rankings on Monday. The Buckeyes were ranked third for the second-consecutive week. View full rankings HERE.   This is tied with […]

Ohio State Buckeyes’ Women’s Volleyball: Murr Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

September 20, 2021   Kylie Murr averaged 5.38 digs per set in two matches against the Irish.  COLUMBUS, Ohio â€“ The Big Ten Conference released its weekly volleyball awards on Monday. Junior libero Kylie Murr was named Defensive Player of the Week following her performance against Notre Dame.   […]

Big Ten Conference News: Iowa, Penn State and Rutgers Earn Weekly Field Hockey Honors

September 20, 2021 View Online: https://bit.ly/3EEn6VE Hawkeyes’ Nijziel, Nittany Lions’ Gladieux, and Scarlet Knights’ Causarano claim weekly awards Offensive Player of the WeekSophia Gladieux, Penn StateF – So. – Boyertown, Pa. – Oley Valley ‱ Led Penn State to a thrilling 3-2 overtime win at No. 7 […]

Big Ten Conference News: Illinois, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State and Wisconsin Capture Big Ten Weekly Volleyball Awards

Sept. 20, 2021 View Online: https://bit.ly/21VBWeek4Awards Fighting Illini’s Brown, Spartans’ Franklin, Gophers’ Wenaas, Buckeyes’ Murr and Badgers’ Orzol earn top conference honors this week Player of the Week Jenna Wenaas, Minnesota So. – OH – Frisco, Texas – Liberty – Major: Health & Well-Being Sciences ‱ […]

Big Ten Conference News: Weekly Football Release

Mon, Sep 20, 2021 BIG TEN FOOTBALL RELEASE – WEEK 4 | STANDINGS | SCHEDULE ‱ Week 4 of the 2021 Big Ten season features 11 games, highlighted by a trio conference matchups on Saturday. Michigan and Purdue will host divisional foes Rutgers and Illinois, respectively, while Michigan State welcomes Nebraska. The complete […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS NAME MARK LETESTU AS ASSISTANT COACH FOR AHL’S CLEVELAND MONSTERS, PROMOTE DEREK DORSETT TO DEVELOPMENT COACH

 SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager and Associate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today that Mark Letestu has been named as an assistant coach for the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Cleveland Monsters, and Derek Dorsett has been promoted to a […]

NFL News: Giants-Washington is Most-Watched NFL Network Exclusive ‘Thursday Night Football’ Game Since 2018

Total Viewership of 7.9 Million Across TV and Digital – Up +25% vs. 2020 NFL Network Exclusive ‘Thursday Night Football’ Average Giants-Washington Most-Watched Telecast on Thursday Average Minute Audience on NFL & Yahoo Sports Platforms Hits 532K – Highest Ever for NFL Network Exclusive ‘Thursday […]

NFL News: HBO Sports, NFL Films and the Indianapolis Colts Team Up for First-Ever In-Season Presentation of Hard Knocks

MULTI-EPISODE PRIMETIME EDITION OF THE 18-TIME EMMYĂą-WINNING SERIES PREMIERES NOVEMBER 17 NEW YORK, NY – For the first time in the history of television’s most acclaimed sports reality franchise, HARD KNOCKS will present a multi-episode, in-season edition when HBO Sports and NFL FILMS team up […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football News: Game 3 Status Report – Ohio State vs. Tulsa

Ohio State vs. Tulsa – Sept. 18, 2021 – Ohio Stadium; Columbus, Ohio   Game-Time Decision §  LB Teradja Mitchell Unavailable §  WR Kamryn Babb §  RB Marcus Crowley §  DE Tyler Friday §  DE Zach Harrison §  OL Jakob James §  BUL Jaylen Johnson §  OL Trey Leroux §  LB Mitchell Melton §  OL Harry Miller […]

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football News: All-American LB Zaven Collins was drafted in First Round by Arizona Cardinals in 2021 NFL Draft

TULSA, Okla. –– The University of Tulsa All-America Linebacker Zaven Collins was in Tulsa on Tuesday and met with the local media via zoom. Watch the press conference HERE. Collins was chosen by the Arizona Cardinals as the 16th overall selection in the first round of the NFL Draft on April […]

2021 TULSA FOOTBALL GAME NOTES

Facebook: /TulsaHurricane and /TulsaFootball ‱ Website: www.TulsaHurricane.comInstagram: TulsaHurricanePics ‱ Twitter:@TulsaHurricane, @TulsaFootball, @TUHurricanePR GAME INFORMATIONDate / Time: Saturday, Sept. 18, 2:40 pm (CT)Site: Columbus, OhioStadium: Ohio Stadium (102,780)TV: Fox Sports 1Talent: Tim Brando (pxp), Spencer Tillman (analyst)Radio: Big Country 99.5 FMTalent: Bruce Howard (pxp), Rick Couri(analyst), […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, September 18, 2021; the 260th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Patricia Campbell Hearst (born February 20, 1954)[1] is an American author and actress, and a granddaughter of American publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst. She first became known for the events following her 1974 kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army. She was found and arrested 19 months […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Tulsa Golden Hurricane seniors Paul, Player and Stokes named to Named to Senior Bowl Watch List

MOBILE, Ala. –– A trio of Tulsa football seniors – offensive tackle Chris Paul, defensive tackle Jaxon Player and receiver Keylon Stokes – have been named to The Reese’s Senior Bowl Preseason Watch List. The Reese’s Senior Bowl is the nation’s most prestigious college all-star game and it annually serves as the […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Tulsa Golden Hurricane long snapper Adam Higuera Named to Patrick Mannelly Award Watch List

LAKE BLUFF, Ill.  –– The University of Tulsa long snapper Adam Higuera is one of 31 of college football’s top long snappers named to the Patrick Mannelly Award, given to the nation’s best FBS senior long snapper. The award, created in 2019, is named after former NFL long snapper […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Tulsa Golden Hurricane stars Deneric Prince and Keylon Stokes Named to 2021 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

TYLER, Texas –– The ninth annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List was announced at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and SPORTyler 15th Annual East Texas Kick-off Luncheon. A pair of University of Tulsa football student-athletes – receiver Keylon Stokes and running back Deneric Prince – were named to the […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Golden Hurricane WR/Return Specialist Keylon Stokes Named to Paul Hornung Award Watch List

TULSA, Okla. –– The University of Tulsa receiver/return specialist Keylon Stokes was named to the 2021 Paul Hornung Award Watch List. The Paul Hornung Award is given annually by the Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) to the most versatile player in major college football. Stokes, from Manvel, Texas, enters his […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Golden Hurricane RT Chris Paul Named to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla.  –– The University of Tulsa senior Chris Paul was named to the preseason watch list for The Wuerffel Trophy, College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service. Named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback from the University of Florida, Danny Wuerffel, the Wuerffel Trophy is presented in […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Golden Hurricane Punter Lachlan Wilson Named to Preseason Watch List for Ray Guy Award

AUGUSTA, Ga. –– The University of Tulsa punter Lachlan Wilson was named one of 51 candidates to the preseason watch list for the 2021 Ray Guy Award, it was announced by the Augusta Sports Council. The Ray Guy Award honors the nation’s top collegiate punter. The 2021 watch list […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Golden Hurricane DT Jaxon Player named to Preseason Watch List for Bronko Nagurski Award

DALLAS, Texas –– The University of Tulsa defensive standout Jaxon Player was named to the watch list for the 2021 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, as announced by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). A total of 90 of college football’s top defensive players were named to preseason […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Golden Hurricane LT Tyler Smith Named to the Outland Trophy Preseason Watch List

DALLAS, Texas –– Tulsa Golden Hurricane sophomore offensive tackle Tyler Smith was one of 80 players named to the Outland Trophy Preseason Watch List, as announced by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). The award, in its 75th year, is presented to college football’s best interior lineman on offense […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Golden Hurricane WR Keylon Stokes Named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

TULSA, Okla. –– The University of Tulsa receiver Keylon Stokes was named to the Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List, it was announced by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation. The Biletnikoff Award recognizes college football’s most outstanding FBS receiver regardless of position. Stokes, from Manvel, Texas, has led the Golden […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Tulsa’s Chris Paul a Nominee for AFCA Good Works Team

NORTHBROOK, Ill. â€“– University of Tulsa senior offensive lineman Chris Paul has been named a nominee for the 2021 Allstate AFCA Good Works TeamÂź. Allstate and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced 109 nominees for the 2021 Allstate AFCA Good Works TeamÂź, the 30th year of this storied recognition. […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Tulsa RT Chris Paul appointed to NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –– University of Tulsa football student-athlete Chris Paul has been named to the NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee. The NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee (FOC) will ensure that appropriate oversight of football for both the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Tulsa RB’s Brooks and Prince named to Doak Walker Award Preseason Watch List

DALLAS, Texas –– The University of Tulsa running backs Shamari Brooks and Deneric Prince were named to the Doak Walker Award Preseason Watch List, it was announced by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum. The Doak Walker Award, named for SMUs three-time All-America running back Doak Walker, is annually presented to […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Tulsa DT Jaxon Player named to Chuck Bednarik Award Preseason Watch List

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. –– The University of Tulsa defensive standout Jaxon Player was named to the watch list for the 27th annual Chuck Bednarik Award, by the Maxwell Football Club. The Chuck Bednarik Award is presented annually to the outstanding defensive player in college football. Player’s former Tulsa teammate Zaven Collins, now […]

Ohio State Football opponent Week 2: Tulsa adds Tennessee transfer CB Kenney Solomon

TULSA, Okla.  –– The University of Tulsa added University of Tennessee cornerback Kenney Solomon to the Golden Hurricane roster.  Solomon is the seventh transfer student-athlete to join the Tulsa football roster since June 1. With the extra collegiate season due to Covid-19, Solomon has three years of […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, September 17, 2021; the 259th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Vanessa Lynn Williams[1] (born March 18, 1963) is an American singer, actress, and fashion designer. She initially gained recognition as the first African-American woman to receive the Miss America title when she was crowned Miss America 1984 in 1983. However, a scandal arose the following year when, […]

2021 Columbus City League current Football Standings, North and South Divisions

Traditional City League powers Northland, Beechcroft, Walnut Ridge and Marion-Franklin are having very tough seasons. In the meantime, usually teams that were considered “easy” wins are no more. East, Linden-McKinley and Africentric are much-improved and making a statement. South, Independence and Eastmoor Academy are their […]

Nick Saban, Alabama head football coach and Seven-Time National Champion, to be featured on NFL Network’s ‘A Football Life’

‘Nick Saban: A Football Life’ Premieres Friday, September 17 at 9:00 PM ET & PT on NFL Network “There is nobody I respect more in football than Nick Saban.” – Bill Belichick The 10th season of the Emmy-nominated and highly acclaimed NFL Films-produced series A Football […]

NFL names NFC Week 1 Players of the Week: Rams’ Stafford, Cardinals’ C. Jones & Buccaneers’ Pinion

Quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD of the Los Angeles Rams, linebacker CHANDLER JONES of the Arizona Cardinals and punter BRADLEY PINION of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played on Kickoff Weekend 2021 (September 9, 12-13). OFFENSE: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD, LOS […]

NFL names AFC Week 1 Players of the Week: Chiefs’ Mahomes, Raiders’ Crosby & Bengals’ McPherson

Quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES of the Kansas City Chiefs, defensive end MAXX CROSBY of the Las Vegas Raiders and kicker EVAN MCPHERSON of the Cincinnati Bengals are the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played on Kickoff Weekend 2021 (September 9, 12-13). OFFENSE: QB PATRICK MAHOMES, […]

Entertainment: Popular Comedian Norm MacDonald dead at age 61

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Norman Gene Macdonald (October 17, 1959 – September 14, 2021) was a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, and actor known for his deadpan style. Early in his career, he wrote for the sitcom Roseanne. Macdonald was then a cast member on Saturday Night Live (SNL) for five years, including anchoring […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, September 15, 2021; the 257th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Lone Ranger is a fictional masked former Texas Ranger who fought outlaws in the American Old West with his Native American friend, Tonto. The character has been called an enduring icon of American culture. He first appeared in 1933 in a radio show on WXYZ (Detroit), conceived either by station owner George W. Trendle or by Fran […]

Columbus Crew Match Notes for tonight’s home game against New York Red Bulls

COLUMBUSCREW2021 REGULAR SEASON:(7-11-6, 27 pts.) NEW YORKRED BULLS2021 REGULAR SEASON:(6-10-5, 23 pts.) Date: Tuesday, September 14Match Time: 7:30 p.m. ETKickoff: 7:38 p.m. ETLocation: Lower.com Field (Columbus, OH)Local 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 Blue Jackets announce changes to coaching staff as Prospects Camp Starts

 SEPTEMBER 13, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets announced today that Cleveland Monsters Associate Coach and former National Hockey League defenseman Steve McCarthy has replaced Sylvain Lefebvre as an assistant coach on Head Coach Brad Larsen’s staff.  Lefebvre has decided not to receive a […]

Columbus Crew to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Night on Tuesday Night; announces details

The Crew celebrates Columbus’ Hispanic community ahead of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 – October 15 Video of Black & Gold supporter Douglas Cueva discussing his Hispanic heritage available here (Courtesy of Columbus Crew): https://bit.ly/2YSgSAZ COLUMBUS — Columbus Crew today announced additional details regarding its matchday […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, September 13, 2021; the 255th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Margaret Madeline Chase Smith (December 14, 1897 – May 29, 1995) was an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, she served as a U.S. representative (1940–1949) and a U.S. senator (1949–1973) from Maine. She was the first woman to serve in both houses of the United States Congress, and the […]

NFL News

Important Dates 9/12/2021 TO 9/13/2021Regular Season Week 1 9/28/2021Beginning on the Tuesday following the third weekend of regular season games, the claiming priority is based on the inverse order of the standing of clubs in the current season’s games. 10/10/2021NFL London Series, New York Jets […]

NFL Kickoff Week 1 begins today with all teams having goal of Playoffs and trip to Super Bowl: Week 1 NFL Preview

“Life starts all over again,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald, “when it gets crisp in the fall.” And this fall in the National Football League, that initial autumn breeze means an enhanced 18-week, 272-game regular-season schedule. Each team is playing 17 regular-season games for the first […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football: Game 2 Status Report – Ohio State vs. Oregon

Ohio State vs. Oregon – Sept. 11, 2021 – Ohio Stadium; Columbus, Ohio   Game-Time Decision §  DT Jerron Cage §  DB Jantzen Dunn §  SAF Josh Proctor Unavailable §  WR Kamryn Babb §  DE Tyler Friday §  OL Jakob James §  BUL Jaylen Johnson §  OL Trey Leroux §  LB Mitchell Melton §  OL Harry Miller […]

Daily Almanac for September 11, 2021; the 253rd Day of the Year: Today America remembers The September 11 attacks from 2001, 20th anniversary

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The September 11 attacks, often referred to as 9/11, were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the militant Islamist terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States of America on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. On that morning, four commercial airliners traveling from the northeastern United States to California were hijacked mid-flight by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists. The […]

University of Cincinnati Athletics joins Big 12 Conference: AD John Cunningham sends letter to All Bearcats

Dear Bearcats, Our vision for the UC Department of Athletics has rested on a simple premise: Next Level Success.  It means success in the classroom, where our student-athletes have set department records for Grade Point Average (GPA) and improved their Academic Progress Report (APR) scores in four consecutive […]

Ohio Wesleyan starts Football season on right foot with 32-28 thrilling win at Otterbein

Ohio Wesleyan 32, Otterbein 28 Senior quarterback Zane Ries (Barberton) fired a 19-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Kenny Streb (Willowick/Eastlake North) with 3:36 left in regulation time to lift Ohio Wesleyan over Otterbein in the season opener for both teams on Saturday in […]

Leading Capital Football to it’s first win in 2 1/2 years, leads Jack Blaisdell OAC Defensive Player of the Week honors

9/7/2021 WESTERVILLE, Ohio –  On Tuesday afternoon, the Ohio Athletic Conference announced the first edition of a new season’s player of the week. Being recognized for Capital was senior Jack Blaisdell who was tabbed the top defensive player of the week in football.  Blaisdell truly lived up […]

NFL opens regular season tonight! Thursday Night Feature Game on NBC: Dallas visits Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay, 8:20 PM

DALLAS COWBOYSAT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS THURSDAY, SEPT. 9, 2021 // 8:20 PM ET // RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM // REFEREE: SHAWN HOCHULI REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY LEADER: Cowboys lead all-time series, 13-4STREAKS: Cowboys have won past 2LAST GAME: 12/23/18: Buccaneers 20 at Cowboys 27LAST GAME AT SITE: […]

NFL News: Recent Transactions

The following are the NFL transactions for Thursday, September 2. Transactions will be published each day after they are circulated to NFL clubs. This public version will include waiver requests, assignments via waivers, terminations, free agent signings, reserve list and practice squad additions and deletions, and trades. It will not […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, September 9, 2021; the 251st Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth). Her father ascended the throne on […]

2021 Solheim Cup – Monday Final Notes: Team Europe holds off late charge by Team USA; retains Cup with 15-13 victory (USA Team press conference)

PRESS CONFERENCE WITH TEAM USA CAPTAIN, PAT HURST; ASSISTANT CAPTAIN, STACY LEWIS; ROOKIES LEAHLIMI NOH & BRITTANY ALTOMARE 2021 Solheim Cup Inverness Club | Toledo, Ohio | Sept. 4-6, 2021 Monday Final Notes Sept. 6, 2021  2021 Solheim Cup Record Book  Team USA Roster and […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football News: Champions, Players of the Game Named Following Minnesota Win

Chris Olave, Miyan Williams, Zach Harrison and Mitch Rossi all earn special honors COLUMBUS, Ohio – Following Ohio State’s season-opening 45-31 win over Minnesota last Thursday, 22 players earned champion recognition for their performances. The coaching staff also recognized four players of the game: DE Zach […]

Otterbein Cardinals show lots of promise in 32-28 loss to visiting Ohio Wesleyan

9/4/2021 WESTERVILLE, Ohio – After a week filled with ongoing challenges behind the scenes due to COVID protocol issues, the Otterbein football team took the field Saturday afternoon for its season opener against Ohio Wesleyan. The environment around Memorial Stadium was seemingly back to normal, […]

Otterbein College Football News: 2021 Team looking to reverse fortunes in close games and have winning season

WESTERVILLE, Ohio – Over 140 players reported to Otterbein football camp. The Cardinals are finally looking at a full 10-game schedule after playing the shortened/non-traditional campaign this past spring due to the pandemic. “Right now, everything feels relatively normal again,” said head coach Tim Doup, preparing […]

Otterbein College Football News: Jersey Number 5 Honor to be shared by Cipriano and Jones during 2021 season

TRADITION OF NUMBER 5 WESTERVILLE, Ohio – For just the second time in program history, two football players will represent No. 5 on the back of their uniform this coming fall. A pair of seniors, defensive lineman Nick Cipriano and tight end Jeb Jones will help continue the tradition […]

Presbyterian rolls 84-43 behind Ren Hefley’s FCS record of 10 touchdown passes

9/4/2021 CLINTON, S.C. – Redshirt sophomore quarterback Ren Hefley threw for 538 yards and an FCS single-game record 10 touchdowns as the Presbyterian College football team opened the Kevin Kelley era with an 84-43 victory over St. Andrews on Saturday afternoon at Bailey Memorial Stadium.  Final Score: Presbyterian 84, St. […]

Solheim Cup News

2021 Solheim Cup Inverness Club | Toledo, Ohio | Sept. 4-6, 2021    Leaderboard   2021 Solheim Cup Record Book  Team USA Roster and Records  Team Europe Roster and Records SATURDAY FOURSOMES PAIRINGS 7:35 a.m. – Anna Nordqvist and Matilda Castren (EUR) vs. Danielle Kang and Austin […]

Solheim Cup News

2021 Solheim Cup Inverness Club | Toledo, Ohio | Sept. 4-6, 2021       Leaderboard   2021 Solheim Cup Record Book   Team USA Roster and Records   Team Europe Roster and Records USA CAPTAINS READY FOR INVERNESS CHALLENGE Wednesday marked one year, seven months and 23 days since Pat Hurst was announced as […]

Solheim Cup News: 2021 Team Rosters

TEAM USA: Nelly KordaDanielle KangLexi ThompsonLizette SalasJess KordaAlly EwingAustin ErnstJennifer KupchoYealimi NohMegan KhangBrittany AltomareMina Harigae TEAM EUROPE: Anna NordqvistGeorgia HallSophia PopovCharley HullCarlota CigandaLeona MaguireMadelene SagstromMatilda CastrenNanna Koertstz MadsenMel ReidCeline BoutierEmily Kristine Pedersen COURTESY BZA PR & LPGA TOUR

Ohio State Buckeyes Football: Assistant coach Matt Barnes talks defensive backs, safeties and depth

NEW STAFF MEMBERSHead coach Ryan Day had one staffopening this offseason following theretirement of co-defensive coordinatorGreg Mattison. Day filled the spot by promoting ParkerFleming to special teams coach. Fleminghad spent the last three seasons as aquality control coach on special teams. Kerry Coombs is sole […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football vs. Minnesota – Status Report

Thu, Sep 2, 2021 Game 1 Status Report Ohio State at Minnesota – Sept. 2, 2021 – Huntington Bank Stadium; Minneapolis, Minn.   Game-Time Decision N/A Unavailable §  WR Kamryn Babb §  CB Cameron Brown §  DT Jerron Cage §  SAF Jantzen Dunn §  DE Tyler Friday §  OL Jakob James §  BUL Jaylen […]

Minnesota Golden Gophers News: ATHLETIC FACILITIES BACK TO FULL CAPACITY

Gopher Athletics has announced that it plans tooperate at full capacity for live sporting events when teamsreturn to competition for the 2021-22 academic year. Thefirst ticketed-sports slated to welcome full capacity at itsvenues are soccer, volleyball and football. Minnesota also anticipates a return to traditional […]

Minnesota Golden Gophers News: Renames home field From TCT Bank Stadium to Huntington Bank Stadium

WELCOME TO HUNTINGTON In late June, the University of Minnesota Board ofRegents approved renaming the University’s on-campusfootball stadium in Minneapolis from TCF Bank Stadium toHuntington Bank Stadium. Huntington completed its merger with TCF in June 2021,creating a powerhouse Midwest bank that ranks in the top25 […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, September 2, 2021; the 245th Day of the Year

COURTESY WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Diana Nyad/ˈnaÉȘˌéd/ (nĂ©e Sneed; born August 22, 1949) is an American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long-distance swimmer. Nyad gained national attention in 1975 when she swam around Manhattan (28 mi or 45 km) and in 1979 when she swam from North Bimini, The Bahamas, to Juno Beach, Florida (102 mi (164 km)). In 2013, […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship: Final-Round Notes – Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship; Svensson comes back to win

Final-Round Notes – Sunday, August 29, 2021 Course Setup: The Ohio State University Golf Club (Scarlet Course) – Par 71 / 7,444 yards Quick Links Leaderboard Adam Svensson blitzes front nine to win Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship COLUMBUS, Ohio â€“ Adam Svensson crept up the Nationwide Children’s Hospital […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship: 1st, 2nd & 3rd round co-leader Stephan Jaeger can’t keep pace, finishes ties for second

Stephan Jaeger had a solid week playing the Ohio State Scarlet Course on the Korn Ferry Tour. He was in the co-lead all rounds until Sunday, when he couldn’t keep up with come-from-behind winner Adam Svensson. An even par 71 on Sunday, hurt his chances […]

Dayton Dragons News: Anthem Game Changers Honoree for Dragons September 1 Game; Dayton Public Schools Curriculum Team Encourages Teaching in a Virtual Environment

August 31, 2021 Dayton Public Schools Curriculum Team Encourages Teaching in a Virtual Environment   Anthem and the Dayton Dragons are Honoring these Anthem Game Changers at the Dragons Game on Wednesday, September 1 Dayton, Ohio –  Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio and […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship: Former OSU golfer Ryan Armour, a fan favorite, finishes tied for 32nd; PGA Tour Card still in reach

Former Ohio State star Ryan Armour knows everytime he plays in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship or the Memorial Tournament, he will have plenty of Buckeye fans on his side. The 45-year-old from Akron has always done well at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Tournament but […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, August 31, 2021; the 243rd Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, and bandleader. Hampton worked with jazz musicians from Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, and Buddy Rich, to Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, and Quincy Jones. In 1992, he was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, and he […]

Big Ten Conference News: Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio State and Wisconsin Capture Big Ten Weekly Volleyball Awards

Aug. 30, 2021 View Online: https://bit.ly/21VBWeek1Awards Wolverines’ Grant, Huskers’ Rodriguez, Buckeyes’ Davis and Badgers’ Hilley and Rettke are the first weekly honorees of the 2021 season Player of the Week Dana Rettke, Wisconsin Grad. – MB – Riverside, Ill. – Riverside-Brookfield – Graduate Major: Educational Leadership […]

Third-Round Notes – Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship; Hole-out eagle pulls Vincent Whaley even with Stephan Jaeger

Third-Round Notes – Saturday, August 28, 2021 Course Setup: The Ohio State University Golf Club (Scarlet Course) – Par 71 / 7,444 yards COLUMBUS, Ohio â€“ Stephan Jaeger and Vincent Whaley electrified fans Saturday at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship and reached 15-under par for the tournament, giving […]

Big Ten Conference News: A no-brainer! Indiana #1 in 2021 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Preseason Poll

Three-time defending champion Hoosiers are unanimous preseason favorite ROSEMONT, Ill. – Indiana is the unanimous preseason choice to win the 2021 Big Ten Conference men’s soccer championship, according to a poll of the Big Ten coaches released Monday. The three-time defending Big Ten regular season and […]

Iowa Hawkeyes Football News: Tyler Linderbaum Named AP Preseason First-Team All-American

IOWA CITY, Iowa â€” University of Iowa junior center Tyler Linderbaum has been named a preseason first-team All-American by the Associated Press.   Linderbaum (6-foot-3, 290-pounds) was a finalist for the Rimington Trophy a year ago and earned first-team All-America honors from The Athletic and Pro Football Focus. He was a […]

Wisconsin Badgers Unanimous Choice in 2021 Big Ten Preseason Women’s Volleyball Poll

View Online: https://bit.ly/2021B1GVBPrePoll Badgers and Penn State each with three players named to preseason all-conference team ROSEMONT, Ill. – Two-time defending Big Ten champion Wisconsin is the unanimous favorite to earn a third consecutive Big Ten title, according to the 2021 Big Ten preseason volleyball poll and […]

Ohio State Women’s Volleyball News: Selected Sixth in Big Ten, Londot Preseason All-Conference

The Big Ten coaches’ preseason poll and preseason all-conference team were announced on Monday.   COLUMBUS, Ohio â€“ The Big Ten coaches’ preseason poll and preseason All-Big Ten Team were announced on Monday. The Buckeyes were selected sixth while sophomore opposite hitter Emily Londot was a unanimous selection […]

Dayton Flyers Football News: Jack Cook Named To 2021 CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy Watch List

This Is The Second National Watch List The Flyer QB Is On This Preseason CHARLESTON, S.C. – University of Dayton record-setting quarterback Jack Cook has been named to the College Football Performance Award (CFPA) FCS National Performer of the Year Trophy Watch List.  The four-year starter […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship: Taylor Montgomery loves OSU Scarlet Course; hopes to move into champion seat this year.

Taylor Montgomery loves to play the Scarlet Golf Course at Ohio State University. The course is one of the Top 5 according to several golfers on the Korn Ferry Tour. The host course for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Tournament, which is one of three Korn […]

Central State Marauders Football News: Former OSU Buckeye Curtis Terry new Defensive Coordinator

WILBERFORCE – As Central State University prepares for the upcoming 2021 football season, CSU head coach Bobby Rome II has promoted Curtis Terry to be the Marauders’ new defensive coordinator. Terry, who previously served as a volunteer coach at CSU, will also be in charge of the Marauders’ special […]

Central State Marauders Football News: Erik Highsmith is the new Offensive Coordinator

WILBERFORCE – As Central State University prepares for the upcoming 2021 football season, CSU head coach Bobby Rome II has officially named Erik Highsmith as the Marauders’ new offensive coordinator. “Coach Highsmith is an outstanding coach with great passion for our game. He has great enthusiasm and drive to help develop […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football News: Thayer Munford Selected as Second Recipient of the Block “0”

August 28, 2021 Fifth-year senior offensive lineman is also one of six team captains COLUMBUS, Ohio – Thayer Munford already holds two significant titles on the eve of Ohio State’s 132nd season of football: he’s the Buckeyes’ most experienced player with 45 career games played and […]

Second-Round Notes – Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship

Second-Round Notes – Friday, August 27, 2021 Course Setup: The Ohio State University Golf Club (Scarlet Course) – Par 71 / 7,444 yards Stephan Jaeger, David Lipsky remain tied atop leaderboard at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship COLUMBUS, Ohio â€“ Nothing changed atop the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship leaderboard […]

First-Round Notes – Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship

First-Round Notes – Thursday, August 26, 2021 Course Setup: The Ohio State University Golf Club (Scarlet Course) – Par 71 / 7,444 yards David Lipsky, Stephan Jaeger share lead at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship COLUMBUS, Ohio â€“ Stephan Jaeger and David Lipsky, both of whom already secured PGA […]

West Virginia Mountaineers announce contract extension for head basketball coach Bob Huggins

August 27, 2021 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons on Friday afternoon announced a contract extension for men’s basketball coach and Morgantown native, Bob Huggins to serve as head coach through the 2023-24 season, with an option to continue coaching […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, August 28, 2021; The 240th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, SC, (August 28, 1774 – January 4, 1821) was a Catholic religious sister in the United States and an educator, known as a founder of the country’s parochial school system. After her death, she became the first person born in what would become the United States to […]

Korn Ferry Tour News: Pre-Tournament Notes – Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship

Dates: August 26-29, 2021 Where: Columbus, Ohio Course: The Ohio State University Golf Club – Scarlet Course (71 / 7,444) Course Designer: Alister MacKenzie (1938), Jack Nicklaus (renovation, 2005) Field: 139 players Defending Champion: Curtis Luck Purse: $1,000,000 ($180,000/winner) Format: 72-hole stroke play Quick Links Tournament Media Site Power Rankings Inside The Field […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship: ‘Mr. Comeback’ Bo Van Pelt early 1st Round clubhouse leader; Post-round Interview with media

THE NCHC HAS STARTED. BO VAN PELT POSTED THE BEST ROUND OF THE DAY WITH A -6 UNDER 65.  BO IS AN INTERESTING STORY. HE HAD TO SIT OUT THE PGA TOUR SEASONS OF 2016-2019 DUE TO SHOULDER INJURIES, NINE BONE SPURS IN HIS AC […]

Ohio State Men’s Soccer: Opens Season with Annual Wolstein Classic

Aug. 25, 2021 Ohio State takes on Memphis Friday, UAB Sunday Ohio State vs. Memphis, UABDates: Aug. 27, Aug. 29Times: 7 p.m., 5 p.m.Venue: Columbus, Ohio – Jesse Owens Memorial StadiumWatch: B1G+ Memphis | B1G+ UABLive Stats: OhioStateBuckeyes.comGame Notes: Ohio State | Memphis | UABRosters: Ohio State | Memphis | UABSeason Stats: Ohio State | Memphis | UAB COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State opens the fall 2021 season […]

Ohio State Women’s Volleyball: Hosts Sports Imports Classic

August 26, 2021   Ohio State is slated to play Northern Kentucky and No. 4 Washington at Nationwide Arena this weekend.   Sports Imports Classic  Dates: August 27 & August 28, 2021  Teams: No. 11 Ohio State, Northern Kentucky, Ohio, No. 4 Washington   Venue: Nationwide Arena (Columbus, Ohio)  Tickets: Online at Ticketmaster.com or at […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, August 26, 2021; the 238th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Laura Ann Branigan (July 3, 1952 – August 26, 2004) was an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her signature song, the platinum-certified 1982 single “Gloria“, stayed on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 for 36 weeks, then a record for a female artist, peaking at No. 2. It also reached number one […]

Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar News: Statements on Passing of Legendary Racing Journalist Robin Miller

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021) – Statements from Roger Penske and Mark Miles on legendary racing journalist Robin Miller, who died Aug. 25 at 71: Roger Penske, Chairman, Indianapolis Motor Speedway “Racing has lost one of its most well-respected journalists and most beloved personalities. Robin […]

Big Ten Network announces 2021 Football Broadcaster Lineup

Aug. 25, 2021 Link:https://wp.me/paBK59-5sZZ Big Ten Network’s 2021 College Football Broadcaster Lineup Features Trusted Veterans Alongside Emerging Talent Commentator teams and studio personalities will cover more than 40 games on the second most-watched cable network for college football CHICAGO, Ill. – Following back-to-back seasons as […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship News: Extends agreement with Korn Ferry Tour for additional five years

August 25, 2021 Tournament will continue as Finals event at The Ohio State University Golf Club – Scarlet Course Columbus, Ohio â€“ Tournament Officials announced today a five-year extension of the agreement between the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship and the PGA TOUR that ensures the tournament […]

Columbus Crew News: ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL DETAILS FOR “HELL IS REAL,” IN-STATE RIVALRY CONTEST AGAINST FC CINCINNATI AT LOWER.COM FIELD ON FRIDAY

August 24, 2021 August 27 marks the first rivalry match played at Lower.com Field;March to the Match set to take place prior to the home contest COLUMBUS â€” Columbus Crew today announced additional details regarding its matchday programming for the “Hell is Real” derby at Lower.com Field on Friday evening. The Crew’s match […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, August 25, 2021; the 237th Day of the year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Althea Neale Gibson (August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003) was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and one of the first Black athletes to cross the color line of international tennis. In 1956, she became the first African American to win a Grand Slam title (the French Championships). The following […]

Ever wanted to work for the Ohio State Department of Athletics? Here’s your chance! Schottenstein Center to Host Hiring Fair Next Week

August 24, 2021 If you’ve ever dreamed of being at a big event and getting paid at the same time, here’s your chance The Schottenstein Center and the Ohio State Department of Athletics will host an OPEN INTERVIEW Hiring Fair on Tuesday, August 31 and Wednesday, September 8from […]

Rumors become true as Columbus Crew add French defender Steven Moreira

27-year-old defender has made 215 professional appearances and brings nine years of European soccer experience including French topflight August 23, 2021 COLUMBUS â€“ Columbus Crew today announced that the club has signed French defender Steven Moreira (pronounced: MO-ray-rah). The 27-year-old defender, who most recently played for […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship News: First Shot to Fight Cancer 2021 Champion is Kinley Strohl of Ashley, Ohio

August 24, 2021 Columbus, Ohio â€“ Tournament Officials announced today the 15th annual ceremonial first tee shot, named First Shot to Fight Cancer. The shot will mark the beginning of tournament competition for the 2021 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship at The Ohio State University Golf ClubŸScarlet Course. The First Shot […]

North Coast Athletic Conference News: Wittenberg Picked For Top Spot in 2021 NCAC Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Tue, Aug 24, 2021 The Wittenberg women’s volleyball team was tabbed first in the 2021 North Coast Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll. The 25-time conference champions received four of the possible nine first-place votes and 74 points overall according to balloting of the league’s coaches. […]

Dayton Dragons News: CELEBRATE DAYTON PROGRAM PRESENTED BY DAY AIR CREDIT UNION TO HONOR OAKWOOD HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD

Dayton, Ohio – As part of the Celebrate Dayton Program presented by Day Air Credit Union, the Dayton Dragons honored the Oakwood High School Girls Track and Field Winners during the Sunday, August 22nd game at Day Air Ballpark between the Dragons and Lake County Captains.  The game […]

Dayton Dragons News: DRAGONS, CARESOURCE CONTINUE PARTNERSHIP WITH VETERAN SALUTE PROGRAM

Dayton, Ohio—The Dayton Dragons and CareSource have continued their partnership that honors local military veterans from the Miami Valley – the Veteran Salute program. CareSource’s Veteran Salute program honors a different veteran throughout each of the Dragons 10 weeklong homestands.  The story of each veteran […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship Overview: Interview with Tournament Director Kip McBride

About The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship is held annually at The Ohio State University Golf Club, Scarlet Course. The tournament is one of three Korn Ferry Tour Finals events that help determine which players will earn PGA TOUR membership each season. […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship News: Pros Fore Patients

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship’s Pros Fore Patients is a special program designed to celebrate the tournament’s support of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the more than $16.2 million that has been raised for pediatric cancer treatment and research since the tournament began in 2007. Pros […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship News: First Shot to Fight Cancer

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship’s First Shot to Fight Cancer is the manner by which the tournament customarily begins its professional competition. It is a tradition that helps boost the spirits of all patients being treated for cancer and brings hope to the countless families […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship player commitments for 2021 field (Interview with defending champion Curtis Luck)

August 20, 2021 Columbus, Ohio â€“ At 5:00 p.m. EDT Tournament Officials announced the 143-player blended field of PGA TOUR and Korn Ferry Tour players who are eligible and have committed to compete in the 2021 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship. The following players finished 126-200 on […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship set to return as Korn Ferry Tour Finals event this week, August 23-29 at The Ohio State University Golf Club – Scarlet Course

Columbus, Ohio â€“ The 15th playing of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship at The Ohio State University Golf Club – Scarlet Course, the week of August 23 – 29, marks the tournament’s return as a Korn Ferry Tour Finals event.  Since 2013Ÿthe year the Korn Ferry Tour Finals were introducedŸThe […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, August 23, 2021: the 235th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS James Hoyt Wilhelm (July 26, 1922 – August 23, 2002), nicknamed “Old Sarge“, was an American Major League Baseball pitcher with the New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, California Angels, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, and Los Angeles Dodgers between 1952 and 1972. Wilhelm was elected to the Baseball Hall of […]

NFL News: NFL’s SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD AWARDS $4 MILLION IN RESEARCH FUNDING ON HAMSTRING INJURIES

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin to conduct an innovative prospective study with a goal of reducing the incidence of hamstring injuries in football players July 15, 2021– The National Football League’s (NFL) Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) today announced a four-year, $4 million award to […]

Dayton Flyers Football News: Brandon Easterling Named To HERO Sports Preseason All-America Team

Flyer Co-Captain Earns His Second Preseason All-America Honors Of 2021 https://daytonflyers.com/documents/2021/8/9/2021_FCS_Preseason_All_American.pdf HERO SPORTS – University of Dayton senior safety Brandon Easterling has been named to the HERO Sports FCS Preseason All-America team.  The Flyer safety was named to the third team. It is Easterling’s second preseason All-America honor. […]

Dayton Flyers Football News: Safety Brandon Easterling Named To Stats Perform Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

Flyer Safety Was A Finalist For The Award In 2019 https://theanalyst.com/na/sport/american-football/fcs/ STATS PERFORM – University of Dayton senior safety Brandon Easterling is one of 35 NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) players named Thursday to the Stats Perform Buck Buchanan Award Watch List.  The Buchanan award goes annually to […]

Dayton Flyers QB Jack Cook Named To Stats Perform Walter Payton Award Watch List

Flyer QB Only PFL Student-Athlete Named To The List https://theanalyst.com/na/sport/american-football/fcs/ STATS PERFORM – University of Dayton record-setting quarterback Jack Cook one of 35 NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) players named Wednesday to the Stats Perform Walter Payton Award Watch List.  The Payton awards goes annually to the FCS […]

Dayton Flyers Football News: Brandon Easterling, Jake Chisholm Named Stats Perform FCS Preseason All-Americans

Both Named To The Third Team; Easterling At Defensive Back, Chisholm As An All-Purpose Runner https://theanalyst.com/na/sport/american-football/fcs/ STATS PERFORM – University of Dayton captains Brandon Easterling and Jake Chisholm have been named to the Stats Perform FCS Preseason All-America Team.  Easterling was named as a defensive back, while Chisholm was named […]

Dayton Flyers Football News: Five Named Preseason All-Pioneer Football League

Dayton One Of Four PFL Teams To Have Five Or More Honorees https://daytonflyers.com/documents/2021/7/27/2021_Preseason_All_PFL_Teams.pdf ST. LOUIS — The Pioneer Football League announced its preseason all-conference team today and five University of Dayton Flyers were named to the squad.  Dayton’s selections consisted of running back Jake Chisholm, quarterback Jack Cook, […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, August 22, 2021

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Ann Smith Franklin (October 2, 1696 – April 16, 1763) was an American colonial newspaper printer and publisher. She inherited the business from her husband, James Franklin, brother of Benjamin Franklin. She published the Mintunt, printed an almanac series. She was the country’s first female newspaper editor, the first woman to write […]

Columbus Crew back home tonight taking on Seattle Sounders in 2020 MLS Cup rematch

COLUMBUS CREW BEGINS TWO-MATCH HOMESTAND AT LOWER.COM Black & Gold host the Sounders tonight in a nationally televised  COLUMBUS â€” Columbus Crew (6-8-6, 24 points) hosts Seattle Sounders FC (11-3-6, 39 points) at Lower.com Field in a nationally televised contest tonight, Saturday, August 21 [5:30 p.m. ET / FOX, FOX […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, August 21, 2021

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Hawaii (/həˈwaÉȘ.i/ (listen) hə-WY-ee; Hawaiian: HawaiÊ»i [həˈvɐjʔi] or [həˈwɐjʔi]) is a state in the Western United States located in the Pacific Ocean about 2,000 miles (3,200 km) from the U.S. mainland. It is the only state outside North America, the only state composed entirely of islands, and the only state in the tropics. Hawaii is also one of a few U.S. […]

Historical Events for August 20

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (/ˈriːdʒÉȘs ˈfÉȘlbÉȘn/; August 25, 1931 – July 24, 2020) was an American television presenter, talk show host, game show host, actor and singer. Once called “the hardest working man in show business”, he held the Guinness World Record for the most hours spent on […]

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference News: Announces 2021 ESPN Football Schedule

NORFOLK, Va., July 30, 2021 – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its ESPN football package for the 2021 season, which features eight regular-season match-ups on ESPN, ESPNU and ESPN3 and one postseason appearance on ABC as part of its linear package. The nationally-televised games […]

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference News: Announces 2021 Preseason All-Conference Honors, presented by TowneBank

JULY 2021 NORFOLK, Va., July 30, 2021 – Norfolk State quarterback Juwan Carter and South Carolina State defensive back Decobie Durant have been named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive and Defensive Preseason Players of the Year, presented by TowneBank. All awards were voted on by the MEAC’s head football […]

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference News: 2021 Football Race Order of Finish, Presented by Home Depot

NORFOLK, Va., July 30, 2021 – South Carolina State has been picked to win the 2021 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) football championship, as the Bulldogs topped the league’s annual preseason poll, presented by The Home Depot. Voting was conducted by the conference’s head football coaches and sports […]

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference News: South Carolina Hall of Fame opens doors for former S.C. State star Robert Porcher

JULY 2021 GREENVILLE, S.C.—Former Bulldog defensive standout and NFL All-Pro Robert Porcher will be among five honorees inducted into the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame on Thursday at the Hilton Greenville.  The original Enshrinement Ceremony, set for April 2, 2020, was postponed due to COVID-19 […]

Mid-Eastern Conference Football News: Battle for Greater Baltimore’ Resumes Sept. 4 between Morgan State and Towson

July 2021 BALTIMORE, Md., – Morgan State and Towson have have announced that they will play a home-and-home football series starting 2021 thru the 2027 season.    The teams were scheduled to play this past season (Sept. 12), but were forced to cancel due to the COVID-19 […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, August 19, 2021

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Bronze Fonz is a public artwork by American artist Gerald P. Sawyer, located on the Milwaukee Riverwalk in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Bronze Fonz depicts Henry Winkler as “The Fonz,” a character in the 1970s television series Happy Days, which was set in Milwaukee. Description The sculpture, made of bronze, depicts actor Henry Winkler as […]

North Coast Athletic Conference News: KENYON PICKED AS PRESEASON FAVORITE IN NCAC MEN’S SOCCER COACHES’ POLL

Wed, Aug 18, 2021 CLEVELAND, OH – Five-time defending North Coast Athletic Conference champion Kenyon was tabbed as the favorite in the race for the 2021 men’s soccer championship according to preseason balloting of the league coaches. The Lords collected eight of 10 possible first-place votes […]

Major League Soccer News: MLS Names Guest Coaches Noah Beck, Cobi Jones, Juanpa Zurita and Jorge Campos for 2021 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G

he  2021 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge presented by AT&T 5G is set for Aug. 24 in Los Angeles(9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, FS1 / TUDN / TSN / TVA Sports) |  Purchase Tickets Here NEW YORK (August 18, 2021) – Major League Soccer today announced that legendary players and culture creators will […]

Columbus Crew looking to end skid at always-tough New York Red Bulls tonight

COLUMBUSCREW2021 REGULAR SEASON:(6-7-6, 24 pts.) NEW YORKRED BULLS2021 REGULAR SEASON:(5-9-4, 19 pts.) Date: Wednesday, August 18Match Time: 8:00 p.m. ETKickoff: 8:08 p.m. ETLocation: Red Bull Arena (Harrison, NJ)Local TV: Bally Sports Ohio Neil Sika (play-by-play) Jordan Angeli (analyst)Brett Hiltbrand (sideline)97.1 The Fan [Radio]: Chris Doran […]

Dayton Dragons recognized MODERN-DAY FORREST GUMP CODY O’CONNOR walking through Dayton last night

Dayton, Ohio – The Dayton Dragons recognized Cody O’Connor during the Tuesday, August 17th game at Day Air Ballpark between the Dragons and Lake County Captains.  O’Connor is a modern-day Forrest Gump and cancer survivor who is raising funds for pediatric cancer patients in his “Walk for […]

Southwestern Athletic Conference Football News: Buck Buchanan Award Preseason Watch List, Southern’s Lewis and Florida A&M’s Bell

Full Release BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Southern’s Jordan Lewis and Florida A&M’s Markquese Bell have been named to the Buck Buchanan Award Preseason Watch List. In the history of the award there has been only one multiple-time winner but Southern’s Lewis will have a chance to complete that […]

Southwestern Athletic Conference Football News: Walter Payton Award Preseason Watch List, Alabama A&M’s Glass and Alcorn State’s Harper

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Alabama A&M’s Aqeel Glass and Alcorn State’s Felix Harper have been named to the Walter Payton Award Preseason Watch List. Glass rewrote the record books this past season as he went 67-of-113 for 1,084 yards passing and 13 touchdowns during the regular season. One […]

Southwestern Athletic Conference Football News: Stats Perform FCS Preseason All-America Team selects Five SWAC Players

Complete Stats Perform FCS Preseason All-American Team BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A total of five Southwestern Athletic Conference football student-athletes have been named to the 2021 Stats Perform FCS Preseason All-American Team.  The list includes 2021 SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year Jordan Lewis. Joining him on […]

Southwestern Athletic Conference Football News: Alabama A&M QB Aqueel Glass Presented Deacon Jones Trophy by Black College Hall of Fame as HBCU Player of the Year

ATLANTA, Ga. – Alabama A&M senior quarterback Aqeel Glass (St. Louis, Mo.) added to a record-setting Spring 2021 campaign on Saturday, June 19 as he was presented with the Deacon Jones Trophy as the Black College Football Player of the Year as announced by the Black […]

Southwestern Athletic Conference Football News: Alabama A&M’s Marcus Cushine named to CoSIDA Football Academic All-America Second-Team

AUSTIN, Texas â€“ Alabama A&M junior defensive end Marcus Cushine has been named a Second-Team CoSIDA Football Academic All-America selection and is one of the 51 best student-athletes in the nation in his sport as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on […]

Southwestern Athletic Conference Football News: Alabama State’s Gray selected CoSIDA Academic All-District for second consecutive year

MONTGOMERY, Ala.- Alabama State running Ezra Gray was named CoSIDA Academic All-District for the second consecutive year. The award recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. First-team Academic All-District honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot. […]

Southwestern Athletic Conference Football News: Alcorn State’s President Thomas listed on 2022 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

NORFOLK, Va.– Alcorn State’s Dr. Dennis E. Thomas is listed on the players’ ballot for the 2022 class of the College Football Hall of Fame, which was released to voterS.As an offensive lineman at Alcorn State, Thomas was a two-time Pittsburgh Courier All-American (1972, 1973), and he […]

Southwestern Athletic Conference Football News: College Football Hall of Fame releases 2022 Ballot

IRVING, Texas â€“ The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced the names on the 2022 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, including 78 players and seven coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision and 99 players and 33 coaches from […]

Mid-American Conference Football News: Eight Student-Athletes Represented on Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla.  – The Wuerffel Trophy, College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service, today announced its watch list of 93 players from college football’s Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback from the University of Florida, Danny Wuerffel, the Wuerffel Trophy […]

Mid-American Conference Football News: Hall, Ratkovich and Pimpleton Named to Paul Hornung Watch List

Louisville, Ky. — The Louisville Sports Commission today named 57 multi-talented college football players to the 2021 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Paul Hornung Award, now in its 12th season, is given annually to the most versatile player in […]

Mid-American Conference Football News: Golden Flashes QB Dustin Crum Named To Walter Camp Watch List

KENT, OHIO – Kent State quarterback Dustin Crum has been named to the 35-member watch list for the Walter Camp Award. Walter Camp is considered “The Father of American football”. He first selected an All-America team in 1889. The Walter Camp Foundation was founded in 1967 and honors Camp […]

Mid-American Conference Football News: Buffalo Bulls LB Kadofi Wright Named to Lombardi Award Watch List

HOUSTON â€“ University at Buffalo linebacker Kadofi Wright has been named to the Lombardi Award Preseason Watch List. The Rotary Lombardi Award goes annually to the college football offensive or defensive lineman, who in addition to outstanding performance and ability, best exemplifies the character and discipline of NFL Hall […]