Arizona Cardinals 36 Cincinnati Bengals 23: Defending AFC champion bright spots in loss was playing many talented young players and PK Evan McPherson’s field goals of 56 & 58 yards

The Bengals play their first 2022 game awayfrom home this week when they travel to East Rutherford, N.J. to take onthe New York Giants on Sunday night at MetLife Stadium. Cincinnati entersthe contest 0-1 in preseason, after a 36-23 loss to the Arizona Cardinals onFriday.Despite […]

Dayton Flyers 2022 Football Player Profile: Co-captain, LB Ben Schmiesing

35BEN SCHMIESING POSITION LB HEIGHT 6-1 WEIGHT 233 CLASS Graduate Student HOMETOWN Piqua, Ohio HIGHSCHOOL Piqua 2022 (Graduate Student)• Named a 2022 Co-Captain• First Team Preseason All-Pioneer Football League 2021 (Graduate Student)• Appeared in all 10 games at LB including seven starts• Finished third on the team with 74 tackles (31 solo)• […]

NFL News: ANNOUNCES TRAINING BRAND NOBULL AS PRESENTING SPONSOR AND OFFICIAL ON-FIELD SUPPLIER OF THE NFL SCOUTING COMBINE

​New Agreement for the Combine names NOBULL the Official Combine Training Partner for the annual event; will outfit all Combine participants and staff NEW YORK, NY and BOSTON, MA. August 16, 2022 – Today, The National Football League and NOBULL, the fast-growing athletic training brand, announced […]

NFL News: Finland awarded hosting rights to 2024 IFAF Flag Football World Championships

​Lahti, Finland to stage tournament from August 25-30, 2024  Integrated men’s and women’s event will serve as climax to flag football’s biggest-ever international competition cycle   PARIS, FRANCE; 10 AUGUST 2022       The International Federation of American Football (IFAF) has announced that Lahti, Finland, will stage the next […]

NFL News: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE AND ELECTRONIC ARTS TO ENTERTAIN MILLIONS OF FOOTBALL FANS THROUGH MULTI-YEAR EXCLUSIVE ESPORTS DEAL RENEWAL

​Partnership Extension Follows a Record Year for Madden NFL Esports with 4x Viewership Increase Last Season  Madden NFL 23 Championship Series Registration is Now Open; First Broadcast is the Ultimate Kickoff – Airing September 7 & 9 REDWOOD CITY, CA & NEW YORK, NY – […]

Movie and Television World mourn loss of actress Anne Heche at 53

Anne Celeste Heche (/heɪtʃ/ HAYTCH; May 25, 1969 – August 2022)[a] was an American actress. She first came to recognition portraying twins Vicky Hudson and Marley Love on the soap opera Another World (1987–1991), winning her a Daytime Emmy Award and two Soap Opera Digest Awards. She achieved greater prominence in the late 1990s with roles in the […]

Western & Southern Open News: Serena Williams Faces U.S. Open Champion Raducanu in Tantalizing First-Round Match

Qualifying Tournament Kicks Off Saturday; Fans Invited to Nadal-Berrettini Practice Session, Kids Day, Player Conversations CINCINNATI (Aug. 12, 2022) – The singles draws for the Western & Southern Open were made Friday. With a total of nine former champions and 18 Grand Slam major winners in […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, August 15, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Anastasia Valeryevna Liukina (/ˈljuːkɪn/; Russian: Анастасия Валерьевна Люкина [ˈlʲʉkʲɪnə]; born October 30, 1989) is a Russian-born American former artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic All-Around champion, a five-time Olympic medalist, the 2005 and 2007 world champion on the balance beam, and the 2005 world champion on the uneven bars. She is also a four-time all-around U.S. […]

We are 99 days away from The FIFA World Cup in Quatar

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men’s national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport’s global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament […]

AFC Champion Bengals start preseason against Arizona Cardinals tonight at Paycor Stadium

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Eastern. Television: Live coverage on the Bengals Preseason TV Network withbroadcasters Mike Watts (play-by-play), Anthony Munoz (analyst) and MarisaContipelli (sideline reporter). The network is led by flagship WKRC-TV (CBSChannel 12) in Cincinnati. Also on the network are WKEF-TV (ABC Ch. 22) inDayton, […]

Ohio State Football News: Defensive coordinator Jim Knowles putting in the work to stop opposing offenses (Part 2 audio feature)

Jim Knowles, the architect of one of the nation’s outstanding defenses the past two seasons at Oklahoma State University, took over as defensive coordinator at Ohio State University on Jan. 2. He also coaches the Ohio State linebackers. The 2022 campaign will be Knowles’ 35th […]

LPGA Tour News: 2022 ISPS Handa World Invitational presented by AVIV Clinics – First-Round Notes: Doherty leads by a stroke

ISPS Handa World Invitational presented by AVIV Clinics Galgorm Castle, Massereene Golf Club | Ballymena, Northern Ireland | Aug. 11-14, 2022 First-Round Notes August 11, 2022 Galgorm Course Setup: 37-36—73; 6,618 yards Massereene Course Setup: 36-36—72; 6,641 yardsWeather: Sunny skies with light winds 4-8mph; temperatures reaching high […]

Chicago Cubs News: Name OF Alexander Canario, LHP Luke Little Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month of July

August 7th, 2022 CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today named Double-A Tennessee outfielder Alexander Canario as the organization’s minor league player of the month for July, while Single-A Myrtle Beach left-handed pitcher Luke Little was named the club’s minor league pitcher of the month. Canario, 22, […]

MLB at Field of Dreams Game History

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS MLB at Field of Dreams is a recurring Major League Baseball (MLB) regular-season game played near Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa, a site popularized by the 1989 baseball film Field of Dreams. The first edition of the game was played on August 12, 2021, with the Chicago White Sox defeating […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, August 11, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, also known simply as Alcatraz (English: /ˈælkəˌtræz/, Spanish: [alkaˈtɾas] “the gannet”) or The Rock was a maximum security federal prison on Alcatraz Island, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) off the coast of San Francisco, California, United States, the site of a fort since the 1850s; the main prison building was built in 1910–1912 […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football News: New defensive coordinator Jim Knowles has the answers for a Top 10 defense (Part 1 audio feature)

Jim Knowles Quick FactsHometown: PhiladelphiaHigh School: St. Joseph’s PrepAlma Mater: CornellDegree: School of Industrial and Labor RelationsYear in Coaching: 35th (First at Ohio State)Family: Daughter, Halle, and sons Luke and Jack Jim Knowles Coaching Assignments Jim Knowles Bowl Games COURTESY OHIO STATE ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS

Cincinnati Bearcats News: Cincinnati Welcomes Gravity Diagnostics to Naming-Rights Deal Within Nippert Stadium

Aug. 8, 2022 CINCINNATI— Gravity Diagnostics, a clinical laboratory company in Northern Kentucky, has partnered with the University of Cincinnati for a five-year naming rights contract on the West Pavilion (300) Club Level at Nippert Stadium. “We are extremely grateful for (CEO) Tony Remington, Julie Brazil (COO […]

Music and Movie fans mourn death of Dame Olivia Newton-John, age 73

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Dame Olivia Newton-John AC DBE (26 September 1948 – 8 August 2022) was a British-Australian singer, actress, and activist. She was a four-time Grammy Award winner whose music career included five number one hits and another ten Top Ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100, and two Billboard 200 number one albums, If You […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, August 10, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Civil Liberties Act of 1988 (Pub.L. 100–383, title I, August 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 904, 50a U.S.C. § 1989b et seq.) is a United States federal law that granted reparations to Japanese Americans who had been interned by the United States government during World War II. The act was sponsored by California Democratic congressman and former internee Norman Mineta, Wyoming Republican senator Alan K. Simpson (who had met Mineta […]

Tennis star Serena Williams set to retire at end of current season at age 41

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player. She has been ranked singles world No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) for 319 weeks, including a joint-record 186 consecutive weeks, and finished as the year-end No. 1 five times. She has won 23 Grand Slam singles […]

LPGA Tour News: 4th Place finish at AIG Women’s Open earns Minjee Lee the 2022 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award; Lee talks about her game

2022 U.S. Women’s Open champion becomes first player from Australia to win award GULLANE, EAST LOTHIAN, Scotland, August 7, 2022 – Following the conclusion of the AIG Women’s Open, Minjee Lee has officially clinched the 2022 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award (RAMA), which recognizes the player who […]

Dayton Flyers, always a challenger to Pioneer Football League title, 2022 Camp is underway! Head coach Rick Chamberlin evaluates Spring Football

09 Players Have Reported To Begin Preparations For The 2022 Season DAYTON – University of Dayton head football coach Rick Chamberlin and his staff have welcomed 109 players back to campus for their first practice which took place, Monday, August 8 as the Flyers prepare for the […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: FOUR CBJ PROSPECTS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2022 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

AUGUST 8, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets announced today that four prospects have been selected to participate in the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships, which runs from August 9-20 in Edmonton, Alberta.  This year’s tournament originally kicked off in December but was postponed due […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, August 8, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Garfield is an American comic strip created by Jim Davis. Originally published locally as Jon in 1976, then in nationwide syndication from 1978 as Garfield, it chronicles the life of the title character Garfield the cat, his human owner Jon Arbuckle, and Odie the dog. As of 2013, it was syndicated in roughly 2,580 newspapers and journals, […]

New Mexico State Aggies News: Teddy Allen named WAC’s best male athlete; Earns Prestigious Joe Kearney Award

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Not only was Teddy Allen the best men’s basketball player in the Western Athletic Conference in 2021-22, but the transfer has now been touted as the best male athlete in the conference in 2021-22. As announced by the WAC, NM State redshirt junior forward Teddy Allen claimed […]

LPGA TOUR: 2022 AIG Women’s Open – Second-Round Notes: In Gee Chun, Ashleigh Buhai, Madelene Sagstrom and Inbee Park top a tight Leaderboard

AIG Women’s Open Muirfield | Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland | Aug. 4-7, 2022 Second-Round Notes Aug. 5, 2022 Course Setup: 35-36—71, 6,569 yards (Scoring Averages: R1, 73.61; R2, 72.88) Weather: Mostly sunny skies, with highs in the mid-60s; winds from the west/northwest at 11-14 mph, […]

NFL News: NFL ANNOUNCES FINDINGS AND DISCIPLINE FOLLOWING INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION OF INTEGRITY OF THE GAME POLICY VIOLATIONS BY THE MIAMI DOLPHINS

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell today notified the Miami Dolphins of the discipline imposed for violations of NFL policies relating to the integrity of the game. Today’s announcement follows a six-month investigation covering events from 2019-2022 that was led by former U.S. Attorney and SEC Chair […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGN CENTER EMIL BEMSTROM TO TWO-YEAR CONTRACT THROUGH 2023-24 NHL SEASON

AUGUST 3, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – TheColumbus Blue Jackets have signed restricted free agent right wing Emil Bemstrom to a two-year, $1.8 million contract through the 2023-24 National Hockey League season, club general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Bemstrom, 23, recorded six goals and five assists […]

Cincinnati Reds News

YOUNG GUNS:• In 41 combined starts this season, Reds rookie starting pitchers RHP Hunter Greene, LHP Nick Lodolo and RHP Graham Ashcraft are 12-17, 4.68 (215.1ip, 112er)…all 3 made their Major League debuts this season.• 6 times this season the Reds started rookie pitchers in […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, August 3, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The American Canoe Association (ACA) is the oldest and largest paddle sports organization in the United States, promoting canoeing, kayaking, and rafting. The ACA sponsors more than seven hundred events each year, along with safety education, instructor certification, waterway conservation and public information campaigns. There are more than […]

Big Ten Network And Volleyball World Announce Distribution Partnership

Aug. 1, 2022 Televised BTN volleyball matches to appear on Volleyballworld.tv around the world CHICAGO, Ill. – The Big Ten Network and Volleyball World, today announced a groundbreaking, multi-year distribution partnership that will enhance the promotion and coverage of the nation’s foremost volleyball conference across the globe. As […]

Iowa Hawkeyes Football News:  Campbell and Moss Named to Bednarik Award Watch List

August 1, 2022  IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa senior linebacker Jack Campbell and senior defensive back Riley Moss have been named to the 2022 Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List, which is presented to the most outstanding defensive player in college football by the Maxwell Football Club.  Daviyon Nixon is Iowa’s […]

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center News: Nina and Ryan Day to establish mental health resilience fund at Ohio State

  Aug. 2, 2022 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Media are invited to attend a press conference with The Ohio State University head football coach Ryan Day and his wife, Nina, who are making a sizeable donation to fund research and services that promote mental health at The Ohio State University Wexner […]

Columbus Parks & Recreation News: Chris and Lori Holtmann Invest in Local Students By Resurfacing Basketball Court at Feddersen Community Center

COLUMBUS – Working with Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, Chris Holtmann, head coach of The Ohio State University’s men’s basketball team, and his wife, Lori, helped resurface a Columbus-area basketball court this summer. Through the Holtmanns’ donation, the outdoor court at Feddersen Community Center has a […]

Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Louisville in Maui Invitational Opener

Mon, Aug 1, 2022 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Bracket: https://bit.ly/3Jssy0r Maui Jim Maui Invitational Website: https://mauiinvitational.com/ CHICAGO –Arkansas will open the 2022 Maui Jim Maui Invitational versus Louisville, it was announced today along with the complete tournament bracket. The Razorbacks and Cardinals will play on Nov. 21 […]

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship News: Announces record-setting $3,186,546 charitable donation

Columbus, Ohio – Tournament officials announced December 2, that the 15th playing of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship, concluded August 29, 2021, at The Ohio State University Golf Club – Scarlet Course, raised a total of $3,186,456 for central Ohio charitable organizations, including $3,006,376 for pediatric cancer research […]

Brighter Days Foundation News: Seven-time GRAMMY award-winner Charles Kelley of multi-Platinum trio Lady A set to headline Benefit Concert at the eighth annual Brighter Days Invitational presented by Madera Residential

July 21, 2022 Concert event benefits Stowe Mission of Central Ohio, Habitat MidOhio, Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, and Blessings in a Backpack on behalf of the Brighter Days Foundation Columbus, Ohio – Representatives from the Brighter Days Foundation announced […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, August 2, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Dame Olivia Newton-John AC DBE (born 26 September 1948) is a British-born Australian raised singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur and activist. She is a four-time Grammy Award winner whose music career includes five number-one hits and another ten top-ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100, and two Billboard 200 number-one albums, If You Love Me, […]

Iowa Hawkeyes Football News: Trio of Hawkeyes Named to Butkus Watchlist; Moss Named to Thorpe Watchlist

July 25, 2022 IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa linebackers Seth Benson (senior), Jack Campbell (senior) and Jestin Jacobs (junior) have been named to the Butkus Award preseason watch list.  Senior defensive back Riley Moss was named to the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award watch list.    Presented annually the Butkus Award goes to the […]

Cincinnati Bearcats News: Cincinnati Athletics Partners with Altius, Continues to Embrace NIL through IMPACT

The Bearcats are one of six schools who will bring Altius in-house to help manage NIL operations CINCINNATI – University of Cincinnati student-athletes signed more than 200 Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) deals with a total value reaching seven figures since UC Athletics launched IMPACT, comprehensive NIL development […]

American Athletic Conference News: Houston picked over Cincinnati as Favorite in 2022 American Football Preseason Media Poll

Thu, Jul 28, 2022 IRVING, Texas – Only one point separates the top two teams in the 2022 American Athletic Conference preseason media poll as the Houston Cougars edged the Cincinnati Bearcats as The American’s preseason favorite. Houston received seven of a possible 24 first-place votes […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, July 30, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Mister Roberts is a 1955 American Warner color in Cinema Scopecomedy-drama film directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, and featuring an all-star cast including Henry Fonda as Mister Roberts, James Cagney as Captain Morton, William Powell (in his final film appearance) as Doc, and Jack Lemmon as Ensign Pulver. Based on the 1946 novel and 1948 Broadway play, the film […]

Rocket Mortgage Classic News

ROUND 1 NOTES: ·       Mark Hubbard had a hole-in-one (216 yards, 4-iron) on No. 11 during the opening round.  This is the fifth ace in tournament history and the second at No. 11 (Troy Merritt/R3/2021).  ·       Vaughn Taylor withdrew due to illness ·       The Rocket Mortgage Classic continues […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, July 29, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS William Richard Mueller (/ˈmɪlər/ MIL-ler; born March 17, 1971) is an American retired professional baseball third baseman who played in Major League Baseball (MLB). Mueller’s MLB playing career was spent with the San Francisco Giants (1996–2000, 2002), Chicago Cubs (2001–2002), Boston Red Sox (2003–2005), and Los Angeles Dodgers (2006). He is currently the hitting coach at Arizona State. Many of Mueller’s […]

NFL News: Troy Vincent, Pierre Trochet announced as Co-Chairs of “Vision28” Group to spearhead flag football’s efforts for Olympic inclusion

NFL and IFAF further strengthen partnership with joint push towards dream of flag football at Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028​ Pierre Trochet, President of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) and Troy Vincent, Executive Vice President of Football Operations of the National Football League (NFL) have today […]

Reynoldsburg, Ohio’s Wyatt Worthington II wins 2022 Men’s Division of John Shippen National Golf Invitational presented by Rocket Mortgage

Sun, Jul 24, 2022 Worthington II cards final round seven-under-par 65, earns exemptions into Rocket Mortgage Classic DETROIT (July 24, 2022) – Wyatt Worthington II of Reynoldsburg, Ohio shot a final round seven-under-par 65 Sunday to take home the men’s division of THE JOHN SHIPPEN National […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGNS RESTRICTED FREE AGENT RIGHT WING TREY FIX-WOLANSKY

 JULY 23, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – TheColumbus Blue Jackets have signed restricted free agent right wing Trey Fix-Wolansky to a one-year, two-way National Hockey League/American Hockey League contract for the 2022-23 season, club general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Fix-Wolansky, 23, made his NHL debut with […]

Columbus Crew 2 in action this afternoon hosting New England Revolution II

2022 SCHEDULE AND RESULTSDate: Sunday, July 24Match Time: 5:00 p.m. ETKickoff: 5:05 p.m. ETLocation: Historic Crew Stadium (Columbus, Ohio)Free Live Stream on MLSNEXTPro.com: Josh Appel & Ricky Lopez-Espin(Commentator) 2022 REGULAR-SEASON RECORD – OVERALL: 11-2-2 HOME: 6-1-0 AWAY: 5-1-2DATE OPPONENT TIME (ET)/RESULTSat., Mar. 26 @ Inter […]

History of Rocket Mortgage Classic, a PGA TOUR event; starts this week, July 25-31 at Detroit Golf Classic

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Rocket Mortgage Classic is a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It was first staged in 2019 at Detroit Golf Club in Detroit, Michigan. The tournament replaced the Quicken Loans National on the PGA Tour schedule. It is the first PGA Tour event in history to be held completely within the Detroit […]

Alumni Night tonight as Columbus Crew welcomes in New England Revolution: Captain Jonathan Mensah talks about match in Friday press conference

MILESTONES ON THE HORIZON JONATHAN MENSAH• Has made 147 MLS regular-season appearances andneeds three more to reach 150.JALIL ANIBABA• Has made 244 MLS regular-season appearances andneeds six more to reach 250.KEVIN MOLINO• Has made 98 MLS regular-season starts and needs twomore to reach 100.PEDRO SANTOS• […]

Cincinnati Bearcats Football News: TE tandem Taylor, Whyle Both Earn Spots on Mackey Award Watch List

CINCINNATI — University of Cincinnati tight ends Leonard Taylor and Josh Whyle have both been named to the John Mackey Award Watch List, presented annually to the nation’s top tight end. The Bearcats are one of five teams (Georgia, Michigan, Penn State, South Carolina) with multiple representatives.  Taylor, a fifth-year senior, […]

Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics Department News: Announces Team, Individual Departmental Awards

CINCINNATI — The University of Cincinnati athletics department has announced its top team and student-athlete awards following a dynamic 2021-22 season. Each recipient was voted on by the athletics executive leadership team. ONE TEAM AWARDThe women’s soccer program, as well as the entire Bearcats community, faced […]

Cincinnati Bearcats Football News: Mardner Named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

July 21, 2022 CINCINNATI — University of Cincinnati transfer wide receiver Nick Mardner has been named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List, presented annually to the nation’s top receiver. Mardner spent his previous four years at Hawai’i, where he broke out for 46 receptions and team-highs of 913 yards and five touchdowns […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Women’s Rowing News: Three Buckeyes Named CRCA Pocock All-America

July 21, 2022 Kryidou sisters, Vermeer recognized in 2022 Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Full Release COLUMBUS, Ohio – A trio of Buckeyes were honored with 2022 Pocock Racing Shells All-America honors Thursday by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association. Anneta Kryidou was named to the first team while her sister Maria […]

Columbus Crew welcomes in New England tonight on Alumni Night: head coach Caleb Porter previews the match in his Friday press conference

COLUMBUS CREW HOSTS NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTIONColumbus Crew looks to earn three points at home in its 79thall-time regular season meeting against the New EnglandRevolution. The Crew currently leads the all-time series recordwith a record of 38-24-16, including a winning record of 21-8-8at home. LAST REGULAR-SEASON […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: DIRECTOR OF PRO SCOUTING JOSEF BOUMEDIENNE NAMED ASSISTANT GENERAL OF SWEDISH NATIONAL TEAM THROUGH 2025-26

JULY 22, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – Columbus Blue Jackets Director of Pro Scouting Josef Boumedienne has been named assistant general manager for the Swedish national team through the 2025-26 season, the Swedish Ice Hockey Association and Blue Jackets announced today.  Boumedienne will assist Tre Kroner Director of […]

Blue Jackets get it done! All-Star forward Patrik Laine signs 4-year contract extension through 2025-26 Season

JULY 22, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed restricted free agent forward Patrik Laine to a four-year, $34.8 million contract extension ($8.7 million AAV) through the 2025-26 National Hockey League season, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Laine, 24, […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, July 23, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Francis Lieber (March 18, 1798 or 1800 – October 2, 1872), known as Franz Lieber in Germany, was a German-American jurist, gymnast and political philosopher. He edited an Encyclopaedia Americana. He was the author of the Lieber Code during the American Civil War, also known as Code for the Government of Armies in the Field (1863). The Lieber Code is […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, July 21, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847 – April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, bank and train robber, guerrilla, and leader of the James–Younger Gang. Raised in the “Little Dixie” area of western Missouri, James and his family maintained strong Southern sympathies. He and his brother Frank James joined pro-Confederate guerrillas known as “bushwhackers” operating […]

Columbus Crew News: Historic Crew Stadium to Host Legacy Youth Football League City Championships on October 29

First professional soccer-specific venue in the United States to host over 400 athletes in age groups 6U-14U COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew, in conjunction with Legacy Youth Sports, today announced that Historic Crew Stadium is set to serve as the home of the Legacy Youth Football League City […]

Randy Ayers’ son, Cameron, hired as Lafayette Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach

Bucknell grad played internationally while also spending time on Temple and William & Mary staffs EASTON, Pa. – Lafayette men’s basketball coach Mike Jordan has completed his coaching staff with the addition of Cameron Ayers as an assistant coach. Ayers spent the 2021-22 season as the director of basketball operations […]

Jackson State hires NBA champion, Jackson, Mississippi native Mo Williams as Men’s Basketball coach

NBA Champion and Jackson native Mo Williams has been named Jackson State University men’s basketball coach, Vice President / Director of Athletics Ashley Robinson announced. The Jackson native and former Murrah High School star returns home as head coach of the Tigers after spending the previous two seasons as head […]

North Coast Athletic Conference News: Kenyon’s Hong Named 2022 Hunsinger Award Winner

Wed, Jul 20, 2022 Recent Kenyon College graduate and men’s swimming & diving student-athlete Marcus Hong (Westlake, OH/St. Ignatius) has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 North Coast Athletic Conference Don Hunsinger Award.  Hong wrapped up an outstanding collegiate swimming career with his third selection to the […]

IndyCar News: FAST FACTS: Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend, July 22-24

  Race weekend: Friday, July 22-Sunday, July 24Track: Iowa Speedway, a 7/8-mile (0.894-mile) oval in Newton, IowaRace distance: Hy-VeeDeals.com 250 presented by DoorDash: 250 laps/218.75 miles (Saturday) | Hy-Vee Salute To Farmers 300 presented by Google: 300 laps/262.5 miles (Sunday) | Indy Lights at Iowa Speedway: 75 laps/65.625 milesMedia […]

Columbus Crew News: Not shocking at all! Acquires Up To $325,000 In General Allocation Money From D.C. United In Exchange For Miguel Berry

24-year-old forward departs after three seasons with the Black & Gold COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew today announced that the Club has acquired up to $325,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) from D.C. United in exchange for forward Miguel Berry. The Crew will receive a guaranteed $125,000 […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, July 20, 2022

On this date in 1968, the first International Special Olympics held, Chicago, Illinois FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Special Olympics World Games also known as Special Olympiad are an international sporting competition for athletes with intellectual disabilities, organized by the IOC-recognised Special Olympics organisation. HISTORY  Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, was originally selected to host the 2009 Special Olympics World […]

Cincinnati Reds News: Select 17-year-old 3B Cam Collier With Their First Pick Of 2022 Draft

July 17th, 2022 CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Reds Director of Amateur Scouting Joe Katuska tonight announced the selection of INF Cam Collier (6-2, 210, L/R), out of Chipola Junior College (Marianna, FL), with the team’s first pick (18th overall) of the 2022 first-year player draft.  Katuska said, “Cam is an advanced hitter with […]

Finally here! 2022 edition of “Hell is Real” Derby, FC Cincinnati at Columbus Crew on FS1 tonight; Crew midfielder Aidan Morris talks rivalry

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Hell is Real Derby, also known as the Ohio Derby, is a rivalry between the two Major League Soccer (MLS) clubs based in Ohio: the Columbus Crew and FC Cincinnati. Under current MLS regular season scheduling, the series occurs twice per season as both teams are members of the Eastern Conference. The […]

“Hell is Real” Derby 2022, Part 1 is tonight at 7:30! Much-improved FC Cincinnati ready to play Columbus Crew; Josh Williams talks rivalry in Friday press conference

OHIOHEALTH PLAYER AVAILABILITY REPORTQUESTIONABLE: Artur – R Lower Leg Injury Milos Degenek – R Thigh InjuryOUT: NoneHealth and Safety ProtocolsA player may be listed as “Questionable” or “Out” due to Health and Safety Protocolsfor the following reasons:• Quarantine due to participating in high risk behavior. […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, July 16, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Joanne Rowling CH OBE HonFRSE FRCPE FRSL (/ˈroʊlɪŋ/ ROH-ling; born 31 July 1965), also known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British author and philanthropist. She wrote a seven-volume children’s fantasy series, Harry Potter, published from 1997 to 2007. The series has sold over 500 million copies, been translated into at least 70 languages, and spawned a global media franchise including films and video […]

Ivana Trump, former wife of Donald Trump, dies at age 73

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Ivana Marie Trump (née Zelníčková, Czech: [ˈzɛlɲiːtʃkovaː]; February 20, 1949 – July 14, 2022) was a Czech-American businesswoman, media personality, fashion designer, author, and model. She was the first wife of former President of the United States Donald Trump from 1977 to 1992. She lived in Canada in the […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGN RESTRICTED FREE AGENT DEFENSEMAN NICK BLANKENBURG TO TWO-YEAR CONTRACT THROUGH 2023-24

JULY 15, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed restricted free agent defenseman Nick Blankenburg to a two-year $1.65 million contract through the 2023-24 National Hockey League season, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Blankenburg, 24, who originally signed a one-year […]

OHSAA announces Football Updates and Season Calendar

Executive Director Doug Ute www.OHSAA.org  |  twitter.com/OHSAASports  |  facebook.com/OHSAAsports  July 14, 2022 Practice begins August 1; two schools change division after June announcement COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fall sports practices officially begin on Monday, August 1 for member schools of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, including 712 schools […]

Former NBA referee Hugh Evans dies at 81

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Hubert “Hugh” Evans (1941 – July 8, 2022) was an American basketball referee in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for 28 seasons. He worked 1,969 regular season NBA games and 35 NBA Finals games during his NBA officiating career from 1972 to 2001. He subsequently served as an assistant supervisor of officials in […]

NHL News: Logos Unveiled for the 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic, 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend and 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series

June 15, 2022 NEW YORK (June 15, 2022) – The National Hockey League today unveiled the logos for the 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic®, 2023 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend and 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™. Below please find all three logos and their […]

NHL News: PepsiCo, the NHL and the NHLPA Announce Multiyear North American Partnership Extension

PepsiCo Maintains Exclusive NHL and NHLPA North American Rights in the Carbonated Soft Drinks, Water, Energy Drinks and Savory Snack Food Categories PURCHASE, N.Y./NEW YORK, N.Y./TORONTO, ONT. (June 15, 2022) – PepsiCo, the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL®) today […]

NHL News: BioSteel Named Official Hydration Partner of the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players’ Association

Historic Partnership Brings Brand That Was Born in an NHL Locker Room and Co-Founded by Veteran Player, Back to Its Roots TORONTO (July 7, 2022) – Today, BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc. (BioSteel), the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, July 15, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Georgia is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina; to the northeast by South Carolina; to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean; to the south by Florida; and to the west by Alabama. Georgia is the 24th-largest state in area and 8th most populous of the 50 United […]

Shocker in the NHL! Blue Jackets sign free agent left winger Johnny Gaudreau “Johnny Hockey” to seven-year contract

 JULY 13, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed All-Star left wing Johnny Gaudreau to a seven-year, $68.25 million contract ($9.75 million AAV) through the 2028-29 National Hockey League season, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced on Wednesday. Gaudreau, who turns […]

Detroit Red Wings hire Tampa Bay Lightning assistant Derek Lalonde as new head coach

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Derek Lalonde (born August 18, 1972) is an American ice hockey coach who is the head coach of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). COACHING CAREER Lalonde’s coaching career began as a graduate assistant at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts from 1995 to 1997. In 1998, Lalonde […]

Motorsports, Business icon, NASCAR Hall of Famer Bruton Smith dies at 95

Smith had trailblazing careers in motorsports, philanthropy and automotive retail, serving as Founder and Executive Chairman of Sonic Automotive, Speedway Motorsports and Speedway Children’s Charities A visionary and transformative figure in both business and entertainment, Ollen Bruton Smith, the founder and executive chairman of Sonic […]

Big Ten News: One Hundred Big Ten Conference Student-Athletes, Coaches, Administrators, and Other Stakeholders to Travel to Alabama

July 13, 2022 “Big Life Series: Selma to Montgomery” Latest Example of Big Ten Equality Coalition in Action ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Big Ten Conference today announced that a group comprised of 100 student-athletes, coaches, administrators, conference staff, and other key stakeholders from across the conference […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGN FREE AGENT DEFENSEMAN ERIK GUDBRANSON TO FOUR-YEAR CONTRACT THROUGH 2025-26 SEASON

JULY 13, 2022 The 6-5, 222-pound blueliner has registered 27-67-94, 708 penalty minutes in 641 career NHL games COLUMBUS, OHIO – TheColumbus Blue Jackets have signed free agent defenseman Erik Gudbranson to a four-year, $16 million contract ($4 million AAV) through the 2025-26 season, club general […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGN DEFENSEMEN DAVID JIRICEK AND DENTON MATEYCHUK TO THREE-YEAR ENTRY LEVEL CONTRACTS

 JULY 13, 2022 Jiricek (sixth overall) and Mateychuk (12th overall) were selected by the club in the first round at the 2022 NHL Draft in Montreal COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defensemen David Jiricek and Denton Mateychuk to three-year entry level contracts, club […]

NFL News: NFL Partners with Contract With Black America to Strengthen Economic Equality

​The NFL has spent and allocated over $125 million targeting Black-owned businesses over the last year, bolstering its commitment to economic equity New York, NY – The National Football League (NFL) announced today its partnership with Contract with Black America Institute (CWBA), an economic inclusion-focused initiative led […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, July 12, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Scott Gordon Jurek (born October 26, 1973) is an Americanultramarathoner, author, and public speaker. Throughout his running career, Jurek was one of the most dominant ultramarathon runners in the world, winning the Hardrock Hundred (2007), the Badwater Ultramarathon (2005, 2006), the Spartathlon (2006, 2007, 2008), and the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run (1999–2005). […]

Columbus Crew 2 visits Toronto FC II tonight at 7:05; Coleman Gannon, player feature

CLUB CAREER On March 8, 2020, Gannon appeared as a 62nd-minute substitute for Atlanta United’s USL Championship side Atlanta United 2 during a 1–0 loss to Charleston Battery. Gannon committed to play collegiate soccer for the Indiana Hoosiers in November 2020, however in July he opted instead to forgo his college eligibility to […]

LIV Golf News: RISING STAR MATTHEW WOLFF, WORLD NO. 2 AMATEUR EUGENIO LOPEZ-CHACARRA AND INTERNATIONAL STANDOUT CARLOS ORTIZ OFFICIALLY JOIN LIV GOLF

London and West Palm Beach (June 27, 2022) – LIV Golf today announced that rising star Matthew Wolff, world ranked no. 2 amateur Eugenio Chacarra and international standout Carlos Ortiz are officially joining LIV Golf and made their debuts in Portland.  One of golf’s longest […]