Rhode Island Rams after blowing game against Richmond on Tuesday, aims at Dayton Flyers tonight

THE BASICSRhode Island (12-6, 3-3 Atlantic 10) at Dayton (13-7, 5-2 Atlantic 10)Tip-Off: Friday, Jan. 28, 7:00 p.m. ESTCoverage: ESPN2 | Listen | Live Stats | Game Notes RHODE ISLAND VS. DAYTON – SERIES NOTES Friday’s game will be the 42nd meeting between Rhode Island and Dayton. The Flyers lead the all-time […]

Ohio Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week: Wilmington’s Mansfield, Marietta’s Ellis

Jeffery MansfieldWilmingtonSeniorGuardWilmington, Ohio / Wilmington Mansfield helped lead the Quakers to two OAC wins last week. Mansfield tallied 20 points, eight rebounds and six assists against Muskingum and scored 23 more points in a triumph over John Carroll. On the week, Mansfield shot .484 (7.5-of-15.5) […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: ASSIGN D JAKE CHRISTIANSEN TO AHL’S CLEVELAND MONSTERS

JANUARY 24, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned defenseman Jake Christiansen from the taxi squad to the Cleveland Monsters, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Christiansen, 22, averaged 10:29 of ice time with […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, January 28, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Barnaby Jones is a television detective series starring Buddy Ebsen as a formerly retired investigator and Lee Meriwether as his widowed daughter-in-law, who run a private detective firm in Los Angeles, California. The show was originally introduced as a midseason replacement on the CBS network and ran from 1973 to 1980. Halfway through the series’ […]

As rumored for weeks, Louisville Cardinals, head basketball coach Chris Mack mutually part ways

January 26, 2022 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Louisville and Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Mack have mutually agreed to part ways effective immediately, Interim Director of Athletics Josh Heird announced today. Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Pegues will serve as Interim Head Coach for the remainder of […]

#16 Ohio State travels to Minnesota tonight for 8 PM matchup with Golden Gophers

#16/16 Ohio State at MinnesotaDate: January 27, 2022Time: 8 p.m. ETVenue: Williams Arena – Minneapolis, Minn.Watch: ESPNListen: Ohio State Radio Network from LearfieldLive Stats: OhioStateBuckeyes.comGame Notes: Ohio State | MinnesotaRosters: Ohio State | MinnesotaSeason Stats: Ohio State | Minnesota TICKETS: Single-game and mini plans are available for all remaining men’s basketball games this season. Visit OhioStateBuckeyes.com or call the Ohio State Athletics Ticket […]

Brian Billick joins Marvin Lewis as Arizona State Special Advisor to head coach Herman Edwards; former Ravens coach will be Offensive Analyst

January 24, 2022 TEMPE, Ariz.—On a coaching staff thatalready features former NFL head coach and defensive guru Marvin Lewis as a Special Assistant To The Head Coach, Head Coach Herm Edwards added another legendary name to his coaching roster today in Super Bowl XXXV (2001) Champion Head Coach Brian […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, January 27, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Akebono Tarō (Japanese: 曙 太郎, Hepburn: Akebono Tarō, born Chadwick Haheo Rowan; 8 May 1969) is an American-born Japanese former professional sumo wrestler and professional wrestler from Waimānalo, Hawaii. Joining sumo in Japan in 1988, he was trained by pioneering Hawaiian wrestler Takamiyama and rose swiftly up the rankings, reaching the top division in 1990. After two […]

Wright State Raiders Men’s Basketball News: Tanner Holden named Horizon League Player of the Week

1/24/2022  INDIANAPOLIS/DAYTON – Wright State men’s basketball junior Tanner Holden has been named the Horizon League Player of the Week, the League office announced on Monday. He helped lead the Raiders to a pair of road victories last week over IUPUI and UIC, including a record-setting performance in Chicago. Holden […]

Wright State beats UIC 97-81 as Holden scores 38 points, joins 500 rebound club in school history

 1/22/2022 CHICAGO – Tanner Holden poured in a career-best 38 points and reached 500 career rebounds on Saturday night as the Wright State men’s basketball team downed UIC 97-81 behind five Raiders in double figures scoring overall. Wright State (11-8, 8-2 HL) saw Holden balance his scoring throughout […]

Miami RedHawks News: Maier, Brown Named Skyline Athletes of the Week

For their performances last week, Nicole Maier and Dalonte Brown are Miami’s Athletes of the Week, presented by Skyline Chili for the week of Jan. 24. Female Winner: Nicole MaierNicole Maier dominated her individual events, placing first in the 200 freestyle (1:49.56), the 100 freestyle (50.93) and the 400 individual medley […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, January 25, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light before 1975) is an American radio and television soap opera. It is listed in Guinness World Records as the second longest-running drama in television in American history. Guiding Light aired on CBS for 57 years between June 30, 1952 and September 18, 2009, overlapping a 19-year broadcast on radio between […]

Auburn Tigers stars Kessler and Smith sweep SEC Weekly Honors

1/24/2022 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Auburn sophomore forward/center Walker Kessler and freshman forward Jabari Smith swept the SEC weekly player awards on Monday. Kessler shared SEC Co-Player of the Week honors with Arkansas forward Jaylin Williams. It marked his second weekly honor this season. Kessler led top-ranked Auburn to another 2-0 week with […]

George Mason hosts Dayton Flyers at EagleBank Arena

WHEN: Saturday, 7 p.m.WHERE: EagleBank Arena – Fairfax, Va.RECORDS: George Mason (7-7, 0-1), Dayton (12-6, 4-1) TELEVISION: MASNLIVE VIDEO:Click hereLIVE AUDIO: Click hereLIVE STATS: Click hereGAME NOTES:Click here (PDF)TICKETS: Click here FAIRFAX, Va. – The George Mason University men’s basketball team returns to Fairfax to begin a three-game homestand on Saturday against […]

Longtime Lafayette Leopards Men’s Basketball coach Fran O’Hanlon to retire after current season

1/21/2022  The longest-tenured and winningest coach in the Patriot League set to retire EASTON, Pa.  – Lafayette College men’s basketball head coach Fran O’Hanlon, who is the winningest coach in Patriot League history, announced Friday his plans to retire following the conclusion of the Leopards’ 2021-22 season. “As […]

Ohio State Men’s Tennis News: No. 6 Buckeyes Face No. 23 Illinois in Rare Non-Conference Match

January 21, 2022  No.6 Ohio State is travelling to Champaign for the 105th matchup with No.23 Illinois      #6 Ohio State vs. #23 Illinois   Dates:              Jan. 22, 2022Time:               1 p.m. ETVenue:             Atkins Tennis Center – Champaign, IllinoisLive Scoring:   ScoringLive Video:      VideoRosters:           Ohio State | IllinoisRankings:        ITA Rankings  COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s tennis team is coming […]

Ohio State Women’s Basketball News: Travels to Rutgers for Sunday Matinee

January 21, 2022   The Buckeyes face the Scarlet Knights on Sunday at 1 p.m.   RV/25 Ohio State at Rutgers   Date: Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022   Venue: Jersey Mike’s Arena   Game: at Rutgers (1 p.m. ET) | Live Stats | ESPN2   Rosters: Ohio State | Rutgers   Game Notes: Ohio State | Rutgers   COLUMBUS, Ohio – The […]

Blue Jackets, playing well winning 2 of 3 and 3 of 5, finally plays division rival Pittsburgh Penguins tonight

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS TV:  Bally Sports Ohio           Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)              Radio:  97.1 The Fan              Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 18-18-1, 37 pts. (5th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.11 Goals-For/3.54 Goals-Against… Shots:  29.5 Shots-For/34.8 Shots-Against Power […]

Western Athletic Conference News: University of Texas at Arlington Accepts Invitation to Join WAC

January 21, 2022 DENVER – Western Athletic Conference Commissioner Brian Thornton today announced a membership invitation issued by the conference’s Board of Directors to University of Texas at Arlington has been accepted effective July 1, 2022. “We are extremely excited to welcome The University of Texas at Arlington […]

Wright State, playing shorthanded due to Covid protocols, loses at Youngstown State

1/15/2022 YOUNGSTOWN, OH – Playing shorthanded for the second-straight contest, the Wright State men’s basketball team came up just short at Youngstown State, falling 90-87 on Saturday night. Wright State (9-8, 6-2 HL) again played without four individuals within the program’s tier one personnel due to COVID-19 […]

Ohio State Men’s Basketball hosts Non-Conference game with IUPUI Tuesday

The Buckeyes are 6-2 in non-conference play this seson #19/18 Ohio State vs. IUPUIDate: January 18, 2021Time: 7 p.m.Venue: Value City Arena – Columbus, OhioWatch: BTNListen: Ohio State Radio Network from LearfieldLive Stats: OhioStateBuckeyes.comGame Notes: Ohio State | IUPUIRosters: Ohio State | IUPUISeason Stats: Ohio State | IUPUI TICKETS: Single-game and mini plans are available for all remaining men’s basketball games […]

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS MEN’S BASKETBALL: Razorbacks hosts South Carolina

Who: Arkansas Razorbacks (12-5, 2-3 SEC) vs South Carolina (10-6, 1-3 SEC) What: Arkansas plays the first of back-to-back home games When: Tuesday – Jan. 18 – 6:00 pm (CT) Where: Fayetteville, Ark. – Bud Walton Arena (19,200)/Nolan Richardson Court How (to follow): – Video: SEC Network (Dave Neal and Daymeon […]

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS PLACE DEFENSEMEN ADAM BOQVIST AND VLADISLAV GAVRIKOV ON COVID-19 PROTOCOL LIST

JANUARY 17, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed defensemen Adam Boqvist and Vladislav Gavrikov in the National Hockey League’s COVID-19 protocol, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.  Boqvist was placed on the list on Sunday and Gavrikov was […]

North Coast Athletic Conference Weekly Newsletter & Athletes of the Week – 1/17

NCAC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER & ATHLETES OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY ATHLIANCE Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week – Jamir Billings, WoosterWooster first-year Jamir Billings (Lorain, OH/Lorain) averaged 16.0 points, 11.0 assists, 5.5 steals, and 5.0 rebounds per game during a 2-0 week for the Fighting Scots. Billings tied […]

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS RECALL DEFENSEMAN JAKE CHRISTIANSEN FROM AHL’S CLEVELAND MONSTERS

JANUARY 17, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Jake Christiansen from the Cleveland Monsters, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Christiansen, 22, made his NHL debut with the Blue Jackets on January […]

Ohio State Buckeyes trio Burke, Henderson and Stroud named FWAA Freshman All-Americans

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Three Ohio State Buckeyes – the most of any school in the country – earned Freshman All-America honors from the Football Writers Association of America, the organization announced on Monday. Ohio State’s honorees were the trio of quarterback C.J. Stroud, running back TreVeyon Henderson […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, January 17, 2021: Dr. Martin Luther King National Holiday

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesman and leader in the American civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. Renamed after German reformer Martin Luther, King advanced civil rights through nonviolence and civil […]

Blue Jackets continue road trip at Florida Panthers

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. FLORIDA PANTHERS TV:  Bally Sports Ohio           Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)              Radio:  97.1 The Fan              Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 17-17-1, 35 pts. (5th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.17 Goals-For/3.46 Goals-Against… Shots:  29.5 Shots-For/34.3 Shots-Against Power […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: PLACE FORWARD JAKUB VORACEK ON COVID-19 PROTOCOL LIST, ACTIVATE FORWARD ALEXANDRE TEXIER

JANUARY 13, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed right wing Jakub Voracek in the National Hockey League’s COVID-19 protocol and activated forward Alexandre Texier, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Voracek, 32, has registered one goal and 24 […]

Blue Jackets hit road to Carolina for division matchup Thursday Night

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. CAROLINA HURRICANES TV:  ESPN+/Hulu                    John Buccigross (play-by-play), Kevin Weekes (color analyst), Ryan Callahan (between the benches)                                                                                           Radio:  105.7 FM                    Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 16-17-1, 33 pts. (5th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.09 Goals-For/3.56 Goals-Against… Shots:  29.3 […]

#16 Ohio State Men’s Basketball visits #13 Wisconsin looking for season sweep

#16/15 Ohio State at #13/13 WisconsinDate: January 13, 2021Time: 7 p.m. ETVenue: Kohl Center – Madison, Wisc.Watch: ESPN2Listen: Ohio State Radio Network from Learfield TICKETS: Single-game and mini plans are available for all remaining men’s basketball games this season. Visit OhioStateBuckeyes.com or call the Ohio State Athletics Ticket Office in the Schottenstein Center […]

Wright State Raiders Basketball News: Tanner Holden on Mid-season Lou Henson Watch List

1/13/2022 BOSTON, MA – Wright State men’s basketball junior guard Tanner Holden has been named to the Lou Henson Award mid-season Watch List, announced on Wednesday night. The award is presented annually to the nation’s top Division I mid-major player. Holden, who was previously named to the award’s preseason […]

Wright State Basketball News: Game at Northern Kentucky Rescheduled for January 25

1/12/2022 INDIANAPOLIS/DAYTON – The Wright State men’s basketball game against Northern Kentucky, originally scheduled for January 10, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 25. Tipoff will be at 7 p.m. from NKU’s BB&T Arena. The Horizon League contest was postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests within Northern […]

Blue Jackets hosts Chicago Blackhawks and Seth Jones tonight

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS TV:  Bally Sports Ohio           Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst)               Radio:  97.1 The Fan              Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 16-16-1, 33 pts. (5th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.12 Goals-For/3.55 Goals-Against… Shots:  29.4 Shots-For/34.8 Shots-Against Power Play:  16.3 percent (26th, […]

Men’s Basketball Buckeyes Back Home to Host Northwestern at 5:30 today

Ohio State is playing its first game at home since Dec. 11 #13/12 Ohio State vs. NorthwesternDate: January 9, 2021Time: 5:30 p.m.Venue: Value City Arena – Columbus, OhioWatch: BTNListen: Ohio State Radio Network from LearfieldLive Stats: OhioStateBuckeyes.comGame Notes: Ohio State | NorthwesternRosters: Ohio State | NorthwesternSeason Stats: Ohio State | Northwestern TICKETS: Single-game and mini plans are available for all remaining […]

Browns place CB Denzel Ward on reserve/COVID-19, activate RB D’Ernest Johnson among other roster moves

Jan 08, 2022 The Cleveland Browns have made the following roster moves: Activated from reserve/COVID-19 (1):RB D’Ernest Johnson Placed on reserve/COVID-19 (1):CB Denzel Ward Waived (1):LB Willie Harvey Jr.  Practice squad elevations (4):CB Brian Allen (standard)S Adrian Colbert (standard)CB Herb Miller (COVID-19 replacement) DE Curtis Weaver […]

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS PARTNER WITH OSU WOMEN’S HOCKEY TO HOST HOCKEY FOR HER SESSION, PRESENTED BY MEYERS JEWELERS

Attendees will learn hockey analytics and basic on-ice skills COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets are partnering with the Ohio State University Women’s Hockey team for the next Hockey For Her session at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday, January 11 when the Blue Jackets host the […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, January 9, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Ivan IV Vasilyevich (Russian: Ива́н Васильевич; 25 August 1530 – 28 March [O.S. 18 March] 1584), commonly known in English as Ivan the Terrible (from Russian: Ива́н Гро́зный​ (help·info), romanized: Ivan Grozny, lit. “Ivan the Formidable” or “Ivan the Fearsome”, Latin: Ioannes Severus, monastic name: Jonah), was the grand prince of Moscow from 1533 to 1547 and the first Moscow ruler who declared himself tsar […]

George Washington Colonials News: Lamont Franklin added to Men’s Basketball as Special Assistant to the Head Coach, Director of Scouting

DMV native with over 20 years of coaching experience named Special Assistant to the Head Coach & Director of Scouting WASHINGTON – GW men’s basketball head coach Jamion Christian announced on Wednesday the addition of Lamont Franklin to the team’s coaching staff as Special Assistant to the Head […]

George Washington Colonials News: Men’s Basketball Signs Jabari West Jr. as first member of 2022 Class

WASHINGTON – GW men’s basketball head coach Jamion Christian announced the signing of Jabari West Jr. to a national letter of intent in November.  “We’re fired up for Jabari West,” Christian said. “We love his size and athleticism. He definitely fits everything we’re becoming as a program. He’s […]

Atlantic 10 Revises COVID Forfeiture Policy

League Reviewing Latest CDC Recommendations for Reduction in Isolation Days; Announces Postponement of Upcoming Games NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – In advance of conference play, the Atlantic 10 has revised its COVID forfeiture policy.  Tuesday, in a previously scheduled Athletic Directors meeting, the group voted to approve a change regarding the postponement and rescheduling of men’s and women’s basketball games due to […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, January 8, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), Dow Jones, or simply the Dow (/ˈdaʊ/), is a price-weighted measurement stock market index of 30 prominent companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States. Although the DJIA is one of the oldest and the most commonly followed equity indices, many professionals consider the Dow to […]

VCU Rams win fifth straight game as Baldwin’s late three-pointer beats A-10 rival Dayton

1/5/2022 Score: VCU 53, Dayton 52Location: Dayton, Ohio (UD Arena)Records: VCU 8-4 (1-0 Atlantic 10), Dayton 8-6 (0-1) The short story: Sophomore guard Ace Baldwin Jr. hit a go-ahead, pull-up 3-pointer with 6.6 seconds remaining to send VCU to a critical Atlantic 10 Conference road victory Wednesday night. OPENING TIP Baldwin […]

Memphis Tigers hire OSU DB coach Matt Barnes as Defensive Coordinator

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis head football coach Ryan Silverfield announced the hiring of Matt Barnes as the program’s defensive coordinator on Monday. Barnes joins the Tigers after spending the last three seasons with Ohio State. In 2021, Barnes served as the secondary coach after two years as the special […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, January 6, 2021

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Global Television Network (more commonly called Global, or occasionally Global TV) is a Canadian English-language terrestrial television network. It is currently Canada’s second most-watched private terrestrial television network after CTV, and has fifteen owned-and-operated stations throughout the country. Global is owned by Corus Entertainment — the media holdings of JR Shaw and other members of his […]

NHL Morning Skate – January 5, 2022

January 5, 2022 * With the Avalanche and Blackhawks going head-to-head on a national broadcast, Cale Makar took over the spotlight in overtime and wowed the United Center crowd with an impressive individual effort.  * The Panthers continued their recent display of offensive prowess and scored 20 goals over a span of three games […]

Tonight’s Dayton Flyers opponent; VCU TO HONOR TRAVEON GRAHAM WITH #21 JERSEY RETIREMENT CEREMONY JAN. 22

1/3/2022 RICHMOND, Va.- Treveon Graham’s No. 21 will hang from the Siegel Center rafters. VCU Men’s Basketball will retire the jersey of Graham, the second-leading scorer in program history, during a special ceremony at halftime of the Rams’ Jan. 22 contest against Saint Joseph’s. Graham poured in […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: Game at the New York Islanders on Tuesday, January 18 is postponed

COLUMBUS, OHIO – This evening, the National Hockey League announced scheduling changes for five games, including the contest between the Columbus Blue Jackets and New York Islanders scheduled for Tuesday, January 18 at UBS Arena.  The Blue Jackets-Islanders game has been postponed and a rescheduled date […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, January 5, 2021

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Reginald Martinez Jackson (born May 18, 1946) is an American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Kansas City / Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, and California Angels. Jackson was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993. Jackson was nicknamed […]

Blue Jackets on heels of 2nd Wild Card spot, hosts two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay tonight

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING TV:  Bally Sports Ohio           Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)              Radio:  97.1 The Fan              Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 15-14-1, 31 pts. (6th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.20 Goals-For/3.47 Goals-Against… Shots:  29.4 Shots-For/35.2 Shots-Against […]

NHL News: NHL on TNT Returns to Primetime with Division Leader St. Louis Blues at Pittsburgh Penguins – Wednesday, Jan. 5, at 7:30 p.m. ET

NHL on TNT Face-Off presented by Verizon Pre-Game Coverage Begins at 7 p.m. NHL on TNT regular season coverage will continue with the return of primetime games as the division-leading St. Louis Blues, fresh off winning the coldest Winter Classic in history, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, led by […]

NHL Morning Skate – January 3, 2022

January 3, 2022 * Matinee madness! Bryan Rust and Evan Rodrigues each scored a hat trick Sunday afternoon as the Penguins prevailed in a wild game at PPG Paints Arena. * Mika Zibanejad also had a hat trick as the Rangers blanked the defending Stanley Cup champions ahead of their matchup with Connor McDavid and the Oilers Monday. * Nathan […]

‘Three Stars’ for December: Toronto’s Matthews, Golden Knights’ Pacioretty and Canucks’ Demko

January 2, 2022 NEW YORK (Jan. 2, 2022) – Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews, Vegas Golden Knights left wing Max Pacioretty and Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the month of December. FIRST STAR – AUSTON MATTHEWS, C, TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Matthews found […]

Daily Almanc for Tuesday, January 4, 2021

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (/ˈɡɑːndi, ˈɡændi/; GAHN-dee; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist and political ethicist who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India’s independence from British rule, and to later inspire movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: “great-souled”, “venerable”), first applied to him […]

Calvin’s late three, Holden’s 1,000th career point lifts Wright State to fourth straight win, 72-69 over Green Bay

DAYTON – In a stop-and-start game that never really found its flow, the Wright State men’s basketball team kicked off the new year with a 72-69 home victory over Green Bay thanks to Trey Calvin’s game-winner with 20 seconds remaining. After a pair of free throws with 2:49 remaining […]

CFP Semifinal: #2 Michigan gets blitzed early in Orange Bowl loss to #3 Georgia

12/31/2021 Site: Miami Gardens, Fla. (Hard Rock Stadium)Event: CFP Semifinal at Capital One Orange BowlScore: #3 Georgia 34, #2 Michigan 11Records: U-M (12-2), Georgia (13-1)Attendance: 66,839Next U-M Event: Season completed MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Making its first College Football Playoff appearance and facing Georgia for the first time since 1965, the No. […]

CFP Semifinal: #3 Georgia easily handles overmatched #2 Michigan in Orange Bowl, 34-11; advances for rematch with Alabama in title game

December 31, 2021 Georgia got off to a strong start on offense and defense, and the Bulldogs never let the Wolverines (12-2) gain any momentum. Georgia outgained Michigan 515-325, quarterback Stetson Bennett IV was sharp from the outset, finishing 21 of 31 for 307 yards and three […]

CFP National Semifinal: #1 Alabama advances to title game once again with 27-6 Cotton Bowl win over #4 Cincinnati

12/31/2021 Running back Brian Robinson Jr. was named the game’s offensive MVP, while linebacker Will Anderson Jr. brought home defensive MVP honors. Robinson recorded a career-high and Alabama bowl record 198 rushing yards on 25 carries, while Anderson led a Tide defense that held the Bearcats to just 218 yards of […]

CFP National Semifinal: Historic season ends for #4 UC Bearcats in 27-6 loss to #1 Alabama in Cotton Bowl

December 31, 2021 Cincinnati finishes 13-1, wrapping up historic season at the Cotton Bowl ARLINGTON, Texas – The No. 4-ranked Cincinnati football team went toe-to-toe with the defending national champions before ultimately falling to No. 1 Alabama, 27-6, in the College Football Playoff Semifinals at the […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, January 2, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Joseph William Namath (/ˈneɪməθ/; NAY-meth; born May 31, 1943) is a former American football quarterback who played in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons, primarily with the New York Jets. He played college football at Alabama, where he led the team to a national championship title, and was selected by […]

Columbus Blue Jackets Roster Update: ADD GOALTENDER JEAN-FRANCOIS BERUBE TO TAXI SQUAD

JANUARY 1, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled goaltender Jean-Francois Berube to the taxi squad from the Cleveland Monsters, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.  Berube, 30, has posted a 9-10-4 record with […]

Blue Jackets Roster Update: PLACE FORWARD JUSTIN DANFORTH ON INJURED RESERVE, RECALL DEFENSEMAN SCOTT HARRINGTON

DECEMBER 31, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed forward Justin Danforth on Injured Reserve and recalled defenseman Scott Harrington to the roster from the Cleveland Monsters, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.  Danforth, […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football News: Game 13 Status Report: Ohio State vs. Utah

Game 13 Status Report Ohio State vs. Utah – Jan. 1, 2022  – Rose Bowl Stadium; Pasadena, Calif.      Number Change §  LB Cade Stover will wear jersey No. 16 today Game-Time Decision §  DE Javontae Jean-Baptiste Unavailable (Unavailable because of injury, rehab, surgery or illness) §  QB J.P. Andrade […]

NHL News: League Postpones Eight Games Due to Canadian Attendance Restrictions, Plus One Additional Game Related to These Schedule Changes

NEW YORK (Dec. 31, 2021) – The National Hockey League announced today that due to current attendance restrictions in certain Canadian cities, eight additional games will be rescheduled for dates later in the season when such restrictions may be eased or lifted: Monday, Jan. 3 Minnesota @ […]

NHL Morning Skate – December 31, 2021

December 31, 2021 * The Panthers potted nine goals against the League-leading Lightning and Jonathan Huberdeau recorded his second five-point game of the season – the most among all players. * Pacific Division veterans Johnny Gaudreau, Brent Burns and Jonathan Quick helped their clubs pick up wins,while Mathew Barzal and Sebastian Aho of the Metropolitan Division extended lengthy streaks in their […]

NHL News: Turner Sports to Showcase Expansive Multi-Platform Coverage of 2022 Discover NHL Winter Classic on New Year’s Day

TNT’s Exclusive Presentation of 2022 Discover NHL Winter Classic to Feature Central Division Showdown — St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild — on New Year’s Day Hour-Long Pregame with Wayne Gretzky, Rick Tocchet, Anson Carter, Paul Bissonnette and Liam McHugh to Set the Stage for Live Game Action at 6 p.m. […]

NHL Morning Skate – December 30, 2021

* Jordan Kyrou and Vladimir Tarasenko helped the Blues best the Oilers at Enterprise Center in their final game before the 2022 Discover NHL Winter Classic.  * Washington and New Jersey picked up wins Wednesday thanks to notable performances by John Carlson and Jack Hughes. * Thursday’s slate is highlighted by the Panthers and League-leading Lightning clashing at FLA Live […]

Missouri Women’s Basketball stuns #1 South Carolina on Hansen’s Layup as time runs out

First-ever victory over an AP No. 1 team in program history. COLUMBIA, Mo. – Playing with just eight available players, University of Missouri women’s basketball stunned No. 1 South Carolina, 70-69, in overtime on Lauren Hansen’s layup with 0.1 seconds remaining in Mizzou Arena on Thursday night. The […]

Wright State Raiders continue hot streak by rallying from 11 down to top Milwaukee, 80-75; Coach Sargent leads team in Nagy’s absence

DAYTON – The Wright State men’s basketball team used a big second half surge to win its Horizon League home opener on Thursday night, tallying an 80-75 victory over Milwaukee. Wright State (5-7, 2-1 HL), playing without head coach Scott Nagy and four other individuals within the program’s tier […]

CFP National Semifinal: Georgia takes on Michigan tonight at 7:30 in the Orange Bowl

Game & Broadcast Info CFP Semifinal Game Capital One Orange Bowl Kickoff: Friday, December 31 – 7:30 p.m. ET Location: Hard Rock Stadium (64,767) | Miami Gardens, Fla. 2021 Records: Georgia 12-1 (8-0 SEC), Michigan 12-1 (7-1 B10) History: Georgia vs. Michigan All-Time Series Results: Tied 1-1 Rankings: Georgia #3, […]

Capital One Orange Bowl Press Conference with Georgia head coach Kirby Smart

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Orange Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game played in the Miami metropolitan area. It has been played annually since January 1, 1935, making it, along with the Sugar Bowl and the Sun Bowl, the second-oldest bowl game in the country, behind the Rose Bowl (first played 1902, played annually since […]

CFP National Semifinal: Nation’s only undefeated team, #4 Cincinnati Bearcats wants to show they belong in matchup against #1 Alabama today at 3:30 pm

ARLINGTON, Texas – The No. 4-ranked Cincinnati football team has made history all season, advancing to the College Football Playoff, while breaking countless records.  The Bearcats will look to make more history inside AT&T Stadium on Friday when they meet No. 1 Alabama in the 86th Goodyear […]

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Press Conference with UC’s Luke Fickell and Alabama’s Nick Saban

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Cotton Bowl Classic, also simply known as the Cotton Bowl, is an American college football bowl game that has been held annually in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex since January 1, 1937. The game was originally played at its namesake stadium in Dallas before moving to AT&T Stadium in nearby Arlington in 2010.[1] Since 2014, the game has […]

Gator Bowl kicks off today’s action at 11 am; Rutgers takes on explosive, high-scoring Wake Forest

Scarlet Knights set to make seventh bowl appearance under head coach Greg Schiano RUTGERS (5-7) vs. No. 20 WAKE FOREST (10-3)December 31, 2021 • 11:03 a.m. ET • ESPNTIAA Bank Field • Jacksonville, Fla. PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers football heads to the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl to face No. 20 Wake […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: ACTIVATE DEFENSEMAN ADAM BOQVIST AND FORWARD PATRIK LAINE OFF INJURED RESERVE

DECEMBER 30, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Adam Boqvist and forward Patrik Laine off the Injured Reserve, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.  Boqvist, 21, has missed the last three contests with an upper body injury suffered […]

Blue Jackets try to get back to winning hockey as league-mandated Covid Break ends; Nashville in town tonight

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. NASHVILLE PREDATORS TV:  Bally Sports Ohio           Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)              Radio:  97.1 The Fan              Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 14-13-1, 29 pts. (5th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.18 Goals-For/3.36 Goals-Against… Shots:  29.9 Shots-For/34.8 Shots-Against Power […]

From 2-5 to 10-2, Michigan State looking to cap off impressive season with win over Pittsburgh Panthers in Peach Bowl

Spartans Return to New Year’s Six Bowl Game 13: Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl – No. 10 Michigan State (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten) vs. No. 12 Pittsburgh (11-2, 7-1 ACC) Date: Thursday, Dec. 30Kickoff: 7 p.m. ESTLocation: Atlanta, Ga.Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Stadium (73,000)Surface: FieldTurfLive Stats: msuspartans.com  |  Live StatsGame Day Information: MSU Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Information TV: ESPNMobile: WatchESPN/ESPN app […]

Raiders’ Basile and Braun earn Horizon League Weekly Honors

12/27/2021 INDIANAPOLIS/DAYTON – A pair of Wright State men’s basketball players have swept the Horizon League’s weekly awards, as redshirt-junior Grant Basile has been named the Horizon League Player of the Week and AJ Braun earned Freshman of the Week honors, the League office announced on Monday. Basile earned his second […]

Tennessee Volunteers obvious favorite in today’s Music City Bowl being 180 miles from Nashville; Purdue Boilermakers the opponent

December 29, 2021 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee will conclude its first season under head coach Josh Heupel on Thursday afternoon with a postseason matchup against Big 10 foe Purdue in the TransPerfect Music City Bowl at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. The Vols will look to earn their fifth […]

Oregon takes on Oklahoma in Valero Alamo Bowl tonight. Wrapping up a season that looked so promising earlier

2021 Valero Alamo Bowl#14 Oregon vs. #16 OklahomaWednesday, December 29, 2021ESPN | 6:15 P.M. PTThe Alamodome | San Antonio, Texas #14 Oregon Ducks (10-3, 7-2 Pac-12)CFP/AP/Coaches Rank: 14/15/15Interim Head Coach: Bryan McClendon (Georgia, 2005)New Head Coach (2022): Dan Lanning (William Jewell College, 2008)All-Time Bowl Record: 15-19 #16 Oklahoma Sooners […]

Valero Alamo Bowl will see a coaching legend come out of retirement to lead his former team, Bob Stoops of Oklahoma against Oregon. Tonight at 9:15 PM

16/14/13 OKLAHOMA14/15/15 OREGONALAMO BOWL / WEDNESDAY, DEC. 29 / 8:20 P.M. CT / SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS ESPN / Radio / Live Stats / Game Notes OPENING KICK No. 16/14/13 Oklahoma (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) takes on No. 14/15/15 Oregon (10-3, 7-2) in the 29th annual Valero Alamo Bowl on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at 8:20 […]

Maryland Terrapins Football News TE Chigoziem Okonkwo TO PLAY IN 2022 EAST-WEST SHRINE BOWL

NEW YORK, NY – Maryland senior tight end Chigoziem Okonkwo has accepted an invitation to play in the 2022 East-West Shrine Bowl. The Shrine Bowl, America’s longest-running college football all-star game, which supports Shriners Children’s, will be played on Feb. 3, 2022, at Allegiant Stadium, the home of […]

Kicking off today’s bowl games is the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium: Improved Maryland against Virginia Tech at 2:15

Maryland (6-6, 3-6 B1G) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6, 4-4 ACC)December 29, 2021Yankee Stadium2:20 pm EDT COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland football team will make its 28th all-time bowl appearance when it meets Virginia Tech in the 2021 New Era Pinstripe Bowl on December 29 at Yankee […]

Tonight’s Guaranteed Rate Bowl from Phoenix, Minnesota against West Virginia, 10:15 pm

THE ESSENTIALS Date/Time: Dec. 28, 2021 / 9:15 p.m. CTSite: Phoenix, Ariz.Stadium: Chase FieldSurface: Natural GrassCapacity: 38,301 for footballSeries Overall: First MeetingTelevision: ESPN // Dave Flemming (PXP), Rod Gilmore (Analyst), Stormy Buonantony (Reporter)National Radio: ESPN | XM: 80 | Sirius: 80 | SXM App: 80 // Beth Mowins (PXP), Kirk Morrison (Analyst), Dawn Davenport (Reporter)Gopher Radio: KFAN | XM: 372 | SXM […]

Oregon Ducks hire Georgia defensive coordinator Dan Lanning as new head football coach

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens announced the hiring of Dan Lanning as the 35th head football coach in program history on Saturday, bringing one of college football’s brightest young coaches and top defensive minds to Eugene. “Dan is an outstanding, high-energy football coach who will provide […]

UCLA Bruins will have crowd advantage at the Holiday Bowl in matchup vs. N.C. State

GAME 13: SAN DIEGO COUNTY CREDIT UNION HOLIDAY BOWLVenue: Petco ParkTime: 5:00 p.m. PTTelevision (FOX): Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt, Jenny TaftRadio (UCLA Sports Network from Learfield): AM 570 – Josh Lewin, Matt Stevens, Wayne CookBroadcast also on XM Ch. 373 / SXM App 373 and Fox SiriusXMNational Radio – Sirius Ch. 83, […]

NHL and Minnesota Wild Build State-of-the-Art Training Facility and Mentoring Room in Local Arena as a Legacy to the 2022 Discover NHL Winter Classic

Brand New Facilities Free and Open to the Public in Spring 2022 Click Here to Watch a Video and Learn More About the Legacy Donation NEW YORK/MINNEAPOLIS (Dec. 27, 2021) – As a legacy to the 2022 Discover NHL Winter Classic, the National Hockey League (NHL) and Minnesota Wild will […]

TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl today, Houston Cougars looking to upset SEC’s Auburn Tigers

Cougars making 29th all-time bowl appearance HOUSTON – Houston makes its 29th bowl appearance all-time when the Cougars face off against the Auburn Tigers in the TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl at 11 a.m. CT on Tuesday, Dec. 28, from the newly-opened Protective Stadium. For the latest information, visit Houston […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: Team adds goalie Daniil Tarasov from Cleveland Monsters

 DECEMBER 26, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have added goaltender Daniil Tarasov to the roster on emergency recall from the Cleveland Monsters, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.  Tarasov, 22, has went 0-2-0 with […]