NHL News: William M. Jennings Trophy goes to Vegas Golden Knights Goaltenders Marc-Andre Fleury and Robin Lehner

NEW YORK (May 12, 2021) – The Vegas Golden Knights tandem of Marc-Andre Fleury and Robin Lehner have won the 2020-21 William M. Jennings Trophy as the goaltenders who played for the team allowing the fewest goals during the regular season. Vegas yielded a League-low 124 goals in 56 games, four fewer […]

Penn State stars Ally Schlegel and Frankie Tagliaferri Tabbed as United Soccer Coaches All-Americans

Schlegel named to first team, Tagliaferri honored on second team KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two Penn State Nittany Lions have been honored as All-Americans as announced by the United Soccer Coaches on Thursday. Redshirt sophomore Ally Schlegel was named a first team All-American and Frankie Tagliaferri […]

Penn State Men’s Basketball News: Big Ten Men’s Basketball Home and Away Opponents Announced for 2021-22

(May 13, 2021) release: https://bit.ly/B1Ghome_away21-22 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Home and Away Opponents Announced for 2021-22The 10 home games include Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Purdue and Rutgers ROSEMONT, Ill. — Penn State Men’s Basketball Head Coach Micah Shrewsberry and the Nittany […]

Columbus Crew SC 3 DC United 1: first win of season highlighted by play of Zelarayan, Francis and defense; last game as Crew SC

Lucas Zelarayan scored on a curling, 25-yard free kick before Columbus Crew SC pressured D.C. United into two second-half own goals en route to a 3-1 victory on Saturday afternoon at Historic Crew Stadium. Columbus’ victory was their first of the MLS regular-season following a midweek […]

Dayton Flyers assistant Men’s Basketball coach Ricardo Greer to participate in 2021 TopConnect Leadership Institute

DAYTON – University of Dayton men’s basketball assistant coach Ricardo Greer has been selected to participate in the 2021 TopConnect Leadership Institute starting May 18.  TopConnect (formerly Villa 7) originated in 2003 under the direction of then-VCU Athletic Director Dr. Richard Sander.  This summit identifies the top basketball […]

Dayton Flyers Men’s Basketball brings in top recruit along with transfers; Lynn Greer III, Toumani Camara & Richard Amaefule

Greer III Joins Nationally-Ranked Recruiting Class, While Camara Transfers From Georgia & Amaefule Comes From ETSU DAYTON — University of Dayton men’s basketball coach Anthony Grant has announced that Lynn Greer III, Toumani Camara (Too-MAH-nee Cuh-MARR-ah), and Richard Amaefule (Ah-muh-FOO-lay) have officially joined the Flyer basketball program. Greer […]

NHL ‘First Stars’ of the Week: Oilers’ Connor McDavid, Frontline Healthcare Hero Aleem Rajani

Wild’s Kaprizov, Golden Knights’ Fleury Round Out ‘Three Stars’ NEW YORK (May 10, 2021) – Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid and Alberta Health Services program manager Aleem Rajani have been named the NHL’s “First Stars” for the week ending May 9. Throughout the 2020-21 season the NHL is celebrating the remarkable efforts […]

Cincinnati Bearcats rounds out Men’s Basketball staff with hiring of veteran assistant Chad Dollar

Mon, May 10, 2021 WEB LINK: https://bit.ly/3exV6aU CINCINNATI –  Chad Dollar has been named an assistant men’s basketball coach at the University of Cincinnati, Head Coach Wes Miller announced Monday. “While building our staff I thought it was important to have a high level of experience among our assistant coaches. Hiring […]

Findlay Oilers Football has 22 selections on All-Great Midwest Athletic Conference Team; Jefferson & Clark are the headliners

May 10, 2021 Findlay, Ohio – The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) announced their 2021 All-Conference Football Team on Monday, May 10 following the completion of the 2021 spring football season. The awards were voted on by the league’s head coaches. Findlay had 22 players named […]

The Preakness Stakes is this weekend at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Preakness Stakes is an American thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a Grade I race run over a distance of 9.5 furlongs (1+3⁄16 miles (1,900 m)) on dirt. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57 kg); fillies 121 pounds (55 kg). It is the second jewel of the Triple […]

NHL fines Florida defenseman Brandon Montour for Spearing

NEW YORK (May 9, 2021) –Florida Panthers defenseman Brandon Montour has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for spearing Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon during NHL Game No. 857 in Sunrise, Fla., on Saturday, May 8, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at […]

Disappointing season ends on winning note with Jackets edging Red Wings in OT, 5-4; Oliver Bjorkstrand Star of the Game

 RW Oliver Bjorkstrand tallied his team-leading tenth multi-point effort of the season with a goal and an assist.  He tallied 12-16-28 in the last 33 games, including 4-8-12 in the last 11 outings.  He led the team in goals, assists, points and multi-point efforts with 18-26-44 and […]

NHL, NHLPA announce changes to COVID-19 Protocols for 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs and Offseason

NEW YORK/TORONTO (May 8, 2021) – The National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players’ Association today announced several modifications to their COVID-19 Protocols to take effect upon the conclusion of each Club’s regular-season schedule. All modifications – specifically designed to govern the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs […]

NCAA Division I FCS Spring Football Semifinals: Sam Houston State rallies from 21-point deficit to beat always-tough James Madison, 38-35

5/8/2021 Bearkats punch ticket to FCS title game HUNTSVILLE — The Bearkats are Frisco bound once again. Sam Houston made big plays offensively and defensively to rally from a 21-point deficit to sack James Madison 38-35 in the semifinal round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs at […]

Long, disappointing season comes to an end for the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight

MAY 8, 2021 II vs. DETROIT RED WINGS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION 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) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record: 17-26-12, 46 pts. (8th, Discover Central Division)  […]

NHL suspends Rangers’ Pavel Buchnevich for High Sticking

NEW YORK (May 6, 2021) – New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended for one game, without pay, for high-sticking Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha during NHL Game No. 830 in New York on Wednesday, May 5, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 4:39 of the second […]

D.C. United News: Promote Dave Kasper to President of Soccer Operations and Sporting Director and Name Lucy Rushton as General Manager and Head of Technical Recruitment and Analysis

D.C. United in April 2021, announced Dave Kasper will become President of Soccer Operations and Sporting Director, assuming oversight and responsibility of the club’s first team, Loudoun United, and the Academy. Lucy Rushton will become the club’s new General Manager and Head of Technical Recruitment and […]

D.C. United News: Acquired former Creighton & South Florida standout Brendan Hines-Ike from on loan from K.V. Kortrijk

D.C. United acquired center back Brendan Hines-Ike in March 2021 on a one-year loan from K.V. Kortrijk in the Belgian first division (Juniper Pro League). The American-born defender will join the Black-and-Red pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC). “Brendan joins the club after […]

Almanac for Friday, May 7, 2021

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The American Medical Association (AMA), founded in 1847 and incorporated in 1897, is the largest association and lobby group of physicians—both MDs and DOs—and medical students in the United States. The AMA’s stated mission is “to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.” The Association […]

Blue Jackets gets solid play in all phases in 4-2 win over Nashville

CBJ POST-GAME NOTES: BLUE JACKETS 4, PREDATORS 2 MAY 5, 2021 II VS. NASHVILLE PREDATORS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET GAME AT A GLANCE GOAL SCORERSColumbus: PP – J. Roslovic (11), O. Bjorkstrand (16), M. Grigorenko (4), EN – O. Bjorkstrand (17)Nashville: T. Jeannot (4), C. Jarnkrok (13) GOALTENDERSColumbus: E. Merzlikins (30 […]

Minnesota Twins recall Devin Smeltzer

5/6/21 Lewis Thorpe optioned to Triple-A St. Paul MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Devin Smeltzer from Triple-A St. Paul and optioned left-handed pitcher Lewis Thorpe to Triple-A St. Paul. Smeltzer has made one appearance for the Twins this season, working […]

2021 SCOTIABANK CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QUARTERFINALS SECOND LEG MATCH RECAP: COLUMBUS CREW SC 0, CF MONTERREY 3 (CF MONTERREY ADVANCES, 5-2, ON AGGREGATE)

May 5, 2021 Columbus Crew SC was bounced from the 2021 Concacaf Champions League on Wednesday evening, dropping its second leg matchup 3-0 at CF Monterrey to lose the quarterfinal series 5-2 on aggregate. The Liga MX side took a 1-0 lead in the 3rd minute when forward […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, May 6, 2021: Willie Mays, “The Say Hey Kid” turns 90 today!

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Willie Howard Mays Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed “The Say Hey Kid“, is an American former professional baseball center fielder. He spent almost all of his 22-season Major League Baseball (MLB) career playing for the New York/San Francisco Giants (1951–1952, 1954–1972) before finishing his career with the New York […]

Blue Jackets ends season’s series with Nashville tonight at 7 PM

MAY 5, 2021 II vs. NASHVILLE PREDATORS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION 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) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record: 16-25-12, 44 pts. (8th, Discover Central Division)  Goals:  2.32 […]

Blue Jackets gain point; lose in overtime to Nashville Predators, 4-3

MAY 3, 2021 II VS. NASHVILLE PREDATORS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET GAME AT A GLANCE GOAL SCORERSColumbus: E. Bemstrom (1), E. Bemstrom (2), PP – E. Bemstrom (3)Nashville: F. Forsberg (12), PP – R. Johansen (6), R. Josi (7), R. Josi (8) GOALTENDERSColumbus: E. Merzlikins (34 saves, OTL)Nashville: J. Saros (29 saves, […]

Bally Sports Ohio announces channel assignments for Cavs, CBJ games tonight

Tonight, May 5th, Bally Sports Ohio is airing the CBJ-Predators game (7 p.m.) and the Cavs-Trail Blazers game (7:30 p.m.). Please refer to the channel info below.  Blue Jackets vs Predators at 7 p.m. | Pregame at 6:30 p.m.  Direct TV: 661 & 661-1  AT&T: 732 & 1732  AT&T TV  Bally Sports app [CLICK to stream]  Cable providers  […]

Memorial Tournament News: Early commitments include 2019 winner Rahm, 2018 winner DeChambeau, 2014 winner Matsuyama and World #4 Schauffele

the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide May 5, 2021 Badge sales remain suspended for the 46th edition of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Dublin, Ohio – Officials of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide announced today that the Tournament has accepted entries from 2020 Memorial winner […]

NHL fines Capitals’ Tom Wilson for Roughing

NEW YORK (May 4, 2021) – Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for roughing New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich during NHL Game No. 814 in New York on Monday, May 3, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred […]

MLS’ early season leading scorer is “Little Pea”, Javier Hernandez of the LA Galaxy

32-year-old Mexican striker Javier Hernandez is commonly known as Chicharito, meaning little pea in Spanish, and wears the name on his shirt. This is due to his father, Javier Hernández Gutiérrez, being nicknamed Chícharo (pea) because of his green eyes. He has played all over the world in soccer: Guadalajara, Manchester United, Real […]

Oakland A’s roster moves

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s placed right-handed pitcher J.B. Wendelken on the injured list with a strained left oblique and recalled right-handed pitcher Jordan Weems from their alternate site, the club announced today. Wendelken pitched in his American League leading 15th game of the season […]

Dodgers callup LHP Alex Vesia

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled left-handed pitcher Alex Vesia and optioned right-handed pitcher Edwin Uceta. Vesia, 25, will be recalled for the second time this season and his next appearance will be his Dodgers debut. The Northern California native was acquired from the […]

Blue Jackets host Nashville tonight

MAY 3, 2021 II vs. NASHVILLE PREDATORS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION 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) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record: 16-25-11, 43 pts. (8th, Discover Central Division)  Goals:  2.31 […]

NHL Morning Skate for Monday, May 3, 2021

THREE HARD LAPS * The Bruins and Oilers can punch their tickets to the postseason during Monday’s 14-game slate. * Semyon Varlamov can become the third goaltender in the NHL’s modern era (since 1943-44) with a shutout in four consecutive appearances and first since Brian Boucher blanked opponents in five straight over 17 years ago. […]

NHL ‘First Stars’ of the Week: Red Wings’ Thomas Greiss, Frontline Healthcare Hero Joanne MacDonald

Oilers’ McDavid, Islanders’ Varlamov Round Out ‘Three Stars’ NEW YORK (May 3, 2021) – Detroit Red Wings goaltender Thomas Greiss and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System regional director of pharmacy Joanne MacDonald have been named the NHL’s “First Stars” for the week ending May 2. Throughout the 2020-21 season the NHL is […]

NHL and NHLPA to Share Stories of Players of Asian Descent, Past and Present, for Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Fans Can Visit NHL.com/APIHeritage to See Exclusive Features NEW YORK/TORONTO (May 3, 2021) – For the first time, the National Hockey League (NHL®) and National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) will celebrate Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month as part of their annual Hockey Is For Everyone™ campaign. […]

Virginia Cavaliers also added Indiana transfer Armaan Franklin in month of April

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Dean and Markel Families Men’s Head Basketball Coach Tony Bennett announced Tuesday (April 13) the addition of Armaan Franklin (Indianapolis, Ind.) to the Cavaliers’ program. Armaan (pronounced Ar-mon) Franklin has signed a financial aid agreement and is transferring to Virginia after playing the […]

Virginia Cavaliers men’s basketball adds East Carolina’s best player in transfer Jayden Gardner

April 27, 2021  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Dean and Markel Families Men’s Head Basketball Coach Tony Bennett announced Tuesday (April 27) the addition of forward Jayden Gardner (Wake Forest, N.C.) to the Cavaliers’ program. Gardner has signed a financial aid agreement and is transferring to Virginia after […]

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions lose thrilling, tense SWAC Football Championship Game to Alabama A&M, 40-33

 5/1/2021 JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football team overcame nearly every obstacle in its path during this unprecedented 2021 spring football season, but could not overcome the Alabama A&M Bulldogs, falling 40-33 in the Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship Game […]

Arkansas-Pine Bluff has 10 players on All-SWAC Spring Football Teams; Gamble, Evans II, Thigpen, Ralph lead way

4/29/2021 University of Arkansas At Pine Bluff head football coach Doc Gamble, along with OL Mark Evans II, DB Jalon Thigpen, and RS Tyrin Ralph highlight a school-record 10 selections to the Spring 2021 Southwestern Athletic Conference All-Conference team. Gamble was named SWAC Coach of the Year, while Evans, Thigpen, […]

Alabama A&M Athletics gives head football coach Connell Maynor a Four-Year Extension

4/29/2021 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Alabama A&M Director of Athletics Bryan Hicks has announced that the Department has reached agreement on terms for a four-year extension with head football coach Connell Maynor following a successful three-year run that has the program in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Championship Game for the […]

NHL Announces April 2021 ‘Stars,’ Frontline Healthcare Heroes

NEW YORK (May 1, 2021) – Carolina Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho and Wake County chief operating officer Johnna Sharpe (Discover NHL Central Division), Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon and associate nurse manager Alyssa Laabs (Honda NHL West Division), Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand and registered nurse Meaghan Quinn (MassMutual NHL East Division), and Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews and clinical resource leader Sarah Rumbolt (Scotia NHL North Division) […]

NHL April 2021 ‘Rookies of the Month’ Stars’ Jason Robertson, Frontline Healthcare Hero Meghin Gomez

NEW YORK (May 1, 2021) – Dallas Stars left wing Jason Robertson and Hunt Regional Healthcare registered nurse Meghin Gomez have been named the NHL’s “Rookies of the Month” for April. Throughout the 2020-21 season the NHL is celebrating the remarkable efforts of the off-ice stars who make it possible for us to play […]

Owner Bob Baffert wins record Seventh Kentucky Derby as Medina Spirit pulls upset over Mandaloun

LOUISVILLE, KY (Saturday, May 1, 2021) – Zedan Racing Stables’ Medina Spirit fought back after relinquishing the lead to Mandaloun at midstretch to post a half-length to win the 147th running of the $3 million Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (GI) before a crowd of 51,838. The victory gave trainer Bob […]

In Battle Of Unbeatens, Malathaat holds off Search Results in the 147th Running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks

Apr 30, 2021  LOUISVILLE, KY (Friday, April 30, 2021) – Shadwell Stable’s Malathaat edged Search Results by a neck after a stretch battle of undefeated fillies to win the 147th running of the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI) for 3-year-old fillies before a crowd of 41,472 on a sun-drenched Friday […]

Blue Jackets travel to Raleigh tonight taking on Carolina at 7 PM

MAY 1, 2021 II at CAROLINA HURRICANES II PNC ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION 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) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record: 16-25-10, 42 pts. (8th, Discover Central Division)  Goals:  2.33 […]

Chicago Cubs roster moves

5/1/21 CINCINNATI – The Chicago Cubs today optioned left-handed pitcher Kyle Ryan to Triple-A Iowa and recalled right-handed pitcher Keegan Thompson from the South Bend Alternate Site. Thompson is available for today’s 3:10 p.m. CT game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. […]

South Carolina Women’s Basketball adds ACC Freshman of the Year Kamilla Cardoso from transfer portal

4/30/2021  COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley announced that 2021 ACC Freshman of the Year and co-Defender of the Year Kamilla Cardoso has signed a financial aid agreement to attend the University and play for the Gamecocks. Cardoso, who played for Syracuse in 2019-20, will be […]

Duke Women’s Basketball reloads with Six transfers for 21-22 Season

4/30/2021 DURHAM – Blue Devil head coach Kara Lawson announced Friday morning that six transfers have signed scholarship agreements to attend Duke and suit up for the women’s basketball team in 2021-22.   Lawson has inked Elizabeth Balogun (Louisville), Lexi Gordon (Texas Tech), Amaya Finklea-Guity (Syracuse), Imani Lewis […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, May 1, 2021: Kentucky Derby Day; The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports; The Run for the Roses

KENTUCKY DERBY America’s most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby, has been held continuously since 1875 at Louisville, Kentucky, and has become one of the country’s largest civic celebrations (and betting opportunity). Not bad when you consider that the event lasts only two minutes! Modeled […]

2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Quarterfinals First Leg: Columbus Crew SC 2 C.F. Monterrey 2

A stoppage-time equalizer from CF Monterrey balanced out a star-showing from Columbus Crew SC midfield maestro Lucas Zelarayan as both sides played to a 2-2 draw in Leg 1 of their Concacaf Champions League quarterfinal series on Wednesday night. Columbus was just over one minute away from a 2-1 […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, April 29, 2021: Wide World of Sports, ”The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat”!

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS ABC’s Wide World of Sports was an American sports anthology television program that aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) from April 29, 1961 to January 3, 1998, primarily on Saturday afternoons. Hosted by Jim McKay, with a succession of co-hosts beginning in 1987, the title continued to be […]

Columbus Crew SC takes on one of the world’s best soccer teams in C.F. Monterrey as CONCACAF action continues tonight at 8:30 pm on FOX SPORTS 2

There should be plenty of goalscoring potential on display on Wednesday night as Columbus Crew SC welcomes one of Liga MX’s top teams in CF Monterrey for the first leg of the 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals at Historic Crew Stadium (8:30pm ET/FS2). Both teams […]

Cincinnati Bearcats add Andre Morgan as Men’s Basketball assistant coach

April 26, 2021 WEB LINK: https://bit.ly/3nlI6YX CINCINNATI – Andre Morgan has been named an assistant men’s basketball coach at the University of Cincinnati, Head Coach Wes Miller announced Monday. “We are thrilled to add Andre to our staff here at Cincinnati,” Miller said. “Andre is a rising star in this business. He’s […]

Blue Jackets make roster moves; Goaltender Joonas Korpisalo to miss rest of season with lower body injury

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have made several moves, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced Tuesday. The Blue Jackets have recalled forward Liam Foudy from the American Hockey League’s Cleveland Monsters and added goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks to the roster on emergency conditions from the […]

Cincinnati Bearcats add Mike Roberts as assistant Men’s Basketball coach

April 27, 2021 WEB LINK: https://bit.ly/3vs9V4n CINCINNATI – Mike Roberts has been named an assistant men’s basketball coach at the University of Cincinnati, Head Coach Wes Miller announced Tuesday. “I’ve known Mike Roberts for over 20 years and he was the first person I called when I was hired at UNCG,” Coach Miller says. […]

Dayton Men’s Basketball gives out 20-21 Team Awards; Jalen Crutcher Named White Allen Most Valuable Player

Crutcher is Just The Eighth Flyer To Be Named Men’s Basketball MVP Three Times DAYTON –Jalen Crutcher was named the University of Dayton men’s basketball team’s 2020-21 White Allen Most Valuable Player Tuesday evening.   Crutcher and his teammates were recognized at a private team dinner […]

Blue Jackets finally ends long losing streak with 1-0 Shootout win over pesky Detroit

APR. 27, 2021 II VS. DETROIT RED WINGS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET GAME AT A GLANCE GOAL SCORERSColumbus: SO – LaineDetroit: GOALTENDERSColumbus: E. Merzlikins (41 saves, SOW)Detroit: T. Greiss (33 saves, SOL) CBJ TEAM NOTES The Blue Jackets improved to 24-6-3 in the last 33 meetings vs. Detroit since Mar. 28, […]

Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen named assistant general manager for Team Finland at 2022 Olympic Games

APRIL 28, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO — Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen has been named assistant general manager of Finland’s national team for the 2022 Olympic Games, the Finnish Ice Hockey Association and Blue Jackets announced today.  Kekalainen will assist Jere Lehtinen in […]

NHL ‘First Stars’ of the Week: Sharks’ Patrick Marleau, Frontline Healthcare Hero Jane Vergara

Wild’s Talbot, Panthers’ Huberdeau Round Out ‘Three Stars’ NEW YORK (April 26, 2021) – San Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau and clinical nurse educator generalist Jane Vergara have been named the NHL’s “First Stars” for the week ending April 25. Throughout the 2020-21 season the NHL is celebrating the remarkable efforts of […]

Charlotte adds yet another transfer for basketball team in Syracuse forward Robert Braswell

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball program and head coach Ron Sanchez announced that 6-foot-7 forward Robert Braswell has transferred from Syracuse to Charlotte.  This season, Braswell scored in double-figures in each of Syracuse’s two ACC Tournament games while also helping the Orange reach the […]

Charlotte 49ers popular transfer landing spot; adds All-Patriot League Holy Cross guard Austin Butler

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball program and head coach Ron Sanchez announced that 6-foot-5 guard Austin Butler has transferred from Holy Cross to Charlotte. This season, Butler earned second team All-Patriot League honors while scoring over 1,300 points in his collegiate career.  Butler […]

Texas Rangers announce roster moves

4/26/21 1B/OF Ronald Guzmán transferred from 10-day to 60-day Injured List Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers announced the following roster moves prior to Monday night’s homestand opener against the Los Angeles Angels: • Left-handed pitcher Hyeon-Jong Yang (#36) contract selected from Alternate Training Site • […]

Sabres’ Dustin Tokarski, Frontline Healthcare Hero Michaela Pastorius Named NHL ‘First Stars’ of the Week

Rangers’ Panarin, Golden Knights’ Stone Round Out ‘Three Stars’ NEW YORK (April 19, 2021) – Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dustin Tokarski and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center RN Michaela Pastorius have been named the NHL’s “First Stars” for the week ending April 18. Throughout the 2020-21 season the NHL is celebrating […]

Texas Rangers makes roster moves

4/25/21 CHICAGO — The Texas Rangers announced prior to Sunday’s game against the Chicago White Sox that the club has recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Sborz (pronounced “spores”) from the Alternate Training Site and placed right-handed pitcher Kyle Cody on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to April […]

NHL Morning Skate for Sunday, April 25, 2021

THREE HARD LAPS   * The Wild benefited from a six-goal outing to win and have qualified for the postseason for the eighth time in nine seasons (since 2012-13).  * Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle (915 GP) now trails only Doug Jarvis (964 GP) for the longest “Ironman” streak in NHL history.  * The Capitals and Penguins each skated to victories on Saturday […]

Reeling Columbus Blue Jackets end their Florida trip tonight taking on Tampa Bay Lightning, 7 PM

APRIL 25, 2021 II at TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING II AMALIE ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  NBCSN                              Brendan Burke (play-by-play), Dominic Moore (analyst), A. J. Mleczko (analyst)                  Radio:  97.1 The Fan              Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record: 15-25-9, 39 pts. (8th, Discover Central Division)  Goals:  2.37 Goals-For/3.33 […]

Michigan Athletics issues update on COVID-19 Testing Results

Below please find updated data for U-M Athletics related to student-athlete return-to-campus and COVID-19 testing through tests of this week, April 23. Latest testing updates as of April 23 Total individuals (student-athletes + coaches/ staff) tested between April 17-23: 2,001Positive test results between April 17-23: 2 (2 student-athletes, 0 staff) Complete testing data since June 11 (as of April 23) Student-athlete tests for COVID-19, to date (all tests): 81,086Positive Tests: 342 Staff […]

Nebraska’s Thorir Thorbjarnarson will pursue Professional Career

Fri, Apr 23, 2021  Link to Thorir’s Tweet – https://twitter.com/Totiturbo/status/1385645866351054848 Nebraska guard Thorir Thorbjarnarson announced Friday that he has decided to pursue a professional career and will not use his extra season of eligibility at Nebraska. Thorbjarnarson, a 6-foot-6 guard from Reykjavik, Iceland, played four seasons […]

OHSAA issues Board of Directors Meeting Highlights

Executive Director Doug Ute www.OHSAA.org  |  twitter.com/OHSAASports  |  facebook.com/OHSAAsports For Immediate Release – April 23, 2021 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors held its regularly scheduled April meeting Thursday morning at the OHSAA office. The following are highlights from the meeting. Complete meeting minutes […]

IndyCar visits St. Petersburg, Florida

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Fast Facts Race weekend: Friday, April 23-Sunday, April 25Track: Streets of St. Petersburg, 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary street circuit (clockwise) through downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, including a runway of Albert Whitted Airport.Media Links: Entry List (PDF) | Driver Video Quotes | Trackside Media Guide (Interactive PDF)Race distance: 100 laps / […]

Toronto Blue Jays roster moves 4/24/21

The Toronto Blue Jays have made the following roster moves: ·    RHP Jordan Romano has been reinstated from the 10-day injured list (right ulnar neuritis). ·    RHP Ty Tice has been recalled from the club’s alternate training site. ·    LHP Travis Bergen has been optioned to the club’s alternate training site. ·    OF Josh Palacios has […]

Columbus Blue Jackets newest defenseman Mikko Lehtonen talks Hockey with the media

MIKKO LEHTONEN | #43 D | 6′ 0″ | 196 lb | Age: 27 | Columbus Blue Jackets Born: January 16, 1994 Birthplace: Turku, FIN Shoots: Left Mikko Lehtonen (born 16 January 1994) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). After leading the KHL in points among defensemen with Jokerit of the Kontinental […]

NHL suspends Vancouver’s Edler two games for Kneeing

NEW YORK (April 19, 2021) – Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler has been suspended for two games, without pay, for kneeing Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman during NHL Game No. 697 in Vancouver on Sunday, April 18, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 10:08 of the second […]

Blue Jackets play Florida Panthers tonight looking to end recent losing streak

APRIL 20, 2021 II at FLORIDA PANTHERS II BB&T CENTER II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION 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) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record: 15-23-9, 39 pts. (8th, Discover Central Division)  Goals:  2.43 […]

Bally Sports Ohio announces channel assignments for Reds and Blue Jackets, April 20

Tuesday, April 20  Bally Sports Ohio is airing the Reds-Diamondbacks game (6:30 p.m.) and the Blue Jackets-Panthers game (7 p.m.).  Both games will stream on FOX Sports GO via authenticated TV providers in in the teams’ designated territory.  Please refer to the channel information below.  Reds vs. Diamondbacks at 6:30 p.m. | Pregame at 6:00 p.m.   ·         Streaming on […]

Minnesota Twins announce roster moves: place Garlick, Kepler and Thielbar on COVID IL

4/20/21 Club reinstates Rooker, recalls Blankenhorn and selects contract of Farrell MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielders Kyle Garlick and Max Kepler, and left-handed pitcher Caleb Thielbar on the COVID Injured List. Garlick appeared in 12 games, hitting .280 (7-for-25) with three […]

Oakland A’s announce roster moves: OF Piscotty from paternity list; designate OF Tom for assignment

4/20/21 LHP Guduan Reinstated from the IL and Added as 27th Man for Doubleheader OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s reinstated outfielder Stephen Piscotty from the paternity list and designated outfielder Ka’ai Tom for assignment, the club announced today. The A’s also reinstated left-handed pitcher Reymin Guduan […]

Toronto Blue Jays roster moves

The Toronto Blue Jays have made the following roster moves:• RHP Ross Stripling has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right forearm flexor strain (retroactive to April 12)• RHP Jordan Romano has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right ulnar neuritis (retroactive to April 14)• LHP Anthony […]

St. Louis Cardinals roster moves

ST. LOUIS, MO., April 15, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced that they have selected the contract of rookie outfielder Scott Hurst from their Alternate Training Site and optioned outfielder Lane Thomas to the ATS.  To make room for Hurst on the team’s 40-player Major League roster, the team announced […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, April 19, 2021: Patriots Day observed in Massachusetts, Maine, Wisconsin, Connecticut and North Dakota

PATRIOTS DAY By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. — Ralph Waldo Emerson, from “Concord Hymn” Patriots Day commemorates the events of April 19, […]

MLS Cup champion Columbus Crew SC opens season today against always-tough Philadelphia Union

COLUMBUS CREW SC vs. PHILADELPHIA UNIONSunday, April 18, 2020; Historic Crew Stadium, Columbus, Ohio, 5:30 p.m. ET REFEREESREFEREE: Ramy Touchan.AR1 (bench): Kathryn Nesbitt; AR2 (opposite): Eric Boria;4th: Ismir Pekmic; VAR: Hilario Grajeda; AVAR: Ryan Graves CREW SC FACES PHILADELPHIA UNION ON SUNDAYCrew SC faces the […]

Supporters Shield winner Philadelphia Union takes on MLS Cup champion Columbus Crew SC today at 5:30

PHILADELPHIAUNION2020 REGULAR SEASON:(14-5-4, 47 pts., 2.04 PPG) PLAYER AVAILABILITY REPORT OUT: Illsinho (calf)Cory Burke (groin)Jack de Vries (concussion) Health and Safety ProtocolsA player may be listed as“Questionable” or “Out” due toHealth and Safety Protocols forthe following reasons: Quarantine due to participating inhigh risk behavior. Quarantine […]

Miami RedHawks offensive lineman Tommy Doyle an NFL Prospect

MIAMI REDHAWKS BIO 54TOMMY DOYLE POSITION Offensive Line HEIGHT 6-8 WEIGHT 326 CLASS Redshirt Senior HOMETOWN Edina, Minn. HIGH SCHOOL Edina Accolades2020 – First Team All-MAC2020 – Academic All-MAC2019 – First Team All-MAC2019 – Academic All-MAC 2020: Played in and started all three games at left tackle … named first-team All-MAC and […]

MLS Cup champion Columbus Crew SC opens season by hosting Supporters Shield winner Philadelphia Union today at Historic Crew Stadium

At 5:30 p.m. ET in a nationally televised match COLUMBUS — Columbus Crew SC, the reigning 2020 MLS Cup champion, hosts the Philadelphia Union in a nationally televised match tomorrow, Sunday, April 18 [5:30 p.m. ET/FS1, FOX Deportes/ 97.1 The Fan (English), ColumbusCrewSC.com (Spanish)]. The contest marks the first time […]

Bradley Wright-Phillips late goal lifts Crew SC past Real Esteli FC, 1-0 in CONCACAF 2nd leg match

Crew advance to Concacaf Champions League Quarterfinals The Columbus Crew cruised through to the 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Quarterfinals with a 1-0 win over Real Esteli FC on Thursday to complete an emphatic 5-0 win on aggregate. Bradley Wright-Phillips added a late goal in his first-ever start […]

Blue Jackets try to leave Dallas with a win tonight. 8:00 game time

APRIL 17, 2021 II at DALLAS STARS II AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER II 8 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION 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) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record: 15-21-9, 39 pts. (7th, Discover Central Division)  […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, April 17, 2021: Newark, Ohio native Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock made his on this date

Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock (From Wikipedia Commons) Geraldine “Jerrie” Fredritz Mock (November 22, 1925 – September 30, 2014) was an American pilot and the first woman to fly solo around the world, which she did in 1964. She flew a single engine Cessna 180 (registered N1538C) christened the “Spirit of Columbus” and nicknamed “Charlie.”  The […]

Honors keep coming in for North Texas softball pitcher Hope Trautwein; named NFCA Co-Pitcher of the Week

4/13/2021 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior Hope Trautwein has been named the Wilson/NFCA Co-Pitcher of the Week, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced on Tuesday. This is the first time in Trautwein’s career that she has earned such a weekly distinction. The Pflugerville native earns the distinction after […]

North Texas Mean Green Basketball Program mourns the loss of Nelson Haggerty

4/16/2021 ENTON — North Texas men’s basketball Director of Basketball Strategy and Operations Nelson Haggerty died Friday morning in a single-car accident. He was 47 years old. “Our hearts hurt for Nelson’s family, our men’s basketball family, the UNT community and everyone Nelson positively impacted during his […]