Despite rumors he was leaving Penn State, Football coach James Franklin signs 10-year deal saying “This felt like home”

11/23/2021 Nittany Lion football coach will remain at Penn State through 2031 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. ‚Äď Penn State’s James Franklin has agreed to the terms of a new 10-year contract to remain as the head football coach of the Nittany Lions through 2031. The terms were approved by […]

Dangerous and Improved East Carolina hosts #4 UC Bearcats on Senior Day today at 3:45 p.m. on National TV

November 24, 2021 GREENVILLE, N.C. ‚Äď East Carolina will try to extend its American Athletic Conference winning streak to five in a row – the Pirates’ longest run of single-season success in membership history (2014-21) – and produce the program’s first-ever 4-0 AAC home record when […]

One of the best kickers in the AAC, East Carolina’s Owen Daffer repeats as this week’s Specialist of the Week

November 22, 2021 IRVING, Texas ‚ÄstFor the second-straight week, East Carolina freshman¬†Owen Daffer¬†has been named the American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player-of-the-Week, while junior¬†Holton Ahlers¬†was selected to the Honor Roll according to an announcement by the league office Monday.¬†Daffer earned his second consecutive honor after […]

East Carolina Pirates having a good year at 7-4 after winning at Navy last week, 38-35

November 20, 2021 Game Book | ECU Notes | Photo Gallery ANNAPOLIS, Md. ‚Äď In a season filled with high drama, down-to-the-wire finishes and seemingly improbable comebacks, East Carolina etched yet another chapter Saturday, this time against a long-time nemesis on a cold afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Freshman Owen […]

Talk of the Nation all season, UC Bearcats make history with #4 CFP Ranking; Readies for tough matchup at Greenville, NC against East Carolina Pirates today at 3:45 p.m.

November 23, 2021 CINCINNATI ‚ÄstThe Cincinnati football team made history on Tuesday night by being ranked No. 4 in the fourth College Football Playoff Rankings. The Bearcats are the first non-Power 5 team to crack the Top 4 in the history of the CFP (since […]

#3 UC Bearcats continue to roll; smacks SMU 48-14 on Senior Day as Ridder sets record with 42nd win as starting QB: includes Luke Fickell press conference audio

November 20, 2021 CINCINNATI ‚Äď Senior quarterback Desmond Ridder celebrated Senior Day by tossing three touchdowns, rushing for a score and catching his first career touchdown to lead the No. 3-ranked Cincinnati football team to a dominant 48-14 victory over SMU on Saturday at Nippert Stadium. Cincinnati improved to 11-0 […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, November 26, 2021; Day 330 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The¬†Kappa Alpha Society¬†(őöőĎ), founded in 1825, was the progenitor of the modern¬†fraternity¬†system in¬†North America. It is considered to be the oldest national, secret, Greek-letter social fraternity and was the first of the fraternities which would eventually become known as the¬†Union Triad. While […]

The Battle of Georgia is revived as No. 1 Georgia Renews Rivalry with Georgia Tech

November 22, 2021 Game Notes Game & Broadcast Info Kickoff: Saturday, November 27 – 12:00 p.m. ET Location: Bobby Dodd Stadium (55,000) | Atlanta, Ga. 2021 Records: Georgia 11-0 (8-0 SEC), Georgia Tech 3-8 (2-6 ACC) History: Georgia vs. Georgia Tech All-Time Series Results: UGA 68-39-5 Rankings: Georgia #1, Georgia […]

#1 Georgia Bulldogs stay undefeated after 56-7 thumping of outmanned, overmatched Charleston Southern on Senior Day

November 20, 2021 ATHENS, Ga. ‚ÄĒ In its final home game of the season Saturday, the top-ranked Georgia football team improved to 11-0 by posting an easy 56-7 victory over Charleston Southern at Sanford Stadium.  The Bulldogs’ home finale featured a pregame sendoff of the team’s […]

NFL Network announces 2021 Thanksgiving Day Programming

‘Good Morning Football’ Airs at 7:00 AM ET ‘NFL GameDay Morning’ Thanksgiving Edition Airs at 10:00 AM ET On Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 25, NFL Network provides 9 live hours of programming beginning at 7:00 AM ET with Good Morning Football. Hosts Kay Adams, Shaun O’Hara, Peter Schrager, Kyle Brandt and Will Selva set the table for the […]

NFL News: NFL PARTNERS WITH FOUR RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES TO MEASURE ON-FIELD HEAD IMPACTS USING NOVEL MOUTHGUARD SENSORS

Use of NFL’s mouthguard sensors at collegiate level will broaden data collection, inform injury reduction efforts for elite athletes NEW YORK, November 23, 2021 ‚Äď The National Football League (NFL) today announced new partnerships with four research universities to expand its collection of data regarding […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, November 24, 2021; Day 328 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Noriyuki “Pat” Morita (June 28, 1932 ‚Äď November 24, 2005)[1] was a Japanese-American actor and comedian. He was known for his roles as Matsuo “Arnold” Takahashi on Happy Days, Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid film series, Captain Sam Pak on the sitcom M*A*S*H, Ah Chew in Sanford and Son, Mike Woo in The […]

Rumors come true as Florida Gators fire football coach Dan Mullen

November 21, 2021 The University of Florida has parted ways with¬†Dan Mullen¬†after four seasons. GAINESVILLE, Fla. ‚Äď The University of Florida has parted ways with football head coach¬†Dan Mullen, Athletics Director¬†Scott Stricklin¬†announced Sunday.¬†Special-teams coordinator/running backs coach¬†Greg Knox¬†will serve as interim coach for the FSU game […]

NWSL News: OL Reign, Black Future Co-Op Fund Win Inaugural Nationwide Community Impact Award

Community partner will receive $20,000 to support organization initiatives CHICAGO (November 20, 2021) ‚Äď The National Women‚Äôs Soccer League in partnership with Nationwide announced today that OL Reign and the Black Future Co-op Fund have been named the 2021 recipients of the inaugural Nationwide Community Impact […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, November 23, 2021; Day 327 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Daniel Irvin Rather Jr. (/ňąr√¶√į…ôr/; born October 31, 1931) is an American journalist and former national evening news anchor. Rather began his career in Texas, becoming a national name after his reporting saved thousands of lives during Hurricane Carla in September 1961. Rather spontaneously created […]

Michigan State Spartans Football News: Big Ten East Division Showdown in Columbus, #7 Michigan State vs. #3 Ohio State, 12 Noon

Game 11: No. 7 Michigan State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten) at No. 4 Ohio State (9-1, 7-0 Big Ten) Date: Saturday, Nov. 20Kickoff: 12:10 p.m. ESTLocation: Columbus, OhioStadium: Ohio Stadium (102,780)Surface: FieldTurf TV: ABCMobile: WatchESPN/ESPN appAnnouncers: Chris Fowler (play-by-play), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), Holly Rowe (sidelines) Radio: Spartan Media Network | Affiliate ListingsPlay-by-Play: George BlahaAnalyst: Jason StrayhornSidelines: Bobby McAllisterWebsite/Mobile: msuspartans.com/MSU Spartans app/Tune […]

Big Ten Conference Football News: Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Football Honors

11/15/2021 Following Week 11, the Co-Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week, and the Freshman of the Week in the Big Ten were announced this morning. Below are this week’s honorees: Co-Offensive Player of the WeekGarrett Wilson, Ohio StateWR ‚Äď Jr. ‚Äď Austin, Texas […]

Big Ten Conference Week 12 Football Release

11/15/2021 BIG TEN FOOTBALL RELEASE – WEEK 12 | STANDINGS | MEDIA GUIDE | SCHEDULE ‚ÄĘ Entering Week 12, Ohio State can clinch the East Division title outright AND earn a berth into the Big Ten Football Championship Game with a win over Michigan State AND a loss by Michigan. The Buckeyes can clinch at least a share of […]

Cincinnati Bearcats Football News: Sets School Record, Leads Nation with Six Players on Academic All-District First Team

November 18, 2021 Quarterback Desmond Ridder is a two-time honoree for the academic honor presented by CoSIDA CINCINNATI ‚ÄstThe University of Cincinnati football team placed a school-record six players on the Academic All-District First Team presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America.¬†No FBS […]

SMU Mustangs Football News: Travels to #3 Cincinnati for 3:30 ET matchup on ESPN

Nov 16 Game Notes (PDF) | Live Stats | Twitter UpdatesSMU Athletics Mobile App TV: ESPN | Channel FinderRadio: The Ticket – KTCK 96.7 FM/1310 AMListen: SMU Mobile/The Varsity Network App | TuneIn App SETTING THE SCENE‚ÄĘ    SMU travels to Cincinnati to take on the No. 3 Bearcats on Saturday at 3:30 P.M. ET/2:30 p.m. CT on […]

Columbus Blue Jackets continue Western road trip with stop at Las Vegas Saturday Night

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS 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: 9-5-0, 18 pts. (5th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.29 Goals-For/3.14 Goals-Against‚Ķ Shots:  31.8 Shots-For/33.8 Shots-Against […]

Legendary basketball coach Jim Calhoun surprisingly steps down from St. Joseph Blue Jays job

Nov 18, 2021 WEST HARTFORD, Conn. ‚Äď This afternoon, University of Saint Joseph (USJ) head men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun announced that he will officially be stepping down as the head coach of the program. Associate head coach Glen Miller will be elevated to acting head coach effective immediately. “It’s just the […]

Idaho Vandals Athletics to part ways with head football coach Paul Petrino

11/18/2021 MOSCOW, Idaho ‚ÄstThe University of Idaho and head football coach¬†Paul Petrino¬†will part ways after Saturday’s season finale at Idaho State, Athletic Director¬†Terry Gawlik¬†announced Thursday.¬†Petrino is 33-66 in his nine seasons at the helm of the Vandals. His tenure was highlighted by the 2016 season […]

Shocking development as Big 12 gives Public Reprimand to Texas Tech Football Radio Announcers

Play-by-play man Brian Jensen and analyst John Harris under fire In accordance with Big 12 Conference Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct policies, the Conference has issued a public reprimand of the Texas Tech radio booth announcers.  They have also been removed from announcing the Tech game on […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, November 19, 2021; Day 323 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Edson Arantes do Nascimento¬†(Brazilian Portuguese:¬†[ňą…õts√Ķ (w)…źňą…ĺ…źŐÉt Éiz du n…źsiňąmŠļĹtu]; born 23 October 1940), known as¬†Pel√©¬†([peňąl…õ]), is a Brazilian former professional¬†footballer¬†who played as a¬†forward. Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and labelled “the greatest” by¬†FIFA, he was among the most […]

Basketball Buckeyes hit the road for Dave Gavitt Games matchup with Big East power Xavier

Ohio State is 3-0 in its previous appearances in the Gavitt Games #19 Ohio State at XavierDate: November 18, 2021Time: 6:30 p.m.Venue: Cincinnati, Ohio ‚Äď Cintas CenterWatch: FS1Listen: Ohio State Radio Network from LearfieldLive Stats: OhioStateBuckeyes.comGame Notes: Ohio State | XavierRosters: Ohio State | XavierSeason Stats: Ohio State | Xavier VIDEO: Holtmann, Young, Branham Pregame Press Interview COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚Äď No. 19Ohio […]

Blue Jackets on the road to Arizona taking on the Coyotes

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. ARIZONA COYOTES TV:¬† Bally Sports Ohio¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Radio:¬† 105.7 FM¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 8-5-0, 16 pts. (6th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.23 Goals-For/3.08 Goals-Against‚Ķ Shots:  30.7 Shots-For/34.2 Shots-Against Power Play:  19.4 […]

The National Football League to Offer Virtual Commemorative Ticket NFTs to Fans During 2021 Season

New York, NY ‚Äď (November 18, 2021) ‚ÄďThe National Football League (NFL) announced today an opportunity for fans to receive complimentary virtual commemorative tickets in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) after attending select games from Thanksgiving through the end of the 2021 NFL season. The […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, November 18, 2021; Day #322 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS DeSoto¬†(sometimes¬†De Soto) was an American automobile¬†marque¬†that was manufactured and marketed by the DeSoto division of¬†Chrysler Corporation¬†from 1928 to the 1961 model year. More than two million passenger cars and trucks bore the DeSoto brand in North American markets during its existence. Termination […]

Haslam Sports Group Announces Columbus Crew Leadership Transition; Columbus Crew Chief Business Officer Steve Lyons moves to Senior Advisor role

Wed, Nov 17, 2021 Steve Lyons, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer of the Columbus Crew, is leaving his day-to-day role to transition into a strategic senior advisory role for the Club within Haslam Sports Group. The move, which will take effect immediately, comes […]

Blue Jackets activate Trey Fix-Wolansky off IR/Non-Roster List; assigns to Cleveland Monsters

NOVEMBER 16, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO ‚Äď The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated Trey Fix-Wolansky off the Injured/Non-Roster list and assigned the forward to the Cleveland Monsters, the club‚Äôs American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Fix-Wolansky, 22, suffered a right […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, November 17, 2021; Day 321 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS All My Children¬†(often shortened to¬†AMC) is an American television¬†soap opera¬†that aired on¬†ABC¬†from January 5, 1970, to September 23, 2011, and on¬†The Online Network¬†(TOLN) from April 29 to September 2, 2013, via¬†Hulu,¬†Hulu Plus, and¬†iTunes. Created by¬†Agnes Nixon,¬†All My Children¬†is set in Pine Valley, […]

Houston Cougars a surprise team in College Football Playoff Rankings

11/16/2021 Houston checks in at No. 24, ranked for first time since 2016 HOUSTON ‚ÄstBehind nine consecutive victories, including wins in its first seven American Athletic Conference contests, Houston Football cracked the College Football Playoff Selection Committee Rankings at No. 24, unveiled Tuesday night.¬†The Cougars, […]

Houston Cougars secure berth in AAC Football Championship Game with 37-8 blowout of Temple

11/13/2021 McCaskill rushes for 129 yards; Jones, Ownes, Sprewell grab interceptions PHILADELPHIA (AP) ‚ÄĒ Alton McCaskill rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns as No. 17 Houston methodically dispatched Temple 37-8 on Saturday to clinch a berth in the American Athletic Conference championship game. The Cougars (9-1, 7-0 […]

Virginia Tech looks for new direction in football program; Justin Fuente let go

11/16/2021 BLACKSBURG ‚Äď Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced on Tuesday that Virginia Tech and head football coach Justin Fuente have mutually agreed to part ways. Babcock indicated that a national search is underway to fill the position. J.C. Price will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of […]

#15/16 UT San Antonio Roadrunners remain of the nations undefeated teams at 10-0 after 27-17 win over Southern Miss

11/13/2021 SAN ANTONIO¬†‚ÄĒUTSA forced three turnovers in the fourth quarter to help the Roadrunners outlast Southern Miss 27-17 in Conference USA action on Saturday in front of a season-high 30,105 fans at the Alamodome.¬†¬†UTSA used the key takeaways to help break a 17-17 tie after […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, November 16, 2021; Day 320 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Mother¬†Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu¬†(born¬†Anjez√ę Gonxhe Bojaxhiu,¬†Albanian:¬†[aňą…≤…õz…ô ňą…°…Ēnd í…õ b…Ējaňąd íiu]; 26 August 1910¬†‚Äď 5 September 1997), honoured in the¬†Catholic Church¬†as¬†Saint Teresa of Calcutta,[7]¬†was an¬†Albanian–Indian Roman Catholic¬†nun¬†and¬†missionary.¬†She was born in¬†Skopje¬†(now the capital of¬†North Macedonia), then part of the¬†Kosovo Vilayet¬†of the¬†Ottoman Empire. After living in Skopje for […]

Ohio State Men’s Basketball: Conclude Opening Home Stand vs. Bowling Green tonight

#17 Ohio State vs. Bowling GreenDate: November 15, 2021Time: 6:30 p.m.Venue: Columbus, Ohio ‚Äď Value City ArenaWatch: BTNListen: Ohio State Radio Network from LearfieldLive Stats: OhioStateBuckeyes.comGame Notes: Ohio State | Bowling GreenRosters: Ohio State | Bowling GreenSeason Stats: Ohio State | Bowling Green COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚Äď Ohio State will wrap up it‚Äôs opening three-game home stand on Monday night by hosting […]

CBJ hosts improving Detroit Red Wings tonight at 7 pm; looks get stop 2-game skid

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. DETROIT RED WINGS TV:¬† Bally Sports Ohio¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Radio:¬† 105.7 FM¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 7-5-0, 14 pts. (6th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.08 Goals-For/3.08 Goals-Against‚Ķ Shots:  30.1 Shots-For/34.8 Shots-Against Power […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, November 15, 2021; Day 319 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Love Me Tender¬†is a 1956 American¬†musical¬†Western¬†film directed by¬†Robert D. Webb, and released by¬†20th Century Fox¬†on November 15, 1956.¬†The film, named after¬†the song, stars¬†Richard Egan,¬†Debra Paget, and¬†Elvis Presley¬†in his acting debut. As Presley’s movie debut, it was the only time in his acting […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, November 14, 2021; Day 318 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Moby-Dick; or, The Whale¬†is an 1851 novel by American writer¬†Herman Melville. The book is the sailor¬†Ishmael‘s narrative of the obsessive quest of¬†Ahab, captain of the¬†whaling ship¬†Pequod, for revenge on¬†Moby Dick, the giant white¬†sperm whale¬†that on the ship’s previous voyage bit off Ahab’s […]

#6 Buckeyes run Boilermakers out of Ohio Stadium with 59-31 win; Postgame audio from QB C.J. Stroud and WR Garrett Wilson

COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚Äď Garrett Wilson returned from missing last week with an injury and led an explosive Ohio State offense with four touchdowns in a 59-31 win over Purdue Saturday in front of 101,009 in Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes have now won eight consecutive games to move to […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football News: Status Report vs. Purdue

Game 10 Status Report Ohio State vs. Purdue ‚Äď Nov. 13, 2021 ‚Äď Ohio Stadium; Columbus, Ohio     Game-Time Decision Unavailable ¬ß  WR Kamryn Babb ¬ß  RB Marcus Crowley ¬ß  DB Jantzen Dunn ¬ß  DE Tyler Friday ¬ß  DE Darrion Henry-Young ¬ß  CB Jakailin Johnson ¬ß  BUL Jaylen Johnson ¬ß  DT Jaden McKenzie ¬ß  LB Mitchell […]

Big Ten Conference Weekly Football Honors goes to Illinois, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin

11/8/2021 10:04:27 AM ¬≠¬≠Following Week 10, the Co-Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week, and the Freshman of the Week in the Big Ten were announced this morning. Below are this week’s honorees: Co-Offensive Player of the WeekJahan Dotson, Penn StateWR ‚Äď Sr. ‚Äď […]

Blue Jackets look to rebound tonight as New York Rangers visit Nationwide Arena

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. NEW YORK RANGERS TV:¬† Bally Sports Ohio¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Radio:¬† 105.7 FM¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 7-4-0, 14 pts. (6th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.09 Goals-For/2.91 Goals-Against‚Ķ Shots:  29.5 Shots-For/34.2 Shots-Against Power […]

#2 Cincinnati Bearcats rolls past USF, 45-28, as QB Ridder sets career touchdowns record

SCORING SUMMARY November 12, 2021 Box Score TAMPA, Fla. ‚Äď Cincinnati redshirt senior quarterback Desmond Ridder set a new school record for career touchdown passes as the No. 2-ranked Bearcats routed USF, 45-28, on Friday night at Raymond James Stadium.  Cincinnati moved to 10-0 for just the second time […]

Nebraska football coach Scott Frost makes changes to football program during bye week

11/10/2021 Nebraska head coach¬†Scott Frost¬†met with members of the media following Wednesday’s practice. Frost discussed the decision to part ways with assistant coaches.¬†“It has been tough on coaches and players and everyone,” Frost said. “The guys we let go are really good coaches and even […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, November 13, 2021; Day 317 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS In 1960, there was another racially charged public controversy when Davis married white, Swedish-born actress¬†May Britt¬†in a ceremony officiated by Rabbi¬†William M. Kramer¬†at Temple Israel of Hollywood. While interracial marriage had been legal in California since 1948,¬†anti-miscegenation laws in the U.S.¬†still stood […]

Hot Blue Jackets hosts Metropolitan Division rival Washington Capitals tonight at 7 PM

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. WASHINGTON CAPITALS TV:¬† Bally Sports Ohio¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Radio:¬† 105.7 FM¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 7-3-0, 14 pts. (5th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.10 Goals-For/2.80 Goals-Against‚Ķ Shots:  29.6 Shots-For/34.8 Shots-Against Power Play:  21.4 […]

USF kick returner Brian Battie earns AAC Special Teams Player of the Week for performance against Houston

November 08, 2021 NCAA record two 100-yard kickoff returns in a game latest in Bulls special teams excelling in 2021Battie No. 2 in the nation in kick return average; Leads nation in TD returns¬†TAMPA, NOV. 8, 2021¬†‚Äď USF freshman kick returner¬†Brian Battie¬†(Sarasota) has been named […]

Another honor for UC QB Desmond Ridder; Semifinalist for Witten Man of the Year Award

November 10, 2021 Senior QB is one of 20 semifinalists for the award given to an exemplary college leader DALLAS ‚ÄstCincinnati redshirt senior quarterback¬†Desmond Ridder¬†collected another honor on Wednesday when he was named one of 20 semifinalists for the fifth annual Jason Witten Collegiate Man […]

UC QB Desmond Ridder a Semifinalist for Davey O’Brien Award

November 09, 2021 FORT WORTH, Texas ‚ÄstCincinnati redshirt senior quarterback¬†Desmond Ridder¬†was named a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award on Tuesday.¬†It’s the second straight year Cincinnati’s team leader has been named to the O’Brien semifinalist list.¬†He was named to the 2021 Maxwell Award […]

UC WR Alec Pierce, LB Joel Dublanko honored with AAC Weekly Award

CINCINNATI ‚Äď Cincinnati wide receiver Alec Pierce and linebacker Joel Dublanko were both named to the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Honor Roll on Monday.  Pierce brought in five catches for 113 yards and a touchdown in Cincinnati’s win over Tulsa on Saturday. This was his second 100-yard receiving game of the […]

#2 UC Bearcats use defense to stop Tulsa eight snaps inside 12-yard in final two minutes securing 28-20 win

¬†November 06, 2021 CINCINNATI ‚ÄstThe No. 2-ranked Cincinnati football team moved to 9-0 for the second straight year and fourth time in school history on Saturday by defeating Tulsa in a hard-fought game, 28-20, inside Nippert Stadium.¬†¬†The victory was a fitting end to a day […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, November 12, 2021; Day 316 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Joseph¬†“Joe”¬†Coors, Sr.¬†(November 12, 1917 ‚Äď March 15, 2003), was the grandson of brewer¬†Adolph Coors¬†and president of¬†Coors Brewing Company. Brewing career After graduation, he began work in the¬†Coors Porcelain Co., the porcelain business that helped the company survive¬†Prohibition. With his brother¬†William Coors¬†(whose desks […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, November 11, 2021, Veterans Day; the 315th Day of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Veterans Day¬†(originally known as¬†Armistice Day) is a¬†federal holiday in the United States¬†observed annually on November 11, for honoring¬†military veterans¬†who served in the¬†United States Armed Forces¬†(who were discharged under conditions other than dishonorable).¬†It coincides with other holidays including¬†Armistice Day¬†and¬†Remembrance Day¬†which are celebrated in […]

Blue Jackets rally with 3 third period goals to sweep back-to-back games against Colorado

GAME AT A GLANCE GOAL SCORERSColumbus: G. Carlsson (1), A. Texier (3), C. Sillinger (4), EN ‚Äď O. Bjorkstrand (5)Colorado: A. Burakovsky (2), A. Burakovsky (3) GOALTENDERSColumbus: E. Merzlikins (34 saves, W)Colorado: D. Kuemper (38 saves, L) CBJ TEAM NOTES The Blue Jackets improved to 7-3-0 with tonight‚Äôs regulation […]

Columbus Crew News: LOWER.COM FIELD TO HOST OHIO HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION STATE SOCCER FINALS THIS WEEKEND

Ohio’s high school state girls and boys soccer championships to be decided at¬†Lower.com¬†Field November 9, 2021 COLUMBUS ‚Äď Columbus Crew‚Äôs Lower.com Field is set this weekend to serve as the home of the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) state championship games for both girls and boys soccer […]

Columbus Crew closes disappointing season with 2-0 win over Chicago Fire FC; ends season at 13-13-8, 47 points, misses playoffs by a point (includes GK Eloy Room postgame audio)

Crew knew at halftime, they were eliminated, but still played one of the best games of the year Sunday, Nov 7, 2021 While the Crew did enough to beat Chicago Fire FC 2-0 at Lower.com field on Sunday afternoon, getting a first-half goal from Lucas Zelarayan and a second-half goal […]

ICYMI, COLUMBUS CREW MIDFIELDER LUCAS ZELARAYAN TO JOIN ARMENIA NATIONAL TEAM FOR 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

Zelarayan and Armenia set to face North Macedonia and Germany in November Qualifiers November 7, 2021 COLUMBUS ‚Äď Columbus Crew today announced that midfielder Lucas Zelarayan has received an international call-up from the Armenia National Team ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers during the November […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, November 8, 2021; Day 312 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS George Alexander Trebek¬†OC¬†(/tr…ôňąb…õk/; July 22, 1940¬†‚Äď November 8, 2020) was a Canadian-American game show host and television personality. He hosted the¬†syndicated¬†general knowledge¬†quiz¬†game show¬†Jeopardy!¬†for 37 seasons from its revival in 1984 until his death in 2020. Trebek also hosted a number of other […]

NFL Week 9 Preview

INTERCONFERENCE MATCHUPS HIGHLIGHT WEEK 9; FOURTH-QUARTER COMEBACKS, LATE-GAME DRAMA CONTINUE AS NFL APPROACHES HALFWAY POINT As the NFL approaches the halfway marker of its 2021 regular season, teams are proving again and again that what matters most is not how you start. It‚Äôs how you […]

NHL News: To no one’s surprise, Chicago Blackhawks fire head coach Jeremy Colliton; Derek King to take over as interim head coach

11/6/2021 ¬†3:00 PM The Chicago Blackhawks have relieved Jeremy Colliton, Tomas Mitell and Sheldon Brookbank of their coaching duties and have named Derek King Interim Head Coach, effective immediately. Anders Sorensen will serve as Interim Head Coach of the Rockford IceHogs beginning tonight. Marc Crawford, […]

Blue Jackets back in action tonight hosting Colorado

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. COLORADO AVALANCHE 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: 6-3-0, 12 pts. (5th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.00 Goals-For/2.89 Goals-Against‚Ķ Shots:  28.2 Shots-For/34.7 Shots-Against Power […]

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football News: Game Notes at #2 Cincinnati Bearcats

GAME #9TULSA (3-5, 2-2 AAC) vs. #2 CINCINNATI (8-0, 4-0 AAC)Saturday, Nov. 6, 2:30 pm (CT) / 3:30 pm (ET)Stadium: Nippert Stadium (40,000), Cincinnati, OhioTV: ESPN2Radio: Big Country 99.5 FM TULSA 3-5, 2-2 The AmericanHead Coach: Philip Montgomery                              (Tarleton State ’95)                              7th year at TulsaCareer Record:    34-45 (7 years)TU Record:           same CINCINNATI  8-0, […]

Big Ten Conference News: Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Purdue and Rutgers Earn Weekly Football Honors

11/1/2021 Following Week 9, the Offensive, Defensive, and Co-Special Teams Players of the Week, and the Co-Freshmen of the Week in the Big Ten¬†were announced this morning. Below are this week’s honorees: Offensive Player of the WeekKenneth Walker III, Michigan StateRB ‚Äď Jr. ‚Äď Arlington, […]

Ohio State Football News: Champions, Players of the Game against Penn State announced

COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚Äď Twelve players graded out as champions by Ohio State‚Äôs coaching staff following Saturday‚Äôs 33-24 win over Penn State at Ohio Stadium. Additionally, DT Jerron Cage and K Noah Ruggles were the defensive and special teams players of the game, respectively. Cage had a momentum-changing […]

Buckeyes PK Noah Ruggles 4-for-4 field goal effort vs. Penn State earns Big Ten Co-Specialist of the Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚Äď Ohio State placekicker Noah Ruggles was named the Big Ten‚Äôs co-Specialist of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced. Ruggles, a graduate transfer from the University of North Carolina, was four-for-four on field goal attempts in Saturday night‚Äôs 33-24 win over No. 20 […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, November 5, 2021; Day #309 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Franklin Delano Roosevelt¬†(/ňąro äz…ôv…ôlt/,¬†/-v…õlt/¬†ROH-z…ô-velt; January 30, 1882¬†‚Äď April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials¬†FDR, was an American politician and attorney who served as the 32nd¬†president of the United States¬†from 1933 until his death in 1945. A member of the¬†Democratic Party, he […]

Central Michigan Football: Historic Night for Kalil Pimpleton; scores 3 touchdowns in 5 minutes, 2 on punt returns in win over arch-rival Western Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. ‚ÄstCentral Michigan football coach¬†Jim McElwain¬†calls¬†Kalil Pimpleton¬†the heart and soul of his team.¬†You can call him the sparkplug too.¬†Pimpleton ignited the Chippewas with a pair of dazzling punt returns for touchdowns on Wednesday, sparking CMU to an emotional 42-30 victory over archrival Western Michigan […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, November 4, 2021; Day 308 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Barack Hussein Obama II¬†(/b…ôňąr…Ďňźk¬†huňźňąse…™n¬†o äňąb…Ďňźm…ô/¬†(listen)¬†b…ô-RAHK¬†hoo-SAYN¬†oh-BAH-m…ô;¬†born August 4, 1961) is an American politician, author, and retired attorney who served as the 44th¬†president of the United States¬†from 2009 to 2017. A member of the¬†Democratic Party, Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. […]

Week 10 in the NFL starts with ‘Thursday Night Football’: Thursday Night Capsule – New York Jets at Indianapolis Colts

THURSDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: NEW YORK JETS (2-5) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (3-5) Week 9 of the 2021 NFL season gets underway on Thursday, November 4 (8:20 PM ET, FOX/NFL Network/Amazon) as the New York Jets (2-5) visit the Indianapolis Colts (3-5). Indianapolis leads the all-time regular-season […]

NCAA College Football FCS Coaches Poll for November 1; Week 10

1. Sam Houston (27)2. North Dakota State3. James Madison4. Montana State5. Eastern Washington6. Southeastern Louisiana7. UC Davis8. Kennesaw State9. Southern Illinois10. Montana11. UT Martin12. South Dakota State13. Villanova14. ETSU15. Northern Iowa16. Princeton17. Jackson State18. VMI19. Eastern Kentucky20. Missouri State21. South Dakota22. Sacramento State23. William & […]

Stats Perform FCS Top 25 College Football Poll for November 1, Week 10

1. Sam Houston (40)2. North Dakota State3. James Madison4. Montana State5. Eastern Washington6. Southeastern Louisiana7. Southern Illinois8. UC Davis9. South Dakota State10. Villanova11. Montana12. Kennesaw State13. Northern Iowa14. ETSU15. UT Martin16. Sacramento State17. Missouri State18. VMI19. Jackson StateT-20. PrincetonT-20. William & Mary22. UIW23. South Dakota24. […]

NCAA AFCA Coaches Poll Top 25 for November 1, Week 10

1. Georgia (64)2. Cincinnati3. Alabama4. Oklahoma5. Ohio State6. Michigan State7. Oregon8. Notre Dame9. Wake Forest10. Michigan11. Oklahoma State12. Texas A&M13. Baylor14. Auburn15. Ole Miss16. Iowa17. Kentucky18. UTSA19. Houston20. BYU21. Coastal Carolina22. NC State23. Penn State24. SMU25. Pitt Others receiving votes: Louisiana 156, Fresno State 73, San […]

NCAA College Football AP Top 25 Poll for November 1, Week 10

1. Georgia (63)2. Cincinnati3. Alabama4. Oklahoma5. Michigan State6. Ohio State7. Oregon8. Notre Dame9. Michigan10. Wake Forest11. Oklahoma State12. Auburn13. Texas A&M14. Baylor15. Ole Miss16. UTSA17. BYU18. Kentucky19. Iowa20. Houston21. Coastal Carolina22. Penn State23. SMU24. Louisiana25. Fresno State Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 117, NC State 104, Wisconsin […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, November 3, 2021; Day 307 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The¬†Detroit‚ÄďWindsor tunnel¬†(French:¬†tunnel de D√©troit-Windsor), also known as the¬†Detroit‚ÄďCanada tunnel, is an international¬†highway¬†tunnel connecting the cities of¬†Detroit,¬†Michigan,¬†United States¬†and¬†Windsor,¬†Ontario,¬†Canada. It is the second-busiest crossing between the United States and Canada, the first being the¬†Ambassador Bridge, which also connects the two cities, which are situated […]

Historical Events for November 2; Day 306 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The¬†Canadian Broadcasting Corporation¬†(French:¬†Soci√©t√© Radio-Canada), branded as¬†CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian¬†public broadcaster¬†for both¬†radio¬†and¬†television.¬†It is a¬†federal Crown corporation¬†funded by the government. The English- and French-language service units of the corporation are commonly known as¬†CBC¬†and¬†Radio-Canada, respectively. Although some local stations in Canada predate the CBC’s founding, […]

Historical Events for November 1; Day 305 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The¬†National Weather Service¬†(NWS) is an¬†agency¬†of the¬†United States federal government¬†that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information. It is a part of […]

Blue Jackets continue road trip to New Jersey this evening at 5 PM

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS AT NEW JERSEY DEVILS 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: 4-3-0, 8 pts. (7th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  2.71 Goals-For/2.71 Goals-Against‚Ķ Shots:  27.3 Shots-For/34.4 Shots-Against […]

Ohio State Football News: Game 8 Status Report: Ohio State vs. Penn State

Ohio State vs. Penn State ‚Äď Oct. 30, 2021 ‚Äď Ohio Stadium; Columbus, Ohio   Game-Time Decision N/A Unavailable ¬ß  WR Kamryn Babb ¬ß  RB Marcus Crowley ¬ß  DB Jantzen Dunn ¬ß  DE Tyler Friday ¬ß  DE Darrion Henry-Young ¬ß  CB Jakailin Johnson ¬ß  BUL Jaylen Johnson ¬ß  DT Jaden McKenzie ¬ß  LB Mitchell Melton ¬ß  OL […]

NFL announces Week 7 Players of the Week: Saints’ Kamara, Falcons’ Jones and Giants’ Gano

Running back¬†ALVIN KAMARA¬†of the New Orleans Saints, linebacker¬†DEION JONES¬†of the Atlanta Falcons and kicker¬†GRAHAM GANO¬†of the New York Giants are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played in Week 7 (October 21, 24-25). OFFENSE: RB ALVIN KAMARA, NEW […]

NFL announces Week 7 Players of the Week: Bengals’ Chase, Raiders’ Ngakoue and Colts’ Sanchez

Wide receiver¬†JA‚ÄôMARR CHASE¬†of the Cincinnati Bengals, defensive end¬†YANNICK NGAKOUE¬†of the Las Vegas Raiders and punter¬†RIGOBERTO SANCHEZ¬†of the Indianapolis Colts are the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played in Week 7 (October 21, 24-25). OFFENSE: WR JA‚ÄôMARR CHASE, CINCINNATI […]

NFL News: NFL Helmet Challenge Raises the Bar for Helmet Technology and Performance, Awards $1.55 Million in Grant Funding

Three teams awarded grant funding to advance their helmet designs and technologies Helmet Challenge submissions achieved up to 13% improvement over the current top-performing football helmet New York (October 25, 2021) ‚Äď The National Football League (NFL) announced today the results of the NFL Helmet Challenge, […]

Blue Jackets back in action tonight in Downtown Manhattan taking on the NY Rangers

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS AT NEW YORK RANGERS 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: 4-2-0, 8 pts. (5th, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  3.17 Goals-For/2.50 Goals-Against‚Ķ Shots:  26.7 Shots-For/34.0 Shots-Against […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, October 29, 2021; Day 302 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Oberlin College¬†is a private¬†liberal arts¬†college and¬†conservatory of music¬†in¬†Oberlin, Ohio. It is the oldest coeducational liberal arts college in the United States and the second oldest continuously operating¬†coeducational institute of higher learning¬†in the world.¬†The¬†Oberlin Conservatory of Music¬†is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in […]

NFL Upcoming Important Dates

11/2/2021All trading ends for 2021 at 4:00 p.m., New York time. 11/3/2021Players with at least four previous pension-credited seasons are subject to the waiver system for the remainder of the regular season and postseason. 11/16/2021At 4:00 p.m., New York time, signing period ends for Franchise […]

Texas Tech fires football coach Matt Wells

LUBBOCK, Texas ‚ÄstTexas Tech Director of Athletics¬†Kirby Hocutt¬†announced Monday a change in leadership for the Red Raider football program as head coach¬†Matt Wells¬†has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately.¬†Hocutt has tabbed offensive coordinator¬†Sonny Cumbie¬†to serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football News: Former RB Keith Byars NFF Hall of Fame on campus salute is Saturday, October 30

IRVING, Texas (Oct. 26, 2021) ‚Äď Ohio State University and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor 2020 College Football Hall of Fame electee Keith Byars with an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, presented by Fidelity Investments. […]

Ohio State Football News: Champions and Players of the Game announced for Indiana Game; Postgame Press Conference with Safety Kourt Williams II

OCTOBER 25, 2021 COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚Äď Twenty-four players ‚Äď 14 on offense, 8 on defense and two on special teams ‚Äď graded out as champions for their play in Ohio State‚Äôs 54-7 win at Indiana last Saturday night. The coaches selected QB C.J. Stroud, TE Jeremy Ruckert […]

#5 Ohio State Buckeyes 54 Indiana Hoosiers 7: Postgame Notes includes Postgame Press Conference with TE Jeremy Ruckert and QB C.J. Stroud

No. 5 Ohio State 54, Indiana 7 Oct. 23, 2021 ‚Äď Memorial Stadium; Bloomington, Ind. Attendance: 52,656 Ohio State defeated Indiana for the 26th consecutive time Thursday evening in Bloomington, Ind. The Buckeyes now hold a 77-12-5 all-time advantage in the series and have not […]

Orlando City SC Game Notes for Columbus Crew Match

ORLANDO CITY(12-8-11, 47 POINTS)COLUMBUS CREW(10-13-8, 38 POINTS) MATCH INFO COMPETITION:DATE:KICKOFF:LOCATION:STADIUM:FORECAST:REFEREE:ARS:4TH OFFICIAL:VAR:TV:TALENT:ENG. RADIO:SPANISH RADIO:Major League SoccerWednesday, Oct. 27, 20217:30 p.m. ETColumbus, OhioLower.com FieldHigh 50s, ClearJoe DickersonAndrew Bigelow, Diego BlasMatthew ThompsonGeoff GambleFOX35 PLUS, LionNation TVEvan Weston, Miguel Gallardo, Gabrielle Amado, Ali Krieger96.9 The Game | Scott Harris, […]

Columbus Crew Match Preview: Hosts Orlando City SC At Lower.com Field Tonight

Black & Gold face Orlando for second and final regular-season meeting between the two sides COLUMBUS ‚ÄĒ Columbus Crew (10-13-8, 38 points) hosts Orlando City SC (12-8-11, 47 points) at Lower.com Field tonight [7:30 p.m. ET / Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports App (Stream) / 97.1 The Fan & 971TheFan.com (English); ColumbusCrew.com (Spanish)]. Coverage […]

Blue Jackets rebound with 4-1 win over Dallas; Merzlikins solid behind the pipes

GAME AT A GLANCE GOAL SCORERSColumbus: O. Bjorkstrand (3), G. Hofmann (1), Z. Werenski (2), EN ‚Äď A. Texier (2)Dallas: T. Seguin (2) GOALTENDERSColumbus: E. Merzlikins (31 saves, W)Dallas: B. Holtby (22 saves, L) CBJ TEAM NOTES The Blue Jackets improved to 4-2-0 with tonight‚Äôs 4-1 regulation win.  It‚Äôs […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: Dean Kukan to IR; Gavin Bayreuther brought up from Cleveland to Columbus

OCTOBER 26, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO ‚Äď The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed defenseman Dean Kukan on Injured Reserve and recalled defenseman Gavin Bayreuther from the Cleveland Monsters, the club‚Äôs American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.  Kukan, 28, suffered a […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: CBJ FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $334,000 GRANTED TO LOCAL COMMUNITY AND YOUTH HOCKEY ORGANIZATIONS

Foundation‚Äôs cumulative reinvestment since 2000 now totals $11.9 million COLUMBUS, OHIO ‚Äď This evening the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation announced the investment of $334,000 to local charitable and youth hockey organizations. This year‚Äôs grants push the Foundation‚Äôs cumulative support of youth health and wellness initiatives in […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, October 26, 2021; Day 299 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS St. Elsewhere is an American medical drama television series created by Joshua Brand and John Falsey, that originally ran on NBC from October 26, 1982, to May 25, 1988. The series stars Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd, and William Daniels as teaching doctors at an aging, rundown Boston hospital who give interns a promising future in making […]

Historical Events for October 25

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS SS¬†Princess Sophia¬†was a steel-built¬†passenger liner¬†in the coastal service fleet of the¬†Canadian Pacific Railway¬†(CPR). Along with¬†SS¬†Princess Adelaide,¬†SS¬†Princess Alice, and¬†SS¬†Princess Mary,¬†Princess Sophia¬†was one of four similar ships built for CPR during 1910-1911. On 25 October 1918,¬†Princess Sophia¬†sank with the loss of all aboard after […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football News: Game 7 Status Report: Ohio State at Indiana

Ohio State Indiana ‚Äď Oct. 23, 2021 ‚Äď Memorial Stadium; Bloomington, Ind.   Game-Time Decision N/A Unavailable ¬ß  WR Kamryn Babb ¬ß  RB Marcus Crowley ¬ß  DB Jantzen Dunn ¬ß  DE Tyler Friday ¬ß  CB Jakailin Johnson ¬ß  BUL Jaylen Johnson ¬ß  DT Jaden McKenzie ¬ß  LB Mitchell Melton ¬ß  OL Harry Miller ¬ß  DL Noah Potter […]

Celebrity News: Actor Peter Scolari dies at age 66

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Peter Thomas Scolari (September 12, 1955 ‚Äď October 22, 2021) was an American actor, best known for his roles as Michael Harris on Newhart (1984‚Äď1990) and Henry Desmond in Bosom Buddies (1980‚Äď1982). Scolari received three Emmy nominations for his work on Newhart and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor […]

OHSAA Weekly Football Computer Ratings for Week 10

News Release ‚Äď Ohio High School Athletic Association Executive Director Doug Ute www.OHSAA.org¬† |¬†¬†twitter.com/OHSAASports¬† |¬†¬†www.Facebook.com/OHSAASports COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚Äď The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the official weekly football computer ratings Tuesday afternoon. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday beginning in the fifth week of […]

Blue Jackets turn their attention to the Carolina Hurricanes; Game time 7 PM

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. CAROLINA HURRICANES TV:¬† Bally Sports Ohio¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Radio:¬† 105.7 FM¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) 7 pm ET¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Game vs. Carolina Hurricanes at Nationwide Arena THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 3-1-0, 6 pts. (4th-T, […]

UC CB Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner rakes in Three more Mid-season All-America Honors

¬†Junior cornerback leads the nation‚Äôs top pass defense CINCINNATI ‚ÄstJunior cornerback Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner collected three more midseason All-America honors on Tuesday, snagging accolades from¬†The Athletic,¬†Associated Press¬†and¬†CBS Sports.¬†Last week, ESPN selected the 6-3 defensive back for its midseason team, as well. ¬†¬†Gardner, who is rarely […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, October 23, 2021; Day 296 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The contraction of cardiac muscle (heart muscle) in all animals is initiated by electrical impulses known as action potentials. The rate at which these impulses fire controls the rate of cardiac contraction, that is, the heart rate. The cells that create these rhythmic impulses, setting the pace for blood pumping, are called pacemaker cells, and they directly control […]

Indiana Hoosiers Football News: QB Jack Tuttle named a William V. Campbell Trophy Semifinalist

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. –¬†Indiana redshirt junior quarterback¬†Jack Tuttle¬†is a semifinalist for the 2021 William V. Campbell Trophy¬ģ, college football’s premier scholar-athlete award, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced.¬†Celebrating its 32nd year, the Campbell Trophy¬ģ recognizes an individual as the absolute best […]

Indiana Hoosiers Football News: Memorial Stadium Gates To Open At 5:30 P.M. For Sold-Out Ohio State Football Game; Fans Encouraged To Arrive Early, Enter Stadium Early

10/20/2021 Bloomington, Indiana ‚Äď As Indiana Football gets ready to welcome a sold-out crowd and No. 5/5 Ohio State Saturday at Memorial Stadium, stadium gates will open at 5:30 p.m., two hours in advance of the scheduled 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Gates will open earlier than […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, October 22, 2021; Day 295 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (/ňąs…Ďňźrtr…ô/, US also /ňąs…Ďňźrt/; French: [sa Āt Ā]; 21 June 1905 ‚Äď 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. His work has also influenced sociology, critical […]

NCAA College Football Week 7 Upset: #10/9 Michigan State continues to roll; beats Indiana in Old Brass Spittoon rivalry game

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. ‚Äď The No. 10/9 Michigan State football team improved to 7-0 on the season after defeating Indiana, 20-15, Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium to reclaim the Old Brass Spittoon.  Although the Spartans (7-0, 4-0 Big Ten) were limited to 241 yards of total offense, […]

NCAA College Football Week 7 Upset: #12 Oklahoma State rallies late to beat favored #25 Texas in Austin; PK Tanner Brown the hero

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — ‚ÄĒ Tanner Brown’s fourth field goal of the game gave No. 12 Oklahoma State its first lead, and Spencer Sanders’ scrambling 10-yard touchdown run with 2:18 to play capped a 32-24 victory over No. 25 Texas on Saturday to keep the Cowboys undefeated. Texas built […]

NCAA College Football Week 7 Upset: LSU surprises #20 Florida; Tigers play well despite rumors on Coach Orgeron’s future

BATON ROUGE ‚ÄĒ Tyrion Davis-Price set a single-game LSU Football rushing record with 287 yards, as the Tigers outscored No. 20 Florida, 49-42, on a Homecoming Saturday afternoon in Tiger Stadium. Davis-Price, a junior from Baton Rouge, thrilled the home crowd with 36 carries including touchdown runs […]

Columbus Blue Jackets Game Notes for New York Islanders 10/21/2021

BLUE JACKETS (2-1-0) vs. ISLANDERS (1-2-0)  Thursday, 7 p.m. ET, Nationwide Arena  TV: Bally Sports Ohio, CBJ app, ESPN+ (outer markets) Radio:¬†Blue Jackets radio network (97.1 The Fan flagship)¬†¬† Projected Lineup  (Subject to change)  Patrik Laine – Boone Jenner – Jakub Voracek Gustav Nyquist – Jack Roslovic – Yegor Chinakhov Alexandre Texier – Cole Sillinger – Oliver Bjorkstrand […]

Blue Jackets back home tonight to take on Metropolitan Division rival, the New York Islanders

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS VS. NEW YORK ISLANDERS 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) Game Notes           Game Notes are available at Media.NHL.com THE MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2021-22 Record: 2-1-0, 4 pts. (6th, […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, October 21, 2021; Day 294 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Columbia Records¬†is an American¬†record label¬†owned by¬†Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of¬†Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese¬†conglomerate¬†Sony. It was founded on January 15, 1889, evolving from the¬†American Graphophone Company, the successor to the¬†Volta Graphophone Company. Columbia is the oldest […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: RECALLS DEFENSEMAN GABRIEL CARLSSON FROM AHL’S CLEVELAND MONSTERS

OCTOBER 20, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO ‚Äď The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Gabriel Carlsson from the Cleveland Monsters, the club‚Äôs American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Carlsson, 24, has registered a goal and six assists for seven points […]

MLS Playoff-bound Nashville SC readies for defending champion Columbus Crew tonight

OCT. 20 | 7:30 PM CTNISSAN STADIUM | NASHVILLE, TENN. GAME NOTES HOME: 8W-0L-7D AWAY: 3W-3L-8D GENERAL INFOLocation‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ..Nashville, TNFounded‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ.. 2013Colors..Acoustic Blue/Electric GoldLeague ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚ĶMajor League SoccerConference‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚ĶEasternMajority Owner‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ.. John IngramCEO‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ. Ian Ayr CLUB HISTORYNashville FC (NPSL) ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ.2014-2016Nashville SC (USL PDL)‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ2017Nashville SC (USL)‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ.2018-2019Nashville SC (MLS)‚Ķ..2020-present NISSAN STADIUMCapacity‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ..69,143NSC MLS […]

Columbus Crew striker Gyasi Zardes moving up team all-time charts in game-winning goals

ZARDES AMONG CLUB LEADERS IN GAME-WINNING GOALSGyasi Zardes‚Äô 39th-minute goal against Inter Miami CF this pastSaturday proved to be the game-winning tally ‚Äď his fourthgame-winning strike in 2021 MLS regular-season action. Thegoal was also Zardes‚Äô 12th game winner since joining the Crew,moving him into a […]

Crew midfielder Darlington Nagbe, a winner everywhere he has played, makes 300th MLS start

NAGBE MAKES 300TH MLS REGULAR-SEASON STARTWith his start in Saturday’s match against Inter Miami CF for theCrew, midfielder Darlington Nagbe reached 300 regular-seasonstarts in Major League Soccer. Nagbe was selected second overallby the Portland Timbers in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft and hasmade 313 regular-season appearances […]

Columbus Crew hits road to Music City tonight continuing its MLS Playoffs puch against Nashville SC; Game time 8:30 pm

COLUMBUSCREW2021 REGULAR SEASON:(10-12-7, 37 pts.) NASHVILLESC2021 REGULAR SEASON:(11-3-15, 48 pts.) Date: Wednesday, October 20Match Time: 8:30 p.m. ETKickoff: 8:38 p.m. ETLocation: Nissan Stadium (Nashville, TN)Local TV: Bally Sports Great Lakes Neil Sika (play-by-play) Jordan Angeli (analyst)Brett Hiltbrand (sideline)97.1 The Fan [Radio]: Chris Doran (analyst)ColumbusCrew.com Spanish […]

NFL News: Names Week 6 NFC Players of the Week: Cowboys’ Prescott, Rams’ Rapp and Cardinals’ Prater

Quarterback DAK PRESCOTT of the Dallas Cowboys, safety TAYLOR RAPP of the Los Angeles Rams and kicker MATT PRATER of the Arizona Cardinals are the NFC Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played in Week 6 (October 14, 17-18). OFFENSE: QB DAK PRESCOTT, DALLAS COWBOYS Prescott […]

NFL News: Names Week 6 AFC Players of the Week: Titans’ Henry, Steelers’ Watt and Jaguars’ Wright

Running back DERRICK HENRY of the Tennessee Titans, linebacker T.J. WATT of the Pittsburgh Steelers and kicker MATTHEW WRIGHT of the Jacksonville Jaguars are the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played in Week 6 (October 14, 17-18). OFFENSE: RB DERRICK HENRY, TENNESSEE TITANS Henry […]

NFL NEWS: LEAGUE LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE RESPONSIBLE BETTING EDUCATION AND AWARENESS INITIATIVE

Campaign Encourages Bettors to “Stick to Your Game Plan. Always Bet Responsibly.”   NFL Advances Partnership with National Council on Problem Gambling to Transform Helpline System and Fund Innovative Programs across the Country NFL Collaborates with its Official Sports Betting Partners Caesars Entertainment, DraftKings, and FanDuel […]

Blue Jackets first road game takes them to Detroit tonight at 7:30 pm

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS AT DETROIT RED WINGS 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: 2-0-0, 4 pts. (2nd-T, Metropolitan Division) Goals:  5.00 Goals-For/1.50 Goals-Against‚Ķ Shots:  25.5 Shots-For/29.0 Shots-Against […]

NFL News: CHARACTER PLAYBOOK, POWERED BY EVERFI AND PRESENTED BY THE NFL AND UNITED WAY, REACHES ONE MILLION STUDENTS

10/19/2021 Since its launch in 2016, Character PlaybookTM ‚Äď a digital education resource powered by EVERFI, Inc. and presented by the National Football League (NFL) and United Way Worldwide ‚Äď has reached over 1,000,000 students. Designed for students in grades six through twelve, Character Playbook is composed of two module-based experiential […]

Americans mourn the death of, a public hero, General Colin Powell at age 84

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Colin Luther Powell¬†(/ňąko äl…™n/¬†KOHL-in;¬†April 5, 1937 ‚Äď October 18, 2021) was an American politician, diplomat, statesman, and four-star¬†general¬†who served as the¬†65th¬†United States secretary of state¬†from 2001 to 2005. He was the¬†first African-American secretary of state.¬†Prior to the election of¬†Barack Obama¬†as president in 2008, […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, October 19, 2021; Day 291 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Rays compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. Since its inception, the team’s home venue has been Tropicana Field. Following nearly three decades of unsuccessfully trying to gain an expansion franchise or […]

Homecoming crowd gives UConn huge lift in ending losing streak; beats Yale, 21-15

10/16/2021 EAST HARTFORD, Conn. ‚Äď Freshman linebacker Tui Faumuina-Brown picked off a desperation heave by Yale in the endzone to clinch the University of Connecticut football team’s first victory of the season, 21-15, on Saturday afternoon at Pratt & Whitney Stadium.  With the win, the Huskies improve to […]

Cincinnati Bearcats RB Jerome Ford earns American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week again

October 18, 2021 CINCINNATI ‚ÄstCincinnati junior running back¬†Jerome Ford¬†was named the American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after he rushed for 179 yards and four touchdowns in the first half of Saturday’s 56-21 win over UCF at Nippert Stadium.¬†Ford finished with […]

#3 Cincinnati Bearcats, led by Jerome Ford’s record day, throttles banged up UCF, 56-21

 October 16, 2021 CINCINNATI (AP) ‚ÄĒ Jerome Ford rushed for a career-high 189 yards and four touchdowns, helping No. 3 Cincinnati roll past UCF 56-21 on Saturday. Desmond Ridder passed for 140 yards and a touchdown as the Bearcats (6-0, 2-0 AAC) extended the nation’s second-longest home winning streak […]

Andy Griffith Show fans say goodbye to Betty Lynn who played “Thelma Lou” who has passed at 95

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Thelma Lou, or Thel by boyfriend Barney Fife, is a character on the American television sitcom The Andy Griffith Show (1960-1968). The character appeared in 26 episodes, starting with the first-season episode, “Cyrano Andy”.[1] Thelma Lou was portrayed by Betty Lynn. Thelma Lou lives in the community of¬†Mayberry,¬†North Carolina. She […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, October 18, 2021; Day 291 of the Year

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Mason‚ÄďDixon line, also called the Mason and Dixon line or Mason’s and Dixon’s line, is a demarcation line separating four U.S. states, forming part of the borders of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia (part of Virginia until 1863). Historically, it came to be seen as demarcating the North from the South in the U.S. It was surveyed between 1763 and […]

Crew in playoff-drive mode, gives head coach Caleb Porter his 100th win in 4-0 domination of Inter Miami CF

Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 Gyasi Zardes and Pedro Santos lifted the Columbus Crew to a resounding home victory at Lower.com Field, as they beat Inter Miami CF 4-0 on Saturday evening to help earn head coach Caleb Porter his 100th career MLS regular-season victory. Zardes’ two-goal effort ‚Äď coupled with a goal […]

Blue Jackets News: RECALLS RIGHT WING YEGOR CHINAKHOV FROM AHL’S CLEVELAND MONSTERS

OCTOBER 17, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO ‚Äď The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled right wing Yegor Chinakhov (YEH-gohr CHEE-nih-kawf) from the Cleveland Monsters, the club‚Äôs American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Chinakhov, 20, made his North American pro debut with […]