Day: February 24, 2024

CBJ POST-GAME NOTES: Blue Jackets lose close affair against Buffalo, 2-1

By Joe Coopersmith GAME AT A GLANCE THREE STARS 1st – C. Clifton, BUF (1-0-1, GWG); 2nd – D. Tarasov, CBJ (stopped 35-of-37 shots faced, L); 3rd – U-P. Luukkonen, BUF (stopped 25-of-26 shots faced, W) GOAL SCORERS Columbus: PP – D. Voronkov (15) Buffalo: Z. Girgensons (6), C. Clifton (1)   GOALTENDERS Columbus: D. Tarasov […]

Black History Month Feature: Track star Jesse Owens, who won 4 Gold Medals at 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

By Lady Houston FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS James Cleveland “Jesse” Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games. Owens specialized in the sprints and the long jump and was recognized in his lifetime as “perhaps the greatest and most famous […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, February 24, 2024

By Danielle Daniels FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Philip Hampson Knight (born February 24, 1938) is an American billionaire business magnate who is the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Nike, Inc., a global sports equipment and apparel company. He was previously its chairman and CEO. As of December 2023, Forbes estimated his net worth at $45.0 billion. He is also the […]

Columbus Fury wins first game in franchise history, 3-1 over Omaha Supernovas as Asjia O’Neal stars

By Annie Walker     Asjia O’Neal Columbus Fury Middle Blocker Press Conference Fury 3 Omaha 1 February 22, 2024.mp3   COLUMBUS—The Columbus Fury made history on Wednesday night, hosting the first-ever professional women’s volleyball match in the state of Ohio at Nationwide Arena. The […]