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Columbus Dispatch 4 hours ago

Michael Arace commentary: Both Jackets, Leafs can smile about trade

Eddie Shore — the late, great Hall of Fame defenseman and longtime owner of the minor-league Springfield Indians — once demanded that a used goal be thrown into a trade so that he would feel better about the return. On Thursday, the Blue Jackets traded a guy who might never play again to the Toronto Maple Leafs for a guy who has a contract that is purported to be the NHL’s worst. Here’s a question: Which side had to throw a used goal into the deal? A few more thoughts on the Nathan Horton-David Clarkson deal: Horton signed a seven-year, $37.1 million contract with the Blue Jackets on...
Columbus Dispatch 4 hours ago

Blue Jackets notebook: Sergei Bobrovsky returns, but Brandon Dubinsky out

The Blue Jackets got some good news yesterday when goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky came off the ice after a morning practice and said he was well enough to return to the bench for a game against the New Jersey Devils at Nationwide Arena. But center Brandon Dubinsky was diagnosed with a concussion after practice on Friday and is out indefinitely, coach Todd Richards said.
Columbus Dispatch 5 hours ago

Soccer: Gregg Berhalter happy with Crew’s progress as preseason ends

The Crew ended the preseason with a 4-1 win over minor-league Oklahoma City in Florida on Saturday, and coach Gregg Berhalter is happy with his team's progress heading into the season opener on March 7 at Houston.
Columbus Dispatch 7 hours ago

Devils 2, Blue Jackets 0: Fourth straight loss for Jackets

Cory Schneider made 33 saves for his fourth shutout of the season and defenseman Andy Greene scored a first-period goal on Saturday night to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 win over the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena.
Plain Dealer 12 hours ago

D'Angelo Russell dealing with thigh bruise, Anthony Lee likely out vs. Purdue: Ohio State basketball quick hits

Thad Matta, Shannon Scott and Amir Williams previewed Ohio State's game against Purdue on Sunday night at Value City Arena.
The Crew 12 hours ago
Preseason Match Recap: Columbus Crew SC 4 - Oklahoma City Energy FC 1 (IMG Suncoast Pro Classic)

Preseason Match Recap: Columbus Crew SC 4 - Oklahoma City Energy FC 1 (IMG Suncoast Pro Classic)

Columbus Crew SC defeated Oklahoma City Energy FC by a 4-1 final in the Third Place match at the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic. Kristinn Steindorsson, Ethan Finlay, Federico Higuain and Kei Kamara all scored to lead the Black & Gold to a victory at IMG Academy Stadium on Saturday evening. Read More
Akron Beacon Journal 15 hours ago

Finding Ohio State band director replacement taking time

COLUMBUS: Hiring a replacement for fired Ohio State University marching band director Jonathan Waters is taking longer than the school anticipated.The university has overshot the time frame of four to six months that it projected needing when a search committee was convened in August, a spokesman acknowledged Friday.Spokesman Chris Davey said more than 25 people have applied for the job and several others have been recommended. Waters has said he re-applied, continuing to assert he’s a perfect fit for the job.Davey said the search is continuing.“The process won’t be completed until...
Columbus Dispatch 21 hours ago

Blue Jackets, Devils at a glance

• Past 10 games: 4-5-1
Columbus Dispatch Feb 28, 2015

Crew starters will get workout in preseason finale

Take a good look at the Crew SC starting lineup today in its final exhibition game. If the Major League Soccer season starts on time, the lineup will look strikingly similar to the one coach Gregg Berhalter deploys in next Saturday’s season opener at Houston.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 27, 2015

Blue Jackets notebook: Matt Calvert's injury further thins roster

The Blue Jackets placed left wing Matt Calvert on injured reserve yesterday because of a concussion, bringing to nine the number of players who will or might miss the game on Saturday against the New Jersey Devils because of injuries.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 27, 2015

Blue Jackets: Newly acquired David Clarkson happily out of Toronto spotlight

When David Clarkson matured as a player during his six seasons with the New Jersey Devils, he was a second- or third-line forward who saw second-unit power-play time, finished checks and, on occasion, dropped his gloves to fight. But the day he signed a seven-year, $36.75 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs — July 5, 2013 — Clarkson’s days as a “secondary” offensive player ended.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 27, 2015

NFL: Former Ohio State receiver Brian Hartline released by Miami Dolphins

MIAMI — Receiver Brian Hartline has been released by the Miami Dolphins in the wake of a severe drop-off in productivity last season. Hartline was due to make $5.9 million in 2015, the third year of a $30.8 million, five-year deal he signed in 2013.
Plain Dealer Feb 27, 2015

Get live updates from Ohio State coach Urban Meyer previewing College Football Playoff vs. Alabama

Get live updates from Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and chat about the Buckeyes College Football Playoff semifinal against Alabama during Meyer's news conference at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday.
Plain Dealer Feb 27, 2015

Ohio State football: Live updates, chat during Urban Meyer's news conference previewing Buckeyes vs. Michigan

Get live updates and chat about Ohio State vs. Michigan during Urban Meyer's Monday news conference.

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