1:47 AM EDT, Mon June 27, 2016
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

NHL | Blue Jackets look for trades, not free agents

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};The Blue Jackets returned home from the weekend draft in Buffalo, New York, with no upgrades for next season’s roster and no relief for their salary-cap woes. Don’t expect the Blue Jackets to make a big splash when free agency dawns on Friday, either. Or even a little splash.
Plain Dealer 14 hours ago
Ohio State men's soccer player drowns in lake while swimming with teammates

Ohio State men's soccer player drowns in lake while swimming with teammates

Ohio State's men's soccer coach says Fikayo Idowu, 19, drowned while swimming with some of his teammates at a lake outside Columbus.
Columbus Dispatch 16 hours ago

Ohio State football | Freshman lineman Michael Jordan making name for himself

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};When Ohio State sends a starting five out for the opener this season, Michael Jordan could be in the lineup. Except the starting five in question is the offensive line for Urban Meyer, not Thad Matta’s basketball team. Jordan is a 6-foot-7, 310-pound freshman guard from Canton (Plymouth), Michigan. He enrolled early, rose to run with the first team in spring drills, and though no one is promising he’ll be a starter right out of the gate, “Michael Jordan will play for us this year,” Meyer...
Columbus Dispatch 18 hours ago

NHL draft | Trade gives Rychel his wish to leave Blue Jackets

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};BUFFALO, N.Y. — The frayed relationship between the Blue Jackets and once-top prospect Kerby Rychel had seemed destined to reach this point for more than a year. But it wasn’t until the moments after an underwhelming draft for the Jackets, in the relative quiet of the First Niagara Center, that the biggest news of the Blue Jackets’ weekend went down. The Blue Jackets sent Rychel, the 19th overall pick in the 2013 draft, to the Toronto Maple Leafs for 23-year-old...
Columbus Dispatch 18 hours ago

Michael Arace commentary | Blue Jackets’ Jarmo Kekalainen gambles by standing pat

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};BUFFALO, N.Y. — Doug MacLean could not get the Blue Jackets off the starting line. Scott Howson pushed it forward and then stalled. Enter Jarmo Kekalainen, the team’s third general manager in 16 years, who was billed as a workaholic with a keen eye for talent. Surely he would drive the franchise to a level above abject mediocrity. Given the Jackets’ history, even commendable mediocrity would be an improvement.
Columbus Dispatch 19 hours ago

Blue Jackets notebook | Meteor blast seared in memory of Russian draft pick

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};BUFFALO, N.Y. — Vitaly Abramov will never forget all the broken glass and the sense of panic that gripped his school. The affable Russian winger knows how fortunate he was that the giant fireball that streaked across the morning sky on Feb, 15, 2013, didn’t enter Earth’s atmosphere on a slightly different trajectory.
Columbus Dispatch 20 hours ago

Soccer | Crew 1, Red Bulls 1: Ola Kamara ties game late in stoppage time

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Mapfre Stadium was primed to be its most inhospitable Saturday night, with the first full house of the season ready to go full throat on a longtime Eastern Conference rival.
Columbus Dispatch 21 hours ago

Blue Jackets draft picks

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};Draft picks
Columbus Dispatch Jun 25, 2016

Game preview | Crew vs. Red Bulls

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Records: New York 7-8-1, 22 points (second in Eastern Conference); Columbus 3-5-6, 15 points (ninth in Eastern Conference).
Columbus Dispatch Jun 24, 2016

Blue Jackets | Draft pick signals team taking long view

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};BUFFALO, N.Y. — If the Blue Jackets drafted their top-line center of the future Friday night, the organization based its evaluation on a small sample size. Pierre-Luc Dubois, a surprise selection at No. 3 overall in the NHL draft, didn’t make the conversion from winger until midway through last season — and only after a Cape Breton teammate left to play in the World Junior Championships.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 24, 2016

Michael Arace commentary | Blue Jackets' first round hard to figure out

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Blue Jackets did not shake up the NHL draft. No, they gave it a weird tweak, like when your little brother wets his finger and sticks it in your ear. It was a Wet Willy Friday night.
Plain Dealer Jun 24, 2016

Watch Ohio State's JaQuan Lyle cross up Victor Oladipo at Chris Paul's CP3 Camp

Lyle is participating in a national camp run by Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 24, 2016

Soccer | Crew: Stretch of East foes begins with Red Bulls

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};When Crew SC climbed to the two highest points in franchise history, the New York Red Bulls were there to meet them. The first time, in 2008, the Crew beat the Red Bulls 3-1 to win its first MLS Cup title.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 24, 2016

NHL draft | Blue Jackets unveil surprise, draft Pierre-Luc Dubois

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Blue Jackets stunned a sold-out crowd in First Niagara Center on Friday, not with the trade that everybody anticipated but by picking a player nobody expected.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 24, 2016

Ohio State Football | Five-star California offensive lineman commits to Ohio State

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};The Ohio State 2017 football recruiting class gained a third five-star prospect when offensive lineman Wyatt Davis of Bellflower (St. John Bosco), Calif., committed the Buckeyes on Friday afternoon.

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