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Plain Dealer May 23, 2016

Was Joey Bosa lucky to be ejected from the Fiesta Bowl?

The former Ohio State star and new San Diego Charger was reflective about his ejection in light of Jaylon Smith's injury in the same game. Should future first-round picks even be playing in meaningless bowls?
Plain Dealer May 23, 2016
Jay Tufele, a four-star defensive lineman from Utah, says Ohio State is his leader

Jay Tufele, a four-star defensive lineman from Utah, says Ohio State is his leader

Utah isn't known as a hotbed for high school football talent, but when there's a top prospect in that state, you better believe Urban Meyer knows about it.
Columbus Dispatch May 23, 2016

Soccer | Crew: Injured Sauro out 4 months

Crew SC defender Gaston Sauro suffered a torn knee ligament during a scoreless tie at Toronto on Saturday and is expected to miss at least four months, coach and sporting director Gregg Berhalter said this morning. Sauro, the Crew’s second-highest paid player ($601,000), suffered the injury to the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee as he made contact with Toronto forward Sebastian Giovinco in the 31st minute in Toronto.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Akron Beacon Journal May 22, 2016

Former Browns players remember Kent Roosevelt grad Tom DeLeone as tough leader of Kardiac Kids, lovable character off field

Tom DeLeone, a two-time Pro Bowl center who played for the Browns during their Kardiac Kids era, died early Sunday morning surrounded by family and friends at his home in Park City, Utah.“The sky was magnificent. It was a blue moon last night. Tom was kind of laying in the moonshine,” former Browns defensive lineman and close friend Carl Barisich said by phone from Utah. “We were all with him the whole time. At the end, it was very peaceful.”DeLeone was 65. Diagnosed with brain cancer in 2011, he left an impression on those close to him while battling the disease.“He dealt with his...
Columbus Dispatch May 22, 2016

Sports | The Mailbox: Reader has no patience left for Davidson, Blue Jackets

Editor: John Davidson’s comment (last Sunday) that “I don’t know when, but it’ll happen” shows just how tone deaf he is when it comes to long-suffering Blue Jackets fans.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Columbus Dispatch May 22, 2016

Crew SC 0, Toronto FC 0 | All things considered, tie not so bad

Crew SC failed to score a goal and, as logic dictates, failed to beat Toronto FC on Saturday in front of 26,252 at BMO Field. But it would be hard to consider a 0-0 tie with Toronto a failure.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Plain Dealer May 22, 2016
See Jeffrey Okudah, Baron Browning during their unofficial visit to Ohio State

See Jeffrey Okudah, Baron Browning during their unofficial visit to Ohio State

Urban Meyer has probably had dreams about what five star Texas prospects Jeffrey Okudah and Baron Browning would look like wearing Ohio State's uniform. Saturday he saw it.
Columbus Dispatch May 21, 2016

Crew SC 0, Toronto FC 0 | All things considered, tie not so bad

Crew SC failed to score a goal and, as logic dictates, failed to beat Toronto FC on Saturday in front of 26,252 at BMO Field. But it would be hard to consider a 0-0 tie with Toronto a failure. The Crew limited Toronto to a season-low eight shots, kept league MVP and top scorer Sebastian Giovinco in check and left Canada with a good road point. That it did so with rarely used rookie midfielder Rodrigo Saravia playing out of position at center back made it all the more impressive.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Columbus Dispatch May 20, 2016

Blue Jackets | Rychel trying to make his mark in minors

In 2013, the Blue Jackets spent their three first-round draft picks on forwards Alexander Wennberg, Kerby Rychel and Marko Dano.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Columbus Dispatch May 20, 2016

Soccer | Crew had to move on with star Kamara gone

When Crew SC traded star striker Kei Kamara last week, there was no time for his Columbus teammates to dwell on his departure.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Plain Dealer May 20, 2016

Lamont Wade, Ohio State's top 2017 CB target, includes Buckeyes in list of final 10 school

Joining the Buckeyes on the list are Penn State, Pittsburgh, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi State, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Duke and UCLA.
Plain Dealer May 20, 2016
Jeffrey Okudah and Baron Browning, five-star prospects from Texas, visiting Ohio State this weekend

Jeffrey Okudah and Baron Browning, five-star prospects from Texas, visiting Ohio State this weekend

Room in tight in Ohio State's 2017 recruiting class, but the Buckeyes would make room for both unofficial visitors this weekend.
Columbus Dispatch May 19, 2016

Soccer | Salary shows Crew's faith in Kamara

Crew SC sporting director and coach Gregg Berhalter has held little-known forward Ola Kamara in high regard since he was signed on Feb. 3. On Thursday, it became clear just how high.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Columbus Dispatch May 19, 2016

Bob Hunter commentary | Rumblings: Urban Meyer relaxes ban on blue for special day

As coach Urban Meyer puts the Ohio State football team through four days of seminars next week on the importance of voting and knowing the vagaries of the system — something he is calling “ Patriot week” — the climax will come Friday.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Plain Dealer May 19, 2016

Kaleb Wesson, 2017 Ohio State commit, accepts invitation to USA Basketball U17 training camp

Wesson is one of 39 players who will vie for a spot on the team competing in 2016 FIBA World Championship.

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