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Columbus Dispatch Jun 30, 2015

Blue Jackets land Saad in blockbuster deal with Blackhawks

The Blue Jackets swung a blockbuster trade on the eve of NHL free agency today, acquiring forward Brandon Saad and two prospects from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forwards Artem Anisimov, Marko Dano, Jeremy Morin and Corey Tropp and a fourth-round draft pick.
Plain Dealer Jun 30, 2015

New Laker D'Angelo Russell on playing with Kobe Bryant: 'I just told him I'm a sponge'

The former Ohio State star had his intro news conference in Los Angeles on Monday.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 30, 2015

Ohio State football: 2016 recruit Wohlabaugh looking forward to joining group

Jack Wohlabaugh not only is looking forward to being an Ohio State Buckeye in 2016, he eagerly wants to become a member of the “slobs.”
Columbus Dispatch Jun 30, 2015

Soccer: Wil Trapp travels with Crew SC to Orlando, could play

After missing nearly the last three months due to a concussion, Wil Trapp made Monday's trip to Florida with Crew SC and might play in tonight’s U.S. Open Cup game against Orlando City, The Dispatch has learned.
Plain Dealer Jun 30, 2015
Top 10 threats to Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott's 2015 Heisman Trophy run: No. 2 TCU QB Trevone Boykin

Top 10 threats to Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott's 2015 Heisman Trophy run: No. 2 TCU QB Trevone Boykin

Boykin finished fourth in the Heisman Trophy voting in 2014.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 30, 2015

College football | Notre Dame suspends running back four games

Notre Dame junior running back Greg Bryant will be suspended for the first four games of the season for violating team rules, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 30, 2015

Sports roundup | Sergei Fedorov becomes first Blue Jacket in Hall of Fame

Stanley Cup winners Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Sergei Fedorov and former NHL star Phil Housley are among the seven newcomers to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 29, 2015

Blue Jackets: Seth Ambroz wastes little time, signs minor-league deal

Had Seth Ambroz realized before Sunday that he would be the dean of the Blue Jackets development camp, he would have left his razor on the shelf. “I wish I would have known that,” Ambroz said Monday after the opening day of camp at the Ice Haus. “I would have probably kept my beard and looked a little more grizzled.”
Columbus Dispatch Jun 29, 2015

Weary Crew faces rested Orlando City

It might not be much of a fair fight tonight when Crew SC heads to Florida with a spot in the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals at stake. Fellow Major League Soccer club Orlando City is expected to field a first-choice lineup buoyed by six days of rest from competition and playing at home. In contrast, the Crew will have to piece together a lineup still feeling the effects of having played on Saturday at Real Salt Lake. Six players went the entirety of the Crew’s two games last week, and two others played 90 minutes in one of the games. But after the lone practice session devoted exclusively to...
Plain Dealer Jun 29, 2015

Top 50 Big Ten football players, No. 30 through No. 11

The Northeast Ohio Media Group ranked the 50 best Big Ten football players for the 2015 season. See their photos and check out why these players made the list.
Plain Dealer Jun 29, 2015

Dealing with it: On retiring Wisconsin basketball coach Bo Ryan and the loss of Badger bravado

Ryan is 12-10 against Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta, with the teams playing several classic games as the Badgers became a rival that tested and irritated the Buckeyes.
Plain Dealer Jun 29, 2015
Can Indiana beat Ohio State? A 4 percent chance the Buckeyes could lose

Can Indiana beat Ohio State? A 4 percent chance the Buckeyes could lose

In the last 55 games in this series, Ohio State holds a 51-2-2 edge over the Hoosiers. That's a heck of a long con by Indiana to set up the Buckeyes for this season, but Indiana might be a little better than thought in a season with few expectations.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 29, 2015

Sports roundup | Maggert shoots 65, wins U.S. Senior Open

Jeff Maggert won the U.S. Senior Open in Sacramento, Calif., for his second major victory on the Champions Tour this year.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 28, 2015

Crew review: Trapp, Mabwati are set to join team

A multigame week for Crew SC personified what has been a Jekyll and Hyde first half of the season. In a home victory against New England and a road tie against Real Salt Lake, the Crew conceded three go-ahead goals before rallying each time.
Columbus Dispatch Jun 28, 2015

Bob Hunter commentary: Ohio State loyalist loses in football seat shuffle

As Dick Luckay talks about his experiences as an Ohio State football manager from 1948 to ’51, it’s hard not to wonder how many current players would be comfortable with telling this 85-year-old former Air Force pilot that he needs to move out of Varsity O football sections of Ohio Stadium in 2016 to make room for them.

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