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Plain Dealer Apr 16, 2014

Ohio State safety Jayme Thompson reportedly transferring from Ohio State

The departure of Thompson would drop Ohio State to 82 scholarship players, which is the maximum the Buckeyes are allowed in the fall because of NCAA sanctions.
Plain Dealer Apr 16, 2014

Stories on universities, football teams, law enforcement and the handling of sexual assault cases

Two cases, one at Florida State and one at Michigan, have raised questions about the way sexual assault charges against football players are handled.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2014

Blue Jackets vs. Penguins schedule

Game 1: Today, 7:30 p.m., at Pittsburgh
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2014

Road to success: Gaborik flourishes after leaving Jackets for Kings

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Marian Gaborik's new teammates with the Los Angeles Kings initially wondered whether such a talented goal-scorer could fit into a defense-dominated team when he arrived in a trade from the Blue Jackets last month.
The Crew Apr 16, 2014
Black & Gold Bullets: April 16

Black & Gold Bullets: April 16

The Crew has announced the 15 finalists for its 2014 Circle of Honor induction. Fans can cast their vote for the top five until Saturday at noon. Read More
Plain Dealer Apr 16, 2014

Ohio State's top RB is Ezekiel Elliott, but can Bri'onte Dunn hold off Curtis Samuel to land in the Buckeyes' rotation?

"College football is a rough game – mental and physical," he said. "I just have to work hard and get the spot.”
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2014

Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky: Long road to stardom

In the spring of 2010, a 21-year-old goaltender — undrafted by the NHL, stuck in the minor leagues in Russia, and with only distant dreams of a career in North America — departed Novokuznetsk, Russia, for an all-day trip to Moscow, where his lowly team was in a tournament.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2014

Michael Arace commentary: Jackets have no chance (wink, wink)

The NHL had its annual draft lottery yesterday, and the Blue Jackets weren’t in it. To borrow from Paul Simon, it was a day of miracle and wonder. Today is another day.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2014

College football notebook: Coach takes job back after being wrongfully fired

The coach fired from Minnesota State, Mankato will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn’t easy but would help him and his family heal.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2014

Soccer | Crew notebook: Gonzalez fined, not suspended for flopping

Crew defender Giancarlo Gonzalez has earned a fine but will not be suspended for an altercation late in Sunday’s game at San Jose. Gonzalez was fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Soccer’s disciplinary committee for embellishment after making contact with Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski late in a 1-1 tie at Buck Shaw Stadium.
The Crew Apr 15, 2014
Eastern Conference Roundup: April 15

Eastern Conference Roundup: April 15

1. Columbus Crew -- 10 pts. | 1-1 Draw at San Jose Earthquakes, Week Seven: vs. D.C. United (TICKETS) The Crew earned a point on the road against San Jose to rebound from the April 5 defeat. The Black & Gold return home this week against D.C. United.  2. Toronto FC -- 9 pts. | 1-0 Loss vs. Colorado Rapids, Week Seven: at FC Dallas Read More
Plain Dealer Apr 15, 2014

There's still a chance Ohio State's road game at Michigan State on Nov. 8 could be at night

The rematch of last year's Big Ten Championship Game between Ohio State and Michigan State wasn't on the list of primetime games released by the Big Ten on Tuesday, but there's still a chance they'll play under the lights in East Lansing on Nov. 8.
Plain Dealer Apr 15, 2014

The Big Ten announces three Ohio State night games for 2014; none is Michigan State

Ohio State had three scheduled night games announced on Tuesday, but none of them are Michigan State. The Buckeyes will play home night games against Virginia Tech and Illinois, and a road night tilt at Penn State.
The Crew Apr 15, 2014
MLS Disciplinary Committee fines Giancarlo Gonzalez

MLS Disciplinary Committee fines Giancarlo Gonzalez

NEW YORK (April 15, 2014) – The MLS Disciplinary Committee has fined Columbus Crew defender Giancarlo Gonzalez an undisclosed amount for embellishment in the 92nd minute of the game against the San Jose Earthquakes on April 13. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Apr 15, 2014

Ohio State football: Three night games on next season's schedule

Ohio State will play nationally televised prime-time games at least three times during its 2014 football season. ABC/ESPN announced its six 8 p.m. broadcasts involving Big Ten teams, and Ohio State will appear on three of them.

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