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Columbus Dispatch Apr 17, 2014

Blue Jackets vs. Penguins schedule

Game 2: Saturday, 7 p.m., at Pittsburgh
The Crew Apr 17, 2014

MLS Generations: Trapp ready to take the next step

After working their way into the starting lineups last season, Andrew Farrell and Wil Trapp are ready to emerge as big time players in MLS. The Generation series continues all this week with the stories of MLS top young players in their own words. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Apr 17, 2014

Blue Jackets notebook: Youth will help Jackets this time, Boll says

PITTSBURGH — Only three Blue Jackets players were around for the team’s other playoff appearance, a fact that makes it tough to compare this postseason with the one in 2009. But youth is on the Blue Jackets’ side this time, right wing Jared Boll said.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 17, 2014

Ohio State football: Defense responds to aggressive approach

There was an unmistakable air about the Ohio State defense coming out of spring practice. Call it a renewed confidence. It certainly wasn’t there in January after playing Clemson in the Orange Bowl, when the Buckeyes were blitzed by yet another strong passing game and suffered a second straight loss. Since then, coach Urban Meyer has said that Ohio State did not have a defense worthy of competing for a national championship and that he intended to fix it.
Home Ice | SI.com Apr 16, 2014

Penguins come back to beat Blue Jackets in Game 1

On paper, the Pittsburgh-Columbus series appears to heavily favor the Penguins. Pittsburgh swept the Blue Jackets in their five-game regular-season series and is an experienced playoff team with two of the biggest offensive weapons in the NHL in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. The Blue Jackets are making their second playoff appearance in franchise history, […]
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2014

Penguins 4, Blue Jackets 3: Two-goal lead not enough

PITTSBURGH -- Brandon Sutter’s goal at 8:18 of the third period gave Pittsburgh its first lead of the game and sent the Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets tonight in the NHL playoff series opener before 18,646 in Consol Energy Center.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2014

Reader Rewards: Win Jackets playoffs tickets, plus a chance to shoot for $100,000

We're giving away five pairs of tickets to each of the Blue Jackets' home playoff games against the Penguins, plus a Zamboni ride during Game 3. In addition, you might win a chance to shoot for $100,000.

Ohio State S Jayme Thompson transferring

Backup Ohio State safety Jayme Thompson is transferring from the school. In news first broke by Justin Rowland of Rivals, Thompson was granted a release from his scholarship.   BREAKING: Former four-star safety recruit Jayme Thompson (2013) has release from Ohio State, will visit UK for spring game. — Justin Rowland (@RowlandRIVALS) April 16, 2014 Thompson redshirted last season after injuring his ankle in preseason practice. Thompson participated in Ohio State's spring game on Saturday. A four-star recruit out of high school, Thompson was stuck on the depth chart behind...
Plain Dealer Apr 16, 2014
Ohio State basketball target Myles Turner will announce college decision April 30: Buckeyes recruiting

Ohio State basketball target Myles Turner will announce college decision April 30: Buckeyes recruiting

Turner made an official visit to Ohio State in the fall, but the Buckeyes, who just landed two other big men, are probably a longshot to snag the five-star prospect.
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
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.

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