The Cleveland Browns lost their fourth straight game yesterday, including their second in a row under rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel. Manziel was a mere 3 of 8 passing for 32 yards and ran twice for 3 yards in a 17-13 loss to the Carolina Panthers before leaving because of a hamstring injury late in the first half.
When Andy Dalton is on the sideline tonight, the Cincinnati Bengals quarterback will make sure to steal a few glances at the field to check out his counterpart. Who doesn’t want to watch Peyton Manning do his thing in prime time?
Coach Thad Matta’s team plays again tonight.
The end of thThe end of the world for some Ohio State basketball fans, or at least many on social media, came at mid-afternoon on Saturday when that Carolina blue sky finally finished falling on them. Offense? Can’t shoot. Zone defense? Full of holes. Season? Over.e world for some Ohio State basketball fans, or at least many on social media, came at mid-afternoon on Saturday when that Carolina blue sky finally finished falling on them.
Chris Ash reportedly has interviewed for Colorado State’s head-coaching job.
Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash was asked a question on Thursday about the coaching carousel that speeds up this time of year in college football. Most coaching firings and hirings happen between the end of the regular season and the bowl games. Buckeyes offensive coordinator Tom Herman was introduced as Houston’s head coach on Friday.
Ohio State guard Shannon Scott tries to drive past North Carolina defenders Marcus Paige, left, and Justin Jackson.
CHICAGO — It was a long afternoon for Ohio State, in more ways than one. There was another nearly 20-point hole to climb out of. And then there was North Carolina standing above the hole, making an escape seem even more daunting.
The Blue Jackets have strolled on the right side of an incredibly thin line during their nine-game point streak. Eight of the games have been decided by one goal, seven have gone beyond regulation and four went to shootouts.
To miss the first 26 games of the season while enduring a bumpy recovery from unexpected abdominal surgery was a stiff test of the will for Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky. Consider it ongoing. Dubinsky, six games into his return, is not back to being the player he wants to be.
The Cavaliers’ LeBron James, left, shoots over the Grizzlies’ Quincy Pondexter.
CLEVELAND — LeBron James and Kyrie Irving stepped aside and let one of their teammates polish off an opponent. Dion Waiters scored 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter yesterday and the Cleveland Cavaliers handled one of the Western Conference’s best teams, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 105-91.
Ohio State opened last season, its first under new coach Kevin McGuff, with a somewhat shocking 70-61 road upset of West Virginia in Morgantown.
The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas last night, cutting ties with the last remnant the franchise’s last NBA championship while giving the Mavericks a chance at another title.
The Cavs’ Shawn Marion has been an asset defensively against the likes of Brooklyn’s Deron Williams.
One day after the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered their worst home loss in more than two years, LeBron James was preaching the importance of trust and communication while coach David Blatt acknowledged that he again is considering lineup changes.
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Former Buckeye Aaron Craft has played ten games in the NBA's Development League with the Santa Cruz Warriors. Right now he is averaging about 37 minutes and 8 points a contest.
- He's third in the league in steals/game (2.6).
- He's fifth in assists/game (8.0).
- He's the top player in assist-to-turnover ratio...by a lot. He's at 5.00. Second-place Gary Talton of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers has 3.23 assists for every turnover.
The Warriors are 6-4 on the season.