Minnesota 82, Purdue 78: Shae Kelley scored 26 points, Amanda Zahui B. added 21 points and 11 rebounds and Minnesota defeated Purdue in the women’s Big Ten tournament in Hoffman Estates, Ill., last night.
A year ago, Ohio State entered the Big Ten tournament as an eighth seed with the postseason life expectancy of a goldfish dropped into a tankful of largemouth bass.
Defensive end Terrell Hall’s commitment to Ohio State this week affirmed that Urban Meyer and his coaches are off to a hot start in filling their 2016 class.
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It only took a couple of games. David Clarkson succumbed to the curse almost immediately after being traded to Columbus; and now he’s out, most likely for the season, with a torn oblique.
Yes, that would be the same David Clarkson whom the CBJ obtained because Nathan Horton was hurt.
Injuries have so decimated the Blue Jackets this season that it seems a healthy CBJ skater is incredibly rare. Dare we say endangered?
For this reason, we actually contacted the Department of Fish and Wildlife, who gave us the following response:
The healthy Blue Jacket “cannot be listed under the Endangered Species Act because they do not qualify as a distinct species or subspecies.”
So there you have it.
No matter how many man-games the Jackets lose (currently 406…and counting), they cannot get federal protection from a Cal Clutterbuck hit or a Jordin Tootoo high stick.
The very nice folks at the Department of Fish and Wildlife did wish the Blue Jackets the best of luck. Heaven knows they need it.
Dan Gable coached Iowa to 15 NCAA titles and 21 consecutive Big Ten championships from 1976 to ’97.
The iconic Dan Gable will hobble through St. John Arena this weekend with bad knees and artificial hips, but difficulty getting around won’t dampen his spirit. Already, the thought of the Big Ten wrestling championships on Saturday and Sunday at Ohio State has the sport’s mythical warrior rife with anticipation.
The Blue Jackets’ short-term view is clear: They hope to end a seven-game losing streak tonight against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center.
Brandon Dubinsky hits the ice after being undercut by Montreal’s Tom Gilbert (77) on Feb. 26.
Brandon Dubinsky’s last goal was beautiful. His last goal celebration? Let’s just say it was cut short.
The Crew’s Tony Tchani, center, said the team must stay focused despite higher expectations this season.
Tony Tchani is a private person by nature. Physically imposing on the soccer field, he can be soft-spoken and reserved away from it when it comes to personal matters. Goals, hopes and expectations are kept contained within, leaving others to speculate and assess.
Forward Jozy Altidore, a member of the U.S. national team, returns to MLS to play for Toronto FC.
As part of the addition of expansion clubs Orlando City SC and New York City FC and the dissolution of Chivas USA, the balance of power has shifted a little more to the west.
Michael Bourn got back in the starting blocks this winter. A track sprinter in high school, Cleveland's speedy outfielder had some hurdles to clear.
Ohio State wrestling coach Tom Ryan finished a talk with his team before practice last week by asking if anyone had anything to say. Logan Stieber, a fifth-year senior co-captain and a three-time national champion, stood up.
Indiana coach Tom Crean reacts to a call during the Hoosiers’ loss at Northwestern.
No. 1 Kentucky 74, Mississippi State 56: Kentucky fought off a slow start but still cruised to a Southeastern Conference victory over host Mississippi State last night to keep its undefeated season on track.
The Ohio State women’s basketball team has reached the final two games of the regular season with the chance to accomplish something that few thought possible in November: earning a double bye for the Big Ten tournament.
The Inglewood (Calif.) City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan late Tuesday backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.