Ryan Johansen scores against Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford during the Blue Jackets' 6-1 loss at Chicago.
CHICAGO — In a hush-quiet dressing room, Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen was asked if the pace of last night’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks was in any way surprising.
Coming off a ragged 2013 season for the defense, especially the last three games, it was natural to assume that Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell might have been fearing for his job. Except he wasn’t.
Ohio State safety Vonn Bell underwent surgery to repair knee ligament sprain and will sit out the rest of spring practice.
As Braxton Miller watches spring practice while recovering from shoulder surgery to see who might be his backup this fall, Ohio State is already targeting a Florida quarterback who could join the mix in 2015.
Justin Jackson of Cincinnati mingles with the student section after the Bearcats’ victory over Memphis in an American Athletic Conference game.
No. 22 Michigan State 86, No. 24 Iowa 76: Senior Keith Appling scored in double figures for the first time in more than five weeks, and host Michigan State looked healthier than it had in months in a Big Ten victory over Iowa last night.
CHICAGO — A day after trading Marian Gaborik to the Los Angeles Kings, Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards reconfigured his lines in a way that probably looks familiar.
Darryce Moore, right, loses the ball as she and Northwestern's Karly Roser hit the floor during Ohio State's victory in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament.
INDIANAPOLIS — Ohio State and Northwestern spent most of the second half yesterday trying to create a few points of separation during the opening game of the Big Ten tournament.
Two days before its season begins, the Crew has a local broadcast partner.
Davone Bess had 42 catches last season.
The Cleveland Browns parted ways with troubled receiver Davone Bess yesterday after one disappointing season and a troubled offseason.
Devin Thomas of Wake Forest celebrates after the unranked Demon Deacons’ first victory over fourth-ranked Duke since 2009.
Wake Forest 82, No. 4 Duke 72: Tyler Cavanaugh scored a career-high 20 points and host Wake Forest pulled away to upset Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference last night.
A deal has yet to be announced, but sources have told The Dispatch that the Crew season opener on Saturday will be on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel, ending a two-year relationship with Fox Sports Ohio.
Question: Playing baseball in Ohio means a lot of road games to start the season. Did you get some sun in Florida?
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