Ohio State’s Joey Bosa poses for photos with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the San Diego Chargers as the third pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) The Fan’s 2016 NFL Draft coverage The St. Louis Rams traded up to draft a quarterback at No. 1 overall. The Philadelphia Eagles traded up to take a quarterback at No. 2 overall. As highly coveted as quarterbacks are, the most desired players
13091998_10204654483680727_3048291951813175347_n What’s New? “Rugby has officially arrived in America,” touts the PRO Rugby website. Specifically, it’s arrived in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Diego, Denver, and…Obetz, Ohio? As unlikely as it may seem, Memorial Park is indeed where six games will played
COMMONLOGO The Common Man Podcast | April 29 It’s the 54th edition of the Common Man Podcast. He answers your questions about his regrets in life, his constant need for improvement and growth as an individual, guys he’d work with again, suggests the best deep dish
Jent The Re-Re-Re-Return of Chris Jent Chris Jent played at Ohio State from 1988-1992, winning two Big Ten championships in the process. He returned for the 2005-2006 season as a student-manager. He returned (again) as an assistant on Thad Matta’s staff in 2012
golfclassic-971 97.1 THE FAN GOLF CLASSIC Join us for the 97.1 The Fan Golf Classic, presented by Toy Barn and Delta Dental of Ohio on Monday, June 13th at Scioto Reserve Country Club!  This year’s event will be hosted by Bobby Carpenter and

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Spring Game Coverage

You’ve listened to The Scarlet & Gray Spring Game on 97.1 The Fan, now check out Lori Schmidt’s recap. She was there working on her tan while she also took photos, videos, asked the tough questions and tweeted. She was

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Saving Goalie Bob

Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky practiced with the full team today, but coach John Tortorella still isn’t sure when the netminder will be back in the lineup. “He’s getting healthier. He needs to get some practice under

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Family Matters

Joonas Korpisalo’s… First NHL start: December 14, 2015 (a 2-1 loss to the Lightning) First NHL save: 2 minutes 8 seconds into that December 14th game (a Ryan Callahan 58-footer on the power play) First NHL win:

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RB Lynch yet to submit retirement papers

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider says the team has not received retirement paperwork for running back Marshawn Lynch. After the conclusion of the draft Saturday, Schneider said the paperwork has not been filed

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Bears sign former Texans QB Hoyer

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with former Houston Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer, giving them a veteran backup to Jay Cutler. Hoyer was released nearly two weeks ago – a

Bill sign TE Gronkowski's brother, Glenn

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The NFL is getting another Gronk. The Buffalo Bills agreed to a deal Saturday with Glenn Gronkowski, a fullback from Kansas State who went undrafted and is the brother of Patriots star tight end

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German WR becomes first European drafted

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have made German wide receiver Moritz Boehringer the first player drafted straight into the NFL from Europe. The Vikings took the 22-year-old Boehringer in the sixth round Saturday with the

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Colts' contract talk with Luck intensify

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay says negotiations on Andrew Luck’s contract extension have gotten serious and hopes that a deal can be worked out before training camp opens. Irsay made the comments during the final

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Raiders trade up in 4th to pick QB Cook

CHICAGO (AP) The Oakland Raiders have traded up to take Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook with the second pick of the fourth round of the NFL draft. The Browns selected Wisconsin linebacker Joe Schobert with the first

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Bucs pick another CB; NC Central's Smith

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued to seek defensive help with the selection of North Carolina Central cornerback Ryan Smith in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Smith is third defensive player picked by

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Titans pick WR Sharpe to begin 5th

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans added another target for Marcus Mariota in the passing game, taking wide receiver Tajae Sharpe of Massachusetts with their first pick of the final day of the draft. The Titans waited

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Cowboys draft QB Prescott in 4th round

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys have another candidate for the backup job behind quarterback Tony Romo. The Cowboys took Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott with the 135th overall pick in the fourth round of the NFL draft

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Vikings draft first player from Europe

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Willkommen to the NFL, Moritz Boehringer. The Minnesota Vikings made the 22-year-old German wide receiver the first player in league history to be drafted straight from Europe, taking the speedy Boehringer in the

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Cincinnati Bengals release linebacker A.J. Hawk

CINCINNATI (AP) The Cincinnati Bengals have released linebacker A.J. Hawk. A native of southwest Ohio who starred at Ohio State, Hawk joined the Bengals as a free agent last spring after spending nine seasons with the Green

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Bengals QB Out, Steelers Ready To Play

The announcement didn’t come as much of a surprise, considering Bengal QB Dalton didn’t participate in this week’s practices. He did go through his share of conditioning exercises on the side and was a fill-in defensive back during

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World of Bone Podcast | Ep. 14

This week, T-Bone and web producer Don Delco (also a former writer for The Orange and Brown Report) sit down to talk about all the ways the Cleveland Browns will surely ruin the draft. —Subscribe to the World of

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Browns Going For Another QB?

Jared Goff, the sharp shooter from Cal who might be the first quarterback drafted in a few weeks, has hands that measure with a width of nine inches.  Big enough to QB the Browns? Browns can’t afford

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LeBron 'not fond' of NBA's reviews of officiating

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) LeBron James isn’t a fan of the NBA’s officiating reviews. “I’m not fond of it,” he said Friday. James was asked about the league’s postgame reports in the aftermath of former Miami teammate Dwyane

Cavalier making most of long break between playoff rounds

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving expressed empathy toward stars Stephen Curry and Chris Paul, who have sustained injuries in this year’s NBA playoffs. After breaking a kneecap in last year’s finals, Irving knows how

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Irving scores 31, Cavs sweep Pistons with 100-98 win

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Kyrie Irving made big shots, defended tenaciously and then waved goodbye to the Detroit fans. The Cleveland Cavaliers are moving on to the second round – and they’re looking like a pretty complete

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Podcast: Teams’ play-by-play announcers preview women’s Big Ten Tournament

The Ohio State women’s basketball team will open the Big Ten Tournament on Friday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis against seventh-seeded Nebraska or 10th-seeded Rutgers. The Buckeyes finished the regular season 23-6 overall and 15-3 in conference

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