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Ohio Roller Derby Opens 12th Bout Season on Saturday

Anne Evans Anne Evans Ohio Roller Derby Opens 12th Bout Season on Saturday

Ohio Roller Derby fans, the twelfth bout season begins March 18 against the Naptown Roller Girls from Indianapolis, IN. This year’s schedule has six home bouts and the team will go on the road four times. This season will be Kelli Linfitt’s third season with the Ohio Roller Derby, having played in previous leagues before relocating […]

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Who’s Ready for the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

Jason Parks Jason Parks Who’s Ready for the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

If you are driving near Third and Long Street in Downtown Columbus, there might be something that catches your attention. There is now a giant outdoor billboard by the Renaissance Hotel of the Stanley Cup. Above the Cup it says, “Stanley Cup Playoffs, 2017” with the Blue Jackets insignia. On Friday, March 10th, the Stanley Cup […]

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Photos: Arnold Sports Festival 2017

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Arnold Sports Festival 2017

March has arrived. For Columbus that means a rolled D60 for temperature, possible snow; possible sun, and the annual gathering of human brick-walls, protein shake pushers, many thousands of out-of-towners hoping to capture an intimate moment with Arnold’s statue, and the 18,000 athletes that spread themselves all over the metro area to compete in around […]

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Columbus Crew Draws Chicago Fire in First Home Game of 2017

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Columbus Crew Draws Chicago Fire in First Home Game of 2017

It won’t go down as an opening day classic, but Columbus Crew SC’s 1-1 Saturday afternoon draw with Chicago Fire delivered a point, although more importantly it gives a currently under construction team a foundation to build upon after the failures of last season. After the usual pre-season merry-go-round of MLS trades, cuts and signings, […]

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The Confluence Cast: Arnold Sports Festival

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Arnold Sports Festival

Let’s get pumped up! The Arnold Sports Festival is coming to town and I sat down with the organization’s president, Bob Lorimer, to learn about how it got started, how Bob is carrying on the legacy of his father,  and I focus way too much on table tennis. http://theconfluencecast.com/episodes/29_arnold.mp3 Shownotes for this episode Connect with the Confluence […]

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Blue Jackets Winning Streak Comes to an End at 16

Walker Evans Walker Evans Blue Jackets Winning Streak Comes to an End at 16

With just one win shy of matching the NHL record, the Blue Jackets were stopped in their efforts last night in a 5-0 loss against the Washington Capitols. The Jackets surged over the past month winning 16 games in a row. The biggest winning streak in the professional sport’s history was set by the 1992-1993 […]

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There’s Something Special Going on with our Blue Jackets

Jason Parks Jason Parks There’s Something Special Going on with our Blue Jackets

I was driving back from a work meeting on Wednesday, December 28th, tuned into 97.1 The Fan just after lunchtime. On the 20-minute drive from Worthington back downtown, the chatter on Columbus’ sports talk radio with Carpenter & Rothman was entirely dedicated to the Blue Jackets and their historic win streak. At the time, they […]

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