The OHSAA released it’s weekly computer football rankings yesterday. The Athens Bulldogs come in at fourth in Division 3, Region 12 with a 7-1 record and if the season ended today, Athens would host Cincinnati Wyoming in the first round of the playoffs. In Division 5, Region 19, Nelsonville-York is eighth with a 6-2 record and if the season were to end today, the Bucks would head to Oak Hill in the first round of the playoffs. Elsewhere in Region 19, Federal Hocking is at 13th and Alexander is 19th. In Division 6, Region 23, Trimble is at fourth and if the season ended today would host Colonel Crawford. The top eight teams make the playoffs with the top four in each region hosting a first round playoff game. On your radio dial Friday night, Athens heads to Meigs on 970 WATH and Federal Hocking hosts Eastern on the Athens County game of the week on Power 105.
The Cleveland Browns announced the sale of the franchise to Jimmy Haslam and Haslam made his first move to remove team president Mike Holmgren. Haslam announced that former Eagles President Joe Banner will be the new CEO after the $1 billion dollar purchase of the Browns. The move will be effective October 25th when the sale is concluded. Haslam also said that he will make no other personnel moves until the end of the season. Cleveland heads to Indianapolis on Sunday at 1. The Cincinnati Bengals meanwhile will host Pittsburgh on Sunday Night Football. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 6:50 and kickoff at 8:20.
The NHL is beginning to see the light at the end of the lockout tunnel as the league has offered the Players’ Association a 50-50 split in hockey-related revenue yesterday. The league also proposed that the season still be a full 82-game slate starting November 2nd. The tentative plan is for both sides to talk on the phone on Wednesday and then meet on Thursday. The players received a 57 percent cut of hockey-related revenue in the previous collective bargaining agreement. The deal would also call for a salary cap of $59.9 million this year before heading up to $70.2 million next season. The offer is at least six years in length.
Ohio redshirt freshman offensive lineman Mike Lucas was arrested after police say he and four other men attacked a freshman who had been sitting on a bench. Lucas was charged with felonious assault on Monday following the incident on Sunday morning. Ohio Media Relations director Tom Symonds says that Lucas has been suspended pending investigation.
In MLB playoff action, the Detroit Tigers clipped the New York Yankees, 2-1 to a take a 3-0 series lead in the ALCS. The Tigers will look to close out the series tonight at 8 and St. Louis hosts San Francisco for game three of the NLCS at 4.
On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH and it’s from 6:06 to 7.
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