A former player in the 90's for the Cavaliers, Danny ferry returns to Cleveland to become the team's new General Manager, replacing the fired Jim Paxson.
Ferry's contract is said to be a five-year deal worth 10 million dollars. Previously, Ferry just earned a NBA Championship rin with the San Antonio Spurs, where he was the Director of Basketball Operations.
Ferry is expected to be introduced at a press conference Monday one day before the NBA Draft.
- At Ohio State, women's basketball coach Jim Foster signed a seven year contract extension with the Lady Buckeyes Sunday. Foster will receive bonuses for academic achievement and on-court performances. For every year that the Buckeyes win the Big Ten Regular Season Championship or make the NCAA Tournament, Foster's contract will be extended by one year.
Last year in his third season with the Buckeyes, Foster was named Big Ten Coach of the Year, as Ohio State won a school record...
- On Sunday, Columbus Destroyers Head Coach Chris Spielman resigns his position with the Arena League Football team. The former Ohio State linebacker leaves because of a disagreement with ownership. Spielman walked when owners ordered Spielman to fire defensive coordinator Ron Selensky. Spielman is also the Destroyers' GM. No word yet on if he'll remain in that position. In his first season at head coach, Spielman posted a 2-14 record.
Thad Matta spoke in Zanesville about Ohio State's basketball future. It looks pretty bright right about now.
The Indianapolis Star reports Greg Oden will commit to the Buckeyes. The 7-foot center from Indianapolis was projected as the #1 overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft, which is when he would've just graduated high school... but with the new collective bargaining agreement setting an age requirement of 19, that would mean Oden would have to go to school for a year.
Two national figures scoped out the Zanesville scene on Thursday.
OSU basketball head coach Thad Matta stopped by the VFW and spoke about the future of the Buckeyes' basketball program. It was part of an event put on by the Muskingum chapter of the Ohio State Alumni Club.
Earlier in the day, Houston Texans head coach Dom Capers was part of a fundraising golf event for the cardiac rehab unit at the SE Medical Center and also for a scholarship at Muskingum College.
During the summer Bobby Shaw spends most of his time pitching for the Junior Pioneers. When he is away from the diamond he works, but he doesn't have your typical student job. Click on the "watch video" link above to find out how working as a visitation minister for the Tree of Life Church has helped Bobby help others.
He's quick. He's fast. And now he's a Cincinnati Bearcat.
Kasey Waaland tells WHIZ on Monday that he'll get a partial scholarship to run track for UC. The Tri-Valley grad starred in track, soccer and basketball in high school, so much so, that he was All-Ohio in all three sports.
However, Kasey was able to give up his first love of soccer when he visited the Cincinnati campus and was blown away with the new facilities that were being built. Kasey chose the school over...
Retief Goosen blows a three-shot lead into the final round, and Michael Campbell capitalizes. Goosen hacked an 11 over par 81 on the final day to drop to 11th on the leaderboard, while Campbell climbed.
The New Zealander earns his first PGA Tour victory of his career by ending the day even par.
Tiger Woods made a charge on the final day at Pinehurst as well, challenging Campbell to the end. Woods ended at two over par, good for second.
In the Pool A Colsolation Championship game the Cherokees jump on top of Zanesville and never ket up. Coshocton roughed up Zanesville starting pitcher Derek Bragg early. Bragg didn't record an out in the first inning, giving up 5 runs and 6 hits.
Stephen Miller picks up the win for the Cherokees, pitching 5 innings, only allowing 1 run on 6 hits. At the plate...