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Dave Briggs
Sports columnist for The Toledo Blade. Email: dbriggs@theblade.com.
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Toledo Sports Jul 15
Making the call: Ottawa Hills graduate Jerry Lemieux turned an encyclopedic knowledge of golf's rules into years as a respected official on the sport's biggest stages.
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Dave Briggs Jul 15
Here at Inverness for another great week of golf. U.S. Junior Am tees off today.
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Kyle Rowland Jul 13
Meet Maggie, a 2-year-old labrador retriever mix. “She’s a very sweet, easygoing girl just looking for a home.” Thanks to for bringing awareness to shelter pups.
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Dave Briggs Jul 14
Legendary architect George C. Thomas once mused, “the great courses entice the golfer to outwit himself.” No. 9 at the Marathon Classic Saturday was no different. Observations from a day at the most irresistible species of golf holes: the drivable par 4.
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Dave Briggs Jul 12
A look back at the Mutiny at Mancy's in 2009 that saved the LPGA Tour. "That dinner, I’ve never seen anything like it,” Juli Inkster remembered. “It was a meeting of, ‘What the F are we doing, and what are we going to do about it?’”
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Dave Briggs Jul 10
Has Cleveland passed Detroit as a big-event destination?
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Toledo Sports Jul 10
Blade sports writer Bill Piotrowski spent his summer as the Cleveland Indians mascot during the 1982 season.
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Dave Briggs Jul 10
Has Cleveland passed Detroit as a big-event destination?
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The Blade Jul 9
A beautiful moment with Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco during the Stand Up to Cancer ceremony was just aspect of Cleveland's big night.
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Dave Briggs Jul 9
Renovated Gund/Quicken Loans/Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (of horrors for UT and BG) looking sharp.
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Dave Briggs Jul 9
He’s here in spirit, ⁦⁩.
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Dave Briggs Jul 9
Fans in Cleveland lining East 9th for a big summer parade.
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Kyle Rowland Jul 9
There’s a growing trend on the LPGA Tour: booming drives, low scores -- and long sleeves. This fashion movement comes from a health-conscious generation in a sport that presents all-too-common risks.
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Toledo Sports Jul 8
As far as home run derbies go, Monday's spectacle in Cleveland was as good as it gets.
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Dave Briggs Jul 8
Old friends sharing a laugh about Ausmus’ bullpen strategy in 2014 ALDS (probably)
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Marty Baron Jul 7
"no one in that community will be covering, on a regular basis, school board meetings, city council meetings, the cops and the courts."
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Toledo Sports Jul 7
Roam if you want to: There's plenty of walking to be done at Highland Meadows, but where are the best vantage points for the Marathon Classic?
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Dave Briggs Jul 6
Heard back from Jim Tressel, who signed Derjuan Gambrell in his final OSU class: “We were recruiting Pee Wee at the end of my time at OSU ... he had a real champion in Coach Rick Rios ... Pee Wee seemed to always have a smile on his face ... so sad to hear the tragic news 🙏 JT”
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Scott McNeish Jul 3
Some good stuff coming tomorrow on the 100th anniversary of Dempsey-Willard in Toledo. Check it out on any of our platforms.
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Kyle Rowland Jul 1
Nate Lashley is a remarkable story. Parents and girlfriend were killed in plane crash after attending golf tournament in 2004. He flipped houses after giving up on his golf career. And now he's a PGA Tour winner, blitzing the field by six shots in Detroit.
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