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Dave Briggs
Sports columnist for The Toledo Blade. Email: dbriggs@theblade.com.
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Nick Piotrowicz 12h
In 1989, and Toledo Macomber took over the state of Ohio. Two years later, their school was closed for good. I looked back at their championship run, the players and coaches who made it possible, and what it still means in the city.
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Kyle Rowland May 18
A Division I athletic director peels back the curtain on coaching searches and details what Warde Manuel and Michigan are going through.
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Dave Briggs May 18
Just when you think the NCAA has outdone itself, the Keystone Cops do it again.
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Kyle Rowland May 17
Thanks to for another great career day. Always a highlight of the year for and me. Lots of great questions from an awesome group of kids.
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Dave Briggs May 17
If the NCAA has any decency, it will allow James Hudson () to play this season.
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Dave Briggs May 16
Replying to @elmoreart
Thanks, Art. Interesting guy. Hope all is well.
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Kyle Porter May 16
John Daly wheeling up to the green at a major with a cig in one hand, his putter in the other and a McDonald's cup in the cart. The American Dream distilled to a screenshot.
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Dave Briggs May 16
In his former life as a newspaper editor and sports writer, Toledo softball coach Joe Abraham would have had some kind of story in these underdog Rockets. His suggested headline: "Rockets win MAC, despite giving only 100 percent."
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Toledo Sports May 15
🥎 softball coach Joe Abraham is comfortable with the role of underdog as his team prepares for its first NCAA tournament since 1992. 🚀
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Dave Briggs May 14
Not to rain on Beilein's parade -- he earned and deserves this opportunity -- but I would have more faith in the Cookie Monster running Pepperidge Farm than Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert running a competent franchise.
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Adrian Wojnarowski May 13
Michigan’s John Beilein has agreed to a five-year deal to become coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, league sources tell ESPN.
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Kyle Rowland May 12
If Ping is searching for a new company pitchman, look no further than Dale Cohen, an unassuming 62-year-old from Findlay who just so happened to record two holes-in-one in a single round with two remarkable swings of a G15 8-iron.
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Dave Briggs May 11
Before A.W. Tillinghast died in Toledo, he found heaven here first. It was on Dorr Street.
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Dave Briggs May 11
Before A.W. Tillinghast died in Toledo, he found heaven here first. It was on Dorr Street.
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Toledo Sports May 9
Dare we say, it looks like the Walleye's year?
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Mark Monroe May 10
Toledo has not captured a title since 1994, when the city's former ECHL franchise, the Storm, hoisted the Riley Cup. Tulsa’s last championship came in 1993, when the Oilers won the Central Hockey League title. The pursuit continues tonight: via
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Kyle Rowland May 9
Former Ohio State WR coach Zach Smith was arrested today for violating a Civil Protection Order. According to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Smith became confrontational with staff at Scioto Ridge Elementary when they did not allow him to pick up his children.
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Dave Briggs May 7
Wrote today on Mike Leach and his tired bully act.
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Tim Miles May 7
Great day with great friends
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Dave Briggs May 7
Wrote today on Mike Leach and his tired bully act.
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