BC-OH–Ohio Sports Digest midnight, OH


The state at midnight. All times EST.

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BKN–CLIPPERS-CAVALIERS

CLEVELAND — Back from blowing out Brooklyn, the Cavaliers returned home for the first time since being embarrassed by Golden State and faced the Los Angeles Clippers. By Tom Withers. SENT: 700 words, photos.

BKC–T25-OHIO ST-PURDUE

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — No. 22 Purdue was chasing its third straight win Thursday during a visit from Ohio State. By Michael Marot. SENT: 650 words, photos.

BKW–T25-OHIO STATE-MICHIGAN

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The seventh-ranked Buckeyes were taking on rival Michigan at the Crisler Center. SENT: 600 words, photos.

HKN–FLAMES-BLUE JACKETS

COLUMBUS — The Calgary Flames and Columbus Blue Jackets were meeting for the first time this season. SENT: 600 words, photos.

FBN–BROWNS-BIG THINKERS

BEREA — One’s a former lawyer, the other a baseball analytics guru. The Browns introduce two of their top decision makers, Sashi Brown and Paul DePodesta, that executive owner Jimmy Haslam is counting on to help revitalize his floundering franchise. By Tom Withers. SENT: 750 words, photos.

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