After the Score

Fridays at 6:30pm and Saturdays at 6am on 89.7 NPR News

After the Score takes an in-depth look at the sports landscape in Columbus and throughout Ohio without the rants. The show airs at 6:30pm Fridays and 6am Saturdays on 89.7 NPR News. It is also published each week in podcast. Listen through the WOSU Public Media Mobile app.

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Nick Foligno
Columbus Blue Jackets

After three years, the Columbus Blue Jackets finally have a captain. On Wednesday, the club named Nick Foligno as its new captain, the first since its previous captain Rick Nash was traded to the New York Rangers following the 2011-12 season.

Cleveland Cavs players Matthew Dellavedova, Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith
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Lebron James struggled and the injuries continued to pile up for the Cleveland Cavaliers, but somehow they banded together to eliminate the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night and advance to the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals.

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The Cavaliers dropped Game 1 to Chicago earlier in the week, but after a convincing victory in Game 2, things seem to be back on track. What changed between Game 1 and Game 2?

The Cleveland Cavaliers move on, but if they want to win a championship, they’ll have to do it without one of their best players.

Cleveland Cavaliers home court prior to a game
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The Cavaliers make a great start to the playoffs, an OSU student makes the track team thanks to a halftime competition, and Columbus Crew SC start a new season. 

The Blue Jackets are watching the playoffs from home, but fans are still optimistic about next season.

This week on After The Score the guys talk about the Cincinnati Reds, an exhibit on Rare Baseball Films and Ohio State spring practice.

Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley talk about Ohio State basketball s season, March Madness, a point-shaving scandal in Toledo and the Cleveland Indians.

The Ohio State Buckeyes are past their first round opponent of VCU, but Arizona waits in the wings. The Buckeye Wrestling team is making a push at a National Championship. And a table-tennis club near the university district is the oldest hidden gem in Columbus

The Ohio State football team hits the practice field while the Buckeye basketball team prepares for the heart of tournament season.