The Browns stunned the NFL this past weekend, making a flurry of trades within 36 hours. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says the Browns were bold in the moves they made before the free-agency period opened.

"These were a bunch of preemptive strikes," he said.

Getting real about free agents

Ohio State guard Kelsey Mitchell, right, dribbles the basketball while being defended by Maryland guard Kaila Charles during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the Big Ten conference tournament on March 4, 2018.
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If even for just a weekend, St. John Arena will once again be the heart of Ohio State basketball.

The aging arena and former home for both Buckeye basketball teams will be the backdrop as the Ohio State women’s team takes on No. 14 seed George Washington University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.

Ohio State forward Keita Bates-Diop, left, drives against Penn State forward Deivis Zemgulis during a game in Columbus on January 25, 2018.
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The Ohio State men’s basketball team is hoping good things truly do come to those who wait.

For the first time in three years, the Buckeyes are headed to the NCAA Tournament, where they’ll take on South Dakota State in the first round on Thursday in Boise, Idaho.

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People of varying ages and professions have all gathered in the Columbus Curling Club on a cold Monday night. They’re here to learn how to play a sport that re-enters the world’s spotlight every four years.

This time, though, the Winter Olympics have already come to a close and the U.S. men’s curling team came away with the gold.

Rebecca Gross

Jennifer Malik is a few months away from earning a doctoral degree in biomedical engineering from The Ohio State University. But that’s not the only way she’s been keeping busy: Malik also became the latest Buckeye to win a national championship.

Columbus Crew

The owner of the Columbus Crew SC and Major League Soccer officials say they “strongly disagree” with the interpretation of a state law being used to try to keep the team from moving to Austin, Texas. 

Cavs star Kevin Love revealed Tuesday that he’s been struggling with mental health issues. Love wrote in an essay published in the Players’ Tribune that he left a game in November after suffering a panic attack.  He detailed how it left him confused and ashamed, and said that he’s started seeing a therapist.