Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
NHL owners and players got right back to the bargaining table Wednesday morning just hours after ending a long day of talks that produced the greatest sense for optimism since the lockout began three months ago.
The NHL is calling off all games through Dec. 14, plus the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend scheduled for Jan. 26-27 in Columbus, Ohio. The league made the announcement Friday, the 69th day of the NHL’s lockout of its players. The new cancellations come as little surprise. The two sides had an unproductive negotiating session on [...]
The Columbus Blue Jackets are hiring former goaltender, announcer and St. Louis Blues executive John Davidson as the club’s president of hockey operations.
It’s been a little more than a week since National Hockey League owners locked out players over revenue sharing and salary caps, among other things. The lockout includes Columbus Blue Jackets players – who won’t be paid for missed games. The dispute might mean some economic hard times for others — especially for businesses in the Arena District.
NHL owners locked out the Blue Jackets and all other players on Sunday. No formal talks have been scheduled between the two sides.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded the face of the franchise to the New York Rangers.
A comment made recently by the head of the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority has some elected officials questioning the transparency of the agency that will manage Nationwide Arena. WOSU reports the CFA attempted to clarify the statement at its board meeting Tuesday afternoon.
The Blue Jackets are off to a terrible start. Last night’s win over the Red Wings was the team’s first. The losing comes as the City of Columbus and Franklin County are preparing to buy Nationwide Arena in an effort to save the team. WOSU looks at whether the deal will actually solve the Jackets’ financial problems.
The fate of the financially-stressed Blue Jackets may finally be less shaky. The committee formed to find a way to keep the N-H-L team in Columbus recommended local government get involved. WOSU reports taxpayers could be the new owners of Nationwide Arena.
The Greater Columbus Sports Commission says it will spend up to $75,000 on a digital billboard campaign. The ads are designed to boost home attendance at Blue Jackets, Clippers and Crew home games.