Over the past 16 years, Ruiter has covered major sporting events including the Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers, American League Division Series, American League Championship Series, NBA Playoffs, NBA Finals, NFL Scouting Combine, NCAA Men’s basketball tournament and the NCAA Women’s Final Four.
Ruiter joined WKRK-FM Sports Radio 92.3 The Fan in Aug. 2011 as the station’s Browns beat reporter and web editor. In 2012, Ruiter was accepted as a member of the Professional Football Writers of America.
Ruiter, who grew up in northeast Ohio, spent 12 years with Metro Networks as a sports anchor and reporter. Ruiter also worked for WKNR where he served in a variety of capacities including as the Browns beat reporter, update anchor and a producer.
Ruiter departed WKNR in September of 2010 for the Digital Sports Network, which was partnered with Cleveland.com, where he assumed the role of assistant program director, show host and reporter before joining 92.3 The Fan.
In addition to a stint with MLB.com Radio during the 2006 and 2007 seasons as an AL Central Division correspondent, Ruiter also does free-lance field reporting work for NFL Radio on Sirius/XM.
Ruiter’s hobbies include movie and bobble head collecting, model building and train watching. Daryl lives in and maintains a home in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Cleveland Browns released cornerback Chris Owens and receiver Armonti Edwards Tuesday the team announced.
On Tuesday, Browns president Alec Scheiner joined Jeff Phelps and Les Levine on 92.3 The Fan and admitted that in hindsight, the team should’ve done better with clearing the snow for fans.
Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden isn’t sure if he’ll practice Wednesday let alone play Sunday. Even if Haden can go against the Jets, he admitted on Monday that he’s not playing as well as he’s capable of the last 3 weeks.
Sunday’s 38-31 loss to the Chicago Bears was the team’s 5th straight defeat and the 8th loss in 9 games after they started the season 3-2. It secured a 6th straight 10+ loss campaign and marked the 10th time in 11 seasons and 12th since 1999 the franchise has hit the monumental milestone.
Another 4th quarter meltdown, no Flash, loss of Joe a blow, Baker’s debut and more in Daryl Ruiter’s notes from Sunday’s loss to Chicago.
Cutler shook off some early rustiness and threw three touchdown passes in his first start since Nov. 10, leading the Chicago Bears to a 38-31 win over the Cleveland Browns.
Chicago scored 3 fourth quarter touchdowns and Jay Cutler survived a pair of interceptions to throw for 265 yards and 3 TDs to lead the Chicago Bears to a 38-31 win over the Browns Sunday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon played Sunday, a day after being involved in a minor accident Saturday afternoon.
Cleveland Browns running back Willis McGahee and guard John Greco are inactive for Sunday’s home finale with Chicago.
With the playoffs off the table, the Browns look to play the roll of spoiler and also match their win total of a year ago with a victory.