Daryl Ruiter’s professional career began in 1997 as an intern with WJW Fox-8 television and WTAM 1100-AM in Cleveland.
Over the past 17 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.
A day after being replaced as the preseason game analyst, Bernie Kosar issued a statement through a local PR firm.
Kosar, who has served as the team’s preseason television analyst over the past few seasons, has been replaced with veteran CBS Sports analyst Solomon Wilcots.
The Browns will play 5 games against 2013 playoff teams and 6 of their games will be against teams with top-10 picks in this year’s NFL Draft.
Johnny Manziel is coming to Cleveland. Manziel is scheduled to meet with Browns team officials Wednesday and Thursday in Berea sources tell 92.3 The Fan.
The 2014 schedule for the Cleveland Browns and rest of the NFL will be announced Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. the league announced.
The Browns are in the home stretch of their draft preparation and have a caravan of quarterbacks rolling through Berea this week.
Acting GM David Griffin spoke for nearly 30 minutes Tuesday morning in Independence and didn’t mince words about the state of the team or where the organization is at.
Randy Lerner might be getting out of football altogether as rumors are swirling that he is considering selling Aston Villa less than 2 years after selling the Cleveland Browns.
In an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Peter King last week, Holmgren was asked if he had any regrets in his time as president of the Browns. His answer was head scratching.
They Browns already know what Johnny Manziel can do on the field. Off the field and in the classroom are the 2 unknowns and are the 2 areas they will explore extensively Saturday and again next week when he visits Berea.