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.
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.
The Cleveland Cavaliers enter the offseason at a crossroads. Whether or not Mike Brown will return next season remains to be seen.
Following the team’s regular season finale Wednesday night, Kyrie Irving talked about the potential to be offered a 5-year $80 million max-extension this summer as well as the future of head coach Mike Brown.
The packed house of 20,562 were showered with prizes on Fan Appreciation Night and were treated to a 114-85 blowout of the shorthanded Brooklyn Nets.
The Nets are sitting their starters against Cleveland Wednesday night.
As the fourth season in the post LeBron James era comes to a close, the Cavaliers find themselves at a crossroads. After failing to make the playoffs this season, not much – other than winning the lottery twice – has gone right with the rebuild.
Ray Farmer and Mike Pettine have placed a premium on private workouts over scripted pro days and they’ll get their up close and personal look at Johnny Manziel this weekend.
On Monday following practice, All Star guard Kyrie Irving admitted what everyone already – their effort was lacking in their last 2 losses.
Donning a t-shirt, plaid shorts and flip flops, Alex Mack was back in Berea Monday after the Browns matched Jacksonville’s 5-year, $42 million offer sheet on Friday.
Draft Day didn’t come close to being the No. 1 pick on it’s opening weekend at the box office.