Daryl Ruiter | 92.3 The Fan

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Cleveland Browns beat writer and member of the Pro Football Writers of America | Over the past 17 years, Ruiter has covered major sporting events including the Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers, ALDS, ALCS, NBA Playoffs, NBA Finals, and more.

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.

MIAMI, FL - MARCH 19: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers posts up Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat  during a game  at American Airlines Arena on March 19, 2016 in Miami, Florida.  / (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

LeBron Already Thinking About Facing Dwayne Wade, Heat In Conference Finals

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Hue Jackson Believes Cody Kessler Might Not Be The Popular Pick, But He’s The Right Pick For Browns

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Browns First Round Pick Corey Coleman To Wear Bernie Kosar’s No. 19

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Tyronn Lue Says Kevin Love Is Fine Despite Missing Tuesday’s Practice

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Cavs Come Together In Crunch Time To Hold Off Hawks In Game 1

After watching their 18-point lead with 4 minutes left in the third quarter evaporate, the Cavs came together down the stretch led by LeBron James to put the Hawks away.


(Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Add Undrafted Free Agents

The Browns have yet to announce their list of UFAs so the list is subject to change.


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