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.
Farmer laughs at the pre-draft speculation, none of which is true according to him, and he doesn’t buy the idea that a quarterback will fix all that ails the Browns.
The Cavaliers needed LeBron James and Kyrie Irving to score all 24 fourth quarter points, had to overcome 2 of their big men in foul trouble and awful outside shooting to come away with a 99-91 victory at Quicken Loans Arena.
The NFL released their schedules and the Cleveland Browns will be facing the usual division foes twice, but will also face the Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals at home.
Joe Haden knows how difficult being a professional athlete can be. It was an adjustment that he had to make early in his career. He also saw what Tim Tebow went through at Florida, so he has an idea of what quarterback Johnny Manziel is going through.
The Browns will play the ninth toughest schedule this season and face six different playoff teams from 2014, including all three of their their AFC North rivals.
The 2-time Pro Bowl corner is still beside himself that Gordon was banned for a year by the NFL for failing a test for alcohol as a result of drinking on the flight.
Mike Pettine Denies That Johnny Manziel Isn’t In Browns Plans But Team Open To Trading Up For Marcus Mariota
Browns head coach Mike Pettine laughed off a report last month from ESPN’s Chris Mortenson that the team had moved on “90 percent” from Manziel and haven’t been factoring him into their offseason discussions.
Often accused of not exercising self-awareness when making untimely announcements, the Browns have nothing to do with the NFL’s decision to release the complete 2015 regular season schedule Tuesday night at 8 p.m., which happens to be right in the middle of game 2 between the Cavaliers and Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena.
The Cleveland Browns signed restricted free agents Craig Robertson and Johnson Bademosi Monday to their tender sheets leaving pro bowl safety Tashaun Gipson and defensive lineman Ishmaa’ily Kitchen remaining to either sign an offer sheet or their tenders.
Thompson almost single-handedly changed the momentum in Sunday’s 113-100 win during the second quarter after Boston jumped out to an early 8-point first half lead.