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.

TORONTO, ON - MAY 23: DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Toronto Raptors shoots in the third quarter against Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in game four of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre on May 23, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. / (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Kevin Love Says “I’ll Be Fine” For Game 5 Following Minor Knee Injury

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Receiver Brian Hartline catches a pass during OTAs on May 18, 2016. / (Photo by Dary Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns’ Youth Movement Continues, Team Releases WR Brian Hartline

Hartline, who signed a 2-year, $6 million deal as a free agent in 2015, started 4 of the 12 games he appeared in last season and caught 46 passes for 523 yards and 2 touchdowns.

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CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 17:  The Cleveland Cavaliers bench celebrates during the game against the Toronto Raptors in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs on May 17, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. /: Copyright 2016 NBAE  (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Playoff Run Going Perfectly For Cavs

No team is having more fun and winning during these playoffs than the James Gang.

05/20/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 19: Channing Frye #9 high fives teammate LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs against the Toronto Raptors on May 19, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. / Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cavs Leave Raptors Reeling Following 108-89 Win In Game 2

LeBron James’ 15th career playoff triple double stole the headlines from the Cavs’ 108-89 Game 2 victory, but it was once again the play of his supporting cast that crushed Toronto’s hopes once again.

05/20/2016

Joe Haden of the Cleveland Browns, along with his wife Sarah, are regulars at Cavs games. / Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Joe Haden Sees Cavs Success, Left To Imagine What It Would Be Like If Browns Can Turn It Around

Now entering his seventh NFL season, Haden has come to learn the heartache and heartbreak for Browns and Cleveland sports fans in general.

05/19/2016

Quarterback Robert Griffin III throws during Wednesday's OTA session, the second of 9 this spring. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Very Much A Work In Progress But It’s Just May

Hue Jackson stresses that it’s just May and other notes from Wednesday’s OTA practice in Berea

05/18/2016

Browns cornerback Joe Haden speaks with reporters for the first time since undergoing ankle surgery this offseason on May 18, 2016. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns CB Joe Haden Says He Expects To Be Ready Week 1

Haden, who was able to ditch the walking boot on Tuesday, admitted “there’s still no timeline” for his return but is determined to be ready to go week 1.

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CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 17:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers goes up for a dunk in the third quarter against the Toronto Raptors in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. /  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Well Rested Cavs Remain Perfect, Focused On Bigger Goal

Cleveland picked up where they left off with the Pistons and Hawks and dismantled the Toronto Raptors 115-94 in the opening game of the Eastern Conference Finals.

05/18/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 17:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts after a basket in the second quarter against the Toronto Raptors in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. / (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

LeBron Roars, Kyrie Soars As Cavs Smash Raptors In Game 1

The Cavs rolled to their largest playoff victory in franchise history behind a 27-point performance from Kyrie Irving and 24 more from LeBron James.

05/18/2016

ATLANTA,GA - MAY 8 :  LeBron James #23 and J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers give each other fives against the Atlanta Hawks during the Eastern Conference Semifinals Game Four on May 8, 2016 at The Philips Arena in Atlanta Georgia / Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Championship Or Bust Cavs Keep Title Talk To A Minimum, Focus On Raptors

James has shied away from making any quote-worthy statements when it comes to ending the 52-year championship-less streak of Cleveland this year. The reality is that he hasn’t needed to say anything. The entire team and organization know’s what’s at stake.

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