David Jablonski

David Jablonski covers the Dayton Flyers, Ohio State Buckeyes football, the Cincinnati Reds and Wittenberg University sports for the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun, Journal News and WHIO. He graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1995 and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in 1999. He completed internships at the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, the South Bend Tribune and the Scripps Howard News Service and worked at the Vero Beach (Fla.) Press Journal for two years in his first job after college before returning to Ohio in 2001 to work at the News-Sun. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, and grew up in Mount Orab, Ohio.

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Three storylines: Ohio State vs. UNLV
 Backup quarterback Joe Burrow created a minor furor Thursday when he responded to a Wall Street Journal story about the Ohio State Buckeyes football program being the most valuable in the country. “Our team is worth 1.5 BILLION dollars,” Burrow wrote on Twitter, “but it wouldn’t be fair to other students if we get...

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Backup quarterback Joe Burrow created a minor furor Thursday when he responded to a Wall Street Journal story about the Ohio State Buckeyes football program being the most valuable in the country. “Our team is worth 1.5 BILLION dollars,” Burrow wrote on Twitter, “but it wouldn’t be fair to other students if we get...
College Football: Wittenberg Tigers look to stay unbeaten
 Defenses often rejoice in shutouts. It’s not easy to keep a team off the scoreboard, even if you’re a big favorite. Wittenberg Tigers linebacker Jack Kayser has bigger goals, however. Of the 34-0 victory against Oberlin last week at Edwards-Maurer Field, he said, “It was nice, but it didn’t feel like a shutout.&rdquo...

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Defenses often rejoice in shutouts. It’s not easy to keep a team off the scoreboard, even if you’re a big favorite. Wittenberg Tigers linebacker Jack Kayser has bigger goals, however. Of the 34-0 victory against Oberlin last week at Edwards-Maurer Field, he said, “It was nice, but it didn’t feel like a shutout.&rdquo...
Dayton basketball: Five questions facing the Flyers entering 2017-18 season
 From 9,000 miles away, Scoochie Smith found a way to sum up Dayton Flyers basketball heading into the 2017-18 season. He saw a photo of one of the new Flyers, freshman forward Matej Svoboda, wearing his old No. 11 on Thursday. “Big responsibilities come with that number,” Smith wrote on Twitter. The same could be said for freshman...

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From 9,000 miles away, Scoochie Smith found a way to sum up Dayton Flyers basketball heading into the 2017-18 season. He saw a photo of one of the new Flyers, freshman forward Matej Svoboda, wearing his old No. 11 on Thursday. “Big responsibilities come with that number,” Smith wrote on Twitter. The same could be said for freshman...
Preview: Ohio State plays UNLV for first time

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Who: UNLV (1-1) at No. 10 Ohio State (2-1) When: Noon Saturday Where: Ohio Stadium, Columbus TV/Radio: Big Ten Network/1410 »RELATED: Ohio State receivers ready for any shot they get Series history: This is the first meeting. Ohio State is 9-1 against current members of the Mountain West Conference. The Buckeyes last played a Mountain...
Dayton announces seven game times for 2017-18 season
 The University of Dayton announced times for seven Dayton Flyers games in the 2017-18 season on Thursday. The games, all televised by the CBS Sports Network, are: Wednesday, Nov. 29: Auburn at Dayton, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3: St. Bonaventure at Dayton, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17: Dayton at Saint Joseph’s, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan...

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The University of Dayton announced times for seven Dayton Flyers games in the 2017-18 season on Thursday. The games, all televised by the CBS Sports Network, are: Wednesday, Nov. 29: Auburn at Dayton, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3: St. Bonaventure at Dayton, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17: Dayton at Saint Joseph’s, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan...
UD releases new details about basketball Fan Fest event
 The University of Dayton released new details Thursday about the Flyer Fan Fest that is standing in for the Red and Blue Game this year. The annual scrimmage will not take place because of renovations at UD Arena. The Fan Fest tailgating event featuring men’s and women’s basketball players will start at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 14 in Parking...

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The University of Dayton released new details Thursday about the Flyer Fan Fest that is standing in for the Red and Blue Game this year. The annual scrimmage will not take place because of renovations at UD Arena. The Fan Fest tailgating event featuring men’s and women’s basketball players will start at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 14 in Parking...
Grant: Flyers won’t use short-handed roster as an excuse
 The Dayton Flyers received their Atlantic 10 championship rings in late August. It’s the second straight season they found another reason to celebrate a regular-season title months after the end of the season. “First and not the last,” sophomore guard Trey Landers said in a video UD posted to Twitter. “I like that!&rdquo...

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The Dayton Flyers received their Atlantic 10 championship rings in late August. It’s the second straight season they found another reason to celebrate a regular-season title months after the end of the season. “First and not the last,” sophomore guard Trey Landers said in a video UD posted to Twitter. “I like that!&rdquo...
Position switch pays off for Wittenberg’s Kayser
 Wittenberg Tigers coach Joe Fincham asks seniors to speak to freshmen players at group study halls every season. Jack Kayser filled that role Wednesday, talking to his younger teammates about his journey over the last four seasons and advising them about how to deal with all the things they’re experiencing for the first time. &ldquo...

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Wittenberg Tigers coach Joe Fincham asks seniors to speak to freshmen players at group study halls every season. Jack Kayser filled that role Wednesday, talking to his younger teammates about his journey over the last four seasons and advising them about how to deal with all the things they’re experiencing for the first time. &ldquo...
Ohio State receivers ready for any shot they get
 Two hybrid backs have emerged as Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett’s favorite targets, though it’s still too early to tell who will be the team’s go-to guy in the passing game — or if there will be one at all. Parris Campbell and K.J. Hill, who are splitting time at H-back, lead the team with 15 catches...

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Two hybrid backs have emerged as Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett’s favorite targets, though it’s still too early to tell who will be the team’s go-to guy in the passing game — or if there will be one at all. Parris Campbell and K.J. Hill, who are splitting time at H-back, lead the team with 15 catches...