Marla Ridenour,

Marla Ridenour

Akron, OH, United States

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  • The Columbus Dispatch
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Akron Beacon Journal

Past articles by Marla:

He spins, he scores: Cleveland Browns rookie Demetric Felton gives a glimpse of his potential

'His role will grow,' Browns coach Kevin Stefanski says after sixth-round pick Demetric Felton of UCLA scores his first NFL touchdown → Read More

'It's contagious': Jarvis Landry's 97-second speech helped launch Browns' culture change

Landry 'sensed a lot of immaturity' as Browns' training camp off days sparked one of the two most emotional team speeches of his NFL career → Read More

Against banning shifts, Cleveland's Francona doesn't want to be told 'how to compete'

Cleveland manager Terry Francona against banning shifts, gives injury updates, dodges COVID after contact with Yankees Aaron Judge at All-Star Game → Read More

Cavs' Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA due to calf injury

Ongoing recovery from a 2020-21 calf injury prompted the five-time All-Star forward to withdraw from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics → Read More

The Phil factor: Will Mickelson's major victory postpone Champions tour debuts?

Phil Mickelson’s victory at the PGA raised questions of how it would play out in the minds of his peers who are about to turn 50. → Read More

'I'm still learning every day': Billy Mayfair copes with 2019 autism diagnosis

After period of denial following diagnosis of high-functioning autism, Billy Mayfair better understands his reactions, stressors. → Read More

'It's in the air': Back at Firestone, Jose Maria Olazabal reflects on course record 61

World Golf Hall of Famer Jose Maria Olazabal is one of four players to have posted 61 at Firestone South. → Read More

At age 61, Fred Couples is still chasing trophies, including first at Firestone

Fred Couples has finished tied for sixth or better in four of his last five events on the PGA Tour Champions. → Read More

Defending Bridgestone champion Jerry Kelly riding high after wobbly driver woes rectified

Jerry Kelly returns to Firestone Country Club this week, no longer cranking the club head of his unstable driver. → Read More

How a Purple Heart recipient with a prosthetic leg has changed John Daly's life

The vehicle he was driving in Iraq hit a 250-pound roadside bomb. Pulido swerved right, saving the lives of those with him. → Read More

Minimally conscious for three months, Ohio teen plays golf to help recover from stroke

After suffering a hemorrhagic stroke 3 1/2 years ago, Vinny Mercurio’s miraculous tale of survival is measured in modest steps. → Read More

Jim Furyk returns to course he loves on 20th anniversary of epic playoff with Tiger Woods

Furyk, 51, returns to Akron for the first time in five years for the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, one of five senior majors. → Read More

Nick Chubb, Denzel Ward hope to remain with Browns as contract extension talks begin

'Cleveland is where I want to be,' Chubb said as he enters the final year of his rookie deal; Ward under contract through 2022 → Read More

A terrace in Mumbai, a blanket and 95-degree heat: How Ivana Shah persevered and won the Dinah Shore Trophy

Ivana Shah stood on a rooftop in Mumbai, India, hitting golf balls off a welcome mat into a blanket stretched across the terrace by a rope. → Read More

2021 NFL Draft: Browns find JOK clone in West Virginia linebacker Tony Fields II

Tony Fields II considered a clone of Browns' second-round pick Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah → Read More

2021 NFL Draft: Browns trade out of No. 113 in deal with Detroit Lions

Browns send picks 113, 257 to Detroit Lions for No. 153, 2022 fourth-rounder → Read More

'A Clark Kent, unicorn, Superman kind of guy:' Browns' top pick Greg Newsome does it all

'He just does things that not very many humans on this planet can do,' Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald says of Browns' first-round pick. → Read More

'With or Without You': Cleveland baseball fans at Progressive Field appreciated after year's absence

Filling in for drummer John Adams, Black Keys' Patrick Carney hopes he's a good luck charm after his 2016 Opening Day appearance → Read More

With LeBron James' baseball venture, barriers 'are being broken down right in front of us'

LeBron becoming a part-owner in Boston Red Sox is 'bringing a light to something and giving people a dream,' Cavs coach J.B. Bickerstaff says → Read More

How Marty Schottenheimer once snubbed Colin Montgomerie's legendary father at Royal Troon

Marty Schottenheimer once circumvented Royal Troon golf secretary James Montgomerie, father of PGA and European tour star Colin Montgomerie. → Read More