Ohio Sports Report Counts Down the Top Ten Ohio Sports Stories of the Year

Fox Sports Net's "OSR" takes a look back at the Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Ohio Sports 2001

CLEVELAND – The "Ohio Sports Report" on Fox Sports Net will countdown the Top Ten Ohio sports stories of 2001on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24 at 10 pm.

Which story will make the cut? The Indians amazing comeback against Seattle; the University of Cincinnati advancing to the Sweet 16; or the first Ohio State win in Michigan since 1987? Tune in to the Top Ten countdown on the "Ohio Sports Report" to find out! Immediately following the "OSR" will be the "National Sports Report" with a countdown of the Top Ten National Sports stories.

Launched in the summer of 2000, the "Ohio Sports Report" represents a bold new format in regional sports programming, delivering 30 minutes of live, regionally focused sports news nightly. The program was created with the local fan as its core, providing in-depth coverage of breaking local sports news and offering a local perspective on major national sports stories.

Hosted by Dan DeCrow and Damon Andrews, with reporters Andy Baskin, Kerry Sayers and Jim Day, the "Ohio Sports Report" offers hometown sports fans the only destination for a comprehensive look at the local sports scene each night.

Fox Sports Net Ohio reaches more than four million households in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia. Fox Sports Net Ohio is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks, a division of Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Fox Sports Net Ohio's programming includes the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Cleveland Cavaliers along with select NASCAR and PGA Tour coverage.

Fox Sports Net reaches more than 78 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partner, equally owned by Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation's largest markets: Chicago, Florida, Ohio, New England, and San Francisco.


Steve Pawlowski