Key Losses and the Next Men Up: Ohio State Buckeyes Preview

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The Ohio State Buckeyes, coming off of their inaugural College Football Playoff Championship, are looking to repeat their result from 2014. Whether they are in scarlet, gray, white, or even black, the top-ranked Buckeyes will most likely put on a show every Saturday this fall. We will use the next several weeks to preview the impending

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Quarterback competitions and Braxton Miller’s future: Ohio State Buckeyes Preview

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With fall camp starting Monday, college football season is right around the corner. The Ohio State Buckeyes, coming off of their inaugural College Football Playoff Championship, are looking to repeat their result from 2014. Whether they are in scarlet, gray, white, or even black, the top-ranked Buckeyes will most likely put on a show every Saturday

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The State of Johnny Utah

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Johnny Utah has a good life. Actually, it’s a great life, especially considering it probably should have ended a dozen times by now. Utah, former Ohio State quarterback turned FBI agent, long had a flair for the ultrahazardous and life-threatening. A former adrenaline junkie in a constant search for his fix, Utah’s now (mostly) kicked

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Russell, Bucks bow out to Arizona


A March Madness run never seems long when you don’t make it to the second weekend and the Sweet 16. When the bracket was unveiled, it seemed as if Ohio State would be met with certain doom in the second game (I refuse to call it the “Third Round”) against title contender Arizona should they

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Buckeyes in Rip City: One Alum’s Account of OSU-VCU

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In an era of 72-inch TVs, couches that will rub your feet, and Roombas that bring you the remote control, it’s easy to watch NCAA Tournament games from afar. Despite all of the modern-day amenities in the world, there is still nothing like watching your team in person. On Thursday, I was lucky enough to see my

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Not Done Just Yet: Buckeyes survive overtime thriller with VCU


If the gradual parody of the college basketball landscape and the pair of 14 seed victories earlier in the day hadn’t already informed you, a 10 over a 7 seed isn’t much of an upset. In fact, the Buckeyes were the only double digit seed to be favored in Vegas. But, the Buckeyes did surprise

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Ohio State vs VCU Preview: A Ram and a Buckeye Walk Into a Gym…

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Since 2009, March in Ohio has meant one thing: The Ohio State University Buckeyes are wearing their dancing shoes. For the seventh straight year the men’s basketball team has a shot at the championship. The Buckeyes will face Virginia Commonwealth University in the Round of 64 this Thursday in Portland, Oregon. Before the Madness begins, however,

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Spartans demolish Buckeyes inside in Big Ten quarterfinal


If there is one trait that characterizes Tom Izzo’s Michigan State teams, it’s physical play down low. If there’s one thing that has plagued the Buckeyes since Jared Sullinger left, it’s the lack of a consistent, effective shotblocker or post presence. In the Big Ten quarterfinals on Friday night, Michigan State ran Ohio State up

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Bucks advance as Thad Matta passes Fred Taylor


It was far from a convincing performance against the No. 11 seed in the conference tournament, but the sixth-seeded Buckeyes completed their objective by taking out the Minnesota Golden Gophers at the United Center in the Big Ten tournament to advance to the quarterfinals by a 79-73 margin. As always, the Buckeyes were paced by

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Ohio State’s Path to a Big Ten Tournament Championship

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Following a disappointing end to an up-and-down regular season, the Ohio State Buckeyes now have their full attention on the Big Ten Tournament. Ohio State, who finished the regular season 22-9 (11-7), will be the No. 6 seed in the upcoming conference tournament that began last night and continues through Sunday night. At No. 6,

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Closing Time: Buckeye Seniors Fall to Wisconsin in Columbus Finale

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In the Big Ten this season, there’s Wisconsin and there’s everybody else. The Badgers proved that out on Sunday afternoon in Columbus. On Senior Day, the Ohio State Buckeyes started out frigid, and despite a brief second-half rally, were no match for the complete Wisconsin squad that still has its sights on a No. 1

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Diving into the Buckeye makeup heading down the stretch

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After a heartbreaking loss in East Lansing this weekend, Thad Matta’s Ohio State Buckeyes sit at 19-7 and 8-5 in the conference. With five conference games remaining before the Big Ten tournament, the Bucks are out of discussion for the regular season crown with the Wisconsin Badgers cruising. However, there is plenty to play for,

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Buckeyes get Boiled down without Loving

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It’s no secret that the Ohio State Buckeyes offense is largely built around D’Angelo Russell. It starts and ends with him. However, when the best supporting player as far as a consistent scoring threat misses action, it’s going to have an impact. That’s exactly what happened on Wednesday evening in West Lafayette. The Bucks battled

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2015 National Signing Day Live Coverage

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National Signing Day is the day when high school football players all across the country make their final decision on where they intend to play their college football for next three or four years. Ohio is a hotbed of high school football talent, so many of the big time colleges around the country look at Ohio

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D’Angelo Russell, One and Dones, and Team Building

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On Thursday night, like many nights during this college basketball season, I watched Ohio State freshman guard D’Angelo Russell do practically everything for his team as he led the Buckeyes to a tight victory over Northwestern in Evanston. Russell scored 33 of the team’s 69 points while hitting 6-of-11 three pointers. He added seven rebounds,

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Cardale Jones: The most improbable of stories adds yet another chapter

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The press conference was supposed to be at 2 p.m. Then 3 p.m. Then 4 p.m. The students at Cleveland’s Ginn Academy were encouraged to stick around after that final bell rang—those who could filed into the school’s gymnasium, expecting to hear that one of their own was taking a step afforded to him by his

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Cardale Jones announces decision to stay at the Ohio State University

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“My decision was very simple, I’m going to return next year for school.” With those words on Thursday, Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones put to rest the speculation of him entering the NFL draft this season. “The NFL after three games was really out of the question for me.” Jones said the NFL was a

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Delirious Disbelief

Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State National Championship

One reading of Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game could have had Oregon as the angels to Ohio State’s demons. The contrast between the Ducks’ winged, pure white jerseys and the traditional scarlet numbers sported by the Buckeyes provided easy visual reinforcement if this was your preferred frame of reference. Oregon, the exciting nouveau

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Planning the future of Cardale Jones… WFNY Roundtable

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Dan Shanoff of USA TODAY is convinced that Cardale Jones should declare for the draft. He says, “Things will not – no: cannot – get better for Jones at the college level.” Jones has already said he’s not ready for the NFL, so we don’t need to debate that, per se. Still, there’s a lot

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Ohio Statement

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Bartenders were shooing patrons out of the uptown Dallas bar as a group of people in the corner drunkenly belted out Carmen Ohio with a fraction of the grace with which Cie Grant sings it. In the corner, I sipped the remnants of my beverage in the midst of a game of Big Buck Hunter

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