Some Oregon fans taunted Kirk Herbstreit during National Championship

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Kirk Herbstreit has a tough gig sometimes. He’s lambasted by Ohio State fans when they think he’s not enough of a homer and he’s lambasted by other fanbases who think he is too much of one. Meanwhile, Herbstreit has become one of the most pleasant, professional and polished sports broadcasters in the world and that’s

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Urban Meyer says no to the NFL… for now

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Now that we’ve tired of wondering about which players might go pro, it’s reasonable to wonder about coaches too. Certainly, Urban Meyer would be a desirable candidate for many NFL franchises that are constantly looking for new ways to get a leg up on competition. When asked today about that possibility, Urban Meyer didn’t rule

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Celebrating an unlikely Ohio State Championship, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! So normally I try to write the bulk of WWW on Monday nights so they are mostly ready to go on Tuesday mornings. However, I was a little busy on this Monday night. As a lifelong fan of and an alum of The Ohio State University, I was busy watching one of

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Deep Ball Devin Smith

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Playing wide receiver for The Ohio State University isn’t always going to attract the most attention. Even though great receivers like Cris Carter, David Boston, and Terry Glenn all once called Columbus home, if you go to Ohio State to play wideout you’re going to be overshadowed by someone else. Running back has always been

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Ohio State to Hire Tim Beck as Co-Offensive Coordinator

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According to Joe Schad from ESPN, Ohio State is set to add Tim Beck to their offensive coaching staff after the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night. The former Nebraska offensive coordinator would replace offensive coordinator Tom Herman, who will become Houston’s head coach after Monday night. Beck was not retained by the Cornhuskers

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Cleveland Browns friction, Oregon’s uniforms and more – WFNY Podcast – 2014-01-06

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Dave Sterling (@dimoko) caught up with Scott (@WFNYScott) and they talked about a lot of Cleveland sports topics for about an hour.  Kyle Shanahan interviewing for head coaching gigs Browns personnel people texting the sidelines about playcalling Cleveland Browns draft strategy for coaches vs. front office Dion Waiters bittersweet exit from the Cavaliers Two non-college

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Ohio State-Oregon National Championship Uniforms Revealed

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The Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks will square off for the college football championship next Monday in Dallas, Texas. We now know what uniforms each team will be wearing when they meet at Jerry World to see who, in fact, is the best of the best. Several folks have tweeted out pictures of these Nike

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After the bleak week in Cleveland sports, Ohio State brightens up the state

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It has been a tough week, or couple weeks, for fans of Cleveland sports. The Browns finished off a fading 2014 NFL season with their fifth straight loss, losing the season finale to their AFC North rival Baltimore Ravens. The season left another quarterback conundrum for Browns fans to mull over the offseason and the

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Ohio State makes college football playoffs; Eds wins state championship

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The high school football season has wrapped up after this past weekend’s state championship games in Columbus. All seven of the divisions’ champions were decided from Thursday through Saturday night. Northeast Ohio had two champions crowned. St. Edward won the Division I championship, while Benedictine won the Division IV championship. In other high school football

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Quarterbacks and NBA Realignment, While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday WFNY! I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving holiday. Now we enter that crazy and chaotic period of time between Thanksgiving and Christmas where everyone is trying to wrap up year end business while trying to find the perfect gifts for loved ones and friends. Amidst the chaos, however, it’s always nice to

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Ohio State beats Michigan; Eds rolls over Hudson

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The Ohio high school playoffs have finally reached the pinnacle of the season as two teams in each of the seven Ohio divisions fight for the championship trophy. In Division I, St. Edward is on a roll after cruising past Hudson on Saturday. Benedictine beat Steubenville to advance to the Division IV championship game. This

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Ohio State Doesn’t Need Michigan’s Talent

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Sports rivalries are a special thing. An attempt to justify their existence or pretend that they contribute anything meaningful to society is a completely fruitless exercise. Documentarians and generations past can rationalize the energy that teams and fans invest in disliking each other, often relying on a mostly-fabricated anecdote from the 1920s that likely involves a

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Ohio State wins; Hudson beats Mentor—again

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The high school playoffs in Ohio are getting to the final few games of the season. This past week’s games were filled with close and exciting matchups. Hudson won the big rematch versus Mentor in a blowout victory over the Cardinals. St. Edward continued their roll through the playoffs, while Mayfield upset Bedford. In college

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Ohio State Preparing for Indiana, Not Looking Past Them

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I’m a college student. While I don’t attend Ohio State, my weekends are frequently spent driving from Philadelphia to various campuses to watch the Buckeyes. So it was only natural that I received a text this week from a friend who is a student at OSU asking me if I’d be interested in heading to

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Buckeye Talk, Nick Swisher, and the “Vikings Family”: While We’re Waiting…

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Hey there, WFNY. It’s Wednesday, and I’m not TD. Yes, much like Mike Aviles, I have no regular WWW position, but I’m pitching in wherever needed. So, from when you last heard from me in the WWW space, it was Thursday, and plenty has happened since then. In fact, all five of the teams that

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Mount Union beats John Carroll; Hudson eliminates St. Ignatius

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Playoffs are well underway in Ohio high school football and just around the corner in college football. Ohio State is continuing their run to get into this year’s new college football playoffs. The big matchup in Division III between Mount Union and John Carroll was as good as advertised with the Purple Raiders narrowly beating

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Ohio State makes a statement, and High School Playoff predictions

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Week 11 of college and high school football in Ohio saw a lot of important matchups transpire. In college football, Ohio State made a huge move in playoff contention with their convincing win over Michigan State. The MAC is starting to spread out and the real contenders are emerging. John Carroll and Mount Union remained

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Ohio State cruises; high school playoffs one week away

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Week 10 is in the books and a lot of big games are coming up in the next few weeks in Ohio. In high school football in Ohio, the regular season has ended and the teams are preparing for the playoffs next week. Hudson and St. Edward are entering the playoffs on a roll with

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