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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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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Video: Ezekiel Elliott and fellow Buckeyes dance at halftime of OSU game

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Big Ten Champions. National Champions. Now Dancing Champions. After watching nine players of the 2015 National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes football team dance at halftime of the men’s basketball game on Sunday, I say yes! Ezekiel Elliott, Josh Perry, Darron Lee, Devan Bogard, Joe Burger, Jalin Marshall, Jeff Greene, Chase Farris and Aaron Parry went

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Ohio State Men’s Basketball with the 14th best odds to win the title

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With just over a week before Selection Sunday and the regular season coming to an end Sunday afternoon, Bovada has given the Buckeyes the 14th best odds to finish atop the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and bring yet another championship back to Columbus. Tied with such powerhouses like Northern Iowa and Wichita State, Ohio State has

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Ohio natives: Brian Hartline decision soon, Ted Ginn visits, and Trent Cole to be released


As we have noted, the Browns have interest in a pair of former Buckeye wide receivers that are currently available. These receivers continue to meet with teams, but will likely sign somewhere before the free agency officially opens. PFT reports that Brian Hartline is spending today in Chicago and will likely make a choice between

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Buckeyes’ Mike Weber may be envious of Roquan Smith

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Editor’s Note: Hey look, you guys. MGBode has his own byline! Even though many of us are still basking in the afterglow of the Buckeyes’ championship , it is readily apparent that the college football dynamic between schools and players will continue to change. The movement for players getting better compensation started with the O’Bannon

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A sick kid hopped on the sticks and Cardale Jones beat him 98-35

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Cardale Jones is the latest in a line of people to go for blood in video games. It’s a bit of a phenomenon that I first read about on Deadspin. Just google “hopped on the sticks” and check out the hilarious results. Be warned it’s not all that safe for work, you know, depending on

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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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Tyson Gentry’s foundation, Ohio State, and sports media – WFNY Podcast – 2015-01-29

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It’s been a long time since Denny and I got together and talked. It’s been a long time since we chatted. Also, make sure you check out Tyson Gentry’s foundation. First birthday party for Denny’s daughter Filing new kids toys in and filing other stuff out Ohio State wins the whole shebang Denny’s relationship to

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Some Oregon fans taunted Kirk Herbstreit during National Championship


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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"The" Ezekiel Elliott gets Sports Illustrated cover

Forget waiting for the presses: Sports Illustrated has already released the cover of its January 19 issue, featuring The Ohio State University’s The Ezekiel Elliott running wild on the Oregon Ducks.

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Nike's Ohio State Poster Says It All

So perfect.

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


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


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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