Former Ohio State QB Troy Smith arrested on OVI charge

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Former Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith was arrested this weekend on an OVI charge. He also was found to be in possession of marijuana.

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Ohio’s Favorite Turtle

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When Ohio State and Illinois battle on Saturday, they play for a wooden turtle named Illy. What does it mean to someone charged with its care?

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How the Buckeyes have fared when entering the season as No. 1

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Can the top-ranked Buckeyes live up to the hype in 2015?

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Ohio State extends Urban Meyer until 2020

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The Ohio State University has decided to extend the contract of their head football coach Urban Meyer. The deal will pay the coach handsomely until the end of the 2020 season. It’s assumed (by me) that this was a compromise after Meyer refused to extend his contract to infinity (and beyond.) Meyer’s previous contract ran

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Colts trying to keep Rob Chudzinski in Indy

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When the Browns fired Rob Chudzinski after just one year, he found a place to land in Indianapolis. Chud was hired by the Colts in early February after being fired by the Browns right at the end of December. Colts coach Chuck Pagano had glowing things to say about Chud at the time. “Rob and

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Indians history books, retread NBA coaches… While We’re Waiting

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History in Canada: The Indians had an insane offensive explosion last night in Toronto. TD will have WFNY’s recap at 10am. But for now, let’s focus on this mind-blowing fact: The Indians had two players with five hits for the first time in the same 9-inning game since 1928. Amazing. David Murphy had three doubles,

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Jim Tressel one of three finalists for University of Akron presidency


  Jim Tressel, current executive vice president for student success1 at the University of Akron, is one of three finalists for president, the university announced on Tuesday afternoon. The other two finalists are Ronald A. Nykiel, provost of University of Maryland Eastern Shore and former dean of business of Husson University; and Scott L. Scarborough, provost

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Video: 10-year-old girls pen second open letter to Cleveland Browns


The 10-year-olds for Tressel are back with another message for the Cleveland Browns, complete with lists, OMAHA, and sage advice from their elders. For those who missed the first installment, head over to WFNY’s Facebook page.

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Lions hire Jim Caldwell; Jim Tressel to follow?

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The Detroit Lions are set to hire Jim Caldwell as their new head coach and Jim Tressel could be on his way to Michigan as well. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the news about Caldwell shortly after noon on Tuesday. Other confirmations continue to flow in. On Monday night, Sirius XM’s Adam Caplan shared that

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NFL Rumor: Browns to interview Jim Tressel for head coaching job


Well, there you have it. Only a day after three teenagers made a viral video petitioning for the Cleveland Browns to consider Jim Tressel as their new head coach, a report went viral on Friday evening saying that Jim Tressel might actually be a candidate. Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel will interview for #Browns

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Johnathan Hankins will forego his senior season at Ohio State

Ohio State’s defensive line was used to delivering big hits all season long, but it will have to do so in 2013 without one of its biggest pieces. Ohio State announces defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins will forego his senior season to enter the NFL draft. — Eleven Warriors (@11W) December 10, 2012 Hard to fault

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While We’re Waiting… Browns-Steelers renew rivalry


While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Lots of advantages for the Browns in this detailed scouting report, with this being a solid final point: “Given the Steelers’ solid defense, there’s

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Ohio State’s defense clamps down to secure 26-21 victory over Michigan and 12-0 season

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On a day the Ohio State Buckeyes honored the perfect national champions of 2002 and former players carried Jim Tressel on their shoulders in the end zone, the Buckeyes did it again. For the sixth time in school history, AP No. 4 Ohio State (12-0, 8-0 Big Ten) has finished a season undefeated, but the

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Jim Tressel to Join WKYC as Special Contributor

Jim Tressel, beleaguered former OSU football coach and current University of Akron executive, will be coming soon to a TV near you. Here’s the latest from the PD’s Mark Dawidziak: Former Ohio State University head coach Jim Tressel is joining the WKYC Channel 3 team as a special contributor. His weekly report, “A Moment With

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Penn State Receives NCAA Sanctions

Last night was a night of rumor and speculation around what would be handed down to Penn State today from the NCAA. No reason to wonder anymore. Penn State has a 4-year bowl ban, a $60 million fine, and lost scholarships to deal with. To top it all off, all PSU wins since 1998 have

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Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Contract Details Released

Rife with bowl game bonuses and an out clause, The Ohio State University released the contract details of head football coach Urban Meyer. Per The Plain Dealer’s Doug Lesmerises, Meyer asked for and received a clause that would allow him to void his end of the deal — while still receiving $1.5 million per year

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While We’re Waiting… Tressel Anniversary, Irving’s Rookie Year, MLB Draft, Buckeye Champs


While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at One year ago on Memorial Day, everything changed for the Buckeyes. This column looks at the year of chaos in college football beginning with

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The Terrelle Pryor era in Ohio State: Was it all worth it?

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Patrick Maks is back, this time with a take on a former Ohio State player who has recently been in the news due to lengthy profile in Sports Illustrated. Patrick asks, was it all worth it? Before he’d ever taken a snap as a college quarterback, Terrelle Pryor received a standing ovation on a brilliantly

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While We’re Waiting… Cord Phelps’ time, Loving some Kyrie and the Tribe’s window to win


While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Five prospects with the most to prove this year- “Unfortunately for Phelps and Tribe fans, his brief, 35 game major league stint was a

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Report: Jim Tressel to Take Job With the University of Akron

WEWS Sports Director and mid-day radio host Andy Baskin is reporting tonight that Jim Tressel will be accepting an administrative position with the University of Akron. Adam Schefter tweeted on Sunday that Tressel was considering taking an administrative job at a university. Mark Bishop and Kenny Roda also tweet that a 10am press conference will

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