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

Carlos Hyde

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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Report: Ohio State’s John Simon out against Michigan

ESPN Gameday just reported that star senior defensive end John Simon will not play today against Michigan. Various reports had him doubtful leading up to game time with an undisclosed injury and then not on the field while the team was practicing just moments ago. This heartbreaking news not only for Simon, who would have

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If eligible, would Ohio State be on the verge of a BCS Championship appearance?

Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

This year has been a strange one for Ohio State fans. Unlike the thrill of the recent undefeated 2002 or 2006 regular seasons, the 11-0 start to 2012 has had a peculiar aura because of the NCAA-sanctioned bowl ban. As a result of the bowl ban, the Buckeyes are ineligible for the BCS standings, thus,

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While We’re Waiting… The 109th edition of The Game

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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 tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “When Brady Hoke was hired at Michigan a year ago and defeated Ohio State in his first opportunity, there was talk about how the

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Black Friday Fun With Numbers

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For your Black Friday enjoyment, I bring to you a special edition of Rick’s usual numbers post. Some of these might be scarier than normal, so hopefully this is not read with a heaping pile of leftover turkey in your mouth. Cleveland Browns 12.7-24.6 – Average score of the 27 Steelers-Browns games since the 1999

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While We’re Waiting… Thankful for Jeremy Pargo

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Today, as a special version of While We’re Waiting, I wanted to go team-by-team as I share what I’m thankful for here in November 2012. For more WFNY thanks, stay tuned at 10 a.m. Cleveland Cavaliers I’m thankful for a very pleasant Thanksgiving Eve surprise in new Cavs point guard Jeremy Pargo: “Pargo’s 28 points

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Ohio State’s one-game season

On Saturday afternoon I drove to the barbershop to get a haircut where I was greeted by the owner who happens to be a war veteran that has more opinions than there are topics. Just my kind of place. I was sporting an Ohio State hoodie and upon sitting down, he asks me if I

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Ohio State jumps to No. 4 in latest AP Poll

With the chaotic back-to-back losses of the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the nation on Saturday night, the Ohio State football team was set to benefit in the Associate Press poll. Despite being ineligible for postseason play (the Harris Poll, the BCS Standings, etc), the Buckeyes have slowly climbed the ranks in the

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Big Ten owns NCAA men’s basketball coaches’ poll

With Tyler Zeller’s little brother Cody deciding to stay in school for his sophomore season, the Indiana Hoosiers sit proudly atop the 2012-13 NCAA Division I men’s basketball  ESPN/USA Today coaches’ poll. The Hoosiers received 21 out of a possible 31 first-place votes and 761 overall points from a panel of coaches. Zeller is one of four

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“You are completely screwed” – B1G Buckeyes

Let me get this out of the way: Coming into the game, I thought the Buckeyes were going to lose Saturday night. Yes, in the ‘Shoe, in Urban’s first home night game with all of the recruits looking on in front of a packed house. I did. I thought that Ohio State’s banged up line-backing

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While We’re Waiting… A Tale of Two Cities, Matt LaPorta’s Future, Will Barton, Rivalry BBQ

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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 tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Literature and summer baseball. What could be bad? “To that end, I’ve been reading Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities, to be specific. It’s

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While We’re Waiting… Cavs Draft Options, Michigan Rivalry, Indians Stealing Bases

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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 tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Our ol’ Brendan Bowers shares his thoughts on the Cavaliers getting his favorite prospect: “As our show ended, and we made our way over

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While We’re Waiting… Kardiac Kyrie, Signing Day is Here and LaPorta’s Swing

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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 tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Great breakdown of Kyrie’s game- “Many NBA guards never figure out how to convert shots in the lane at a high rate; Irving, who

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Buckeye 12-Pack: The Michigan Game

Each week after re-watching the Ohio State game I bring you my take-aways from the game in a little something I call the Buckeye 12-Pack… This week I will be doing a season-ending 12 pack, rather than just focusing on the Michigan game. No. 1- Let’s start by giving some credit where it is due.

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While We’re Waiting…Browns Place in AFC North, More on Sizemore, Ohio State vs. Michigan Thoughts

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 tips@waitingfornextyear.com. ‘A Sense of Where You Are’ – AFC North edition: “For the Browns’ power trust, maybe the timing couldn’t be better. Since the Browns

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College Hoops Open Thread: OSU vs. Michigan, MAC Title Game

It’s the time of year when college basketball takes over all our lives.  That’s the case today as No. 1 ranked Ohio State takes on rival Michigan.  The Wolverines are playing well and have sewn up a bid to the dance this past week.  It will be a raucous and heated atmosphere in Indy as

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Buckeye Hoops Report: OSU Escapes Upset Scares as Schedule Toughens

Ohio State is 23-0 and off to its best start in the Big Ten in 50 years.  They continue on their course to the NCAA tournament and first weekend protected seed at Quicken Loans Arena.  They enter the toughest portion of their schedule this weekend with a top ranked target on their back. Ohio State

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Ohio State Holds On Against Michigan; Positioned for No. 1 with Duke Loss

While the Cavaliers struggled to avoid being doubled up this week, the second-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes improved to 17-0 last night with a 68-64 win over Michigan at Crisler Arena. The current undefeated record represents the Buckeyes’ best start since the 1990-91 season.  As has been the case in football this century, Ohio State has

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While We’re Waiting… Embarrassed Yet?, Ward a Keeper and Son of Nance

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 tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Jamison, Mo Williams get embarrassed. Well, good. That is the proper reaction if you ask me- “For Jamison, specifically, it’s an interesting situation because

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While We’re Waiting…Who Wants Antawn, Sleeveless in Buffalo, OSU Decade of Dominance

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 tips@waitingfornextyear.com. What could the Cavs get for ‘Tawn?  “Most good teams don’t have $10 million worth of talent they’re willing to give up. And if

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