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Ohio State Buckeyes Offense

Sometimes in the wild world of college football, taking a week off is your best option. A week after rudely welcoming Maryland to the Big Ten – a performance that moved them from 20th to 15th in the AP poll – The Ohio State Buckeyes wawere idle and free to watch the chaos unfold. The


Secondary Woes and Cincy

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Stats aside, the Ohio State Buckeyes secondary has been average at best and could get exposed this Saturday against the Cincinnati Bearcats.


WFNY’s 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes Preview: The Offense


  For a preview of the Ohio State defense, click here. The 2013 edition of the Ohio State offense was an undeniable juggernaut. The highlight reel quarterback. The rumbling running back. Kenny freaking G. But now, with the 2014 season just hours away, as Drake once said, “nothing was the same.”


WFNY’s 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes Preview: The Defense

The NFL may leave you hanging for another week, but the Ohio State Buckeyes and their NCAA brethren have you covered. Last season was the Year of the Offense for Ohio State. Braxton Miller, Carlos Hyde and company ran roughshod through the regular season behind a veteran offensive line led by two presumptive NFL opening


Braxton Miller says shoulder surgery was a success


Now that the shock has worn off from Braxton Miller’s season ending even before it began, thoughts go to him and his recovery. Well, today he self-reported via his instagram that the surgery done by Dr. James Andrews was successful. Miller was all smiles. Tell me this though. If it was so very successful, why


Braxton Miller to return to Ohio State in 2015


Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season after reinjuring his shoulder, but the Heisman candidate said he intends to return to Columbus next season to finish out his last year of eligibility as a fifth-year senior. “I love Ohio State and Buckeye nation, and my goal is to come back from this


Braxton Miller reinjures shoulder, could be out for season according to Dispatch


Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch is reporting on Monday night that Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller hurt his throwing shoulder in practice and could be done for the season. Sources tell me @BraxtonMiller5 reinjured right shoulder in practice this p.m., in jeopardy for season. Check — Tim May (@TIM_MAYsports) August 19, 2014 Miller


Check out these Ohio State “Week Zero” Nikes


Nike, ever the branding experts, is embarking on a national initiative that includes eight of the biggest college football programs in the country and releasing a shoe based on Week Zero. Releasing the day before the season begins, each school will have a Nike Lunar TR1 colored up in complimentary university colors complete with school logos.


Ohio State’s LaQuinton Ross to work out for Cavs on Monday


The NBA Draft Combine is going on now in Chicago. While many of the top prospects decided not to attend, the workouts and interviews are still very important for the non-lottery players. That’s where Ohio State forward LaQuinton Ross will likely land on June 26. After a decent but unspectacular season, the junior forward left


Ohio State’s Carlos Hyde “on the radar” for Browns at No. 35


Former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde is “on the radar” for the Cleveland Browns when it comes to their second-round selection. Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Mary Kay Cabot reports that the Browns could use their 35th-overall selection on the Buckeye product, likely making him the first running back selected this coming weekend. Ok #Browns fans,


Terrell Pryor to be cut or traded by Raiders

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Former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Terrell Pryor didn’t have an awful year last year, but he apparently isn’t going to be a part of the future in Oakland. It certainly sounds like if you’re a bettor that you should probably assume he’ll get cut. It seems unlikely that anyone would trade for Pryor when the


Buckeyes add transfer Anthony Lee for next season


The 2014-15 version of the Ohio State Buckeyes is going to look much different than the squads of the last two seasons. First, the starting backcourt of Aaron Craft and Lenzelle Smith Jr. has graduated. Then, junior LaQuinton Ross and sophomore Amedeo Della Valle both chose to pursue professional opportunities and leave Ohio State early


It’s good to be the king… While We’re Waiting

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I don’t really like math. So I don’t really ever sit and just do some for fun. Maybe that’s why this piece on Gene Smith threw me for a loop. The Ohio State Athletic Director will get a bonus of $18,447.94 for junior wrestler Logan Stieber’s national championship from the weekend. Smith gets bonuses for


Can you spot the problem with this Ohio State basketball jersey?

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Hmmm…. something seems off. This gives all new meaning to the term “March Madness.” @darrenrovell Jersey being sold at a Foot Locker on Ohio State's campus — Brett Spivack (@BrettSpivack) March 24, 2014 Honestly, it took me a second to see it. I wonder if it’s just one or if there are racks and


March Madness 2014 – Dayton takes down Syracuse, Justin Masterson and Alex Mack – WFNY Podcast – 2014-03-23

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It has been far too long since I talked to Jacob and now that his Dayton Flyers have taken down Syracuse, we decided to chat. We also talked about Justin Masterson and his contract situation with the Indians as well as Alex Mack and his contract situation with the Browns. Check out this episode!