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WFNY’s 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes Preview: The Offense

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  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.”

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Braxton Miller to return to Ohio State in 2015

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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

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While We’re Waiting: Welcome to the new WWW

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We’ve been going through some changes here at WFNY in recent weeks. The latest change is to the format of While We’re Waiting. First, you might notice that I’m not Rick Grayshock. Rick deserves a ton of credit for suffering through WWW for so many years. Some might think it was an easy post to

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Ohio State replaces Vrabel with Penn State’s Larry Johnson

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After Bill O’Brien left Penn State for the NFL’s Houston Texans, assistant head coach Larry Johnson wanted to be the next head man at Happy Valley. He was passed over for Vanderbilt’s James Franklin. Penn State’s loss in now Ohio State’s gain. Larry Johnson will become the defensive line coach for the Buckeyes, and could

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Rumble, Young Men, Rumble: Ohio State Season in Review

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Today we look back. Forget the star-studded 2014 recruiting class. Forget the possibility of having someone not named Luke Fickell coaching the Ohio State defense next season. Today we have but one purpose, and that is to relive the peaks and valleys, twists and turns of another Buckeyes season in the books.

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Buckeyes, Sportsman of the Year

My Cleveland Sportsman of 2013: Urban Meyer

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Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Given that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2013′s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.

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Injuries, Suspensions threaten fragile Buckeyes defense

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There’s no use in denying it at this point: Ohio State’s defense cost them a shot at the national championship. Through a combination of unfortunate injuries (Christian Bryant), failure to try new players (Vonn Bell), and pure incompetence (Armani Reeves, Pitt Brown, Joshua Perry), the Buckeye defense bungled their way to some embarrassing yardage and

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While We’re Waiting… Top Buckeye moments of 2013, drinking your favorite Cavaliers, and ranking the NFL head coaching vacancies

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Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Leading off 2014, let’s take a look back at

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Ohio State’s Noah Spence did not travel to Orange Bowl

The Buckeyes arrived in South Florida today sans one of their key defensive playmakers: Defensive end Noah Spence did not travel as he sorts out “personal issues.” It appears he will not play in Friday’s Orange Bowl. Multiple reports on Twitter, including those of 10TV’s Beau Bishop, share that Spence was not on the team

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While We’re Waiting… Mike Brown leads Cavs turnaround

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While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Brown deserves credit for the hot stretch:

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Four-star recruit Johnnie Dixon chooses Ohio State

One day after landing a five-star linebacker from the state of Georgia, Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes have added a four-star wide receiver out of West Palm Beach, Florida. Deciding between Alabama, Miami and Ohio State, Johnnie Dixon, a 5-foot-10-inch burner from Dwyer High School, chose to call Ohio State home for at

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Ohio State lands five-star recruit Raekwon McMillian

The much-maligned Ohio State Buckeyes defense landed a huge shot in the arm on Monday afternoon by landing five-star linebacker Raekwon McMillan. McMillan, a 6-foot-2, 242-pound linebacker from Hinesville, Georgia, announced his commitment in a live ceremony at his school on Monday morning, providing Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer with yet another player from SEC country. After

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Indianapolis to Pasadena: How Ohio State gets there

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24. In 24 straight contests, the Buckeyes have come out victorious, subpar schedule or not. It’s something that no one in the current college football landscape can claim. To get to 25, however, they’ll need to beat their first Top 10 opponent in that stretch. The Michigan State Spartans are looking to make their own

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Win and They’re In

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In this piece, I will strive to explain why Ohio State will be playing for the BCS title if they can defeat Michigan State this Saturday. What I’m not going to do is defend Ohio State’s resume against that of Auburn. It is asinine and disingenuous to bury your head, point at a two touchdown

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While We’re Waiting… Thoughts on the state of the Cavs

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While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. What are the Cavs right now? Who

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Michigan Week

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At noon this Saturday, the Buckeyes will march into Michigan Stadium to take on what should be an overmatched Wolverines team. Immediately following that game, the Alabama Crimson Tide, number one team in all the land, will head to Jordan-Hare Stadium to take on arch-rival Auburn with the SEC West crown on the line. Considering

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