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Columbus Dispatch 35 mins ago

Rob Oller commentary: It’s hard to compare eras, but stats can surprise, too

Comparing eras in college football is like judging one winter against another. The basic component — cold — remains the same no matter the year. But factors like below-zero temperatures and snowfall amounts fluctuate both statistically and in our memory banks.
Columbus Dispatch 35 mins ago

Game predictions: Ohio State vs. Illinois

Here are the predictions of our experts for the Ohio State game against Illinois.
Columbus Dispatch 53 mins ago

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Got a question about anything related to sports and the Scarlet & Gray? The Dispatch's team of Ohio State beat writers, columnists and editors are ready to provide answers.
Columbus Dispatch 1 hour ago

Bob Hunter commentary | Rumblings: John Moore's game turns ugly since days with Jackets

Blue Jackets fans might remember defenseman John Moore as a nice young man, a choirboy type whom the Jackets selected in the first round in the 2009 draft. But since the time he was traded to the New York Rangers in April 2013, he seems to have found a mean streak.
Columbus Dispatch 2 hours ago

Soccer: Crew enters playoffs short on postseason experience

With the Crew set to host the New England Revolution on Saturday to open a two-game Eastern Conference semifinal series, Tony Tchani is one of only five players on the roster with MLS postseason experience.
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

Ohio State vs. Illinois: Illini's defense struggling against the run

An inability to stop the run has been a major theme in coach Tim Beckman’s 2-18 record in Big Ten play as Illinois (4-4, 1-3) comes to Columbus for a game on Saturday night against 13th-ranked Ohio State (6-1, 3-0). Opponents have rushed for 73 touchdowns in Beckman’s 32 games as coach.
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

Blue Jackets notebook: Help is on the way from minor-league Springfield

The injury-ravaged Blue Jackets recalled forwards Sean Collins and Brian Gibbons from minor-league Springfield yesterday, opting to reinforce their lineup with experience instead of youth.
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

Ted Ginn Sr. feels he 'failed' Glenville, which could explain break in Ohio State pipeline: Ohio State-Glenville connection

Ted Ginn Sr. wants to re-establish the Ohio State-Glenville connection. That starts with Ginn rebuilding Glenville.
Columbus Dispatch 4 hours ago

Ohio State football: Buckeyes' defense realizes it has shot to be great

It’s Halloween, and if any of Ohio State’s defensive players are spotted on your block dressed as Silver Bullets, keep in mind they are just in costume. That is, for now.
Columbus Dispatch 4 hours ago

Blue Jackets: Michael Chaput living the dream his father deferred

In 2010, center Michael Chaput was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers, the same team that drafted his father, Alain, in 1977. But unlike his father, Chaput won’t ever have to wake up some morning wondering what might have been.
Chris Fedor / Plain Dealer 8 hours ago

Ari Wasserman on whether Ohio State's game against Illinois is a trap and the injury to J.T. Barrett: Podcast

Is the game against Illinois a trap with Michigan State on the horizon? How significant is the injury to J.T. Barrett? Ohio State beat reporter Ari Wasserman answered those questions and more during today's podcast.
Plain Dealer 8 hours ago

This week in Troy Smith: 10 years ago, Ohio State quarterback threw just 8 passes in second start

Six completions was enough to beat Penn State and Joe Paterno on Oct. 30, 2004.

A lot is gone but young Buckeyes basketball team has high hopes

COLUMBUS: Sam Thompson is an easy-going guy. The Ohio State swingman smiles a lot, likes talking and has a lot of friends. But mention that some think this might not be a great Buckeyes team and he clearly grows agitated. “No. I don’t agree at all,” he said, an edge to his voice. “This is one of the best teams I’ve been on since I’ve been here. It has some competition from my freshman year team just because it went to the Final Four. But we have a great team this year.” Attempt to replace 57 percent of the points, 66 percent of the 3-pointers, 60 percent of the assists and...
Chris Fedor / Plain Dealer 11 hours ago
Talk Ohio State football with Ari Wasserman today at 2 p.m.

Talk Ohio State football with Ari Wasserman today at 2 p.m.

Talk Ohio State football with Ari Wasserman during the weekly podcast today at 2 p.m.
Plain Dealer 11 hours ago

22 to 5? Glenville has drastic edge over other Northeast Ohio schools in creating Buckeyes: Ohio State-Glenville connection

A closer look at which Northeast Ohio high school football programs have sent the most players to Ohio State since 2002.

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