8:24 PM EDT, Fri August 01, 2014
Columbus Dispatch 2 hours ago

Ohio State football preseason camp schedule released

Ohio State’s preseason camp will start Monday with a practice for freshmen in the morning and the rest of the team in the afternoon at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. All players are due to report Sunday afternoon.
Plain Dealer 18 hours ago

Suspended Ohio State defensive lineman Tracy Sprinkle avoids felony, pleads no contest to lesser charge

Meyer could be a step closer to doing that after the Lorain, Ohio, native avoided a felony charge Thursday by pleading no contest to lesser charges stemming from a bar brawl in which he was involved in early July.
Plain Dealer 19 hours ago

'I can relate to a guy who stays home': Maryland WR Stefon Diggs, a former Ohio State target, uniquely understands LeBron James

"I wanted to go to the underdog team – I wanted to build something somewhere like a lot of the other guys who stayed home at Maryland, like Vernon Davis and players like that. I wanted to stay home and do it in front of my family and my friends."
Columbus Dispatch 19 hours ago

College football: Coaches rank Ohio State No. 6

Ohio State is ranked sixth in the preseason USA Today coaches poll released last night. The Buckeyes got 1,267 votes, including one first-place vote.
News-Herald Jul 31, 2014
Tracy Sprinkle gets probation for bar fight in South Lorain

Tracy Sprinkle gets probation for bar fight in South Lorain

LORAIN - Local football standout Tracy Sprinkle, who was recently suspended from the Ohio State University football team, must stay out of bars and will speak to middle school students as part of his punishment for a melee at a bar in South Lorain, according to a ruling at Lorain Municipal Court.On July 31, Sprinkle pleaded no contest and was found guilty of an amended charge of attempted failure to comply with the order of a police officer, according to records at Lorain Municipal Court.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2014

Comparing facilities: How does Ohio State's recently renovated locker room compare to Texas A&M's?

Texas A&M unveiled a $16 million renovation to the Bright Football Complex, which included updates to the locker room, custom seating for the Hagner Auditorium, renovated position meeting rooms, an Adidas uniform display area and a custom lounge for the players.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2014

What does two years under Ohio State strength coach Mickey Marotti look like? Buckeyes LB Joshua Perry posts transformation photo

Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry posted a picture of his two-year transformation under Marotti on his public Instagram account Thursday afternoon. The results are striking.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 31, 2014

Ohio State football: Tracy Sprinkle pleads no contest to bar-fight charge

Former Ohio State defensive lineman Tracy Sprinkle pleaded no contest today in Lorain Municipal Court to a reduced charge of failure to comply for his part in a bar fight earlier this month.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2014
Four-star junior CB Jared Mayden includes Ohio State in his initial top 10: Buckeyes recruiting

Four-star junior CB Jared Mayden includes Ohio State in his initial top 10: Buckeyes recruiting

Four-star cornerback Jared Mayden is one of the best cornerbacks in the 2016 recruiting class. He included the Buckeyes in his initial top 10.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2014

The coaches poll, which no longer has any bearing on the postseason, ranks Ohio State Buckeyes at No. 6 in the preseason

Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes are ranked No. 6 in the preseason coaches poll, behind Florida State, Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2014
Do college players, even without compensation, wish EA Sports still made the NCAA football video game? Big Ten survey

Do college players, even without compensation, wish EA Sports still made the NCAA football video game? Big Ten survey

"For me personally, I would rather be in the game. Growing up, it was something I always looked forward to," Purdue DE Ryan Russell said. "I really liked seeing myself and my friends at different schools playing and playing with them."
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2014

The Pitino flow chart: Ohio State Buckeyes basketball coach Thad Matta gives an inside look at his past

"It's like people say Ohio State is a football school," Matta said of winning nine overall Big Ten titles (five regular season, four conference tournament) and I tell kids, 'If that's a football school, then so be it. We're happy with it."Matta spoke to cleveland.com during an in-depth interview in his office last month.
The Crew Jul 31, 2014
Q&A: Midseason report with Crew Chairman and Investor-Operator Anthony Precourt

Q&A: Midseason report with Crew Chairman and Investor-Operator Anthony Precourt

Speaking one year to the day that he took the reins at One Black & Gold Boulevard, Columbus Crew Chairman and Investor-Operator Anthony Precourt caught-up with TheCrew.com to give his perspective on his first year with the organization, in addition to providing insight on the club’s near-term and long-term future. With some major milestones on the horizon, including the Crew’s much-discussed brand evolution, there is reason for optimism and excitement at Crew Stadium as the team enters the home stretch of its 2014 season.  Read More
The Crew Jul 31, 2014
Bedell growing more comfortable within Crew attack

Bedell growing more comfortable within Crew attack

Crew Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter has stressed it ahead of every match: hes searching for consistency and predictable results from every player on the pitch. Read More
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2014
His health and the NBA: Ohio State Buckeyes basketball coach Thad Matta gives an inside look at his future (Series part 2)

His health and the NBA: Ohio State Buckeyes basketball coach Thad Matta gives an inside look at his future (Series part 2)

After a delay in the series (sorry), we follow up part one on the past of Ohio State's 10-year basketball coach with a look at what might lie ahead for Matta with the Buckeyes.

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