3:57 PM EDT, Sun August 30, 2015
Plain Dealer 4 hours ago

Ohio State football season preview: Heisman Trophy picks -- Can Ezekiel Elliott or another Buckeye win it?

Ezekiel Elliott has long been considered a favorite to win this year's Heisman Trophy. Here are our picks to win the award.
Plain Dealer 6 hours ago

See full schedules and schedule posters for every Big Ten football team

See the schedules and schedule posters for all 14 Big Ten football teams.
Plain Dealer 8 hours ago

How 'The Grind' could lead to 'The Repeat' at Ohio State: Bill Livingston (photos)

As Urban Meyer prepares his team for the coming season, nothing is easy, particularly defending the Buckeyes' national championship.
Plain Dealer 8 hours ago

Ohio State football over/unders for 2015: 7.5 interceptions for DB Vonn Bell (Our picks, your vote)

We actually had the opportunity to ask Bell himself if he thinks he'll be over 7.5 interceptions this season: "Over," he said, without hesitation.
Plain Dealer 9 hours ago

Ohio State football: Fun is part of the plan for victory, so here comes Spiderman

"I've never seen a coach work harder to create an atmosphere where guys can laugh than here," tight ends coach Tim Hinton said. "There are things that will happen in the team meeting room where tears will roll down your eyes. We're a group of guys who practice together, work hard together, sacrifice together, but part of life is you've got to laugh together."
Columbus Dispatch 10 hours ago

Big Ten football | Run-heavy teams look to replace star tailbacks

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};Lost in the narrative about the Big Ten’s football resurgence is the fact that the conference isn’t chock-full of proven offensive playmakers. The Big Ten returns 28 players who were named to the first or second all-conference team last season. Six of the 11 offensive players are linemen. There are no running backs.
Columbus Dispatch 10 hours ago

College football | Latest results, standings, schedule

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Columbus Dispatch 10 hours ago

Around Major League Soccer | Toronto matches franchise record with 11th victory

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Toronto FC 2, Impact 1: Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore scored and host Toronto FC beat Montreal on Saturday to match its franchise season record with 11 victories.
Columbus Dispatch 17 hours ago

Soccer | Crew wins to move into second place in Eastern Conference

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Justin Meram hails from a tightknit family. It’s partly why, despite being born in the United States, he is heading overseas to play for the national team of his parents’ home country, Iraq. So when his brother Jason got married on Thursday in the Detroit area, Meram was there. And before he departed, he told his brother and new sister-in-law to watch his wrist when Crew SC played New York City FC on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
Columbus Dispatch 19 hours ago

Bob Hunter column: Wow, schools somehow find money for stipends

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};Dispatch columnist Bob Hunter says a little over a year ago, doomsayers from college athletics began warning us all about the Armageddon that would follow cost-of-attendance payments to student-athletes. That has not proven to be the case.
Plain Dealer 19 hours ago

Andrew Pryts, a four-star safety, commits to Penn State over Ohio State, others: Ohio State football recruiting

Four-star safety Andrew Pryts of Hermitage (Pa.) Hickory was one of the top prospects remaining on Ohio State's 2016 recruiting board. The Buckeyes can take him off of it now.
Columbus Dispatch 21 hours ago

Ohio State football: Offense has ability to top last year’s unit

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};Ohio State's offense has enough playmakers and talent to surpass the record-setting numbers that last year's team produced.
Plain Dealer 23 hours ago
Ohio State football: Tyvis Powell, from

Ohio State football: Tyvis Powell, from "kind of a clown" to Buckeyes captain

"Until you really get to know Tvyis, that's the impression you get. Because he is very intelligent, he's very witty and he makes good jokes."
The Crew 23 hours ago
Post-match quotes: Crew SC at New York City FC

Post-match quotes: Crew SC at New York City FC

SPORTING DIRECTOR AND HEAD COACH GREGG BERHALTER On picking up a road win I thought it was a very good game. I thought it was old fashioned, but I think there were parts of the game where they controlled it and then parts where we controlled. I thought towards the end of the second half we just kept going—controlling the game, creating the chances, and looked like the more likely team to win. Read More
The Crew Aug 29, 2015

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