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Chris Fedor / Plain Dealer 15 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 15 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 17 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 17 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.
The Crew 18 hours ago
#ForColumbus: Eric Gehrig

#ForColumbus: Eric Gehrig

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Plain Dealer 18 hours ago

From Mississippi State's Dan Mullen to Illinois' Tim Beckman: Examining the coaching tree of Ohio State's Urban Meyer

Urban Meyer's coaching tree includes the coach of the nation's No. 1 team, and the coach of FCS school Weber State. See a complete breakdown of Meyer's coaching tree.
Plain Dealer 18 hours ago

Are Ohio State's Tom Herman, Chris Ash the next branches to bloom on Urban Meyer's coaching tree?

Urban Meyer has built a strong coaching tree over his 13-year career as a head coach. Ohio State assistants Tom Herman, Chris Ash and Ed Warinner could be next.
Plain Dealer 19 hours ago

Outrageous predictions (and outfits) for Ohio State vs. Illinois: 10 or fewer completions, 150 yards for Curtis Samuel

Last week, everything outrageous we predicted couldn't have been wronger in Ohio State's 31-24 double-overtime win at Penn State. So this week we came back even more outrageous, and it starts with our Halloween costumes.
Plain Dealer 19 hours ago
Ohio State football: Live updates and chat during Urban Meyer's radio show previewing Illinois

Ohio State football: Live updates and chat during Urban Meyer's radio show previewing Illinois

Follow along in the comments and join the discussion between noon and 1 p.m.
Columbus Dispatch 19 hours ago

College football picks | BuckeyeXtra consensus says: Ohio State 48, Illinois 12

Kind of like a poker player whose stack of chips and has dwindled to the point where he feels the need to make a move based on his standing at the table rather than the cards he holds, one member of the BuckeyeXtra panel of football pickers (BXPOFP) seems to be saying "All in" this week.
Plain Dealer 19 hours ago
College football playoff contenders could dwindle in head-to-head play; a schedule breakdown

College football playoff contenders could dwindle in head-to-head play; a schedule breakdown

2014 college football playoff race: 13 games remain between the top contenders, including Auburn against Mississippi, and Utah against Arizona State this weekend.
Columbus Dispatch 20 hours ago

Ohio State football | Jack Looks Back: Illini were a welcome sight for Woody's Buckeyes

Ohio State will return home Saturday to face Illinois in the second of three consecutive 8 p.m. kickoffs. The game will be the Buckeyes’ 101st against the Fighting Illini. Tim Beckman, in his third year as head coach at Illinois, was an assistant to Jim Tressel at Ohio State in 2005-06 and at Bowling Green under Urban Meyer in 2001-02.
Plain Dealer Oct 30, 2014

Tyvis Powell, the Buckeyes' interception-grabbing playmaker who nearly left Ohio State: 7 point breakdown

"I noticed, I think we all have, in Tyvis tremendous leaps and strides in this season," Ohio State cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs said. "Knowing that he is coming in, he is going to be a starter. There's a difference when you are fighting to get a job and when you have a job. And he has got a job and so he can take another step, I think, in his development."
The Crew Oct 30, 2014

The Film Room: Jairo Arrieta's opener vs. Union

On the day that Sporting KC travels to Red Bull Arena to face New York in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round, the time has come to take a closer look at one of the goals that helped the Crew avoid playing in that match: Jairo Arrietas opening tally vs. the Union on Sunday. Its another terrific example of Black & Gold organization and transitional play leading to a goal. Read More

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