12:55 AM EDT, Sat October 01, 2016
Columbus Dispatch 12 hours ago

Ohio State football | Offensive lineman Demetrius Knox has surgery, out at least two months

Ohio State backup offensive lineman Demetrius Knox underwent surgery to repair a broken bone in his foot this morning, a team spokesman confirmed for The Dispatch.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Akron Beacon Journal 13 hours ago

Ohio State football: Rutgers coach Chris Ash downplays return to Ohio Stadium

COLUMBUS: When then-Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash came to Urban Meyer last year seeking his opinion on the open Rutgers coaching job, Meyer advised him it was a “no-brainer.”Ash had some other head coaching opportunities at the time also, Meyer said, and Rutgers was a good one. He told Ash to look at two criteria: The recruiting base and whether the team has won in the past.“If the recruiting base is below average and they haven’t won before, don’t you take that job, don’t do it because in four years you’ll be looking for [a new] one,” Meyer said this week....
Columbus Dispatch 13 hours ago

Gameday+ | Ohio State football: Noah Brown stays low-key, well-grounded

The performance that dazzled a nation had ended only a couple hours earlier. Noah Brown’s mother, Allison, was basking in the glow. After he missed the entire 2015 season because of a compound leg fracture, Noah had caught four touchdown passes in Ohio State’s 45-24 victory over Oklahoma two weeks ago.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Columbus Dispatch 13 hours ago

College football picks | How we see it: Ohio State 49, Rutgers 9

Each week during Ohio State's football season, members of The Dispatch sports staff predict the outcome of the Buckeyes' game, along with nine other top matchups across the country.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Columbus Dispatch 15 hours ago

Gameday+ | Rutgers spotlight player: WR Jawuan Harris

Chris Ash is learning quickly as a first-year coach at Rutgers the perils that come with running a football team, especially when frontline players go down. Such is the case for the Scarlet Knights as they head into Ohio Stadium on Saturday.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Plain Dealer 17 hours ago

Ohio State football vs. Rutgers game picks: Will Buckeyes keep rolling in Big Ten opener?

Doug, Ari and Bill give their score predictions for Saturday's game between Ohio State and Rutgers.
Plain Dealer 18 hours ago
Ohio State opens Big Ten schedule against Rutgers: Crowquill

Ohio State opens Big Ten schedule against Rutgers: Crowquill

Ohio State opens its Big Ten schedule against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday in Columbus.
Columbus Dispatch Sep 29, 2016

NHL | Dubinsky's goal in OT leaves Blue Jackets smiling

It’s not that the Blue Jackets were getting worried. It’s too early in the preseason to be raising red flags based on exhibition performances, especially for the young players who are still getting adjusted to NHL play. But the Blue Jackets were beaming after a 3-2 overtime win Thursday night over the Nashville Predators at Nationwide Arena.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Columbus Dispatch Sep 29, 2016

Ohio State football | Buckeyes succeed at spreading the ball around

First-year Rutgers coach Chris Ash is only 10 months removed from his role as a defensive assistant at Ohio State, and much has been made about how that familiarity should help the Scarlet Knights against the Buckeyes on Saturday.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Columbus Dispatch Sep 29, 2016

Blue Jackets notebook | Bobrovsky sheds weight to avoid injury

Sergei Bobrovsky said he lost eight kilos in the offseason, which, for the metrically impaired, translates to 17 pounds. The Blue Jackets’ fitness fanatic wasn’t close to overweight. But in an effort to curb his rash of groin injuries, the goaltender chose to reduce the muscle mass he had built over the past few years.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Columbus Dispatch Sep 29, 2016

Bob Hunter commentary | Rumblings: Higuain's days with Crew could be numbered

Crew SC midfielder Federico Higuain is still trying to recover from a lingering muscle tear in his midsection. With four games left and likely no playoffs in the offing, doubts about his future with the team — for this season and next — are growing.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Columbus Dispatch Sep 29, 2016

Gameday+ | National spotlight game: Louisville at Clemson

Last meeting: Clemson won 20-17 last season in Louisville, Kentucky. Clemson leads series 2-0.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Plain Dealer Sep 29, 2016

Why was Thad Matta modeling Ohio State basketball's new uniforms?

Ohio State basketball held its media day on Thursday.
Plain Dealer Sep 29, 2016

Kerry Coombs was right, I was wrong, but he politely declined to light me up: Doug Lesmerises

The Buckeyes have rotated Gareon Conley, Marshon Lattimore and Denzel Ward in a way I never believed they would.
Plain Dealer Sep 29, 2016

Re-ranking the top 50 Ohio State football players for 2016: Nos. 10-1 (Version 2.0)

A look at the best players on Ohio State's roster through three games.