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Columbus Dispatch Aug 26, 2016

Ohio State football | Offensive linemen seek togetherness

Greg Studrawa’s voice is naturally raspy. These days, the first-year Ohio State offensive line coach sounds as if his vocal cords have been shredded by industrial-grade sandpaper. Could that be from having to continually, um, “exhort” his in-the-spotlight troops?adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 26, 2016

Michael Arace commentary | Hangover from Cup final still ails Crew

The best sports analysts are like the most-eloquent meteorologists. They can look up in the sky, or down at a map, and see myriad conditions conspiring to wrap us in sunshiny warmth or sweep us away in a flash flood. ESPN FC’s Alejandro Moreno, our old friend, is one of the best at reading Major League Soccer.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 26, 2016

Ohio State football | Four more captains make seven for this season

Ohio State will have one more captain – seven – than it does returning starters when it takes the Ohio Stadium field for the season opener Sept. 3 vs. Bowling Green. Coach Urban Meyer, who named senior center Pat Elflein and quarterback J.T. Barrett and linebacker Raekwon McMillan, both juniors, as captains back in the winter to oversee a youthful squad, announced four more on Friday. They are senior linebacker Joe Burger and cornerback Gareon Conley, defensive end Tyquan Lewis and guard Billy Price, all juniors in terms of eligibility.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" :...
Plain Dealer Aug 26, 2016

Gareon Conley, Billy Price, Tyquan Lewis, Joe Burger named additional captains for Ohio State football

The four join J.T. Barrett, Pat Elflein and Raekwon McMillan.
Plain Dealer Aug 26, 2016

The SEC invades Columbus: College football's voice of the south enters heart of Ohio State territory

Paul Finebaum will find his show syndicated in Columbus starting Monday.
Plain Dealer Aug 26, 2016
Kyle Young, 4-star forward, sets official visit with Buckeyes: Ohio State basketball recruiting

Kyle Young, 4-star forward, sets official visit with Buckeyes: Ohio State basketball recruiting

Young is a four-star small forward in the Class of 2017.
Plain Dealer Aug 26, 2016

The top 50 Ohio State football players for 2016: Nos. 10-1

We rank the Buckeyes roster heading into the 2016 season.
Plain Dealer Aug 26, 2016

Top 10 Ohio State players? Last year's list of best Buckeyes was so much better

Looking at the top 10 Buckeyes for 2016 makes you realize what Ohio State lost.
Plain Dealer Aug 26, 2016

Why is Curtis Samuel No. 6? Explaining our top 50 Ohio State football player rankings: Nos. 10-1

This is the portion of the list where there's some experience, players who have done things that we've seen with our own two eyes to help navigate. Still, slotting them was challenging.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 26, 2016

Got a question about Ohio State sports? Ask the experts!

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.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Plain Dealer Aug 26, 2016
Disagree with our Ohio State top 10 players? Make your own top 10 list

Disagree with our Ohio State top 10 players? Make your own top 10 list

Do your own ranking of our top 10 Buckeyes.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 25, 2016

Ohio State football | Coach Larry Johnson doesn't need offensive language to teach, inspire players

Being cussed at by a football coach is one thing, Jalyn Holmes said. In fact, it could be called tradition. Then there is not being cussed at by a coach.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 25, 2016

Ohio State football | Players eager to get on special teams

On many football teams, special-teams duty is exactly that — duty. It takes a special mentality to want to sprint downfield knowing that a violent collision often awaits. That’s why some players view playing in the kicking game to be, at best, a necessary evil. At Ohio State, special-teams coordinator and cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs said, players can’t raise their hands fast enough to volunteer.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 25, 2016

NHL | Avalanche hires Monsters' Jared Bednar as coach

The Colorado Avalanche have hired Jared Bednar as coach, snapping him up from the Blue Jackets' minor-league system after he led the Cleveland Monsters to the American Hockey League championship last season.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Plain Dealer Aug 25, 2016

Nick Bosa, Malik Harrison latest Ohio State freshmen to have black stripes removed: Watch it happen

Watch the video of Urban Meyer announcing that Bosa and Harrison were next to have their black stripes removed inside.

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