6:14 PM EST, Fri January 30, 2015
Columbus Dispatch 7 hours ago

Ohio State football: Looking back at Devin Smith

The label "big-play guy" could have been created with Devin Smith in mind. The Ohio State receiver had 33 catches in 15 games this season, but 12 of those receptions (36 percent) went for touchdowns. In addition, the senior averaged 28.2 yards a catch and led the Buckeyes with 931 receiving yards.
The Crew 8 hours ago
Columbus Crew SC's community relations and charitable arm evolve as

Columbus Crew SC's community relations and charitable arm evolve as "Give Forward" and the Columbus Crew SC Foundation

Columbus Crew SC today announced that the clubs community initiatives are being organized under a new platform titled Give Forward. Formerly Dare to Care, the new platform of Give Forward will continue the clubs commitment to serving challenged youth, encouraging healthy and positive lifestyles, honoring the military and keeping Columbus beautiful.   Read More
Akron Beacon Journal 8 hours ago

Ohio State expects $3 million royalties bump after national championship win

COLUMBUS: The Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes’ national championship victory.The Columbus Dispatch reports the university expects a $3 million increase this year in royalties from licensed merchandise sales as fans continue to buy national championship gear and keepsakes.Retailers say the team’s special story has helped boost sales. The Buckeyes, who defied naysayers in their 42-20 victory over the University of Oregon, earned the final playoff spot after losing two starting quarterbacks to injuries.Licensing officials also attribute increased sales to the fact Ohio...
Plain Dealer 10 hours ago

Ohio State basketball earns another big win with 80-56 thumping of No. 16 Maryland: Instant recap

Ohio State picked up its second straight win over a ranked team with an 80-56 win over Maryland on Thursday night.
Plain Dealer 12 hours ago

Ohio State football 2015: Projecting the linebackers, next man up with Raekwon McMillan

With Josh Perry and Darron Lee back on the outside, Raekwon McMillan is ready to take over the full-time middle linebacker duties for Ohio State.
Columbus Dispatch 13 hours ago

College football: Alabama hires former Ohio State assistant coach

Alabama has hired former NFL defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, a former Ohio State assistant, as defensive backs coach and assistant head coach.
The Crew 13 hours ago
Crew SC Acquires Cedrick Mabwati

Crew SC Acquires Cedrick Mabwati

Columbus Crew SC today announced that the club has acquired Cedrick Mabwati (SEHD-rick Ma-BWAH-ti), commonly known as Cedrick. An attacking threat, Cedrick has spent his entire professional career playing in Spain. Via a transfer, Crew SC has acquired Cedrick from Real Betis in Spain, and he will spend the remainder of his loan with Second Division side Osasuna this spring before joining the Black & Gold this summer following the conclusion of Osasuna’s campaign. Per club and MLS policy, additional details of the deal were not disclosed. Read More
Columbus Dispatch 13 hours ago

Championship brings big bucks to Ohio State in merchandise sales

Winning the first national championship in the new playoff system is a gift that Ohio State University officials expect will keep giving — and one that ultimately will benefit students. They expect a $3 million bump in royalties over last year from licensed merchandise sales, based on anticipated revenue of $17 million in royalties this year.
Columbus Dispatch 17 hours ago

Morin’s heart issue touches coach, teammate

SUNRISE, Fla. — Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards and left wing Scott Hartnell know all too well what forward Jeremy Morin experienced during Tuesday’s game against Washington. Morin was taken by ambulance to Grant Medical Center and spent the night under observation while tests were done to discover the reason why his heart rate elevated and wouldn’t slow down when he came off the ice for the second intermission.
Columbus Dispatch 18 hours ago

After fast first period, Jackets run out of steam

SUNRISE, Fla. — The controversial, winning goal was scored by the Florida Panthers late in the third period last night. But, in reality, the Blue Jackets lost the game much earlier.
Plain Dealer 18 hours ago

The bench spark Ohio State needs? Why Marc Loving might have found his niche in Buckeyes' win over Maryland

Ohio State forward Marc Loving was 5-for-3 from 3-point range in Thursday night's win over Maryland.
Plain Dealer 18 hours ago

Ohio State basketball gets commitment from prep school guard JaQuan Lyle: Buckeyes recruiting

Ohio State earned a big commitment from prep school guard JaQuan Lyle on Thursday night.
Akron Beacon Journal 19 hours ago
Ohio State basketball: Loving, Russell carry Buckeyes past No. 16 Maryland, 80-56

Ohio State basketball: Loving, Russell carry Buckeyes past No. 16 Maryland, 80-56

COLUMBUS: Marc Loving scored 19 points and D’Angelo Russell added 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead Ohio State to an 80-56 victory over No. 16 Maryland on Thursday night.Jae’Sean Tate, starting his third game in a row, added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Buckeyes (17-5, 6-3 Big Ten), who have won three in a row — including the last two over ranked opponents at home.Dez Wells had 12 points and Jake Layman 10 for Maryland (18-4, 6-3), which had won four out of five.Melo Trimble, who came in leading Maryland in scoring at 16.3 points per game, had a forgettable night. He missed all...
Plain Dealer Jan 29, 2015
Robert Landers National Signing Day 2015 player profile: Ohio State Buckeyes football recruiting

Robert Landers National Signing Day 2015 player profile: Ohio State Buckeyes football recruiting

The Ohio State football program is expected to land Ohio defensive tackle Robert Landers on Wednesday as part of its class for National Signing Day 2015. Here is an in-depth look at this member of the Buckeyes' recruiting class.
Plain Dealer Jan 29, 2015
Jashon Cornell National Signing Day 2015 player profile: Ohio State Buckeyes football recruiting

Jashon Cornell National Signing Day 2015 player profile: Ohio State Buckeyes football recruiting

The Ohio State football program is expected to land Minnesota defensive end Jashon Cornell on Wednesday as part of its class for National Signing Day 2015. Here is an in-depth look at this member of the Buckeyes' recruiting class.

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