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Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2015

Watch Ohio State LB Joshua Perry's speech at Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon (video)

Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry was one of two players to speak at Friday's Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2015

Where will Ohio State play if it's the No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff?

The choices are the Orange Bowl and the Cotton Bowl. But which is more of a home setting for the Buckeyes?
Akron Beacon Journal Jul 31, 2015

Big Ten touts plan for tougher schedules as playoff push

CHICAGO: Big Ten teams plan to play at least one nonconference game against a Power Five opponent and eliminate FCS schools from their schedules starting in 2016.That’s the same year that Big Ten teams go to a nine-game conference slate.Commissioner Jim Delany touted a “1910” scheduling model Friday at Big Ten media days: one Power Five nonconference game, nine conference games, one conference championship game, zero games outside the Bowl Subdivision.Delany said the scheduling guidelines are not a mandate but an agreement and that he believes it will make an impression on the playoff...
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2015

Ohio State's version of Hard Knocks? Buckeyes training camp to be featured in new Big Ten Network series

"Scarlet and Gray Days: Inside Ohio State Training Camp" will chronicle part of Ohio State's August practice.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2015

Urban Meyer's gut feeling? How last year could shape race between J.T. Barrett, Cardale Jones: Ohio State QB Battle

"Anyone can play quarterback when you're better than the team you're playing and you're surrounded by incredible skill," Meyer said. "Creating that tough environment, that tough situation, and how they respond. That's a gut feeling."
Columbus Dispatch Jul 31, 2015

Ohio State football: Big Ten Network to stage preseason series on Buckeyes

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};Big Ten Network president Mark Silverman revealed today that defending national champion Ohio State will be the subject of the short series “Scarlet and Gray Days” in August and September, a look at the Buckeyes as they prepare for the season opener vs. Virginia Tech.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 31, 2015

College football: Jim Harbaugh talks Michigan, Ohio State at Big Ten media days

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};Jim Harbaugh hadn’t uttered a word yet at the podium when a question was fired at the new Michigan football coach about Ohio State. Does he have a particular adjective for OSU the way that his Michigan predecessor Brady Hoke always referred to the Buckeyes as “Ohio”?
Columbus Dispatch Jul 31, 2015

Taxidermist recreates Michigan-Michigan State football rivalry

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-NATIONAL_WORLD","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-NATIONAL_WORLD"};LANSING, Mich. -- A Lansing-based taxidermist used the longtime rivalry between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan as inspiration for his latest creation. Nick Saade, a full-time taxidermist for 18 years, recently made a football display with 22 stuffed chipmunks wearing little Spartan and Wolverine helmets. The chipmunks are mounted to a small-scale football field in passing, throwing, catching and tackling positions.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2015
Ohio State's Joshua Perry speaking for players at Big Ten luncheon: 'I'll be up there like President Obama'

Ohio State's Joshua Perry speaking for players at Big Ten luncheon: 'I'll be up there like President Obama'

The senior linebacker will speak Friday along with Indiana QB Nate Sudfeld.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2015

Joey Bosa, Jalin Marshall, Dontre Wilson and Corey Smith suspended for Ohio State's season-opener vs. Virginia Tech

Defensive end Joey Bosa, H-Backs Dontre Wilson and Jalin Marshall and wide receiver Corey Smith are suspended for violating Ohio State's Department of Athletics Policy.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 31, 2015

Big Ten football media days: Last season’s success breeds confidence

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};The Big Ten brings momentum to this season thanks to Ohio State's national championship and other bowl wins by conference teams.
Akron Beacon Journal Jul 31, 2015

Ohio State trademarks name of football coach Urban Meyer

COLUMBUS: Ohio State University is taking steps to ensure the name of football coach Urban Meyer doesn’t show up on knock-off apparel.The Columbus Dispatch reports the university has secured a trademark designation for that name.Former coaches such as Jim Tressel have had agreements and protections for the use of their name embedded in their contracts, but this is the first time Ohio State has registered a coach’s name as a trademark.Trademarks for “Urban Meyer” and “Urban Meyer Knows” were issued on July 7.The designation provides protection on clothing for men, women and...
Columbus Dispatch Jul 31, 2015

Ohio State gets trademark for name ‘Urban Meyer’

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BUSINESS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BUSINESS"};Knock-off Ohio State University gear won’t be able display the national champion football coach’s name anymore without fear of legal action. The university has secured a trademark designation for the name Urban Meyer from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Plain Dealer Jul 31, 2015
Ohio State Marching Band parody songbook includes lyrics mocking Holocaust, report says

Ohio State Marching Band parody songbook includes lyrics mocking Holocaust, report says

The song on the Holocaust is called "Goodbye Kramer", set to the tune of the Journey hit "Don't Stop Believin'", a 1981 hit by the group Journey.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 30, 2015

Rob Oller commentary: So much 'stuff' can get in the way of title repeat

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};This is why you pencil Ohio State into the college football playoffs instead of writing it in ink. Because 18- to 21-year-olds can be careless. Because banana peels are everywhere. And because, when mixed, those two realities produce slip-ups that create uncertainty out of certainty.

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