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Akron Beacon Journal Feb 4, 2016
Ohio State basketball: Badgers beat Buckeyes 79-68 in Big Ten game

Ohio State basketball: Badgers beat Buckeyes 79-68 in Big Ten game

MADISON, Wis.: Nigel Hayes scored 21 points and Wisconsin hit a season-high 13 3-pointers to beat Ohio State 79-68 on Thursday night to extend its winning streak to five games.Wisconsin (14-9, 6-4 Big Ten) took advantage of open looks on the perimeter but nearly squandered a 12-point lead midway through the second half.The Badgers made things difficult for themselves by going just 10-of-17 from the foul line for the night. Ohio State (14-10, 6-5) drew within 62-59 with 7:04 left on Jae’Sean Tate’s layup.Hayes, though, was clutch in the second half, when he scored 18 points.On defense, he...
Columbus Dispatch Feb 4, 2016

Super Bowl 50 | Urban Meyer, Cam Newton put troubles in rearview

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};The first time Urban Meyer watched Cam Newton, he knew he was a special talent. Meyer just didn’t necessarily think it would be as a quarterback, let alone one who would lead an NFL team to the Super Bowl and be the league’s presumptive most valuable player.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 4, 2016

Bob Hunter commentary | Rumblings: Ohio State stacks up in SEC West, coach says

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};If the present Ohio State football roster were thrust into the Southeastern Conference West — arguably the toughest division in college football — could it hold its own? “There’s no doubt,” Greg Studrawa said.
Plain Dealer Feb 4, 2016
Exclusive: Carolina Panthers' Ted Ginn Jr. talks Cleveland roots, listening to Bone Thugs

Exclusive: Carolina Panthers' Ted Ginn Jr. talks Cleveland roots, listening to Bone Thugs

Prior to Super Bowl 50, Cleveland native and former Ohio State University star will appear on Fuse TV's "The Lineup" to talk about his favorite music.
Akron Beacon Journal Feb 4, 2016
Ohio State’s Urban Meyer not interested in copying recruiting style of Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh

Ohio State’s Urban Meyer not interested in copying recruiting style of Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh

COLUMBUS: In Ann Arbor on Wednesday, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh held “Signing With the Stars,” with Derek Jeter, Tom Brady, Ric Flair and Jim Leyland on hand to celebrate the Wolverines’ top six-rated recruiting class.Also a fundraiser for the ChadTough Foundation dedicated to former UM coach Lloyd Carr’s late grandson, the event drew 3,500 to Hill Auditorium. It also included a panel of Todd McShay, Lou Holtz and Mike Shanahan, who analyzed the players NFL Draft-style.In Columbus on Wednesday, Urban Meyer strode to the podium at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center just after 3 o’clock...
Dan Labbe / Plain Dealer Feb 4, 2016

How close is Michigan to Ohio State following National Signing Day?

Bill Landis answers the question about how much Michigan has closed the gap on Ohio State.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 4, 2016

Soccer | Crew acquires forward Ola Kamara

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC announced today that it has acquired forward Ola Kamara, a 26-year-old Norwegian who totaled 74 goals in several professional seasons in Europe.
Dan Labbe / Plain Dealer Feb 4, 2016
Talking Browns, Super Bowl, Cavaliers and Ohio State recruiting on Sports Insider at noon

Talking Browns, Super Bowl, Cavaliers and Ohio State recruiting on Sports Insider at noon

Watch live as we give you the latest on the Cavs, Buckeyes and Browns.
Plain Dealer Feb 4, 2016

Ohio State is onto 2017: Looking at Urban Meyer's top uncommitted junior recruiting targets

7. The Buckeyes already have 10 prospects committed in their 2017 class that currently ranks No. 1 in the 247Sports composite team rankings, but let the focus shift to the future.
Plain Dealer Feb 4, 2016

Will Urban Meyer really play 18 Ohio State freshmen in 2016? National Signing Day wrap up

Urban Meyer wants to play 18 true freshmen in 2016. Will that actually happen?
Columbus Dispatch Feb 4, 2016

Soccer | Egyptian defender loaned to Crew

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC announced that it has secured a loan deal with Real Betis for Egyptian defender Amro Tarek for the 2016 Major League Soccer season. The deal had been reported on the Spanish team’s website on Monday.
Plain Dealer Feb 4, 2016

Ohio State football 2016 commitments: See every member of the Buckeyes' recruiting class

See every member of Ohio State's 2016 recruiting class.
News-Herald Feb 4, 2016
College football: Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, Ohio State's Urban Meyer battle it out on national signing day

College football: Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, Ohio State's Urban Meyer battle it out on national signing day

The competition between Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh never ends.Meyer signed the class rated best in the Big Ten on Wednesday, just ahead of Michigan's. Harbaugh, however, landed the best player in the country.Meyer's Buckeyes brought in 25 players, including 17 four-star prospects and five-star defensive end Nick Bosa.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 4, 2016

Ohio State football | Meyer wants highly ranked recruiting class on the field quickly

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};Ohio State coach Urban Meyer signed what the consensus of recruiting services said was one of the nation’s top-five classes on Wednesday, and Meyer indicated he plans to start reaping the talent quickly.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 3, 2016

Blue Jackets | Tortorella has regrets about Vancouver

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