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Columbus Dispatch Dec 19, 2014

Blue Jackets notebook: Nick Foligno performing like a star

Anyone worried that the Blue Jackets might not have a player worthy of appearing in next month’s All-Star Game at Nationwide Arena can rest a little easier after Thursday night.
Columbus Dispatch Dec 19, 2014

Michael Arace: Sergei Bobrovsky deserves all those hugs

Unlike, say, the Chili Chant, the T-shirt cannon, the dancing Fat Guy or any other marketing production at Nationwide Arena, The Hug was grown organically. Such is its beauty. After a Blue Jackets victory, forward Nick Foligno puts the big squeeze on goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky. Neither can pinpoint exactly when or how or why the tradition began, but it has been a feature since, oh, March 2013.
Columbus Dispatch Dec 19, 2014

Change is good for Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett was having a perfectly nice, solid senior season for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Then something happened. Really, it was more than one thing. But in the Buckeyes’ stretch drive toward a spot in the College Football Playoff, Bennett became much more than a nice, solid player. He became a beast.
Columbus Dispatch Dec 19, 2014

College football bowl schedule

From the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Dec. 20 through the GoDaddy Bowl on Jan. 3, here is your complete bowl schedule.
CSN Washington Dec 18, 2014

Post-game analysis: Capitals 5, Blue Jackets 4, OT

By stopping the Blue Jackets' seven-game win streak the Caps extended their own streak to 5-0-2.
Columbus Dispatch Dec 18, 2014

Capitals 4, Blue Jackets 4, OT: Blue Jackets go down swinging

Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime, and the Washington Capitals beat the Blue Jackets 5-4 tonight at Nationwide Arena.
Plain Dealer Dec 18, 2014

Replacing Tom Herman: Everything you need to know about Ed Warinner and Ohio State's plan for the Sugar Bowl, future

"He has a 38-game resume on me right now that he saw live and three years worth of work, so," Warinner said. "Besides that, he'll figure it all out and he'll do what's best for all parties involved."
Akron Beacon Journal Dec 18, 2014

Tim Tebow delivers Buckeyes message about confidence, brotherhood, edge going into Alabama showdown

COLUMBUS: When Tim Tebow visited Columbus for what Ohio State coach Urban Meyer called an ESPN “conversation,” Meyer couldn’t resist putting one of his favorite former players on the spot.So Meyer had the 2007 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback address the Buckeyes’ team meeting Wednesday night. Meyer tweeted a picture of Tebow, who won two national championships with Meyer at the University of Florida.“I love Tim,” Meyer said Thursday. “Of two players that have that same bizarre work ethic and toughness, and it’s (former OSU linebacker) John Simon and Tim. And that’s not...
News-Herald Dec 18, 2014
Ohio State Buckeyes: Tom Herman is a busy coach these days

Ohio State Buckeyes: Tom Herman is a busy coach these days

COLUMBUS - Tom Herman walked through a side door into the atrium at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Dec. 18, waved his hand, smiled, then disappeared through another side door. Welcome to the whirlwind that has become the life of Herman, who is Ohio State's offensive coordinator for only a few more weeks before taking over as the Houston Cougars' coach once the Buckeyes' playoff run is over.
Plain Dealer Dec 18, 2014

Ohio State football: Everything Urban Meyer said during his Thursday news conference previewing Alabama

See everything Urban Meyer had to say after Ohio State's practice on Thursday.
Plain Dealer Dec 18, 2014
Ohio State football: Dontre Wilson '50/50' for Sugar Bowl vs. Alabama - Urban Meyer quick hits

Ohio State football: Dontre Wilson '50/50' for Sugar Bowl vs. Alabama - Urban Meyer quick hits

Urban Meyer said there's a 50 percent chance H-back Dontre Wilson plays against Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinals.
Columbus Dispatch Dec 18, 2014

Ohio State football: Bowl prep very different this year, Meyer says

Bowl games are work for college players and coaches, but there’s always time for a little fun. Don’t confuse Ohio State preparing for the Sugar Bowl this season with, say, it’s prep for the Orange Bowl a year ago, though, Urban Meyer said. Sugar Bowl is the subtitle of the upcoming game with No.1 Alabama on Jan.1 in New Orleans. The marquee is headed by College Football Playoff semifinal.
Alabama's T.J. Yeldon taking it easy on ankle during practice for Ohio State

Alabama's T.J. Yeldon taking it easy on ankle during practice for Ohio State

Tide running back was slowed by sprain late in season
Plain Dealer Dec 18, 2014

11 comparisons between Ohio, Alabama prior to Sugar Bowl: Who's got more culture?

We compare Alabama and Ohio, from movies to music, who we're proud of, what we drink to what we eat and more. It's a pre-game cultural showdown.
Plain Dealer Dec 18, 2014
Get live updates from Ohio State coach Urban Meyer previewing College Football Playoff vs. Alabama

Get live updates from Ohio State coach Urban Meyer previewing College Football Playoff vs. Alabama

Get live updates from Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and chat about the Buckeyes College Football Playoff semifinal against Alabama during Meyer's news conference at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday.

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