Michigan State coach Tom Izzo frustrated by fouls in loss to Ohio State, calls Spartans "little wimpier than we used to be"
Izzo also briefly exchanged some words with a woman who was taunting the Spartans on their way off the floor. "She was a jerk," Izzo said.
Ten minutes before Ohio State's season finale vs. No. 22 Michigan State, the program honored Aaron Craft and Lenzelle Smith Jr. during pregame Senior Day ceremony. Inside is the complete video from the ceremony.
Can Christian Bryant be the next Kurt Coleman? Former Ohio State safety waiting until he's 100 percent for NFL workouts
"It's not really about the physical attributes," said Bryant, who is getting closer to 100 percent six months after breaking his ankle. "I feel it's about how you prepare for a game and how you attack the whole situation. You've got to be fearless out there."
Jim Tressel’s name is on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. Some of his critics around the nation might find that troubling, given that he left Ohio State as coach after covering up NCAA violations. Around here, many people would not only support his election but also the construction of his own wing.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It took the Blue Jackets one period to get going last night, and 54 minutes to finally break through against Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne. But it’s hard to imagine a more satisfying, sweeter-tasting victory for the Blue Jackets than the 1-0 win they earned over the Predators last night at Bridgestone Arena.
Editor: All my enthusiasm about the Columbus Crew’s new owner, coach and an exciting new season has been flushed down the toilet. One day before the season opener, we were informed that only Time Warner subscribers will be able to view Crew games on TV.
The standard has been set, and the bar is high. The past two years, Ohio State’s offensive line has been the foundation of the team’s success. Jack Mewhort, Corey Linsley, Andrew Norwell and Marcus Hall are now gone, off to pursue their NFL dreams.
WASHINGTON — Daylight-saving time could not have come on a better night for the Crew. After putting together an undefeated preseason capped with a Disney Pro Soccer Classic title one week earlier, the Crew scored two first-half goals and went on to defeat D.C. United 3-0 yesterday in the first regular-season game under coach Gregg Berhalter.
"This is our 18th Big Ten game, and 16 of them have been tooth and nail and down to the last couple minutes," Ohio State coach Thad Matta said. "It's a great opportunity for us to come out and try to close out the final game of the season"
The Buckeyes could be the No. 4 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and get a bye, or could still be the No. 5 seed or No. 6 seed and play either Purdue or Northwestern in the first round.
"I think I'll have a lot of time to look back once I am done playing, but right now I am still focused," Smith said. "One game at a time. I just want to get as many wins as I can."
What is the time and TV channel for Sunday's Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Michigan State Spartans basketball game?
Aaron Craft and Lenzelle Smith Jr. will be honored during Senior Day festivities prior to Ohio State’s final home game against Michigan State in Value City Arena on Sunday afternoon. The game begins at 4:30 p.m. and will be nationally televised by CBS.
It is much harder to get into the NIT in basketball than to get a minor bowl bid in football, and the "consolation bracket" tournament deserves more (or at least some) respect.
'Why did you waste your money?' What Aaron Craft would want his statue outside of Ohio State's basketball arena to say
Ohio State coach Thad Matta famously said he would build a statue of David Lighty outside the Schottenstein Center. Where would he put Crafts? "Right next to David's."