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Akron Beacon Journal May 22, 2016

Former Browns players remember Kent Roosevelt grad Tom DeLeone as tough leader of Kardiac Kids, lovable character off field

Tom DeLeone, a two-time Pro Bowl center who played for the Browns during their Kardiac Kids era, died early Sunday morning surrounded by family and friends at his home in Park City, Utah.“The sky was magnificent. It was a blue moon last night. Tom was kind of laying in the moonshine,” former Browns defensive lineman and close friend Carl Barisich said by phone from Utah. “We were all with him the whole time. At the end, it was very peaceful.”DeLeone was 65. Diagnosed with brain cancer in 2011, he left an impression on those close to him while battling the disease.“He dealt with his...
Plain Dealer May 22, 2016
See Jeffrey Okudah, Baron Browning during their unofficial visit to Ohio State

See Jeffrey Okudah, Baron Browning during their unofficial visit to Ohio State

Urban Meyer has probably had dreams about what five star Texas prospects Jeffrey Okudah and Baron Browning would look like wearing Ohio State's uniform. Saturday he saw it.
Plain Dealer May 20, 2016

Lamont Wade, Ohio State's top 2017 CB target, includes Buckeyes in list of final 10 school

Joining the Buckeyes on the list are Penn State, Pittsburgh, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi State, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Duke and UCLA.
Plain Dealer May 20, 2016
Jeffrey Okudah and Baron Browning, five-star prospects from Texas, visiting Ohio State this weekend

Jeffrey Okudah and Baron Browning, five-star prospects from Texas, visiting Ohio State this weekend

Room in tight in Ohio State's 2017 recruiting class, but the Buckeyes would make room for both unofficial visitors this weekend.
Columbus Dispatch May 19, 2016

Bob Hunter commentary | Rumblings: Urban Meyer relaxes ban on blue for special day

As coach Urban Meyer puts the Ohio State football team through four days of seminars next week on the importance of voting and knowing the vagaries of the system — something he is calling “ Patriot week” — the climax will come Friday.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Plain Dealer May 19, 2016

Kaleb Wesson, 2017 Ohio State commit, accepts invitation to USA Basketball U17 training camp

Wesson is one of 39 players who will vie for a spot on the team competing in 2016 FIBA World Championship.
Plain Dealer May 19, 2016

Donovan Peoples-Jones, the nation's No. 1 WR, on Ohio State: 'They'll continue to be in the mix'

"They jump started my recruitment," Peoples-Jones said of Ohio State. "Like I said, they were the first. It had to be two years ago. Ever since then, they've been in the mix and I think they'll continue to be in the mix."
Plain Dealer May 19, 2016

Rich Rodriguez in the Woody Hayes Center? Arizona, Boston College, TCU to work Ohio State camps

Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez -- who used to be the most hated man in Columbus considering he was once in charge of Michigan's program -- could make appearance in Ohio State's football building.
Plain Dealer May 19, 2016

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Team USA wrestling final qualifiers (slideshow, updated)

World champions Jordan Burroughs, Kyle Snyder, Adeline Gray and Helen Maroulis headline Team USA's 2016 Rio Olympic Games qualifiers.
Plain Dealer May 19, 2016

Ohio State basketball: Buckeyes think offense will be better, but still unclear which coach will run it

Thad Matta hasn't decided the roles for his coaching staff now that Chris Jent has replaced Greg Paulus.
Plain Dealer May 19, 2016

Ohio State's recruiting philosophy, and the quarterback flaw Urban Meyer is willing to live with

J.T. Barrett and Joe Burrow came to Ohio State with arm strength questions, but that's something Ohio State is OK with scouting quarterbacks.
Columbus Dispatch May 18, 2016

NFL | Cowboys sign Ezekiel Elliott to $24.9 million deal

DALLAS — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, the fourth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft from Ohio State, signed a four-year, $24.9 million deal with the Cowboys on Wednesday, including a $16.3 million signing bonus, per sources. The deal is fully guaranteed and comes with a fifth-year option.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};
Plain Dealer May 18, 2016

Ohio State's Gene Smith named 2016 Sports Business Journal Athletics Director of the Year

Ohio State's senior vice president and Wolfe Foundation endowed athletics director, Smith won the award in 2010 and was a finalist in 2008, so he's been consistently recognized as one of the best in college athletics.
Columbus Dispatch May 18, 2016

Ohio State football | Buckeyes to learn about the power of the vote

Urban Meyer and his Ohio State staff are taking their “real life Wednesdays” program up a notch next week for what he has labeled “patriot week.”adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Plain Dealer May 18, 2016
Ohio State football fans, get ready for a new play-by-play voice on TV this fall

Ohio State football fans, get ready for a new play-by-play voice on TV this fall

Joe Tessitore takes over as the No. 2 play-by-play man on the ABC/ESPN college football package and could do several OSU games.