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Jul 22

Carlos Snow in scarlet Ponys? Carlos Snow in scarlet Ponys

Carlos Snow in scarlet Ponys? Carlos Snow in scarlet Ponys

Jul 18

Who are the best Buckeye football players from out of state?

Who are the best Buckeye football players from out of state?

So, which state (other than Ohio) has produced the most Ohio State football players over the past 30 years? You probably won’t be surprised to find out it’s Florida with 52.

But who is the best of that bunch? After all, more than half have become starters, and one quarter have been drafted into the NFL.

Ryan Shazier talks to reporters in Columbus

Ryan Shazier talks to reporters in Columbus

We narrowed it down to six candidates and gave…

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Jul 17

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Jul 14

A look at the first College Football Playoff trophy

The crystal football of the Bowl Championship Series is gone, replaced with a trophy of hardened steel surround by gold brackets.

A look at the first College Football Playoff trophy

The crystal football of the Bowl Championship Series is gone, replaced with a trophy of hardened steel surround by gold brackets.

Jul 11

The Ohio State response to the return of LeBron James

The Ohio State response to the return of LeBron James

The biggest sports story in Ohio this year — and perhaps in much longer — is the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years in Miami.

Ohio State has long maintained a relationship with the Akron native, even setting up a locker for him in the men’s basketball locker room and wearing LeBron-branded stuff.

There are also plenty of fans of both the Cavs and the Heat on the…

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Jul 07

Ohio sports holiday weekend rewind: LeBron, baseball, etc.

Ohio sports holiday weekend rewind: LeBron, baseball, etc.

So, anything interesting happening in the world of Ohio sports today?

Yeah, I know it was a long holiday weekend and now there are some major rumblings that a huge homecoming could give folks even more to celebrate than America’s birthday, so how about we get all caught up on what happened while you were out watching fireworks and grilling, shall we?

The Heart of It All:

How could this be…

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Jul 02

Ohio State football recruiting continues to spread nationwide, but Ohio not being left behind

Ohio State football recruiting continues to spread nationwide, but Ohio not being left behind

Ohio State picked up a pair of verbal commitments Wednesday morning, first four-star linebacker Justin Hilliard of Cincinnati St. Xavier then four-star defensive end Jashon Cornell of St. Paul (Minn.) Cretin-Derham. While Hilliard’s hop on board highlights one issue of interest in regards to recent recruiting (Ohio State in Cincinnati), Cornell’s commitment has its own significance. 

The 6-3.5,…

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Meyer mines Cincinnati for top linebacker prospect

Meyer mines Cincinnati for top linebacker prospect

Justin Hilliard of Cincinnati St. Xavier is the 11th verbal commitment for Ohio State’s 2015 recruiting class and the second linebacker, joining Nick Connor of Dublin Scioto.

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OSU verbal commitment Justin Hilliard

He is the seventh recruit from southwestern Ohio in Urban Meyer’s three-plus years as head coach of the Buckeyes and the third from Cincinnati, joining Adolphus Washington (Taft) and Sam…

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