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Under the Fedora - Customer Disservice

This edition of Under the Fedora will be a bit of a departure.  There will be no Ohio State Football talk, no general sports blathering, no hot Browns takes (sorry, CWRU).  This Fedora is a tale of incompetence, rage, and incomprehensibility.  It is long, but hopefully written in a wa...
19 hours ago
by Earle

My take on Chicago Pizza

First, a little background. I was born and raised in the Akron/Canton area (a long time ago). My parents were quite frugal when it came to food, so we rarely ate out or ordered pizza. My extended family lived in Columbus (my father had been transferred to Canton just before I was born) and when we v...
20 Jul 2016
by Thedrw

Mike and Mike interview with Darryl Strawberry

While taking my daughter to her physical therapy appointment this morning, I was listening to Mike and Mike. They were talking with Darryl Strawberry about his time with the Mets and his struggle with addiction that nearly ruined his life. One thing that he discussed at length was the fact that...
14 Jul 2016
by polarbuck

Under the Fedora - Turn of the Tide

Our long regional nightmare is over, Cleveland sports fans.  Led by a favorite prodigal son of NEO, once both rejecter and rejected, now etched into the annals of Cleveland sportslore as the former manchild, now manbeast who would conduct them to a place that only a remaining few fans had ...
29 Jun 2016
by Earle

Scarlet and Gray, or Scarlet and Grey...

I'm not really sure. I posted on facebook about my love for Scarlet and Grey, and I was lambasted by a friend... How do you not know your freaking colors? Sure, Gray and Grey are somewhat synonymous...Grey typically being used by the British...although, with yesterday's vote, they may b...

Was Chico a CTE Sufferer

CTE: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy - Basically a slow rotting of the brain caused by numerous blows to the head If you're a fan of big time football, the CTE acronym is almost as ubiquitous NFL or B1G.  There's been numerous stories, but here's the one fact that should scare you: of 94 de...
18 May 2016
by ziplock007

Under the Fedora - Fear the Reaper

Welcome to the latest non-premium, non-rambling installment of Under the Fedora, where the bloviating is decidedly unpompadoured. Scarlet and Green The NFL Draft this year had a distinctive Scarlet tint. An unprecedented number of Buckeyes went and got themselves paid, but the biggest bene...
04 May 2016
by Earle

March Badness : Monster Madness - Evil 8

We may be over halfway through April, but March Badness is still in full swing.  We're getting down to only the most vicious and hideous monsters.  Who will survive the Evil 8? ICYMI: March Badness 2015 Explanation / list of contenders Empty bracket Round 1 Round 2 ...

Recruit Parents Will be 'Reimbursed'

http://espn.go.com/college-sports/recruiting/story/_/id/15271513/ncaa-passes-rule-allowing-institutions-pay-two-guardians-accompany-recruits-official-visits   Sounds great, I can't say I'm opposed. With the exception of the Sun Belt, all conferences agreed that a school can pay the trave...
20 Apr 2016
by ziplock007

2017 Big Ten Commits

Below you will find every team in the Big Ten and the 2017 players who have committed to play at each university. 2017 B1G Commitments as of 6-21-16 2017 OHIO STATE (13) COMMITS NAME POS POS. RANK RATING ...

Buckeyes In The NFL Draft: NFC West

In 1936 the NFL held its first draft. Two Buckeyes were selected and thus began the 80 year relationship of Ohio State providing talented players to the NFL machine. This series will break down all eight NFL divisions and the teams that drafted the 416 Ohio State pla...

Buckeyes In The NFL Draft: AFC East

In 1936 the NFL held its first draft. Two Buckeyes were selected and thus began the 80 year relationship of Ohio State providing talented players to the NFL machine. This series will break down all eight NFL divisions and the teams that drafted the 416 Ohio State pla...
12 Apr 2016
by Matt Gutridge

Buckeyes In The NFL Draft: AFC West

In 1936 the NFL held its first draft. Two Buckeyes were selected and thus began the 80 year relationship of Ohio State providing talented players to the NFL machine. This series will break down all eight NFL divisions and the teams that drafted the 416 Ohio State pla...

Buckeyes In The NFL Draft: NFC South

In 1936 the NFL held its first draft. Two Buckeyes were selected and thus began the 80 year relationship of Ohio State providing talented players to the NFL machine. This series will break down all eight NFL divisions and the teams that drafted the 416 Ohio State pla...

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