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Where is the NCAA?

In light of the actions taken by the NCAA in the Penn State scandal, here’s a question for you: Do you think that if a professor of, say, economics, was discovered to be a serial sex abuser of young boys, that the university’s economics department would be shut down? If you answered &ld...
08 Aug 2012
by BukFan

ESPiN reports "Penn State trustees filing appeal"

At least four Penn State Board of Trustees members intend to file an appeal Monday afternoon with the NCAA over sanctions levied against the university after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal because they say the NCAA did not give the school due process in meting out its punishment. ...
06 Aug 2012
by NC_Buckeye

Are teams going to be ready for our hurry up offense?

I've been watching some replays recently (big10 & espnu networks) and one thing that seems to stand out is how long plays take to develop/pace of play (especially in big10/especially us).     Does anyone know how many div 1 and/or elite teams run some form of no huddle?   &...
06 Aug 2012
by azbuck

Johnny Townsend Enjoys Friday Night Lights

Ohio State punter commit, Johnny Townsend of Orlando (FL) Boone made his second trip up from the Sunshine state to Columbus to check out Friday Night Lights. Here are some notes gathered after talking to the rising senior about his latest visit: Went up with his whole family and spent six da...
03 Aug 2012
by Alex

Lots of Mommy Juice (Beer)

As some of you may remember from reading "Letting it out," which was my last blog, that I am an Ohio State fan while my husband cheers for West Virginia.  You may also remember, or not, that I was planning a BIG get together for the first game on September 1st: ...
03 Aug 2012
by rcsvickers

Mark Emmert Tragically Misses Mark

About a decade ago, one of the biggest scandals to rock this country was just beginning to take shape. It involved an arrogant leader of one of the largest government funded institutions in the country. It is a cautionary tale of what can happen when too much authority is concentrated within a singl...
31 Jul 2012
by Deshaun

That's Mon-TAY. Not Mon-TEE.

Apparently Monteé Ball never bothered to tell everyone they were pronouncing his name wrong.  That's understandable. As an 18-year old freshman, you probably think your name means jack and the coach will call you whatever he wants.  Well, Bret BEE-lima is letting everyone know t...
28 Jul 2012
by Riggins

Good to Great

The subject of recruiting continues to be a contentious point surrounding Buckeye Basketball. Ohio States recruiting is good but not great so what makes recruiting great? The answer is people, not just average or enven above average people but great people with one focus. To contend with North Carol...
21 Jul 2012
by nltemple

Penn State Will Pay (Literally)

Somewhere in a parallel universe the winningest college football coach/philantropist/community leader/all around nice guy (along and his assistant, athletic director, vice president, & president) dial 911 before 13 years elapse. Even though he left the world in a modicum of controversy, ...
20 Jul 2012
by ziplock007

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