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Michigan is out (unless the world implodes)

Seventy-two hours ago, Michigan was the media darling. They were world beaters. Harbaugh had created a resurgence. Michigan was unstoppable and had been all but crowned B1G champs (before yesterday's game they were favored against Sparty and some pundits had them beating us. Some even had them ...
18 Oct 2015
by huber57

What is your football team worth?

In the Jan. 12 edition of the Wall Street Jounal, Jared Diamond looks to answer the question of the most valuable college football franchise. He interviews Ryan Brewer, an assistant professor of finance at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus. As you may have guessed, our beloved Buck...
13 Jan 2015
by huber57

What are the rules around 20 hours of practice, anyway?

Since Bruce Feldman reported that Ohio State is not bound my the 20-hours of practice rules, there have been questions here at about what that means. The rules are spelled out in NCAA Bylaw 17.1.5 (Daily and Weekly Hour Limitations). During the playing season (when not a vac...
07 Jan 2015
by huber57

May the Force be with us

At a few minutes before 3pm on Nov. 29, the Buckeye Nation felt a disturbance in the Force as Heisman candidate J.T. Barrett was folded backwards after a missed read. Laying flat on his back, arms at 90 degrees from his body, 108,610 held their breath as trainers rushed to his side. It is now up ...
29 Nov 2014
by huber57