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Ohio State women's basketball | Buckeyes' fast starts have slowed lately">Ohio State women's basketball | Buckeyes' fast starts have slowed lately

January 19th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

What began as Ohio State’s biggest asset in Big Ten play has lately become its biggest hurdle. …read more

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Blue Jackets | Once undersized, Josh Anderson grows into forceful forward">Blue Jackets | Once undersized, Josh Anderson grows into forceful forward

January 19th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Josh Anderson never hesitated. The Blue Jackets wing skated toward Chris Stewart the moment the Minnesota Wild enforcer attempted to splatter All-Star defenseman Seth Jones into the boards on Dec. 31 at the Xcel Energy Center. …read more

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Blue Jackets notebook | Line needs jump-start, Foligno says">Blue Jackets notebook | Line needs jump-start, Foligno says

January 19th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

No forward line was more productive during the Blue Jackets’ 16-game winning streak than the one featuring Brandon Saad, Alexander Wennberg and Nick Foligno. …read more

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Men’s basketball | Ohio State’s buzzer-beating winning layup result of patience">Men’s basketball | Ohio State’s buzzer-beating winning layup result of patience

January 19th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

LINCOLN, Neb. – When Ohio State lined up for its final possession, Nebraska had a pretty good idea what the Buckeyes going to run. “They were lined up in a play where they cross a big, and they kind of circle out their other big, and then they cross their wings and then they send one of those wings out,” Cornhuskers coach Tim Miles said. …read more

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Men's basketball | Ohio State 67, Nebraska 66 as Loving's layup wins it in final second">Men's basketball | Ohio State 67, Nebraska 66 as Loving's layup wins it in final second

January 19th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

LINCOLN, Neb. — Ohio State’s win Sunday against Michigan State did more than snap a four-game losing streak to open Big Ten play. In the words of the Buckeyes, it established a standard by which they have to play in order to find success in conference play. …read more

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Men’s basketball | Ohio State’s Marc Loving grows into leadership role">Men’s basketball | Ohio State’s Marc Loving grows into leadership role

January 18th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

It wasn’t long ago that Ohio State coach Thad Matta praised the direction in which his lone senior was leading the Buckeyes. After a stunning home overtime loss to Florida Atlantic, it was Marc Loving who called a team meeting and delivered the message that performances like that weren’t acceptable. …read more

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Blue Jackets notebook | Sergei Bobrovsky's return steadies the team">Blue Jackets notebook | Sergei Bobrovsky's return steadies the team

January 18th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky is over his weeklong sickness. His return to the lineup Tuesday night certainly helped cure what’s been ailing his teammates. …read more

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Ohio State football | Buckeyes in running for highly rated D-linemen">Ohio State football | Buckeyes in running for highly rated D-linemen

January 18th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

If you have a son who is overly large with a quick first step and a penchant for physical play and tackling, college football recruiters will beat a path to his door. …read more

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Ohio State men's basketball | Nebraska coach knows the jam Buckeyes are in">Ohio State men's basketball | Nebraska coach knows the jam Buckeyes are in

January 18th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

There is one Big Ten coach who knows exactly what Thad Matta is trying to do this season at Ohio State. …read more

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Blue Jackets 4, Hurricanes 1 | Dubinsky ends slump with big game">Blue Jackets 4, Hurricanes 1 | Dubinsky ends slump with big game

January 18th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Brandon Dubinsky broke out of a slump with his first two-goal game since late last season, leading the Blue Jackets to a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night before 14,724 at Nationwide Arena. …read more

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Ohio State football | Spring game set for April 15">Ohio State football | Spring game set for April 15

January 17th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Ohio State announced on Tuesday that its spring game will be April 15. …read more

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Buckeye's AD Gene Smith appointed to College Football Playoff selection committee">Buckeye's AD Gene Smith appointed to College Football Playoff selection committee

January 17th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Ohio State athletics director Gene Smith has been appointed one of three new members of the College Football Playoff selection committee. He will be joined by former Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, who retired after the 2015 season, and Robert Morris University president Chris Howard. Smith’s selection was reported by ESPN.com last week. The formal announcement was made this afternoon. …read more

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College football | Oregon players reportedly hospitalized after intense workouts">College football | Oregon players reportedly hospitalized after intense workouts

January 17th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

EUGENE, Ore. — At least three Oregon football players have reportedly been hospitalized following a series of intense workouts. The Oregonian newspaper late Monday reported that the players remain hospitalized after being taken there late last week. …read more

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Blue Jackets notebook | Injury keeps Nutivaara out of lineup">Blue Jackets notebook | Injury keeps Nutivaara out of lineup

January 17th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Rookie defenseman Markus Nutivaara surprised some by making the Blue Jackets’ opening-night roster and many others by sticking with the parent club despite having no previous experience in North America. …read more

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NHL roundup | Penguins halt Capitals’ winning streak at 9">NHL roundup | Penguins halt Capitals’ winning streak at 9

January 17th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

PITTSBURGH — Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals’ nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals. …read more

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Ohio State football | Tough call on coach: Wilson an offensive mastermind, but Indiana exit casts cloud">Ohio State football | Tough call on coach: Wilson an offensive mastermind, but Indiana exit casts cloud

January 17th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

When coach Urban Meyer promised change for the Ohio State offense after the shutout loss to Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl, Kevin Wilson was an obvious option. Meyer long had lavished praise on Wilson, Indiana’s football coach the past six years. The Hoosiers aren’t typically loaded with blue-chip recruits, but they consistently gave Ohio State and other top programs fits with their offensive scheme. …read more

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Michael Arace commentary | Who are these Jackets? Check back in late February">Michael Arace commentary | Who are these Jackets? Check back in late February

January 17th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

There are a number of memorable interludes in “Barfly,” a 1987 film based on the life of poet Charles Bukowski starring Mickey Rourke and Faye Dunaway. …read more

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Blue Jackets | Tortorella pushes pace in practice">Blue Jackets | Tortorella pushes pace in practice

January 17th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

John Tortorella began practice Monday by tossing pucks to kids seated in the Nationwide Arena stands, only to lob stern words at his Blue Jackets’ players about 20 minutes later. …read more

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Men’s basketball | Did Matta’s tie provide the magic? Coach fulfills daughter’s request, and Buckeyes get first conference win">Men’s basketball | Did Matta’s tie provide the magic? Coach fulfills daughter’s request, and Buckeyes get first conference win

January 16th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Ohio State got plenty of help from its outside shooting and its team defense in earning its first Big Ten win of the season Sunday against Michigan State. One day prior, however, the Buckeyes got an unexpected contribution from someone close to the program. …read more

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NHL | Blue Jackets' post-streak hangover might help in long run">NHL | Blue Jackets' post-streak hangover might help in long run

January 16th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Blue Jackets were uncharacteristically sloppy Saturday in a 4-3 loss to the Florida Panthers. Goaltender Joonas Korpisalo gave up a 2-1 lead by allowing a soft goal early in the second period, and defenseman Markus Nutivaara flubbed the puck in his own end to gift-wrap the Panthers’ go-ahead goal just 2½ minutes later. …read more

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Rob Oller commentary: Matta has avid supporter in Izzo">Rob Oller commentary: Matta has avid supporter in Izzo

January 16th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Tom Izzo smells blood in the water. Scarlet blood. Gray blood. Thad Matta’s blood. So instead of becoming irate with his own team following a 72-67 loss at Ohio State on Sunday, the Michigan State coach turned his anger toward the sharks. …read more

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Ohio State wrestling | Buckeyes rally to beat Illini">Ohio State wrestling | Buckeyes rally to beat Illini

January 16th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Pins by Kollin Moore and Kyle Snyder in the final two matches helped fourth-ranked Ohio State to a 29-18 victory over No. 12 Illinois on Sunday at St. John Arena. …read more

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Women's basketball: Ohio State 61, Purdue 56 as Buckeyes turn deficit into a win">Women's basketball: Ohio State 61, Purdue 56 as Buckeyes turn deficit into a win

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Ohio State entered a Sunday road game at Purdue with the nation’s No. 5 scoring offense. The Boilermakers countered with the Big Ten’s best scoring defense. In front of a loud Mackey Arena crowd, No. 11 Ohio State played Purdue’s slow, half-court, grind-it-out game but clawed all the way from a 14-point deficit to the win column, defeating the Boilermakers 61-56. …read more

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Men's basketball | Ohio State 72, Michigan State 67 as Buckeyes take control">Men's basketball | Ohio State 72, Michigan State 67 as Buckeyes take control

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

For two straight days, Ohio State practiced with a renewed emphasis on competition and physicality. Then on Sunday, in a must-win game against Michigan State, the Buckeyes finally played like it. JaQuan Lyle scored 22 points, Marc Loving added 12 and Ohio State (11-7, 1-4) snapped its worst start to Big Ten play in coach Thad Matta’s 13 years with a 72-67 upset against Michigan State (12-7, 4-2). The Spartans entered the game tied atop the conference standings, while the Buckeyes were tied with Rutgers as the only teams without a victory in league play. …read more

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Michael Arace commentary | Blue Jackets in good shape for second half">Michael Arace commentary | Blue Jackets in good shape for second half

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

The Blue Jackets on Friday night played their 41st game of the season. They reached the midway point with a 3-1 victory over the Lightning, in Tampa, Florida. They did this despite being dogged by famine, war, pestilence and death. It feels like that, doesn’t it? …read more

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