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Ohio State football | 'I see a lot of positives,' Urban Meyer says">Ohio State football | 'I see a lot of positives,' Urban Meyer says

October 31st, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Like any other coach, Urban Meyer would love win to every game by 50 or more, but with his No.6 but still youngish Ohio State team coming off a third straight struggle — winning two out of three — he said Monday he is buoyed by the effort. …read more

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Ohio State proposes higher football, basketball ticket prices">Ohio State proposes higher football, basketball ticket prices

October 31st, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Ohio State football and basketball fans will pay more for some tickets next fall and the following winter, if the university’s Board of Trustees approves a proposed pricing update on Friday. The top tickets would be $190 for the football games against Michigan State and Oklahoma and, for basketball, $57 for a club-level seat against a “premier” opponent. But for basketball games, two newly designated tiers of seating in the Schottenstein Center will offer cheaper seats. …read more

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Ohio State football | Jerome Baker, Raekwon McMillan still in running for Butkus Award">Ohio State football | Jerome Baker, Raekwon McMillan still in running for Butkus Award

October 31st, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Ohio State linebackers Jerome Baker and Raekwon McMillan both made the cut-down to 12 semifinalists nationally for the Butkus Award, it was revealed Monday morning. …read more

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Blue Jackets | Josh Anderson adds consistency to physical play">Blue Jackets | Josh Anderson adds consistency to physical play

October 31st, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella didn’t mention Josh Anderson by name when he addressed the team before Friday’s game in Anaheim. He didn’t have to. …read more

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NFL | How former Buckeyes fared">NFL | How former Buckeyes fared

October 31st, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Vonn Bell, S, New Orleans: Made two solo tackles in a 25-20 win over Seattle. …read more

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Ohio State football | Passing game sparks victory over Northwestern">Ohio State football | Passing game sparks victory over Northwestern

October 31st, 2016 by Our Webmaster

25 words or fewer: If the win at Oklahoma was the Buckeyes’ arrival, the win over Northwestern was their revival. Shucks, who knows what beating the Huskers could mean. …read more

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NHL | Blue Jackets notebook: Sergei Bobrovsky, defense in better place this season">NHL | Blue Jackets notebook: Sergei Bobrovsky, defense in better place this season

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky slapped away the compliment like a wrist shot from center ice. …read more

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NHL | Blue Jackets: Scoring chances pay off against Ducks">NHL | Blue Jackets: Scoring chances pay off against Ducks

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

ANAHEIM, Calif. — As the Blue Jackets moved along their longest trip of the season, there was growing satisfaction in the way they defended some of the toughest clubs in the Western Conference. But there was growing frustration, too, because the Blue Jackets weren’t scoring enough goals to get rewarded for their defensive work. …read more

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NHL roundup | Henrique scores 100th as Devils beat Lightning">NHL roundup | Henrique scores 100th as Devils beat Lightning

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Adam Henrique and Damon Severson set each other up for first-period goals and New Jersey ended a five-game losing streak against Tampa Bay. …read more

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Ohio State football | John Hicks, Hall of Fame lineman, dies at 65">Ohio State football | John Hicks, Hall of Fame lineman, dies at 65

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

John Hicks wasn’t just among the greats ever to play football at Ohio State, he was “a giant,” two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin said. “In all that he did, he was a giant on and off the field.” Hicks passed away overnight due to complications from diabetes, his family acknowledged. He was 65. …read more

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Theodore Decker commentary: Did Buckeyes’ loss to Penn State hasten retired mailman’s death?">Theodore Decker commentary: Did Buckeyes’ loss to Penn State hasten retired mailman’s death?

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Michael J. Messmer spent the night of Oct. 22 the way so many other Ohio State fans did — fuming in front of the television as the Buckeyes collapsed in a road game against Penn State. But when he passed away early on Oct. 23, “This was a sudden death by any true measure,” son Chris Messmer said. …read more

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Big Ten football | Wisconsin goes OT to give Nebraska first loss">Big Ten football | Wisconsin goes OT to give Nebraska first loss

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

MADISON, Wis. — Dare Ogunbowale scored on an 11-yard run in overtime, and No. 11 Wisconsin held on to beat No. 7 Nebraska 23-17 on Saturday night to hand the Cornhuskers their first loss of the season. …read more

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Ohio State vs. Northwestern | The Bottom Line">Ohio State vs. Northwestern | The Bottom Line

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

At this point, it might be wise to assume that leisurely strolls are over for this Ohio State team. Every time the Buckeyes leave the house, the trip is going to be uphill both ways and through a gantlet of angry dogs unlike anything a postman sees in a lifetime. They avoided getting bit again, barely. Leaves are awarded on a zero-to-five basis. …read more

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Ohio State vs. Northwestern | Three points">Ohio State vs. Northwestern | Three points

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Star of the game: Curtis Samuel, who scored the winning touchdown on a 3-yard run in the fourth quarter that boosted the Buckeyes to a 24-17 lead. He caught seven passes for 68 yards and ran seven times for 31 yards to accentuate the balance of the hybrid back spot. …read more

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Rob Oller commentary | Ohio State's 'win' will only lead to more questions">Rob Oller commentary | Ohio State's 'win' will only lead to more questions

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Welcome to “This-Might-Not-Be-The-Real” Urban Meyer call-in show. Today, Ohio State fans, we will be discussing what worked during Saturday’s 24-20 win against Northwestern. Actually, more like what did not work. …read more

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Northwestern sideline | QB Clayton Thorson, receiver Austin Carr a dynamic tandem">Northwestern sideline | QB Clayton Thorson, receiver Austin Carr a dynamic tandem

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Things can get spooky at this time of year, and the ghosts of the previous week’s loss to Penn State still seemed to be playing on the minds of Ohio State players Saturday during a 24-20 win over Northwestern. …read more

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Ohio State sideline | Offense, defense produce under pressure">Ohio State sideline | Offense, defense produce under pressure

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

This time, there was no folding in the fourth quarter. Ohio State’s offense, led by J.T. Barrett and Curtis Samuel, made the drive to regain the lead Saturday against Northwestern in a 24-20 victory. The defense, led by safety Malik Hooker, linebacker Jerome Baker, defensive tackle Dre’Mont Jones and others, forced a field goal on Northwestern’s answering drive with 3:31 left. …read more

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Ohio State football | With game on the line, defense makes big stop">Ohio State football | With game on the line, defense makes big stop

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

It was third-and-goal at the Ohio State 15-yard line, and Northwestern needed a play — a pass play — to keep its hopes alive of pulling off an upset Saturday at Ohio Stadium. It was denied. …read more

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Ohio State vs. Northwestern notebook | Barrett makes key plays amid offense's struggles">Ohio State vs. Northwestern notebook | Barrett makes key plays amid offense's struggles

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

J.T. Barrett didn’t run or throw for a touchdown for the first time as an Ohio State starting quarterback. But statistics matter little to Barrett. He’s content if he makes the plays that enable Ohio State to win. …read more

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Ohio State vs. Northwestern | Scarlet & Gray Matter">Ohio State vs. Northwestern | Scarlet & Gray Matter

October 30th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Short-attention-span synopsis: Hang on Sleepy. Carr trouble. Rubber-band D. No blocked kicks. Barrett in FEMA mode. Mini-bounce back. …read more

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Sports | The Mailbox: C'mon, Dispatch, give some credit to Penn State for victory">Sports | The Mailbox: C'mon, Dispatch, give some credit to Penn State for victory

October 29th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Mr. Stein: The Ohio State-Penn State game reminded me of the OSU-Michigan State game of last year. In both cases, OSU was undefeated going into the game and lost. The similarity does not end here. News coverage for both games was pretty much the same: all negative for the Buckeyes and a few backhanded compliments for the opposition. …read more

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Ohio State men's basketball | Buckeyes can use Purdue's blueprint to bounce back">Ohio State men's basketball | Buckeyes can use Purdue's blueprint to bounce back

October 29th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

With win totals declining and a passionate fan base growing impatient, Purdue men’s basketball coach Matt Painter saw something missing within his program. After a four-year stretch from the 2007-08 season through 2010-11, during which the Boilermakers finished no lower than second in the Big Ten, Purdue trudged through a three-year dip that culminated with no postseason appearance and a 5-13 conference record for the 2013-14 season. …read more

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Ohio State women's basketball | Oft-injured Buckeyes finally have strength in numbers">Ohio State women's basketball | Oft-injured Buckeyes finally have strength in numbers

October 29th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

Fans scouring the bench of the Ohio State women’s basketball team this season likely will see an abundance of healthy players — a rare site in recent years. …read more

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Ohio State band strikes Halloween theme during halftime performance">Ohio State band strikes Halloween theme during halftime performance

October 29th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

“Halftime Horrors” haunted the field during the Ohio State University Marching Band’s halftime performance Saturday. …read more

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Ohio State vs. Northwestern postgame notes">Ohio State vs. Northwestern postgame notes

October 29th, 2016 by Our Webmaster

• Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer improved to 161-28 in his career, continuing to hold the highest winning percentage among active coaches with at least 10 years of FBS coaching experience at .852. …read more

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