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Women’s basketball | Ohio State not dwelling on defeat with Purdue looming">Women’s basketball | Ohio State not dwelling on defeat with Purdue looming

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Ohio State hasn’t had much cause to droop its chin this season, which is what made a 19-point loss Tuesday at Michigan State quite the gut punch. The loss was the Buckeyes’ first to an unranked opponent. Moments after, redshirt junior forward Stephanie Mavunga indicated that Ohio State doesn’t plan for that number to grow when it plays Purdue in a Big Ten game this afternoon. …read more

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Ohio State football | Early enrollees rarely become starters as freshmen">Ohio State football | Early enrollees rarely become starters as freshmen

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Ohio State welcomed a school-record nine early enrollees last week from its football recruiting class of 2017, and probably all were eager to gain a head start, as a tweet Saturday from quarterback Tate Martell summarized. “Never again will you catch me wasting my time,” wrote Martell, the No. 2 dual-threat prospect nationally according to 247Sports. “New chapter.” …read more

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Blue Jackets notebook | Opponents taking aim at young Werenski">Blue Jackets notebook | Opponents taking aim at young Werenski

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

SUNRISE, Fla. — Blue Jackets rookie Zach Werenski went into a game Saturday night at the Florida Panthers on pace for a 52-point season. In the NHL’s 100-year history, only three teenaged defensemen have exceeded that number: Larry Murphy, Ray Bourque and Phil Housley. …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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Sports | The Mailbox: Criticism of Buckeyes sparks fans’ pushback">Sports | The Mailbox: Criticism of Buckeyes sparks fans’ pushback

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Ray: I am baffled why you published the tirades of “coaching experts” in last week’s Mailbox. It is obvious they are bitter Wolverines fans, people who like to pontificate and know-it-alls who suffer from attention-deficit disorder. …read more

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Women's basketball | Connecticut wins record 91st game in a row">Women's basketball | Connecticut wins record 91st game in a row

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

DALLAS — Winning 91 in a row is nice, but now coach Geno Auriemma and Connecticut can focus on the real goal — a return to Dallas in two months to play for a fifth straight national championship. …read more

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Men’s basketball | Ohio college roundup: Butler tops Xavier for another top-25 win">Men’s basketball | Ohio college roundup: Butler tops Xavier for another top-25 win

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Kamar Baldwin scored all 21 of his points in the second half and No. 12 Butler took down another top 25 team Saturday, beating No. 15 Xavier 83-78 in a Big East game. …read more

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Panthers 4, Blue Jackets 3 | Bad second period dooms Blue Jackets">Panthers 4, Blue Jackets 3 | Bad second period dooms Blue Jackets

January 15th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

SUNRISE, Fla. — Even in the midst of their 16-game winning streak, the Blue Jackets weren’t playing well enough to gift-wrap goals. They certainly don’t have that margin for error now. On Saturday, the Blue Jackets turned sloppy in the second period, allowing the Florida Panthers to grab control on the way to a 4-3 win. …read more

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Women's basketball | Northland's Alexis Peterson makes history for Syracuse">Women's basketball | Northland's Alexis Peterson makes history for Syracuse

January 14th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Northland graduate Alexis Peterson is continuing her climb up the career scoring chart at Syracuse, and the point guard helped herself in a major way this week. …read more

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NHL | Jackets complete season sweep of Lightning with Korpisalo in goal">NHL | Jackets complete season sweep of Lightning with Korpisalo in goal

January 14th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

TAMPA, Fla. — Without much time to prepare, goaltender Joonas Korpisalo stated his case — for the moment, anyway — to be the Blue Jackets’ backup goaltender. Korpisalo, starting for an ill Sergei Bobrovsky, finished with 31 saves in his first NHL start of the season, leading the Blue Jackets to a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning before 19,092 at Amalie Arena. …read more

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Blue Jackets notebook | Dubinsky, Jenner get 'push' to improve">Blue Jackets notebook | Dubinsky, Jenner get 'push' to improve

January 14th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

TAMPA, Fla. — Brandon Dubinsky has three goals, none in his past 15 games. Boone Jenner has six goals, none in his past nine games. …read more

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Blue Jackets | With Korpisalo in goal, Columbus completes season sweep of Lightning">Blue Jackets | With Korpisalo in goal, Columbus completes season sweep of Lightning

January 14th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Goaltender Joonas Korpisalo was told Friday morning that Blue Jackets starter Sergei Bobrovsky wasn’t feeling well, and there was at least a chance he would be making his season debut in the NHL. But he didn’t know for sure until much later. …read more

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Blue Jackets notebook | Dubinsky, Jenner get 'push' to improve">Blue Jackets notebook | Dubinsky, Jenner get 'push' to improve

January 14th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Brandon Dubinsky has three goals, none in his past 15 games. Boone Jenner has six goals, none in his past nine games. Two of the Blue Jackets’ most vital players have endured lengthy offensive slumps, even as the club has enjoyed its best start. …read more

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College football | Ohio State's Gene Smith joining playoff selection committee">College football | Ohio State's Gene Smith joining playoff selection committee

January 13th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith will be named to the College Football Playoff selection committee, according to a report by ESPN Friday afternoon. …read more

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Ohio State football | Buckeyes land Cleveland-area receiver">Ohio State football | Buckeyes land Cleveland-area receiver

January 13th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

The Ohio State football team gained a commitment today from Jaylen Harris, a tall receiver from Cleveland Heights who has been considered one of the primary targets for the Buckeyes through the 2017 recruiting cycle. …read more

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Blue Jackets notebook | Joonas Korpisalo stays, Anton Forsberg sent to minors">Blue Jackets notebook | Joonas Korpisalo stays, Anton Forsberg sent to minors

January 13th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

TAMPA, Fla. — Anton Forsberg’s tryout to win the backup goaltending job behind Sergei Bobrovsky lasted all of one game. For now, anyway. At the end of practice Thursday at Amalie Arena, coach John Tortorella pulled aside Forsberg and Joonas Korpisalo to inform them that Korpisalo would serve as Bobrovsky’s backup tonight against the Tampa Bay Lightning. …read more

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Blue Jackets | Tortorella to be part of ceremony honoring St. Louis on Friday">Blue Jackets | Tortorella to be part of ceremony honoring St. Louis on Friday

January 13th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

TAMPA, Fla. — Martin St. Louis will be surrounded by family, friends and former teammates on Friday when the Tampa Bay Lightning raise his No. 26 jersey into the rafters of Amelie Arena. …read more

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Wisconsin 89, Ohio State 66 | Buckeyes suffer fourth straight Big Ten loss">Wisconsin 89, Ohio State 66 | Buckeyes suffer fourth straight Big Ten loss

January 13th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

MADISON, Wis. — When it happened, Ohio State coach Thad Matta didn’t have to react or say a word. It wasn’t even a quarter of the way through an 89-66 loss on Tuesday night to Wisconsin at the Kohl Center, but he didn’t even have to blink or shake his head in disbelief. It just figured. …read more

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Men's basketball | Ohio State sticking to plan to redshirt Funderburk">Men's basketball | Ohio State sticking to plan to redshirt Funderburk

January 13th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Coach Thad Matta said Ohio State is sticking to its plan to redshirt Derek Funderburk this season. …read more

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Ohio State football | Torrance Gibson to transfer to Cincinnati">Ohio State football | Torrance Gibson to transfer to Cincinnati

January 12th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

The next chapter of Torrance Gibson’s football career looks like it will unfold with Luke Fickell at the University of Cincinnati. …read more

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OSU men's basketball | Bates-Diop needs patience with injury, Lighty says">OSU men's basketball | Bates-Diop needs patience with injury, Lighty says

January 12th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

There are a few names that Thad Matta holds in rare air from his time at Ohio State. The mention of Aaron Craft, Jared Sullinger, Evan Turner, Je’Kel Foster or most of his first team will draw a smile, a nod and a wistful look in his eyes. …read more

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Blue Jackets | Battle is on for No. 2 goaltender spot">Blue Jackets | Battle is on for No. 2 goaltender spot

January 12th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

TAMPA, Fla. — The Blue Jackets made a dramatic shift at the most important position on the ice Monday, when they placed goaltender Curtis McElhinney on waivers and recalled Anton Forsberg from minor-league Cleveland. …read more

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Blue Jackets notebook | New Albany's Kole Sherwood has five-goal night">Blue Jackets notebook | New Albany's Kole Sherwood has five-goal night

January 12th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Kole Sherwood had never had a hat trick in the Ontario Hockey League, but he accomplished that feat in the first period on Tuesday. …read more

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Rob Oller commentary | Zero against Clemson forces many changes for Meyer">Rob Oller commentary | Zero against Clemson forces many changes for Meyer

January 12th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Call it the Parable of the Bad Samaritan, where Clemson stumbles upon Ohio State’s offense in the desert and kicks it to the side of the road, leaving it for dead but saving the Buckeyes in the process. …read more

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Ohio State football | Cornerback Marshon Lattimore bolts for NFL">Ohio State football | Cornerback Marshon Lattimore bolts for NFL

January 11th, 2017 by Our Webmaster

Cornerback Marshon Lattimore has decided to take his one-year rocket ride as a starter at Ohio State to the NFL. …read more

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