Cincinnati Bengals stadium to host Ohio St spring game

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The 2013 Ohio State Spring football Game will be played April 13 in Cincinnati at Paul Brown Stadium, officials from the Ohio State Department of Athletics, Cincinnati Bengals and Hamilton County announced today.

As you well know, people in central Ohio have no life, so this scrimmage, this opportunity to see third-stringers battle one another routinely draws 80-90,000 people; reflecting the dysfunctional dependency that people there have for college football. They’re even willing to pay for this because they have nothing else going on in their lives.

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Ohio St. Buckeyes add San Diego St. to next year’s schedule

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Ohio State’s 2013 football schedule has been finalized with the addition of a home game Sept. 7 against San Diego State University, director of athletics Gene Smith announced today.

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Ohio State stays undefeated despite struggles on both sides of the ball

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In spite of themselves, the Buckeyes are still undefeated on the young season. Coach Urban Meyer narrowed the problems to “offense, defense and special teams,” expressed his disappointment and said his players have to get dramatically better before opening Big Ten play at No. 21 Michigan State on Saturday.

Despite the lackluster efforts on all three phases, Ohio State still beat UAB 29-15. The offense has been too reliant on Braxton Miller, who came leading the Big Ten in rushing. He ran for two more scores today, but the team itself struggled versus a unit known to give up 44 points per game.

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Ohio St. Buckeyes surprisingly reinstate Storm Klein

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Ohio State Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer reinstated Storm Klein to the team last night but with the a provisional two-game suspension.

Klein was kicked off the team this offseason due to legal issues.

“As I had indicated previously, if there are any changes in the charges against Storm, I would re-evaluate his status,” Meyer said in a statement released by the school. “The charges that would have violated our core values have been totally dismissed.”

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Ohio State football names their captains

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Coach Urban Meyer announced the captains at a team meeting Sunday night.

“Announcing who are team captains is one of the great honors I get to do as head coach,” Meyer said. “We had a number of guys get votes. This is a really good group of seniors who I am very proud to have leading this team.”

Representing four different states, they are:

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#20 Ohio State Buckeyes: College Football 77 in 77

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Welcome to The Sports Bank 77 in 77. We’re previewing one team a day everyday as the college footballseason approaches. And we’re doing it in rapid fire sequence. Today, the Ohio State Buckeyes

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Ohio State Buckeyes have 3 practices in the books

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For the second consecutive afternoon, the Ohio State Buckeyes practiced on the lush green grass fields at the Harmon Family Football Park where the temperatures can be as much as 30 degrees cooler than on the FieldTurf fields. Tuesday, with a mid-practice temp from a smart phone that read 90 degrees “but felt like 88,” was another single practice day, but it was the second for the full squad. The initial practice of the season last Friday consisted of a split squad, with the freshman and rookies practicing in the afternoon after the returning veterans practiced in the morning.

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Urban Meyer gives most BS answer ever at Media Day

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Making an icon of a college football coach, having Joe Paterno bigger than life and regarded as a demigod- that’s a big reason for what happened at Penn State. Jerry Sandusky was protected by Paterno and company because the coach was revered to a super-human extent.

Just like Urban Meyer at Ohio State. Even though he just got to Columbus, the man named after a pope is treated as the Pope of Ohio. Even the Buckeyes media are complicit to this.

But one guy at Big Ten media day asked the smartest question I’ve heard all day:

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Ohio St. LB Klein arrested for domestic violence, dismissed from team

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Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Storm Klein was taken into custody by police Friday for alleged domestic violence.

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Ohio State star tailback to miss 10 weeks

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Jordan Hall is a senior tailback who is expected to be a big part of the Buckeyes offense this season. He and Carlos Hyde will contend for the bulk of the carries. But that’s all changed now that Hall will be out of commission for approximately 10 weeks while recovering from surgery Friday to an injured foot.

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Ohio State football reports four new potential secondary NCAA violations

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Currently, there are 12 secondary NCAA issues being processed by the athletics compliance office regarding Ohio State. By secondary, it means these are not major violations. All are consistent with the department’s culture of self-report. Four of them are related to the football team, none to men’s basketball.

OSU Athletic Director Gene Smith sent out a statement with regard to information reported by the student newspaper The Lantern last night. He reiterated that no Ohio State athletics program is facing any major NCAA issues. Here are the four incidents that could lead to future secondary violations

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Ohio St. football denies possibility of major NCAA violations

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Ohio State is on probation for NCAA violations stemming from the 2010 tattoo-and-memorabilia scandal. The pay-to-play fiasco that ended up costing Jim Tressel his job, disgraced Terrelle Pryor and led to the suspension of Boom Herron and Devier Posey.

The Buckeyes’ are ineligible for a bowl this college football season. This morning, Ohio State released a statement by Athletic Director Gene Smith denying the possibility of major violations. The statement was in response to The Lantern, THE Ohio State University student newspaper, quoted Smith as saying that he didn’t know how the NCAA would classify 12 pending OSU violations it was in the process of reporting. (Post Dispatch)

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