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As Jim Foster grows older, his thoughts often flood back to those he has known who have died.
Maybe that's expected for a 64-year-old who spent three years in the Army, including 18 months in Vietnam, before a lifetime as a teacher and coach.
That his Ohio State team opens its season Friday on an aircraft carrier, surrounded by servicemen and women who are sacrificing for their country, adds to and enhances his memories.
His war was a long time ago. He's lost touch with many of his friends with whom he served. Yet he feels it is important that his players realize the sacrifices made so that simple games can be played on the decks of warships.
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The Ohio State Buckeyes can feel proud that they are without a doubt one of the best football teams in the land. The tragedy of it all is that, none if it really matters.The post A Shakespearian Tragedy: The 2012 Ohio State Buckeyes appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
A construction project that was to build a new practice gym for Ohio State's men's and women's basketball teams, expand the locker rooms and weight room and add a rehab and exercise pool is behind schedule and over budget.
Athletic director Gene Smith confirmed on Thursday that the project, which started in June and originally was to cost $13.7 million, had risen in...
The Ohio State men's hockey team plays its first home series of the year this weekend when it hosts Alaska on Friday and Saturday night in Value City Arena. The Buckeyes are off to a 2-2-2 start that includes some promising signs, but the young squad is looking for consistency as it makes its home debut.
With two games left in the regular season but seemingly entrenched in fifth place in the AP poll behind four fellow unbeatens, Ohio State doesn't have an easy path to get to the top spot by season's end. But the Buckeyes still think it's possible. BuckeyeSports.com tries to make sense of OSU's ranking in this piece.
Approximately 2.5 years ago, an undersized linebacker from Plantation, Florida decided to make a commitment to stay in his hometown to play football for the University of Florida. In spite of being somewhat undersized at 205-pounds, he was still a 4-star recruit with an enormous upside because of the intangibles he possessed.
Unquestionably, Ohio State was on the short list of possible...
For each of the last eight years, Ohio State has had the Big Ten's best player.
Now, it's up to Tayler Hill to extend the streak.
Samantha Prahalis won the conference player of the year award a year ago, following a tradition starting with Jessica Davenport (2005-2007) and Jantel Lavender (2008-11).
Hill, who led the Big Ten in scoring last year at 20.7 points a game,...
On a trip to Ohio State, Tom Schreier was reminded of the unifying power of sports.
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By MARCUS HARTMANBuckeyeSports.com
Ohio State has no football game to play Saturday, but the Buckeyes are still working this week.Though the coaching staff has no opponent to prepare for, it has decisions to make, first and foremost deciding who will get the most work and how much.
Its a fine line, head coach Urban Meyer said Wednesday night. There are some guys who have played 800...
A season of change, of ups and downs, and a season that few would have ever imagined to overcome as much adversity as The Ohio State Buckeyes in 2012. A questionable defense through a non-conference schedule, close scares, and a new coach that didn’t hold back when it came to telling the public what was wrong with the program. The Buckeyes have came a...
Wednesday found 2014 wide receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass visiting Ohio State and taking in practice. Snodgrass talked with FOXSportsNEXT.com following his visit with all the details and what Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer told him.
Ohio State's defense has had some excellent performers in 2012, but one who is really standing out is cornerback Bradley Roby. The sophomore has made a number of big plays for the Buckeyes, and he's not shy in his belief that he's becoming one of the best cornerbacks in the country.