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Ohio University Goes Nuclear On Campus-Wide Smoking Ban

  Ohio University officials want their campus to be completely smoke free for their faculty and students. So…
Via COED
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio University Students Sues School Over Funny T-Shirt Slogan

Ohio University just got slapped with a lawsuit for allegedly ordering students not to wear T-shirts with a funny (an…
Via COED
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Guy Makes His Pledge On Facebook To Ohio University…For Beer Pong

Ohio University, one of the biggest partying schools in the country, got a huge commitment this afternoon.  As one reddit user found on his timeline, the guy above committed on his Facebook to the Bobcats to play beer pong in 2015. Good luck to you, sir. I’m sure you’ll be an all-star in no time.   The post Guy Makes His Pledge On Facebook To Ohio University…For Beer Pong...
Via Diehardsport
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Reggie Keely To Participate In Cavaliers' Free Agent Camp

Former Ohio University forward Reggie Keely has accepted an invitation to the Cleveland Cavaliers’ free agent mini-camp this weekend, his agent Kenge Stevenson told RealGM. Keely went undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft after four collegiate seasons at Ohio, where the 6-foot-9 forward averaged 12.1 points and 4.5 rebounds as a senior. Keely, 22, played in the Netherlands this season...
Via RealGM
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats’ Football Game vs. Ohio Slated for ESPNU

The 2014 college football season is approaching fast. ON Friday,  the SEC and ESPN have announced kickoff times and television network designations for the first three weeks of the season, and the Kentucky Wildcats will face the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, Sept. 6 in Commonwealth Stadium was selected for ESPNU at 3:30 p.m. ET. UK will begin the 2014 campaign at home against Tennessee...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Athens QB picks Ohio State

Athens, Ohio High School quarterback Joey Burrow has decided he'll play college football at Ohio State. Scout.com lists Burrow at 6'4, 190 and lists him as a four-star prospect and the No. 26 quarterback prospect nationally in the class of 2015. Burrow becomes Ohio State's first 2015 commitment since February and just the third overall. Urban Meyer's previous two...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio Believes the NBA Draft Lottery Works; No One Else Does

Like it or hate it, the NBA Draft Lottery certainly draws up a lot of controversy. Last night was no exception, as the Cleveland Cavaliers were awarded the first overall pick despite just having a 1.7% chance at landing it. So when ESPN asked the country if the NBA needs to change its draft system, the overwhelming majority said yes. 49 of the 50 states voted against the lottery...
Via Standing O Sports
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio football in the draft

This weekends' NFL Draft marked a big day for many players from Ohio colleges, as well as some born and bred on Ohio soil. Ohio State led the way with six players in the draft, while Kent State and Ohio University also had the honor of having a player selected. Here is a list of those with Ohio ties selected in the Draft... 15. Pittsburgh Steelers- Ryan Shazier, LB, Ohio State...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Frank Solich Era Needs to End

Frank Solich has a record of 66-50 during his time at Ohio University. December 16, 2004 will go down as a day to remember for Ohio University football. It was on that day that Frank Solich was introduced as the new head football coach after numerous years of success at Nebraska. He brought tons of accomplishments with him from a national power school, and at a time when Ohio football...
Via GruntPunch.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Not how he beat Shaq: Aaron Carter vs. college kids in pickup basketball

He once vividly explained to the world how he beat Shaq. Thursday, Aaron Carter took his hoops skills to the basketball courts of Ohio University's South Green -- and it didn't go quite so well. Carter was at the school in Athens to perform for his hoards of adoring fans, aka some kids who were like five when his "biggest hits" came out, at an outdoor concert. Before...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Bickmeier: The Man Behind The “Action”

Photo credit John Harrelson/MRD Written by Stephen Conley4/22/14 NASCAR has a wide array of tracks to run its three national series on, but If you ask any driver or fan for that matter. What track would they like to see duplicated. It’s nearly unanimous that Richmond International Speedway is the “perfect” track in many people’s mind. So what does it take to make and run...
Via Motor Racing Digest
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Renovating The Nest

The Eagles are stacking their nest with the core that they feel will get them to fly high above next year’s competition. First, BC acquired former Ohio University coach Jim Christian, who spent the last two seasons steering the Bobcats to a 49-22 record. Next, Scott Spinelli was added to the arsenal for his valued experience as a coach and a recruiter. Spinelli originates from...
Via Beantown Banter
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Ohio players accept PIT invites

Four Ohio college players have accepted invitations to the annual Portsmouth Invitational all-star showcase for pro scouts beginning on Wednesday. Among those on the list of 64 players headed for Virginia are Cincinnati's Justin Jackson, Ohio's Nick Kellogg, Youngstown State's Kendrick Perry and Toledo's Rian Pearson. The PIT features an eight-team, four-day tournament...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian’s staff coming together

The first moves made by new Boston College basketball coach Jim Christian should be adding his assistant at Ohio University Bill Wuczynski and Maryland assistant coach Scott Spinelli to his coaching staff. Mike Jarvis II is another strong possibility. All…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

CBS promotes Ohio beauty queen Allie LaForce

Here’s a new sports media star in Allie LaForce. On October 09, 2012 Allie LaForce announced she would be leaving WJW Fox 8, Cleveland to be the co-host CBS Sports Network’s new live, late night show, “Lead Off,” teaming up with Doug Gottlieb. Never heard of Lead Off? You’re not alone. More people watch the emergency alert testing signal than this show. However, the show’s...
Via The Sports Bank
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio will not release three-star forward Tariq Owens from National Letter of Intent

Tariq Owens, a 6-foot-8 forward from St. Vincent Pallotti High (Md.) committed to Ohio University 10 months ago. On Thursday, head coach Jim Christian left the program after two years to take the Boston College opening. On Saturday night, North Dakota State head coach Saul Phillips was announced as Christians replacement. Following Christian’s departure, Owens, a three-star recruit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio taps Phillips as new men's basketball coach

Ohio University has its 18th men's basketball coach after hiring Saul Phillips from North Dakota State late Saturday night. Phillips led the Bison to unprecedented success during his seven seasons in Fargo, including the program's first Summit League championship and NCAA tournament appearance in 2009. They won the Summit League again this season and knocked off Oklahoma...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Saul Phillips Leaves NDSU For Ohio

Ohio University has hired Saul Phillips as their next head coach. Phillips just completed his seventh season at North Dakota State. Phillips is replacing Jim Christian, who left Ohio last week for the Boston College job.
Via RealGM
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio U hires North Dakota St's Phillips as coach

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Ohio University has hired North Dakota State's Saul Phillips as its men's basketball coach.
Via FOXSports.com
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College turns to Ohio’s Jim Christian as head coach

Jim Christian has a futuristic vision for the Boston College basketball program inspired by working models from the past. The 49-year-old was introduced as the Eagles 12th head coach by athletic director Brad Bates during a conference call yesterday afternoon. Christian will be formally presented on Tuesday at Conte Forum. He spent the last two seasons at Ohio University, where...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

BC hires former Ohio U coach Jim Christian

BOSTON (AP) Boston College has hired former Ohio University coach Jim Christian to lead its men's basketball team.
Via FOXSports.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio’s Jim Christian Named Head Coach At Boston College

Boston College has a new head basketball coach. Jim Christian has been named the head coach at Boston College according to ESPN.com. Boston College has agreed in principle to a deal with Ohio University's Jim Christian, multiple sources told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 3, 2014 The 49-year-old Christian, who is 49-21 over the past two seasons with the Bobcats...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio’s Jim Christian Named Head Coach At Boston College

Boston College has a new head basketball coach. Jim Christian has been named the head coach at Boston College according to ESPN.com. Boston College has agreed in principle to a deal with Ohio University's Jim Christian, multiple sources told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 3, 2014 The 49-year-old Christian, who is 49-21 over the past two seasons with the Bobcats...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Hires Jim Christian

Boston College has hired Jim Christian of Ohio University as head coach. Christian is 49-21 over the last two seasons with the Bobcats, attended nearby Boston University and was an assistant at Rhode Island in the mid 1980's.
Via RealGM
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN: Boston College hires Ohio's Steve Christian

Jeff Goodman reported on Twitter that Boston College has hired Ohio University's Steve Christian as their new basketball coach.  Boston College has agreed to a verbal agreement in principle to bring Ohio University coach Jim Christian to Chestnut Hill, multiple sources told ESPN.com. Christian interviewed with Boston College earlier in the week and returned Wednesday, sources...
Via SCACC Hoops
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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