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Fowler feeling at home

Even though he’s been a Jacksonville Jaguar for only. … well, hours, Dante Fowler Jr. said he already feels a strong connection to the city and team. He has family in Jacksonville, he has a good friend on the team in former Florida safety Josh Evans and one of his mentors is former Gator and Jaguar great Fred Taylor. So, this fit seems even more comfortable now that it did when...

Events At The James on Saturday

I want to get out a mid-week brief on activities at The James this weekend, specifically Saturday, April 25th. The Beyond Risk Conference on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) is scheduled for this Saturday from 9:30 AM to 1:45 PM at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-h Center. The Center is located at 2201 Fred Taylor Drive in Columbus. Please click here for information...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering Ohio State’s legendary head basketball coach Fred Taylor

With Ohio State’s 79-73 victory over Minnesota in the second round of the Big Ten tournament last night, head coach Thad Matta won his 298th game surpassing legendary coach Fred Taylor’s mark of 297 for most wins in the program’s history. But who was Fred Taylor? As a young boy […]
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks advance as Thad Matta passes Fred Taylor

It was far from a convincing performance against the No. 11 seed in the conference tournament, but the sixth-seeded Buckeyes completed their objective by taking out the Minnesota Golden Gophers at the United Center in the Big Ten tournament to advance to the quarterfinals by a 79-73 margin. As always, the Buckeyes were paced by their star guard D’Angelo Russell, but they got multiple...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tickets for Buckeyes Regular Season Finale vs. Badgers Costing Only $11 Get-in Price

Ohio State kept themselves in the race for the third seed in the Big 10 conference tournament with a win on the road at Penn State on Wednesday night. D’Angelo Russell scored 28 points and No. 23 Ohio State surged past the Nittany Lions for a 77-67 victory. Coach Thad Matta is now tied with Fred Taylor for the school record in wins with 297 against 91 defeats in 11 seasons with...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

John Havlicek: Hall Of Famer, Again

Ohio State’s John Havlicek was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in 1984, thanks to his high level of play over 16 seasons with the Boston Celtics. He has now been inducted into the 2015 class of the College Basketball Hall of Fame. “Hondo” Havlicek was part of the same recruiting class of Fred Taylor’s at Ohio State that included Jerry Lucas, Mel Nowell and Bobby Knight...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fullback Greg Jones signs 1-day contract to retire with Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Creating holes for Fred Taylor and then Maurice Jones-Drew, Greg Jones proved to be one of the best fullbacks in the NFL for a decade. He left an indelible mark on coaches and teammates -- as well as opponents. Jones signed a ceremonial, one-day contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday and retired with the team that drafted him in 2004. "Ten years...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

tBBC Liveblog: North Carolina A&T

The Ohio State Buckeyes will look to make it five straight wins against unranked non-conference opponents as Thad Matta coaches his 501st game of his career against the North Carolina A&T Aggies tonight. The Buckeyes will host the 1-10 Aggies at Nationwide Arena, to fulfill a requirement of at least playing two games at the arena used to host an NCAA Tournament Regional. With...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Will Grier posing with Florida legend Fred Taylor

Florida quarterback commit Will Grier recently got a chance to meet legendary Gators running back Fred Taylor.
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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