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Cleveland Browns: Hometown hero that makes sense

Cleveland Browns has always been rumored in any sport that if a player is from Ohio they must take them. Players like Terrelle Pryor and even in the NBA Greg Oden. Fans have always begged an pleaded for the next level to take someone from Ohio State University. As we know fans don't know it all and they are easily influenced working off pure emotions when it comes to their favorite...
Via Route4Sports
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Kansas recruit it’s way out of a championship with Andrew Wiggins?

The most exciting part of the Kansas Jayhawk season is now over. The team seemingly had no regard for history and did not remove it’s name from the Andrew Wiggins lottery. The team was ranked #2 by Rivals in overall recruiting classes, just behind Kentucky. Bill Self’s 2013 class was anchored by top recruits Joel Embiid and Wayne Seldon, both individually ranked inside the top...
Via StraitPinkie.com
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Thad Matta, Sean Miller ready for clash

By Ari WassermanBuckeyeSports.com LOS ANGELES, CA - One of the most iconic teams in the history of Ohio States basketball program could have instead been known as great underachievers. And it would have been because of Sean Miller. As it stands, the 2006-07 Ohio State team led by eventual first-round NBA Draft selections Greg Oden and Mike Conley Jr. will forever live in Buckeye...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Good friends Miller, Matta meet again in NCAAs

TUCSON, Ariz. It was just some wishful thinking that came up during a conversation between good friends Sean Miller and Thad Matta. If Miller's sixth-seeded Arizona team were to win its first two games in the NCAA tournament and Matta's Ohio State were to win its, the two would have a chance to meet on the court and shake hands -- with one of their teams moving on to the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gators vs. Ole Miss Rebels: SEC Championship on the Line

The Florida Gators appear to have found their rhythm. After a pedestrian finish to the 2012-13 regular season, the Gators have turned up the intensity and marched to back-to-back double-digit victories. Florida now finds itself in the SEC Tournament championship game against the Ole Miss Rebels. A win means the double–regular season and conference tourney titles. The 26-6 Gators...
Via The Bull Gator
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies Thriving With Security Provided by Mike Conley’s Steady Point Guard Play

Mike Conley is a Midwest basketball legend. An Indianapolis high school star, Conley teamed up with fellow Naptown native Greg Oden to lead the Ohio State Buckeyes to the National Championship Game as a freshman. That would be his only season in college, as Conley joined Oden in immediately entering the NBA Draft. Conley struggled to fulfill expectations during his first several...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Oden Still Interested In Cavs

We all heard about Greg Oden cheering on his buddy and fellow Buckeye Mike Conley Jr. on Friday night when Cleveland hosted Memphis, but some of the quotes (courtesy of Jason Lloyd) that came out following the game were even more eye-opening about a potential return to the Buckeye State as home base for Oden’s basketball playing career.   “I live in Ohio. It’s home now,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… More Lombardi Talk, Kenny and Hoops, and Greg Oden

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Leading off, Chris Pokorny at Dawgs By Nature gives his take on Mike Lombardi joining the Browns, “Banner clearly liked working with Lombardi during their short time together...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Bar Watch: A Bucket Of Beers & Beer Pong With Chicks

At this point, pending a physical, it might be wise for Greg Oden to just become a bouncer at Ohio State’s Little Bar. The guy was there again Saturday working on a bucket of beers with his boys for the Buckeyes game against Wisconsin. While the sports world was busy tweeting smarmy Bynum-Oden correlations, Greg was pulling on his tracksuit for another weekend of boozing. It wasn’t...
Via Busted Coverage
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

College Football Week 6

Apparently alcohol adds a year or fifty. White Greg Oden minus the elephant dong.Do you know what's awesome about a surprise engagement party thrown by your fiance's best friend? Besides the free margaritas and diarrhea inducing Mezcal shots, nothing. The future groom's presence being required at something like an engagement party makes about as much sense as nipples...
Via The Money Shot
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Empire Recruiting Ohio State Weekly Wrapup 7-28-12

  It’s Friday, therefore we’re bringing you the roundup of recruiting news from the fine gentlemen at Empire Recruiting. Jarrid, Bret and Charles are doing a bangup job of trying to get you the most up to date information on all things Ohio State recruiting and with the Big Ten season officially underway, a lot of official visits will be on the horizon. Check back to Recruiting...
Via Buckeye Empire
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Heads Back To OSU’s Little Bar, Gets “Frat Boy Wasted”

No, this isn’t a re-post from last week. Greg Oden went back to Little Bar in Columbus and, as one tweeter so eloquently put it, got “frat boy wasted.” With each passing week Oden seems to spiraling towards a dark, sad life of alcoholism and irrelevance. As he did last weekend, he went on another all-day bender on Saturday. Oden was first seen partying at a tailgate before...
Via Busted Coverage
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Sullinger selected by Boston in late first round

COLUMBUS, Ohio Jared Sullingers two years at Ohio State culminated when his name was called with the 21st overall pick by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 2012 National Basketball Association Draft Thursday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Sullinger is the eighth Buckeye coached by Thad Matta, head coach at Ohio State, selected in the annual professional draft...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Book Review: Don’t Put Me In, Coach by Mark Titus

This book came out in March, but it is never too late for a review. Mark Titus’s claim to fame was through his blog, Club Trillion, which was based around his life as a benchwarmer at The Ohio State University. That is only a small part of his story, which is told in its entirety in Don’t Put Me In, Coach. Titus tells the story of his college years, which saw him go from team...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Oden was asked to do porn after his naked pictures hit the Internet

Former Ohio State bench warmer turned writer Mark Titus did a lengthy interview with Greg Oden, his former Buckeyes teammate. The two have known each other since playing AAU ball together in 2001, and it’s apparent in the write-up that Oden is a shy introvert who values his privacy. This was a rare interview where Oden opened up and revealed many details about his life. Oden allowed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Roundball Preview: (2) Ohio State vs. (6) Cincinnati

Date: March 22 Time: 9:45 PM ET Venue: TD Garden Location: Boston, MA Overall Record: 29-7 Overall Record: 26-10 Big Ten Record: 13-5 Big East Record: 12-6 RPI: 5 RPI: 34 Strength of Schedule: 8 Strength of Schedule: 66 Home: 18-2 Home: 14-4 Away: 7-4 Away: 7-5 Neutral: 4-1 Neutral: 5-1 Against Top 25: 7-6 Against...
Via BuckeyeBanter.com
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Was a Huge Nerd and Still Might Be One, Former Ohio State Teammate Reveals in New Book

One of the greatest sports disappointments of our time is that Greg Oden's persistent injury problems not only robbed fans of a chance to watch a potentially great big man, but also kept us from getting to know possibly one of the most entertaining and down-to-earth personalities in the NBA. Oden's inner nerd is described in an upcoming book, Don't Put Me In, Coach, by...
Via NESN.com
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Blazers GM: No Regrets Drafting Greg Oden Over Kevin Durant

When news broke that Greg Oden wouldn’t be playing basketball this season last night, the Blazers’ front-office faced the inevitable question regarding their infamous decision to draft Oden over Kevin Durant, and they once again stuck to their guns (God bless ‘em .) From CBS Sports: “For the first time since the Blazers selected him in 2007, Oden even faces the prospect...
Via SLAM Online
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Tonight’s Best Tweets About Greg Oden

While the Ohio State Buckeyes were giving Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils their worst loss of Coach K's career, former Buckeye standouts littered the crowd for the prime time match up.
Via For The Record Sports
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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