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Ex-teammates of former Ohio State football player Willie "Chico" Nelson are remembering a man who they say had a big personality and a big smile. 

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Former Ohio State quarterback and Heisman winner Troy Smith is due in court Wednesday after being arrested on charges of driving under the influence and marijuana possession.

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Letters of commitment are coming in for the Ohio State football team on the first day high school seniors can officially commit to the school of their choice.

Gold Rush For College Sports Means Higher Salaries, More Peripheral Jobs

Feb 2, 2016
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College sports is a billion dollar industry, and millionaire coaches aren’t the only ones cashing in. Schools are giving increasingly-large salaries to administrators, and employees holding jobs that didn’t exist a few year ago.

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An attorney for Ohio State defensive lineman Adolphus Washington says his misdemeanor solicitation charge will be dismissed under a plea deal if he completes a program in which men learn about victimization of prostitutes.

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Just about every year, at least Ohio State University football or basketball player leaves school early to turn professional. If those players want to return to school, OSU will pay their tuition. 


Ohio State University has extended its current sponsorship contract with Nike by 15 years in a deal worth $252 million.

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Urban Meyer might be getting a little nervous when thinking about his 2016 roster.

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Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell is the latest member of the Buckeye football team to say he’s leaving school early for the NFL draft.

Is OSU Out Of The Playoff Hunt?

Nov 25, 2015
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Ohio State's playoff hopes and shot at a Big Ten championship took a major hit last weekend. This week the Buckeyes move on to face Michigan to close out the regular season.

Urban Meyer on coaching football ... and life

Oct 28, 2015
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Last year, the Ohio State Buckeyes won the College Football National Championship game. But it wasn’t the first win for Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer. A former defensive back at the University of Cincinnati, in his coaching career, Meyer has taken home three national championship trophies. And Meyer’s 142 to 26 win/loss ratio puts him at the top of the college football coach rankings.


The starting quarterback job at Ohio State is J.T. Barrett's now after head coach Urban Meyer said he's going with the red-shirt sophomore over Cardale Jones this weekend against Rutgers.

Ohio State Preparing For Big Ten Start

Oct 2, 2015

This week on After The Score, Steve and Thomas talk about Ohio State at Indiana, the hot start by the Bengals, a federal ruling about college athletics and playoff baseball.

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WOSU Public Media's Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley talk about everything from World Cup fever to Blue Jackets Hockey to Buckeye offseason.

Jack Nicklaus And The Memorial Tournament

May 30, 2014
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The Memorial Tournament is in full swing, Jack Nicklaus is still the greatest golfer ever and Buckeye football is staying busy with recruiting.