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The Olympics Are Back, And So Is After The Score

Aug 12, 2016
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89.7 NPR News's weekly sports show After The Score is back after taking most of the summer off.

This week we talk with an Upper Arlington native competing at the Summer Olympic in Rio. We also look check in on Ohio State's football team as they start training camp and talk about an OSU world championship in powerlifting. Then we'll get an update on the first place Cleveland Indians. 

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A police report shows former Ohio State star running back Ezekiel Elliott involved in a domestic violence investigation early Friday morning. No charges were filed.

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Bri'onte Dunn, a former top recruit, was kicked off the Ohio State football team on Monday, the same day a woman filed for a civil protection order against him.

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A jury has found a 28-year-old man guilty of trying to extort money from former Ohio State star and Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells in a botched drug deal.

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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.