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Ohio State defensive end Chase Young (2), linebackers coach Al Washington and head coach Ryan Day celebrate after a 56-27 win against Michigan after an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.
Paul Sancya / AP

Ohio State will go into championship weekend as the top team in the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings. 

The voice of the Cleveland Indians may soon be honored in Cooperstown. Tom Hamilton is a finalist for the Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick Award, presented to a broadcaster for major contributions to baseball. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto says Cleveland fans have been hearing Hamilton on the radio for 30 years.

Ohio State Remain No. 2 In AP Poll Following Michigan Win

Dec 2, 2019
Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins runs for a 33-yard touchdown against Michigan in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.
Paul Sancya / AP

A win over arch-rival Michigan was not enough for the Ohio State football team to move up to the top spot in the latest Associated Press poll. 

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields plays against Wisconsin during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.
Jay LaPrete / AP

Ohio State jumped LSU to No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings with two weeks left to go before selection Sunday.

The Browns have a chance on Sunday to sweep the Pittsburgh Steelers for the first time in 31 years. But hanging over the rematch is the aftermath of the ugly brawl at the end of their last meeting two weeks ago. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto puts it in perspective.

First sweep since '88?

Ohio State running back Demario McCall, left, is tackled by Michigan defenders Tyree Kinnel, center, and Devin Bush on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, in Columbus.
Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

In a move that could make some Buckeye and Wolverine football fans recoil in fear and disgust, the two school’s journalism programs are teaming up during rivalry week to co-produce a newspaper section.

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) hits Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) with a helmet during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland.
David Richard / Associated Press

Myles Garrett’s goal was to be NFL’s top defensive player this season. He won’t finish it.

High school football player during the national anthem.
Senior Airman Naomi Griego / U.S. Air Force photo

A study from researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found high schools nationwide reported challenges in implementing and enforcing concussion regulations.

Cleveland Browns player Myles Garrett will learn his fate with the NFL Wednesday. Garrett is appealing his indefinite suspension after an ugly brawl at the end of last week’s game against the Steelers. He ripped the helmet off of quarterback Mason Rudolph and used it to hit Rudolph over the head. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto said Garrett will be asking the league to reduce the suspension.

A Cleveland Browns helmet is seen before an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 in Pittsburgh.
Winslow Townson / Associated Press

Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett on Wednesday will have his appeal for his indefinite NFL suspension for striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph with a helmet.

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) hits Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) with a helmet during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland.
David Richard / Associated Press

High school football fans spent the weekend taking in playoff games in Ohio. At Nordonia’s Boliantz Stadium, people were also talking about the violent end of Thursday’s Browns-Steelers game, and its possible impact on the game and student athletes.

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