Sports

VIA: BuckeyeExtra Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller today was named the Big Ten’s Thompson-Randle El  freshman of the year award winner by the conference. Miller, from Huber Heights (Wayne), Ohio, was elevated to No.1 quarterback the fourth week of the season and started the last nine games. His stats weren’t gaudy – 1,692 total yards, […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Urban Meyer takes the head coaching job at Ohio State, his agent, Trace Armstrong, told ESPN Monday morning. Meyer replaces Luke Fickell, who took over after Jim Tressel resigned amid a NCAA investigation in May 2011. A former Florida Gators coach, Meyer had been working as an ESPN game analyst, but requested […]

Late Wednesday night the Penn State Board Of Trustees voted to immediately dismiss the university president as well as legendary football coach Joe Paterno.  Following the announcement PSU students rioted on campus. http://player.espn.com/player.js?pcode=1kNG061cgaoolOncv54OAO1ceO-I&width=576&height=324&externalId=espn:7214785&thruParam_espn-ui%5BautoPlay%5D=false&thruParam_espn-ui%5BplayRelatedExternally%5D=true http://player.espn.com/player.js?pcode=1kNG061cgaoolOncv54OAO1ceO-I&width=576&height=324&externalId=espn:7215017&thruParam_espn-ui%5BautoPlay%5D=false&thruParam_espn-ui%5BplayRelatedExternally%5D=true

A deal to sell the Philadelphia 76ers to a group that includes Hollywood superstar Will Smith has been completed, reports ESPN. The new ownership team is headlined by New York-based leveraged buyout specialist Joshua Harris, David Blitzer and former NBA agent and Sacramento Kings executive Jason Levien. Smith, one of the city’s favorite sons, has […]

Former NBA player Samaki Walker tried to eat marijuana during a traffic stop in Kingman, Ariz., on Thursday, according to a newspaper report.  The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that Walker, who retired after the 2005-06 NBA season, swallowed the pot as a Department of Public Safety officer walked toward his 2002 Mercedes-Benz, Arizona officials allege.  Arizona authorities […]

The Ohio State University is investigating at least 50 car deals that involved Ohio State athletes or their families. The University’s director of compliance is investigating to determine if the automobile purchases met NCAA standards. The Columbus Dispatch reported that a car salesman who received game passes from Ohio State athletes handled many of the […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State athletic officials announced Tuesday night that the university violated an NCAA bylaw when football coach Jim Tressel failed to notify the school that he knew some players were selling memorabilia. The university has self-imposed a two-game suspension for Tressel, a public reprimand and apology, attendance at a compliance seminar and […]

Reaching Super Bowl XLV has its drawbacks for Ryan Pickett, with the Green Bay defensive end and former Ohio State Buckeye forced to miss National Porn Sunday — an anti-pornography event he was due to attend, NBC Sports reported Saturday. Pickett sits on the board of directors of xxxchurch.com — an online resource for people struggling […]

Martin Luther King III wants a piece of  the New York Mets. The son of the late civil-rights leader is uniting with heavy hitters, including Mets legend Ed Kranepool; entrepreneur Donn Clendenon Jr., son of the 1969 Met World Series MVP; TV executive Larry Meli; and a number of unnamed deep-pocketed investors, the New York Post […]

NEW ORLEANS — Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor has taken plenty of criticism for his role in tattoo-gate, an affair that is going to cost him the first five games of his senior season. But when he spoke to reporters for the first time today since the situation came to light, it was clear he […]

The Buckeyes have arrived in New Orleans.  They will take on Arkansas Tuesday January 4th in The All State Sugar Bowl.

Bowling Green State University women’s basketball senior Lauren Prochaska has received yet another honor on the eve of the 2010-11 season.  On Tuesday (Nov. 9), Prochaska was named to the Naismith preseason watch list. She’s a graduate of Jonathan Alder High School in Plain City,  Ohio. Lauren also was named to the John R. Wooden […]