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  • Gameday+ | Ohio State football: Noah Brown stays low-key, well-grounded September 30, 2016
    The performance that dazzled a nation had ended only a couple hours earlier. Noah Brown’s mother, Allison, was basking in the glow. After he missed the entire 2015 season because of a compound leg fracture, Noah had caught four touchdown passes in Ohio State’s 45-24 victory over Oklahoma two weeks ago.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" […]
  • Gameday+ | Rob Oller commentary: Earle Bruce dotting 'i' is fitting honor for still-intense former coach September 30, 2016
    Neck veins emerge like night crawlers after rain when football memories flood Earle Bruce’s mind. Mention a big win or bad loss and the former Ohio State coach sets his jaw, squints and leans into you — exactly as he did while coaching the Buckeyes from 1979 to ’87.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
  • Ohio State football | Defense emphasizes turnovers, to great effect September 30, 2016
    Making a segment of the game a point of emphasis is paying off again for the Ohio State football team, cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs said, as the Buckeyes prepare to host Rutgers on Saturday for homecoming. After three games the Buckeyes led the nation in turnovers gained with 11, nine of them being interceptions, a […]
  • Ohio State football | Offensive lineman Demetrius Knox has surgery, out at least two months September 30, 2016
    Ohio State backup offensive lineman Demetrius Knox underwent surgery to repair a broken bone in his foot this morning, a team spokesman confirmed for The Dispatch.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
  • College football picks | How we see it: Ohio State 49, Rutgers 9 September 30, 2016
    Each week during Ohio State's football season, members of The Dispatch sports staff predict the outcome of the Buckeyes' game, along with nine other top matchups across the country.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};

RSS OSU men’s basketball

  • Men's basketball | Pickerington Central's Sterling Manley back on teams' radars, including Ohio State's September 30, 2016
    A late-season injury might have knocked Sterling Manley off the nation’s recruiting radar, but the Pickerington Central senior is making up for lost time. Monday, the 6-foot-11 center received an in-person evaluation from North Carolina coach Roy Williams that concluded with a scholarship offer. Other coaches on hand at the school were Georgetown’s John Thompson […]
  • Ohio State men's basketball | Matta suits up, and the internet goes wild September 30, 2016
    The stuff of Thad Matta’s dreams turned into the stuff internet legends are made of. As Ohio State prepared to unveil the newly styled uniforms it will wear this season, two members of the team’s staff had a white No. 0 jersey laid out on the floor when Matta spied it. What followed was a […]
  • Ohio State men's basketball | Matta focuses on players' character September 30, 2016
    It was a decade ago that Thad Matta brought a piece of literature along when he gathered his team for the start of practice. A voracious reader, Matta eschewed novels and books of philosophy for something simpler: a pamphlet advertising Atlanta, the site of that season’s Final Four. The goal was clear, and the Buckeyes […]
  • Ohio State men's basketball | Five questions we plan to ask at today's media day September 29, 2016
    Today marks the unofficial kickoff to college basketball season at Ohio State. Both the men’s and women’s teams will hold their respective media days today inside the practice gym at Value City Arena. With that in mind, here are five things we’re hoping to learn from today’s interviews with coach Thad Matta and the returning […]
  • Ohio State men's basketball | Worth the weight: Buckeyes come together for workouts September 23, 2016
    Thad Matta’s oft-stated goal of rebuilding the culture within the Ohio State men’s basketball program has spilled over into preseason strength workouts.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};