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How Sports Destroyed a Young Man's Brain

'We raised our son to be a strong man...maybe that was his downfall'

(Newser) - The New York Times has a heartbreaking look at Ohio State wrestler and football player Kosta Karageorge, who killed himself in 2014 after a lifetime of sports-induced anxiety and concussions. Karageorge lived his life to be "manly." He started playing contact sports at 10 and pushed himself to... More »

Football Team Showers Grieving Anchor With Hugs

Ohio State Buckeyes honor Dom Tiberi, daughter

(Newser) - After a longtime sports anchor at a Columbus TV station lost his 21-year-old daughter in a car crash, the Ohio State Buckeyes did what they could to comfort him. Dom Tiberi's daughter Maria died on Sept. 17. That Saturday, OSU offered a moment of silence for her before its... More »

Students Find Guy Secretly Living in Their Basement

They initially thought it was a ghost

(Newser) - What’s behind door number one? A person, apparently. A group of Ohio State students got a scare when they learned someone was living behind a secret door in their basement. Newsy reports: More »

Ohio State Chief: 'Can't Trust Those Damn Catholics'

Gordon Gee is on the apology circuit after his jokes about Notre Dame

(Newser) - Ohio State President Gordon Gee is on the apology trail—familiar turf for him—after the AP got hold of audio in which he makes some unfortunate jokes about the Catholic leaders of Notre Dame. (It's not helping his cause that Gee is Mormon.) He doesn't sound... More »

Ohio State Gives Up 2010 Wins, Sugar Bowl Title

It all stems from players selling memorabilia for cash

(Newser) - Ohio State is vacating its wins from the 2010 football season, including its share of the Big Ten championship and the Buckeyes' victory over Arkansas in the 2011 Sugar Bowl. (Sorry, Arkansas, you don't get the trophy, either.) Responding to the NCAA's investigation of a memorabilia-for-cash scandal... More »

Series of Scandals Led to Fall of Ohio State's Tressel

Resigned Jim Tressel been applauded for 'integrity'

(Newser) - Ohio State’s vaunted football coach Jim Tressel resigned suddenly yesterday , and a new Sports Illustrated story may explain why. The piece on Tressel details a “pattern” of broken rules under his coaching, all amid much praise from other football heavyweights for his “steadiness” and “integrity.”... More »

President Schools Hoops Analyst in H-O-R-S-E

Retired Indiana Pacer Clark Kellogg of CBS lets down his guard

(Newser) - CBS basketball analyst Clark Kellogg knows pressure—he played for Ohio State and the Indiana Pacers before moving to the TV studio—but he appears to have let his guard down on the White House court. In a game of H-O-R-S-E—renamed P-O-T-U-S, a common abbreviation of "president of... More »

1 Killed as Gunman Opens Fire at Ohio State

Shootings occurred outside football stadium

(Newser) - One person was killed and two injured when a gunman opened fire on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus early today. The shootings occurred outside the football stadium of the Big Ten school. The victims were not students, reports MSNBC . It wasn't immediately clear if the gunman was injured... More »

Ohio State Upsets No. 15 Purdue

Big win revives Buckeye's tourney hopes

(Newser) - Jamar Butler scored 23 of his game-high 25 points in the second half as Ohio State upended No. 15 Purdue with an 80-77 overtime victory. Othella Hunter, a 56 percent free throw shooter, gave the Buckeyes the lead late in the extra period by draining two shots from the charity... More »

Big Ten Denies Ref Fixed Football Games

Official's crew was involved in two questionable contests

(Newser) - The Big Ten commissioner denied any football games were fixed this season, even though an official with a criminal background worked the games, the Chicago Tribune reports. Referee Stephen Pamon was in charge of both the Purdue-Penn State game and the Ohio State-Illinois matchup; both games were marred by controversial... More »

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