Archives: football

Rare Football Films: The Newsreels

Before televisions were in every home, and long before live streaming, sports newsreels allowed football fans to watch players in action. This hour we’ll talk about the importance of archived footage and discuss some rarely seen historical highlights. Plus we’ll take a look at the surprising influence of the game on American culture.

Buckeye Rebirth / State of the Nation’s Wetlands

First up this hour, it’s a discussion about OSU’s undefeated season, their upcoming showdown with MSU, and what lies ahead for the Buckeyes. Then we’ll learn more about the recent mid-term report card grades given to six of the world’s largest-scale wetlands. We’ll talk about which natural areas are improving, and which didn’t pass muster.

NFL Concussions: The Story Behind the League’s Denials

In 2011, Dave Duerson, defensive back for the Chicago Bears, asked that his brain be studied upon his death and then shot himself in the chest. The NFL has long denied that football players are at higher risk for mental illnesses caused by concussions, but this hour we’ll talk about the evidence, and if the league will confront accusations head on.

Rare Football Films: The Newsreels

Before televisions were in every home, and long before live streaming, sports newsreels allowed football fans to watch players in action. This hour we’ll talk about the importance of archived footage and discuss some rarely seen historical highlights. Plus we’ll take a look at the surprising influence of the game on American culture.

Proud to be a Buckeye: A Look at Fanaticism in Ohio State Football

Buckeye football fans are proud, that we all know. But what’s behind the fanaticism and historic traditions of The Ohio State University? On this hour, we’ll talk about Ohio State football just in time for the school’s 100th Homecoming Game this Saturday.

Proud to be a Buckeye: A Look at Fanaticism in Ohio State Football

Buckeye football fans are proud, that we all know. But what’s behind the fanaticism and historic traditions of The Ohio State University? On this hour, we’ll talk about Ohio State football just in time for the school’s 100th Homecoming Game this Saturday.

Coverage of Jim Tressel Resignation

Jim Tressel resigned Monday from his position as Ohio State football head coach. Why did he step down now, and what’s the future look like for OSU football?

The State of Ohio State, with OSU President E. Gordon Gee

We’ll talk with Ohio State University President, E. Gordon Gee, about the future of Buckeye Football, the charter university proposal, and more.

The Ohio State University: Its Proud History and Traditions

“Oh come let’s sing Ohio’s praise,” as we explore the rich past of The Ohio State University.

The Business of College Sports

What happens to a university when it’s better known for its college sports than its academic programs? We’ll talk about the commercialization of college sports and the conflict with academic values occurring across the country.