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Westerville Football Coach Arrested After Alleged Slap Of Player

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Pentello was arrested and charged with assault and endangering children. He's scheduled to be arraigned October 7.
10:46AM
September 26, 2014

The head football coach at Westerville South High School was arrested and charged this week with assault and endangering children after a report that he shoved a player to the ground and slapped him across the face.

Fired Director Conducts, Plays In OSU Alumni Band

8:07PM
September
13, 2014

The fired director of Ohio State’s marching band has played in and helped conduct the alumni band during its annual game-day appearance.

Columbus Officials Turn On Charm To Attract NCAA Final Four

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City officials show off the city's best attractions for an NCAA Final Four committee.
10:29AM
September 10, 2014

Members of the NCAA site selection committee are checking out Columbus this week as the possible location for a Women’s Final Four sometime in the future.

End of An Era: Clintonville’s Olympic Swim Club Closes For Good

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The Dive Well at Clintonville's Olympic Swim Club
5:00AM
September
2, 2014

For 76 years neighbors have cooled off at the Olympic Swim Club. But now it’s closed for good. And generations of Clintonville residents are saddened by the shutdown.

OSU Kicks Off Season Full Of Questions, New Players

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Braxton Miller is a two-time Big Ten Player of the Year. He'll miss the entire 2014 season after re-injuring his surgically-repaired shoulder.
8:46AM
August
29, 2014

For the first time since 2011, the OSU football team will open a season without Braxton Miller as its starting quarterback.

Former OSU Star Files Second Lawsuit Over “Road Rage” Charges

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Stillwagon is suing for the usually-secret evidence presented to the grand jury that issued his indictment.
8:29AM
August 26, 2014

Jim Stillwagon, a fixture on the 1968 OSU football team that won the national championship, has filed a lawsuit against the Delaware County prosecutor’s office for what Stillwagon’s attorney calls “cooked up” charges.

OSU Confirms Braxton Miller Is Out For Season

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Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller re-injured his shoulder Monday. Published reports indicate he is out for the season.
2:04PM
August 19, 2014

Ohio State says quarterback and two-time Big Ten Player of the Year Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season after reinjuring his throwing shoulder.

State Senator Wants Cleveland Indians To Drop Name, Chief Wahoo

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The Cleveland Indians have used several versions of the Chief Wahoo logo since 1947.
8:56AM
August
8, 2014

An Ohio state senator says it’s time for the Cleveland Indians to drop their nickname and Chief Wahoo mascot.

Former OSU Star, Greg Oden, Arrested For Punching A Woman

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Oden faces two counts of battery after allegedly punching a woman in the face early Thursday morning at his mother's home in suburban Indianapolis.
9:06AM
August 7, 2014

Greg Oden was booked in the Marion County Jail this morning in Indiana on two counts of battery. A police report says officers responded to Oden’s mother’s and “observed blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations to the forehead and nose area of the victim’s face.”

OSU Moves To Host More Night Games

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Ohio Stadium opened in 1922 and has hosted night games for decades, but only recently received permanent lights.
8:24AM
July
18, 2014

Ohio State has hosted night football games in “The Shoe” for decades, but lights have always been trucked in. That’s changing as the school hopes for more exposure to recruits and national TV audiences.