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Does Ohio Have Enough Oversight Of Booster Clubs?

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state has increased oversight of booster clubs, including making a club file a report with the attorney general's office if the club has more than $25,000 in assets
8:26AM
May 27, 2014

Two Mansfield boosters are headed to prison after pleading guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars. With that case in mind, WOSU’s sports podcast After the Score asked Ohio Attorney General MIke DeWine if the state has enough oversight of booster clubs.

OHSAA Reduces Competitive Advantage of Ohio Private Schools

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10:58AM
May
23, 2014

Ohio high school athletic director have approved changes that will look to reduce the advantage well-funded private school often have over the public school rivals.

Tressel Signs On At YSU, Gets $300K Annual Salary

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Tressel had been an administrator at the University of Akron the past two years and was a finalist for its presidency.
8:16AM
May 13, 2014

Former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has officially signed on to be the ninth president of Youngstown State University.

Jim Tressel To Be Next President At Youngstown State

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8:43AM
May
9, 2014

The university confirms on its Web site that trustees voted early Friday to name the former Ohio State University football coach to be YSU’s next president.

A Look Back At Cooper Stadium

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The stadium was built in 1931 by the St. Louis Cardinals and was the home of the Columbus Clippers from 1977 to 2008.
7:45AM
May
9, 2014

As the long-time home of the Columbus Clippers is re-purposed into a racetrack and automotive center, WOSU’s Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley sat down with a veteran public radio reporter who spent decades watching the Clippers in the Franklinton park.

Blue Jackets Look Toward Next Season

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Derek Mackenzie is one of several unrestricted free agents who could leave or stay with the Blue Jackets.
7:29AM
May 2, 2014

With the Blue Jackets out of the playoffs, WOSU’s sports podcast looks at what could be in store for next season.

Beulah Park Shuts Down After 91 Years Of Horseracing

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In the winner's circle at Beulah Park
5:30AM
May
2, 2014

After 91 years of thoroughbred horseracing, Grove City’s Beulah Park shuts its gates.

Why The Indians May Be Phasing Out Chief Wahoo

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The Cleveland Indians have used several versions of the Chief Wahoo logo since 1947.
7:30AM
May
1, 2014

A writer for the Wall Street Journal tells WOSU that Cleveland Indians fans might be seeing less of the conversational logo for financial reasons.

Jackets Out Of Playoffs After Failed Comeback Attempt

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Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky covers up a wrap-around attempt by Chris Kunitz during the first period of Game Six of their first round playoff series Monday night. Pittsburgh won 4-3 to advance to the second round.
7:32AM
April
29, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets were down 4-0 in the third period before scoring three goals in five minutes to make the game close. But it wasn’t enough.

It’s Win Or Go Home For Blue Jackets

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Joe Vitale of the Pittsburgh Penguins collides with Ryan Murray of the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game Five on Saturday.
7:45AM
April
28, 2014

It’s the most important game in franchise history, as the Columbus Blue Jackets hope to stay alive in their first-round playoff series with Pittsburgh.