Some democrats, including at least two Ohio members of Congress, plan to boycott Tuesday’s scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
Ohio State students had varied reactions to the announcement of Coach Jim Tressel’s resignation.
Even though both of Ohio State University’s basketball teams lost their tournament games over the weekend, university administrators and tourism officials in Columbus are still active. As WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, they’re preparing a bid to get more tournament games in Columbus.
The eyes of sports fans around the country are turning to crowded gyms and scribbled brackets this week with the tip-off of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament. Columbus is no exception.
The N-C-A-A announced today that it is throwing out some of the violations that occurred under former Ohio State men’s basketball coach Jim O’Brien.
The Buckeyes take on the Florida Gators for the NCAA Men’s basketball championship Monday night. But it’s not just the team players who could win big. Thousands of people filled out March Madness brackets and tonight they’ll know how their wagers fared. While some say this kind of social gambling is OK, other’s say it can lead to addiction.
First round NCAA Basketball Tournament games began Friday in Columbus. Fans from the eastern part of the country are flocked to the Arena District. Some were thrilled to participate in the March Madness while others are hoped for an underdog victory.
The NCAA has put Ohio State on three years’ probation for violations in its men’s basketball program.
The NCAA has found three Ohio State University athletic programs violated a total of 9 NCAA rules. Most of the allegations involve the men’s basketball team, but the women’s basketball team and the football team were also cited.
The N-C-A-A basketball tournament comes to Columbus today, but most people still will have to watch it on television. Games at Nationwide Arena sold out long before the schedule was announced. When regional teams Cincinnati and Kentucky were sent to the city, tickets became even tougher to find.