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Cardale Jones Leads OSU In National Title Game

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Cardale Jones was OSU's third-string quarterback last summer. After injuries to Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett, he assumed the starting role and led the Buckeyes to wins over Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game and Alabama in the Sugar Bowl.
8:17AM
January 9, 2015

Cardale Jones was OSU’s third-string quarterback last summer. After injuries to Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett, he assumed the starting role and led the Buckeyes to wins over Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game and Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. He now faces Oregon in the national championship game on Monday.

Parents Of OSU Players To Get More Travel Money

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Wide receiver Devin Smith (9) and Jalin Marshall celebrate a touchdown during the Big Ten championship game last Saturday. OSU routed the Badgers 59-0. They beat Alabama in a national semifinal game three weeks later.
8:17AM
January 7, 2015

The College Football Playoff Committee says it will give $1,250 to each parent of a student athlete playing in the National Championship game.

Veteran Runner Gets Ready For Another Columbus Marathon

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8:31AM
October 17, 2014

About 18,000 athletes will flood the streets of Columbus this weekend for the Columbus Marathon and Half-Marathon. WOSU’s Thomas Bradley is an avid runner and wanted to talk to a veteran of the race to see how it’s changed, so we dared him to go for a run with Eric Wygle, who’s competing in his 14th Columbus Marathon this weekend.

Neighbors Continue Fight Against Lights At Capital Stadium

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Homes on Bexley's Euclaire Avenue sit just a few feet from Capital's Bernlohr Stadium. Many fear their home value will plummet if Capital installs lights and begins hosting night football and soccer games.
8:00AM
October
6, 2014

Leaders of Capital University, the city of Bexley, and local residents meet again Monday night to discuss a proposal for lights at Capital’s Bernlohr Stadium.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Economic Impact Of Lebron

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The city of Cleveland was celebrating last week as Lebron James announced he was returning to Cleveland after four years with the Miami Heat.
8:55AM
July
17, 2014

Lebron James’ return to Cleveland is great news for basketball fans there. It’s also good news for their local economy.

Epidemic Of Girls’ Knee Injuries Traced To Genetics And Training

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Even highly competitive female athletes are more prone to knee injuries than boys, both because of genes and physics. Sports training could reduce the risk of injury, but few programs offer it.
8:47AM
June
4, 2014

Girls are up to ten times more likely than boys to suffer knee injuries in sports like soccer and basketball. Some Ohio researchers say they’ve discovered that genetic differences help explain the disparity. But a lack of proper sports training is also partly to blame.