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Ohio State 56, Rutgers 17: Jersey boys not a hit on the road

Brooke LaValley | Dispatch

Joey Bosa (97) celebrates a stop by Ohio State's defense.

Quarterback J.T. Barrett accounted for 368 yards of offense and five touchdowns to lead another high-scoring Ohio State attack in a 56-17 thrashing of Rutgers today in Ohio Stadium.

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Ohio State football: Despite big plays, defense strives for more

Adam Cairns | Dispatch

“I was talking to some guys. We just beat this team pretty badly, but it almost feels like a loss."-- OSU linebacker Darron Lee

Ohio State had just beaten Rutgers 56-17 in chilly, drizzly Ohio Stadium, and the Buckeyes defense had mostly throttled the Scarlet Knights, at least when it mattered, even scoring a touchdown for the third time in six games.

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Bob Hunter commentary: It’s hard to tell how good Buckeyes truly are

The question is getting asked more often, and it is still without definitive answer. The Buckeyes are good. There is no denying it. But are they national-championship good, postseason-playoff good or merely Big Ten good? There is a vast difference in goods, and frankly, there is no way to know yet.

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College football: Prospects in New Jersey pass over Rutgers

The history of Rutgers, birthplace of college football and the state university of New Jersey, is littered with players who fled the state to play elsewhere.

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Blue Jackets notebook: Tropp replaces ailing Dano against Flames

Rookie Marko Dano joined the Blue Jackets’ lengthy injury list, missing last night’s game against the Calgary Flames because of an undisclosed ailment. Coach Todd Richards said Dano was day to day.

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Around the NBA: Kyrie Irving returns, but Cavs fall to Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks handed the host Cleveland Cavaliers their first loss of the preseason, 108-102 last night. The Cavaliers saw something they probably will see a lot of during the regular season: teams using a zone defense against them.

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Around the NFL: Seahawks trade top receiver Percy Harvin to Jets

Patrick Semansky | Associated Press

Percy Harvin, who had a touchdown in last season’s Super Bowl and leads the Seahawks with 22 receptions this year, was traded to the New York Jets for a conditional 2015 draft pick.

In a move that shocked the NFL, the Seattle Seahawks traded receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets yesterday for a conditional 2015 draft pick. One source confirmed to The Seattle Times the deal was done. It was first reported by Fox Sports. The team has yet to officially confirm the trade.

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Around college football: Florida State probe finds Winston wasn’t paid for autographs

Mike Grol | Associated Press

More than 2,000 Jameis Winston autographs were listed on an authentication website.

Florida State’s compliance staff has found no information suggesting Jameis Winston was paid for more than 2,000 autographs found on an authentication website, according to a statement released by the school’s athletic director yesterday.

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Blue Jackets notebook: First goal eludes Wennberg

Eamon Queeney | Dispatch

Blue Jackets rookie Alexander Wennberg has taken 10 shots but still is seeking his first goal.

Rookie forward Alexander Wennberg is third on the Blue Jackets with 10 shots on goal. He’s first among those feeling snakebit.

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Urban Meyer Postgame

Here's Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer discussing the Buckeyes 56-17 win over Rutgers.

Posted on Oct 18, 2014 0 Comments

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