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The voice of OSU Women's basketball Marty Bannister hosts the rest of the voices of Big Ten Women's basketball to preview the upcoming Big Ten Women's basketball tournament. Who's the favorite in the tournment? Who are the sleepers? And who do the voices of the Big Ten believe will be the conference's player and coach of the year? The women's Big Ten Tournament begins Wednesday March 4th at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
A win tonight at Penn State would be Thad Matta’s 297th in 11 seasons at Ohio State, matching the number of victories Fred Taylor accumulated in 18 seasons.
Thad Matta never met Fred Taylor, but for most of the decade that Matta has been the Ohio State men’s basketball coach, he has wanted to someday reap the reward Taylor did. And that is not only the NCAA championship Taylor won as coach in 1960, the Buckeyes’ only national title in the sport.
Reds 10, Indians 0: Brandon Phillips, Todd Frazier and Jay Bruce each had one of host Cincinnati’s six doubles in a victory over Cleveland yesterday in the spring opener for both teams in Goodyear, Ariz.
Capitals goalie Braden Holtby stops a shot by the Blue Jackets’ Marko Dano in the third period. Holtby finished with 27 saves.
The NHL trade deadline has passed. So has any hope of the Blue Jackets reaching the Stanley Cup playoffs. All that stands between them and another too-long offseason is 19 games.
The children of Blue Jackets center Mark Letestu aren’t old enough to pen a letter along the lines of that written by the daughter of former teammate Jordan Leopold that implored her hometown team, the Minnesota Wild, to trade for her dad and bring him home on Monday.
Mapfre is a Spanish company that has an office in Columbus.
To investor-operator Anthony Precourt, it represented the largest piece of unsold inventory for Crew SC. For Jaime Tamayo, it was a chance for Mapfre Insurance to continue its expansion in the United States by tapping into the Ohio market. And thanks to an unsolicited phone call from a Crew ticket salesman, it resulted in the sale of naming rights to Crew Stadium.
Although the two sides remain apart, a report last night indicates that a deal might be reached between Major League Soccer and the players union on a new collective bargaining agreement.
These days, there are basically two kinds of stadiums and sports arenas without commercial sponsors: Legendary sports palaces whose owners/operators regard a corporate sponsorship as disrespectful — i.e. Ohio Stadium, Yankee Stadium and Lambeau Field — and buildings that need/want/chase those corporate dollars and end up feeling like the boy who can’t get a date on prom night.
Jim Harbaugh “did a little medical treatment.”
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh stopped and assisted two drivers in Ann Arbor, Mich., yesterday, after a serious crash on I-94.
Georgia’s Marcus Thornton (2) and Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns go after a rebound.
No. 1 Kentucky 72, Georgia 64: Kentucky overcame a nine-point deficit in the second half to keep its perfect season intact, beating host Georgia last night.
Ohio State wrestling coach Tom Ryan finished a talk with his team before practice last week by asking if anyone had anything to say. Logan Stieber, a fifth-year senior co-captain and a three-time national champion, stood up.
Indiana coach Tom Crean reacts to a call during the Hoosiers’ loss at Northwestern.
No. 1 Kentucky 74, Mississippi State 56: Kentucky fought off a slow start but still cruised to a Southeastern Conference victory over host Mississippi State last night to keep its undefeated season on track.
The Ohio State women’s basketball team has reached the final two games of the regular season with the chance to accomplish something that few thought possible in November: earning a double bye for the Big Ten tournament.
The Inglewood (Calif.) City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan late Tuesday backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.