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  • MAC football: Bobcats picked to finish third in division

    DETROIT -- Josh Kristoff was wearing a tie, dress shirt and slacks and sitting high above Ford Field, but the Ohio University linebacker spoke as if he wanted the games to begin immediately so he could forget the past.

  • Bob Hunter commentary: College bigwigs out to protect their turf

    Armageddon is coming. If you’ve been listening to college administrators, you probably already knew that. But just in case you didn’t, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby launched what will doubtless be another round of dire warnings at his league’s football media days.

  • Revised NCAA rule changes food college sports programs can provide athletes

    Ohio State dietitian Sarah Wick saw athletes arrive hungry for early-morning workouts. She saw them leave after practice on empty stomachs, rushing to class with no time to grab something nutritious. Wick would ache for those athletes. Compounding her angst was the frustration of knowing she could do little to help.

  • Big Ten expansion | Bitterness subsides; Maryland Terps open to challenge

    Vitriol erupted among Maryland fans when the university announced in November 2012 that it was leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference after nearly six decades to join the Big Ten. Hundreds of angry emails reportedly flooded the office of Maryland President Wallace Loh.

  • Colleges: Ohio State A.D. Gene Smith feels NCAA will OK changes

    The NCAA will cast a vote in 20 days that could alter the operations and oversight of college sports’ governing body in favor of revenue-rich schools such as Ohio State. Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith is confident that the vote by the Division I board of directors will grant the autonomous power sought by the five wealthiest conferences, including the Big Ten.

  • College football | Legal file: Taylor Lewan to go to trial in Ohio State fan-punching case

    Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan will go to trial in October on charges that he punched an Ohio State fan. The former Michigan offensive tackle is accused of hitting James Hughes of Denver after the Buckeyes beat the Wolverines on Nov. 30. Lewan is charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault and battery.

  • Bob Hunter commentary | Rumblings: Ohio State could shift recruit Sam Hubbard to tight end

    Sam Hubbard played his senior season at Cincinnati Moeller as a safety and was projected by most recruiting services as a linebacker or a defensive end, but it appears that he will at least begin his career at Ohio State as a tight end.

  • Matt Sandusky, son of convicted Penn State coach, discusses alleged sexual abuse

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- An adopted son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky is providing details of the alleged sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of his father. Matt Sandusky, who was initially a foster child of the Sanduskys, tells Oprah Winfrey in a TV show airing tonight that his overnight visits with the family as a child were good "except for one part, bedtime."

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