Posts tagged "Ohio State Buckeyes"

Media Notebook: College Gameday, '03 Cubs Doc, DePaul Fox Sports 1 event

Media Notebook: College Gameday, '03 Cubs Doc, DePaul Fox Sports 1 event
ESPN College Gameday set up shop this morning at Lakeside Field on the Northwestern University campus in Evanston. Tonight at Ryan Field, not be confused with the Fox Sports 1 anchor named Ryan Field, the #4 Ohio State Buckeyes, favored by a touchdown, will take on the #16 Wildcats. Kickoff at 7pm on ABC with OSU alum Kirk Herbstreit and NU alum Brent Musburger on the call. Heather Cox will be on the sidelines. I love College Gameday, but the best part of it, in my opinion, would be the signs. I’ve led this post with a great sign about Kain Colter. And posted a few in gallery. You can see a few more signs here. NU will look to upset the Red Menace tonight, and have a much better outing than the last time College Gameday was on site for a NW home game. That was the infamous “we conveniently forgot about the lack of space in Wrigley Field, so we’ll have both teams go one way/the same way the whole time” game. The Illini shredded NU 48-22 at the Friendly Confines as Mikel Leshoure ran for an Illinois record 330 yards rushing. Here's to hoping the Cats don't have a repeat of that performance tonight; and cut shut down Jordan Hall and Carlos Hyde. -From Crain’s, Northwestern sells the naming rights to their Athletic Director position. They've come such a long way in Evanston. Three decades ago, they were considering abandoning big time sports entirely to join the Ivy League. According to the Wall Street Journal....

ESPN College Gameday in Evanston! Send us your Signs!

ESPN College Gameday in Evanston! Send us your Signs!
ESPN College Gameday is officially headed to Ryan Field in Evanston. Not be confused with the Fox Sports 1 anchor named Ryan Field. Now that Gameday will be here, I want to see your signs! The best ones will be posted here later. ESPN College Gameday has been to a Northwestern “home game” before. Remember the goofy “everyone drives the same direction” battle at Wrigley Field in 2010? Although that aspect of the contest was a total Chicago Cubs like fiasco, the game was a huge marketing/publicity success, as you had many moments in the vein of Mr. Cub Ernie Banks singing “Go U Northwestern” at Clark and Addison. In the game itself, Ron Zook and the Illinois Fighting Illini smoked the Wildcats 48-22 as Mikel Leshoure rushed for an Illinois school record 330 yards. This time, ESPN College Gameday will see Northwestern host the Red Menace, the Evil Empire of Ohio State, who enter the game as just a four point favorite. It’s the best two teams in the Big Ten no doubt. (Certainly, the Buckeyes and Wildcats have looked like the cream of the league crop thus far) However, this is still very much a Rocky vs. Drago match-up...

Columbus radio host fired over Desmond Howard death remark

Sports talk radio host Scott Torgerson was fired by 97.1 The Fan in Columbus Ohio, the company announced via Twitter today. Torgerson, the co-host of “The Common Man & The Torg” show was initially suspended on October 17 after he tweeted that he wished ESPN Gameday’s Desmond Howard would “get fired or die” so he... Read more »
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Why Ohio State football took the low road

Guest post from Ed Cmar, The Sports Bank.net and Inside Hockey.com Although this analysis of the confounding reinstatement of Ohio State backup linebacker Storm Klein comes a week after the fact, I decided instead to see whether there would be any resonating outrage over this and other off-season arrests of current Ohio State University (OSU)... Read more »

Facebook wall incident could yield another Ohio St. violation

Facebook wall incident could yield another Ohio St. violation
Many of us make mistakes with social media all the time. Getting confused and pressing the wrong button is common; it’s just that our mistakes don’t lead to potential minor recruiting violations with the NCAA. Currently, there are 12 secondary NCAA issues being processed by the athletics compliance office regarding Ohio State. By secondary, it... Read more »