Five Student-Athletes Represented Ohio State in Transformational Educational Experience

Representing Ohio State at the “Big Life Series: Selma to Montgomery” were current student-athletes Jaydan Wood (women’s track & field), Donovan Hewitt (men’s gymnastics), Brooke Shields (cheer), Nina LaFlore (women’s soccer) and Zed Key (men’s basketball).

Honoring MLK Day 2022

Throughout the upcoming week, see how The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is working and joining others to honor and continue the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Men's Basketball
Celebrating Black History Month

The t-shirts benefit the OSU ACCESS Evening Program, supporting low-income, single, Ohio State students with children

Football's social justice push continues with helmet decal, early voting

Social justice has been a cause for the Ohio State football team in recent years, and it jumped to the forefront earlier this year after the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other Black citizens.

Men's Basketball
Men's basketball to have message of equality on uniforms

Following a summer of unrest and social calls for justice, the Buckeyes will wear an “equality” patch on the front of their jerseys.

Athletics’ Racial Equality Group Builds Awareness

This assemblage of staff members from across Athletics and Business Advancement also provides coaches and staff with education, training and awareness opportunities striving for racial equality and equitable practices.

Members of Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition Announced, Voter Registration Initiative Launched

The Big Ten Conference formally announced today the members of the Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition, which includes student-athletes, coaches, athletic directors, chancellors, presidents and other members of the Big Ten family representing all 14 member institutions. In addition, the Big Ten Conference formally launched a Voter Registration Initiative that has been in the planning stages since February of 2020.

Big Ten Announces Commitment To Event Equality For Men and Women On Big Ten Network

On the one-year anniversary of the announcement of the Big Ten Network, Big Ten Commissioner James E. Delany revealed that the Big Ten Network will become the first national network to commit to “event equality” for men’s and women’s sports on all network-controlled media within the first three years of launch.