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Aug. 9, 2013


Men’s Basketball

Della Valle Returns Golden from U20 European Championships
OhioStateBuckeyes.com
August 7
With newfound confidence and experience, sophomore guard Amedeo Della Valle returns to the Buckeye state following his gold-medal performance at the 20-and-under European Championship in Tallinn, Estonia.

Football

Video: Cincinnati Bengals WR Dane Sanzenbacher returns punt for 71-yard TD
NFL.com
August 8
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher returns a punt 71 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter of Thursday’s preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons.

Ohio State football: Practice gets more intense as camp moves away from WHAC
Columbus Dispatch
August 9
Ohio State’s returning players know this about preseason camp under coach Urban Meyer: There’s no telling what is coming next.

Buckeyes counting on Bryant, Barnett in 2013
AP
August 8
Safeties are the players farthest removed from the action. Yet they’ll be in the middle of Ohio State’s hopes this fall. Starters Christian Bryant and C.J. Barnett account for 50 percent of the seniors on the defensive side for the Buckeyes.

Aug. 8, 2013

Men’s Lacrosse

Cheney, future OSU Hall of Famer, passes away
Lima News
August 7
Former Buckeyes lacrosse star and future Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame inductee, Dan Cheney died at the age of 76 Saturday. Cheney will be inducted into the OSU Hall of Fame in late September.

Men’s Basketball

NBA: Former Ohio State star Greg Oden signs with Heat
Columbus Dispatch
August 8
Greg Oden has taken his physical, done a bit of house hunting in south Florida and signed on the dotted line. Nearly four years after he last played, the 7-footer from Ohio State is officially back in the NBA.

Football

Ohio State football: Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany visits Buckeyes
Columbus Dispatch
August 8
To mark the start of his 25th year as commissioner of the Big Ten, Jim Delany has embarked on a tour of the 12 members’ football preseason camps, setting down yesterday at Ohio State.

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   –Photo: OSU gives Delany helmet full of Buckeye stickers
   BTN.com

Ohio State has ‘SEC speed’ — now it wants the freaks up front
CBSSports.com
August 7
Check Ohio State’s quarterback, cornerback, wide receiver and linebacker positions to know the Buckeyes don’t lack for the mythical advantage known as SEC speed. Now, the defensive line is the next step.

Aug. 7, 2013

Ohio State donates bowl money to child advocacy groups
USA Today
August 7
Ohio State University will donate $181,000 to two local child-advocacy organizations from funds it received from the Big Ten Conference’s sanctions against Penn State.

Baseball

Jaron Long Signs with the New York Yankees
OhioStateBuckeyes.com
August 6
Ohio State right-hander>Jaron Long has signed a free agent contract with the New York Yankees, the organization announced Tuesday.

Football

Ohio State football: Decker final piece of offensive line’s puzzle
Columbus Dispatch
August 7
Ed Warinner, Ohio State’s offensive line coach, said about Taylor Decker (68) starting the season opener: “I’m very confident he’ll be where he needs to be.”

Ohio State football notebook: Urban Meyer likes freshman running back’s ‘electric speed’
Columbus Dispatch
August 7
Freshman running back Dontre Wilson has only a working nickname thus far with his new Ohio State teammates, but based on coach Urban Meyer’s observations, a better one likely is in the works.

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  –Meyer impressed with Miller’s improvement, Wilson’s speed after first 3 days of camp
   Lantern

Aug. 6, 2013


Men’s and Women’s Diving

Vince Panzano to Retire as Head Coach of Diving Team
OhioStateBuckeyes.com
August 5
Vince Panzano announced his retirement as head coach of the Ohio State diving team Monday. Panzano, who coached 12 NCAA champions, 23 U.S. national champions and 59 Big Ten champions since taking over the program in 1978, was the longest tenured coach with 35 years of service at Ohio State.

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Football

Wrapping up the Ohio State football top 25 preseason countdown
Plain Dealer
August 6
With just 25 days until the season opener against Buffalo, let’s take a look back at the 25-day countdown that led up to Sunday’s first preseason practice.

Aug. 5, 2013


Men’s Gymnastics

Four Buckeyes Earn All-America Scholar-Athlete Honors
OhioStateBuckeyes.com
August 5, 2013
Ohio State men’s gymnastics team members Jake Martin and Michael Newburger and former team members John Laing and Blaize Monks have been named All-America Scholar-Athletes for the 2012-13 season by the College Gymnastics Association.

Football

BEYOND THE GAME: Buchanan Graduates Again
ABC-6/FOX-28
August 4, 2013
Former Buckeye punter Ben Buchanan graduated from Ohio State on Sunday for the second time, receiving his Masters degree in Sport Management.

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Carter shows Buckeye love in speech
FOXSports.com
August 4, 2013
Carter shouted out former OSU teammates and in closing his speech shouted: “Buckeye, born and bred / Now HOFer, even after I’m dead!”

Meyer’s anticipated day finally arrives
Columbus Dispatch
August 5, 2013
Coach Urban Meyer said he spent the past couple of weeks in anticipation for the start of preseason camp, which took place yesterday.

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Ohio State Football: Complacency isn’t an option
Plain Dealer
August 4, 2013
Ask Urban Meyer, and the throwing and the catching and the tackling and the running aren’t what is going to determine how Ohio State’s season goes.