Aug. 27, 2014

From England to the Bahamas, current and former Ohio State athletes had an active summer
The Lantern
August 27, 2014
As the roar of students on campus fell to a whimper with the Columbus spring turning into summer, the decrescendo was certainly not felt by the many Ohio State athletes who continued their endeavors into the summer months.

Ohio State football: Vannett steps into spotlight at tight end Columbus Dispatch August 27, 2014 Nick Vannett pointed out that Ohio State is dealing with one of the dark truths about football heading toward its season opener against Navy on Saturday in Baltimore.   Week 1 starting jobs still available for Ohio State football team The Lantern August 27, 2014 With just days until the Ohio State football team is scheduled to kick off its season against Navy, several starting positions remain up for grabs.   Most important Buckeyes for 2014 — No. 1: J.T. Barrett The Lantern August 27, 2014 Anytime a Heisman Trophy candidate goes down to injury, the team’s backup instantly goes under the microscope.  

August 26, 2014

  U.S. men’s gymnastics team has Ohio State flavor The Lantern  August 26, 2014 Former Ohio State gymnast Brandon Wynn and Buckeyes sophomore All-American Sean Melton earned spots on the U.S. team that will compete in the Pan American Championships, which run Wednesday through Sept. 1 in Toronto.   Ohio State’s fine with frosh J.T. Barrett at QB; Urban Meyer makes it so CBS Sports August 26, 2014
Ohio State doesn’t need Braxton Miller to earn a spot in college football’s four-team playoff. 

August 25, 2014

Ohio State football: More mature Vonn Bell expects to contribute
Columbus Dispatch
August 25, 2014
Vonn Bell is poised to ring in the new Ohio State season on Saturday as a more mature player than the five-star, can’t-miss prospect of a year ago.

Commentary: Urban Meyer’s visit with Chip Kelly well-timed
Columbus Dispatch
August 25, 2014
Urban Meyer believes in brotherly shove, the idea of getting players to overcome adversity by pushing one another past what they think possible.

Hope Heals Faster Than Quarterback
New York Times
August 24, 2014
Overlooking the bustle of Olentangy River Road, on the outskirts of Ohio State’s sprawling campus, an electronic billboard burns bright with the words “Get Better No. 5.”