Buckeyes, General

NCAA Announces Hosts for 2019-22 Championships

The NCAA announced host cities and venues for its championship events for the 2018-19 through 2021-22 academic years, and Ohio makes more than a few appearances.

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Podcast

The Hot Sports Boys fix Sports Officiating

The Hot Sports Boys are once again fighting those fat cats in Washington! Not really. They’re discussing and dismantling the traditions of officiating sports.

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Podcast

Jason Kipnis, Terrelle Pryor, and March Madness

TD joins the podcast to discuss the Cleveland Indians, Jason Kipnis’ injury, the Browns and Terrelle Pryor, and of course the upcoming 2017 March Madness NCAA basketball tourney.

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Buckeyes

Conquer the Knights: Ohio State – Rutgers Preview

The No. 2 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes will start Big Ten conference play against the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers. WFNY breaks down the matchup.

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Headlines

Kirk Herbstreit picks Ohio State to make playoffs

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit has picked his alma mater, the Ohio State Buckeyes, to make the College Football Playoff in 2016.

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Headlines

As predicted, Cardale Jones’ statements are mischaracterized as “epic Twitter rant”

Cardale Jones had some words about his time in NCAA football, but they weren’t nearly as fiery as they’re being made out to be.

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Headlines

Cardale Jones is happy to be done with the NCAA

Cardale Jones was speaking his truth on Monday about the NCAA.

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Multimedia

The Best Ohio State Buckeyes highlights from The Game 2015

It was a gigantic day for the Ohio State Buckeyes against Michigan in 2015. Jim Harbaugh’s first matchup with the Buckeyes did not go as the khaki-pantsed alum would have liked, despite having a very solid first year in Ann Arbor. The Buckeyes responded to their loss to Michigan State a week ago by running

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WWW

March Madness, the NCAA, and Do Other Fans Hate Cleveland?: While We’re Waiting…

Ahh, what a glorious Thursday it should be. Spring is on the horizon, everyone’s recovery from St. Patrick’s Day festivities should be complete, and the Cavs rebounded from a nauseating game in Miami against the Heat with a thrashing of the Brooklyn Nets. After going down 13 early, the Cavs outscored the Nets 108-70 through

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Buckeyes

Ohio State vs VCU Preview: A Ram and a Buckeye Walk Into a Gym…

Since 2009, March in Ohio has meant one thing: The Ohio State University Buckeyes are wearing their dancing shoes. For the seventh straight year the men’s basketball team has a shot at the championship. The Buckeyes will face Virginia Commonwealth University in the Round of 64 this Thursday in Portland, Oregon. Before the Madness begins, however,

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Featured, Headlines

Hooray semesters! Ohio State gets extra practice time over Oregon

In 2012, all Ohio public universities officially switched to the semester system after a long history of mismatched academic calendars. Ohio State, for one, was previously on the oft-beloved quarter system and that led to a very short summer for students returning back to campus in August 2012. But in the lead-up to the College

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General

It’s time to kill these lazy comedic sports references

Sports and comedy don’t always have a comfortable marriage. As a rule, sports guys think they’re funnier than they really are and there’s one particular tool in the Sports Guy arsenal that I think needs to be melted down and buried. I could be talking about the incessant forced laughing that sports guys do to

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Headlines

Join the WFNY NCAA bracket pool 2014

I have no idea what WFNY will be giving the winner of the 2014 WFNY NCAA pool, but I’m (nearly) positive that it won’t be $1 billion. I’m also nearly positive that nobody else will be giving away $1 billion either, but that’s a different conversation for a different day. What I do know is

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General

While We’re Waiting… The debate rages- Ohio State, Florida State and a one loss SEC team

Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “Auburn vs. Ohio State? I get Auburn vs.

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Headlines

Big Ten’s Jim Delany speaks on pay-to-play NCAA regulations

“If (athletes are) not comfortable on campus and they want to monetize, then let the minor leagues flourish. Or go to IMG. Train at IMG. Get agents to invest in your body, get agents to invest in your likeness, and establish it on your own. But don’t come here and say you want to be

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Buckeyes

WFNY talks about Ohio State and off-field issues

Urban Meyer probably feels like he can’t catch a break these days. In his first season as head coach of The Ohio State University, he had to deal with a postseason ban that he wasn’t expecting and the arrests of veteran leaders like Storm Klein, Jake Stoneburner, and Jack Mewhort. In the offseason since then,

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Headlines

NCAA News: Ohio State’s Hyde dismissed from team; Bradley Roby arrested

A pair of Ohio State players find themselves in the news for unfortunate reasons. Buckeyes running back Carlos Hyde was recently named as the person of interest in a police investigation concerning an altercation at a bar in Columbus over the weekend and has been subsequently dismissed from the team while cornerback Bradley Roby was

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Headlines

Former Buckeye Orlando Pace named to College Football Hall of Fame

Former Ohio State All-American offensive tackle Orlando Pace will join former Cleveland Browns quarterback Vinnie Testaverde as members in the newest class for the College Football Hall of Fame. Pace, the 24th Buckeye player to make the Hall, is considered one of the most dominant offensive linemen in college football history, finishing fourth in the Heisman voting in 1996.

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Headlines

NCAA Rumor: Big Ten to divide into East, West divisions

After months of speculation, the Big Ten reportedly has agreed on a new realignment strategy for its new-look 14-team conference: an East and West division split. According to league sources via ESPN.com’s Brett McMurphy and Adam Rittenberg, the conference will move in that direction in 2014 when Maryland and Rutgers officially join the fold. The

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Headlines

NCAA Basketball News: Ohio State Revises Coach Thad Matta’s Contract

While this season has been a bit of an up and down year for the Ohio State men’s basketball team, their head coach Thad Matta is still being rewarded with a revised contract that sees a boost to his annual salary. According to Rusty Miller of the Associated Press, the new contract will see him

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