Tag Archives: Football

So God Made a Farmer

I’ll be honest: I didn’t watch the Super Bowl. Maybe it was my antipathy for Ray Lewis, maybe I was already tired of Har-Bowl, maybe it was just that my team wasn’t in the game… For whatever reason my wife and I weren’t jazzed about the game this year. Last year we hosted a Super […]

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Tim Tebow SI Cover

I Love Jesus and Tim Tebow

I’m an Ohio State fan (as if you couldn’t tell), so for the latter part of the previous decade I did not like Tim Tebow one bit. Largely responsible (along with newly-minted OSU football coach Urban Meyer) for the University of Florida’s manhandling of my beloved Buckeyes in the 2007 National Championship game, Tebow was […]

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Coach Urban Meyer

Urban Renewal and Bedeviling the Blue Devils

Despite losing to¬†arch rival¬†Michigan in this year’s edition of “The Game,” the last week in November proved a good one for Buckeye Nation. Yes, That Team Up North turned in a red-letter performance to send our beloved Buckeyes to 6-6 on the season and a pathetic 3-5 record in Big Ten play, but all was […]

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Former Penn State Head Football Coach Joe Paterno

Tattoogate, JoePa, and The Buck Stops Here…

For the longtime reader of my opinion writing, what I am about to say will be somewhat shocking… I am extremely hesitant to write anything at all about the tragic saga unfolding in State College, Penn. For the first time in my career as a writer, I have struggled with even staking out my position […]

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My First Contribution to OSU’s Lantern

After nearly a decade as a professional broadcast journalist and commentator, I rejoined the student body at The Ohio State University to complete my undergraduate course of study. This quarter my classes include an very good class on news writing, which I enjoy because of the opportunity to hone my skills in that arena. The […]

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