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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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This Week’s Column: Be True to Your School

This week I’m writing from New Orleans, Louisiana. My second trip to the Crescent City, I’m here with a group of fellow Buckeye fans to cheer on Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl. By the time you read this, the outcome of the game will be decided, and fans on either side of the field […]

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The Big Ten

This Week’s Column: Big Ten Doubles Down and Busts

Life lessons come from the strangest places. As a young advertising professional working at a large Columbus radio station several years ago, I adopted the mantra of the sponge. Soaking up as much information as I could handle, I gained tremendous insight and understanding of how the mind works. Understanding the mind is the key […]

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The Allstate Sugar Bowl

My Thoughts on a College Football Playoff

I read an interesting article today by Michael Arace at the Columbus Dispatch on why the BCS is actually bad for the Big Ten and the Buckeyes in particular. I’ve not been a huge playoff proponent because I’m not that personally invested in the concept, but Arace makes some really valid points. (Those same points, […]

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The BCS National Championship

So Perhaps I’m on to Something After All

My notion of a BCS-playoff system could work after all. While I have no illusions that the Committee read my post on the subject and convened a blue-ribbon panel to implement it, there are some rumblings now that the Cotton Bowl and it’s new home stadium may be making a play to get into the […]

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