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When it comes to night games, my family doesn’t like to watch Ohio State football with me. And the people who I often sit near at Ohio Stadium mock me for trying to keep the game clock running when our news deadline approaches.
Editor: Soon, I will be saying goodbye to my husband as football season rolls in. Although he will be in front of the TV, I will not recognize him. His eyes will be wide with rage, his jaw clenched tight, and he will speak a language I can’t understand.
Saturday’s opener for Ohio State against Navy in Baltimore has the potential of being another Buckeyes “rome” game — on the road, but a lot like home.
A second lawsuit has been filed by former Ohio State University football player Jim Stillwagon, seeking the release of traditionally secret grand-jury evidence. The suit filed against the Delaware County prosecutor in Common Pleas Court yesterday seeks the transcript of evidence presented two years ago to a county grand jury, which indicted Stillwagon on several felony counts involving a road-rage case. A judge later tossed out the charges, citing a lack of evidence.
Dublin Scioto senior Nick Conner could recite the names of Ohio State football players while growing up like he could the letters of the alphabet. There is a poster of former All-America defensive lineman Mike Vrabel tacked on a wall in the “Buckeye Room” of his family’s home. So Conner did not have to sleep on it when coach Urban Meyer offered him a scholarship for the 2015 class during a break at a summer camp on the afternoon of June 18.
Mr. Stein: Braxton Miller’s reinjury of his shoulder will have him out for this whole year, and the Buckeyes’ offense may not be able to compensate for the loss of his Heisman Trophy-candidate skill set.