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Golf in The Kingdom; The Open 2015

(Hat tip to Michael Murphy on the title) Golf in the Kingdom of Fife (situated between Firth of Tay and Firth of Forth on Scotland’s east coast) has been played for 600 years at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland. St. Andrews is acknowledged, historically or anecdotally, as the Home of Golf. It’s companion course, […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, The Letter ‘K’

Welcome to this week’s  edition of Weekend Wonderings. Here we are, it’s already July and hopefully you’re getting together with family and friends the holiday weekend. We’ll get into the James, this week in WWI and incidents/events involving people whose last name begins with the letter ‘K’.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVERBER 15: David Cobb #27 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers carries the football against Eli Apple #13 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Ohio State’s QB Controversy is..

,,, well, starting to bore me. I really don’t care who, nor how many of The Three Kings get QB snaps.  I’d rather point out that Ohio State’s defense is talented and accomplished. This should be no surprise; the Buckeyes have a history of playing solid, top-rate defense. You don’t believe me? That’s fine. But, […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Soccer, Golf, Hearing Voices

Welcome to this week’s  edition of Weekend Wonderings. Here we are, it’s already July and hopefully you’re getting together with family and friends the holiday weekend. We’ll get into the James, this week in WWI, FIFA Women’s World Cup and other “stuff”.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon 5. Grab whatever beverage that you […]

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Getting Back To Tom For A Minute…

Earlier in the week, Joe Dexter opined about revelations of former OSU/Off Coord – Houston H.C. Tom Herman enlightened the Alabama Crimson Tide coaching staff on; 1) what he detected as UA defensive tendencies and, 2) how the Ohio State offense was designed to exploit those tendencies. Herman also met with ‘Bama offensive coordinator Lane […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, FIFA, Misc Stuff

Welcome to this week’s  Independence Day edition of Weekend Wonderings. Here we are, it’s already July and hopefully you’re getting together with family and friends the holiday weekend. We’ll get into the James, this week in WWI, FIFA Women’s World Cup and other “stuff”.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon 5. Grab whatever beverage […]

A pinch of this, a dash of that..

OK, let’s wander into Ken’s Kitchen to briefly see what’s cooking in sports, collegiate and well, non-collegiate.   Show Me the Money First up, from Columbus, OH, per Bob Hunter at the Columbus Dispatch. Apparently, The Buckeye Club has tightened its restrictions a bit when it comes to seating in the Varsity O section of Ohio […]

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College Football: Some Preseason Picks

No, this has nothing to do with preseason Top 20’s nor preseason All-This or All-That team selection. This is a look at some of the Golden Nugget’s preseason Games of The Year. They have “selected” several games each week for the upcoming season. I’ll pick out one or two per week and offer a brief comment or […]

UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA - JUNE 21:  Jordan Spieth of the United States poses with the trophy for photographers after winning the 115th U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay on June 21, 2015 in University Place, Washington.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Golf: U.S. Open, Well Done Jordan, Well Done Tom

This past weekend was the 115th playing of the U.S. Open golf championship, an annual event conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA). This year’s event was played at the Chambers Bay Golf Course in University City, WA. Of course, a worthy champion was determined, young Mr. Jordan Spieth. Congratulations to Jordan, that was quite […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Sports, Nonsense

Welcome to this week’s  edition of Weekend Wonderings. Here we are, well into June, facing a big weekend; Sunday is Father’s Day and the 1st day of Summer! We’ll get into the James, this week in WWI, some NBA basketball and some tomfoolery.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon 5. Grab whatever beverage […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Sports Stuff

Welcome to this week’s  edition of Weekend Wonderings. Here we are, mid-June, which means that Independence Day holiday is coming up fast, for those of us who plan holiday to holiday.. Meanwhile, we’ll get into the James, this week WWI, and sports odds & ends.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon 5. Grab […]

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 6:  Head Coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes rallies his team before a game against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Ohio Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

OSU Football 2015: Hawaii/Northern Illinois Kickoff Times Announced

OK, folks, get out your calendars and your scarlet pencils, we have a schedule update for you. Per Jerry Emig at OSU, we have scheduled start times for the games versus University of Hawaii and versus Northern Illinois University. Both games will be played in The Shoe. Date           Opponent   […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Basketball, Golf

Welcome to this week’s  edition of Weekend Wonderings. If you’re lucky or have planned well, you are coming off a long holiday week. Fire up the grill, break out the beverages and spend time with family and friends. That’s the smart thing to do, trust me.. We’ll get into the James, this week WWI, a […]

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Buckeye Golf: OSUWG Hosts Summer Golf Camp June 22-26

School will soon be out for the year and you’re looking for a worthwhile summer activity for your son/daughter. nephew/niece, grandchild? I’ve got one for you; the OSU women’s golf staff is hosting a summer golf camp that will run from June 22-26. Here is a link to information and registration regarding the camp. “The […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Going Greek

Welcome to this week’s  edition of Weekend Wonderings. If you’re lucky or have planned well, you are coming off a long holiday week. Fire up the grill, break out the beverages and spend time with family and friends. That’s the smart thing to do, trust me.. We’ll get into the James, this week WWI, a […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Men

Welcome to this week’s Memorial Day edition of Weekend Wonderings. I hope that all of you will/have fired up the grill, broken out the beverages and spend time with family and friends. It’s the right thing to do, you’ll thank yourself. We’ll get into the James, this week WWI, a dispatch from the Gallipoli Beachhead […]

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - MARCH 02:  Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the Honda Classic at PGA National on March 2, 2012 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Not Quite Buckeye Golf, OSUWG Schedule

As you may know, I like to write about the accomplishments and escapades of Ohio State’s men’s and women’s golf teams.  As you may also know, I’ll make some commentary in my articles on the general ups and downs of the play during the matches. Why? How? Well, because it tends to give a flavor […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James,This Week, Loss, Accomplishment

Welcome to this week’s Mother’s Day edition of Weekend Wonderings. I hope that all of you will/have spent time with your Mother’s. It’s the right thing to do. We’ll get into the James, this week WWI, a dispatch from the Gallipoli Beachhead, a passing, promises kept and carping.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Anniversaries

Welcome to this week’s Mother’s Day edition of Weekend Wonderings. I hope that all of you will/have spent time with your Mother’s. It’s the right thing to do. We’ll get into the James, this week WWI, a dispatch from the Gallipoli Beachhead and miscellaneous musings, such as anniversaries.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Be Smart

Welcome to this week’s Special edition of Weekend Wonderings. We’l get into a bit more detail on significant events in WWI, and XXX.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon 5. Grab whatever beverage that you need and let’s proceed.   This Week For the week ending May 3rd, one hundred years ago, the […]

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