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Flag Day

Here we are, June 14th, Flag Day in the United States. This date is the “birthday” of our flag. Per the article on Flag Day in Wikipedia, below. And, as you see, below, it is also celebrated as the “birthday” of the creation of the United States Army. So, we get a two-fer today, and […]

Weekend Wonderings

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. I hope that you notice the new header (above) that is the end result of efforts from tBBC’s Arts & Graphics Department. (Thanks, Joe). This is a “says it all” graphic; the James is in the background and our beverage if coffee. Another addition, the weekly embed […]

tBBC Roundtable: Summer Fun with Friends

We have always been and always will be the roundtable experts around these parts and this time, it’s no different! Important stressful stuff is winding down in the sports world and summer is here — so let’s have some fun with the usual suspects and some twitter friends (Jim, Jeremy, Mike) I have invited over for […]

Weekend Wonderings

Welcome to another edition of Weekend Wonderings. Grab whatever beverage that you need and let’s proceed. Go ahead, take whatever time you need, I’ll wait. We’ve got the usual updates from The James, a couple items that would not please Giordano Bruno (right) and a song that will get you in the mood to finish […]

It's All Academic: How Would You Pay It Forward?

The concept of ‘pay it forward’ is something that is very familiar to Ohio State fans thanks to people like Woody Hayes. For most of us, paying it forward takes the form of donations, in the form of time, money, goods, or a combination of these, to various causes and groups that are important to […]

Weekend Wonderings: Memorial Day Edition

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. Grab whatever beverage that you need and let’s proceed. In fact, this is a 3-day weekend, so you’d better grab an extra one while you’re up. And, yes, let’s give thanks to these gentlemen on the right, and their fellow servicemen, who made the sacrifices that we […]

It's All Academic: Ohio State Named Most Unequal Public University

Buckeye fans enjoy seeing Ohio State at or near the top of rankings for a variety of things including numerous sports, academics, and research spending. Thanks to the all-around strength of OSU, we’ve gotten rather used to seeing the university we love at the top of those lists. However, not every list is one that […]

Weekend Wonderings: Anniversary Edition

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. Grab whatever beverage that you need and let’s proceed. My Lovely Bride and I will. You can be sure of that. This coming week we’ll be taking a couple days off to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary.  As I tell her, it’s been the best 25 (26 […]

It's All Academic: OSU Researchers Look at Concussion Rates Among Athletes

Football has always been a dangerous game and while most people have always recognized that there was a chance that players can be injured at any time, that risk has generally been accepted as a cost of doing business. However, in recent years research into the long term effects of concussions and other repeated head […]

It's All Academic: tBBC Congratulates OSU's Faculty Award Winners

It is May and now that Ohio State has switched to semester, that means the school year is winding down; of course back in the day of trimesters we’d still be in school for another month. That means that students are studying for finals, seniors are hunting for jobs and preparing to graduate, coaches are […]

Women's Golf: B1G (Co-)Champions!

As my wife mentions, often enough, if you want something done right, “let a woman do it”.  So, Urban, Thad, please follow along. Coaches Therese Hession and Lisa Strom have their team on a roll and sit as co-champions the in B1G Women’s Golf Tourney.  This comes a week after the team hosting, and winning the Lady […]

It's All Academic: How Much Research Funding Does OSU Bring In?

These days there is a lot of talk about the huge amount of money involved in college sports. From reports of players unionizing to arguments about whether student-athletes should be paid to claims that student-athletes can’t even get enough food, money seems to dominate the discussion of college sports these days. This makes sense as […]

Weekend Wonderings

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. I hope that you have a nice, enjoyable Easter weekend and get ample “family” time. So, if you’re reading this on Sunday, I appreciate it, but get back to your family. You can catch this later Sunday or Monday.. Oh, and if you’re visiting, safe travels to you. […]

WNR Special Edition: CBJ in the NHL Playoffs, round 1

For the first time since 2008, and only the second time in franchise history, the Columbus Blue Jackets have qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The postseason birth was clinched last Wednesday as a result of a 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars. Saturday nights season ending win over the Florida Panthers cinched up the […]

Non Revenue: Men's Golf Update

Spring has finally arrived, mostly, The Masters tournament field succumbed to Bubba-Golf and I (finally) got my first round of the year in the books. So, let’s talk golf. Specifically, Ohio State University golf. That was Then… The Buckeyes have had their moments on the NCAA courses, enough for me to say there is a […]

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