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Pick ‘em Week 3: Newbie still leading (but not for long)

When does basketball season start? At least I predicted that Illinois would be on upset alert. Not sure how the Illini survived. Since we picked the same games last week, I wasn’t able to gain any ground on Ken and his soon-t0-be erased one-game lead. We nailed the Penn State, Wisconsin, Rutgers, Illinois, Maryland, Nebraska, […]

Silver Bullet Points: Midsummer Dreams Edition

Thanks for popping by on a Wednesday morning, even if the news for today probably won’t be as exciting as it was seven days ago. Thanks, too, for your patience with the website this week… the people responsible for the tech glitches have been appropriately dealt with. Given our lead bullet point today, here’s your […]

Shots from the 'Shoe: Penn State

Scott gives us his thoughts on a great evening in Columbus, while WVa provides the pictures! Night games at Ohio Stadium never get old. I have been to five of the 14 prime time games, including the last three. Always looked forward to them. Always enjoyed the party atmosphere. Maybe it was the cold weather, […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Chumbawamba

Buckeye hoops had a bad week. The Paterno’s just won’t stop. I don’t feel that same about college basketball as I used to. It’s Wednesday, let’s rumble! Buckeye bruises For the first time in 121 games, dating back to 2010, the Buckeye basketball team lost back-to-back games. The first was last Tuesday’s overtime road loss […]

Silver Bullet Points Heads To Bloomington

Welcome to Hoosier Week… accompanied by a soundtrack from Bloomington’s greatest artist (no, not JCM- although I would have accepted Hoagy). Buckeye 411 New Hotness- If you’re on the interwebs much today, you need to take some time and check out these two great Ohio State websites: CoachUrbanMeyer.com is a pretty user friendly insight into […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Conflicted

So here’s the thing. The story of the day yesterday was the first episode of All Access, a behind the scenes look at the Buckeye program under the new regime. The problem? It was on one of the ESPN channels… and you know how we feel about those fine individuals. But… in a moment of […]

Silver Bullet Points Fingers

The quiet of this week around Buckeye Nation provides a moment of peace prior to August’s chaos of fall camp and Olympic dreams. It’s completely different than July of 2011… and I don’t hear many complaining. What I do hear, though, are the thunder and raging winds still swirling from last week’s Freeh Report. Both […]

Monday Morning Commentary

It’s not often that I show my negative opinions publicly but this commentary has given me a great opportunity to get things off my chest so to speak. Remember that my opinion is not necessarily that of tBBC and should only be considered as my opinion. Here it goes, with both barrels. I already said my […]

Initial Review: Freeh Report on Penn State University

This morning, the report from the independent investigation into the culture at Penn State University was released by the committee led by former FBI director Louis Freeh The investigation, commissioned by the PSU Board of Trusteees sought to examine the circumstances which led to the instances of child abuse that former coach Jerry Sandusky has […]

Silver Bullet Points to Vacation

Salutations from our nation’s 48th state, where I currently find myself vacating on the same road that I live by several hours to the west. Yup, this is as close to Rich Rod as I’ll ever get… probably for the best.  Knowing that we were headed this way the wife let me plan our trip […]

Monday Morning Commentary

I’m headed south on vacation with the family and just wanted to try something new before I disappear for a couple of weeks. There’s a lot going on in the sports world with the Olympic trials and the NBA draft just recently concluding. I’ve got some things to cover but I promise I will be […]

Why Penn State Matters

From the beginning, we’ve been cautious about reporting or commenting on the situation involving former Penn State coach and now convicted offender Jerry Sandusky.  As we’ve said before (scroll down), there are plenty of other places to read that type of coverage, and we want to be respectful as possible to the victims and all […]

Silver Bullet Points Gets Bombed

It’s Wednesday, halfway to what’s sure to be another glorious June weekend. Big thanks to “Darth Grant” for finding the inspiration for this week’s title and lead photo- Eric may have some more on this story a bit later in the summer, but for now, here’s one of the men behind that amazing flying machine. […]

Silver Bullet Points Has Enough Ties

Just a friendly warning that there are only four more days to borrow money from your pops so you can buy him a gift. If you’re looking for ideas, check our friends at The Buckeye Room… And now, the news. Buckeye 411 We Hardly New Ye- Well, it wasn’t news to us, as we’d heard […]

Silver Bullet Points Hits And Misses

As all is quiet on the (mid)western front, here’s Wednesday’s bucket o’ links and commentary. Buckeye 411 Let’s Go Camping!!  Well, it’s summer and the final quarter at Ohio State is wrapping up as we speak. So, how better to celebrate than cramming all the kiddos in the family truckster and heading out to the […]

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