Mickey Mitchell; Temporarily On Hold..

Well, now. Yesterday, I did a Player Profile on Mickey Mitchell.  According to new news, courtesy of’s Bill Landis, Mitchell has not been cleared to play by the NCAA yet. Per Landis: Ohio State announced on Tuesday that freshman forward Mickey Mitchell has not been cleared by the NCAA Eligibility Center to play for […]


NCAA, Universities Prove That Families Matter

1.6.16 UPDATE: The College Football Playoff Committee has announced that it will provide $1250 per parent ($2500 total) for the families of players at Ohio State and Oregon as travel assistance for them to attend the National Championship. My daughter is taking dance and gymnastics classes locally. It’s what kids do. Twice a year, I get the […]

Silver Bullet Points Provide Distraction

Look, I know that today’s SBP is the girl that you’re dancing with while you’re looking around the club for that special someone else.  I can live with that, and assure you that the news you’re refreshing your computer for will be here around… say… 10:00 or so. In the meantime this is stuck in […]

No Place Like Silver Bullet Points

Welp, there’s only so much Midwest my family can handle.  Wait… that’s not right. There’s only so much of my family that the Midwest can handle. That’s more accurate.  Since I’m flying back to LaLa land as we speak, here’s some traveling music for your morning interlude. Buckeye 411 We’ve Got A New Shiny Hoopster! […]

Silver Bullet Points Brushes Up

We’re in post-draft funk here at SBP… also brought on by recent trips to the orthodontist. Wheee.  That also explains why our soundtrack is one of Steve Martin’s lesser known works… his new stuff is much different. Buckeye 411 Game Time! No, we’re not at kickoff yet… dangit.  But today we found out that the […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Ready To Battle On

Like the rest of Ohio, we’ve got Stanley Cup fever here… we’re on a series of shots and medications, but to be honest, we hope it sticks around for a while.  So, in preparation for tonight’s game, here’s a little something to help you get ready to #BeatPittsburgh. Buckeye 411 The League- Pretty good week […]

Silver Bullet Points Salutes You

Those of you who play along with us during Fall liveblogs know my propensity for helping make stadium sound effects on third down as a way to manage my ADD help the team. As such, today’s news hit me with a bit of both nostalgia and sadness… The band that gave us the bell may […]

Getting Parental with Silver Bullet Points

For the second straight week we go all “in loco parentis” for SBP… here’s the soundtrack to match, from back in the day.  Or as I call it, “The Day”. Buckeye 411 He’s Got That Going For Him- While Aaron would certainly trade both of these accolades for a win last night, it’s significant to […]

New Silver Bullet Points In The Clip

Welp, here we are Buckaroos… the Basket Bucks and Football version both have two game losing streaks. Nevertheless, there’s great things happening in Columbus…. give this a listen as we dive right in. Buckeye 411 Choose Wisely- Amidst the chaos of the past week or so in Ohio State shootyhoops, it might be easy to […]

Should Coaches Be Allowed To Leave Their Programs So Easily?

On New Year’s Eve, Penn State lost their head coach to the NFL. Bill O’Brien, who took on the enormous task of manning a wounded Lions program two years ago, left the college game for the NFL. He will now lead the Houston Texans, another franchise that needs rebuilding (but that’s another story for another […]

Silver Bullet Points: Halloween Edition

Well, you’ve got all day to plan your attack for tonight… personally, I’ve got plans to go to “all the candy is on sale” day tomorrow. We’re digging through our country albums for today’s soundtracks; one goofy, one “creepy”. Country not your thing? Well remember, we used to think this and this were OK as […]

The Hunter Needs Silver Bullet Points

Well, given Coach Meyer’s perspective for this season, the soundtrack for today should be pretty obvious. There’s the awesome option, and the Ah!Sum! possibility. Happy Thursday, Buck-aroos! Buckeye 411 Health Update- According to Coach Meyer, CJ Barnett will be back in action this week against SDSU, and Corey Lindsley will see more time; although the […]

Monday Musings

Welcome to Monday Musings, glad that you decided to stop in. Grab your beverage of choice and let’s get to this. If you’re at work, I’d suggest something refreshing, but not too stimulating. If you’re at home, it probably won’t matter. And, since this is Labor Day, I’m guessing it’s possibly the latter. The James/Wexner […]

A Closer Look At The Basketball Rules Changes

At the start of the week the NCAA announced a set of rules changes for men’s and women’s basketball that will take effect immediately for the 2013-2014 season.  Rules changes happen every year and are often met with mixed reactions however this year’s rules changes will likely be met with enthusiasm by most fans who […]

Silver Bullet Points Loves The Nightlife

Welcome to Wednesday, the first of May… it’s officially grilling season (unless you live in California, where it’s always that time). Here’s today’s soundtrack; if you don’t know why, then… well… keep reading. Buckeye 411 Is The Right Time- The ABC/ESPN/Disney schedule for college football came out on Monday, the the Buckeyes will get to […]

Silver Bullet Points Collects Change

After a weekend in the land of authentic pizza and corrupt government, there’s really only one choice for this week’s soundtrack, particularly with all of the news coming out of B1G headquarters. Buckeye 411 Gonna’ be honest- not much in the way of news in Columbus these days, Thank Woody. Here’s some tidbits, though: Hockey […]

Illustrating Sports With Silver Bullet Points

Today’s soundtrack is brought to you by 70 degrees and sunny skies in Los Angeles. Oh, and a little bit of EW&F. Buckeye 411 Buck And Cover– That thing over there is this week’s Sports Illustrated cover, well everywhere but the southeast. I think that the expectations and so forth for this team are pretty […]

The Mess Beyond Miami

The offseason brings us another variation from the format of your midweek news and notes, as a couple of big stories have dominated the college sports landscape. That being said, it’s not like I’m going to deprive you of your Wednesday motivational tunes. Lack Of Institutional Control For those of you waiting for the other […]