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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 […]

A Critical Look At Proposed NCAA Football Rule Changes

It is the football offseason and that means it is time for the NCAA rules committee to come up with its annual recommendations for rules changes.  This year’s set of recommendations was released this week and has already caused a lot of controversy and discussion.  Before I moved to Australia for work last year I […]

Boxing Day With Silver Bullet Points

Well, here we are, at the second biggest shopping day of the holiday and fiscal season. It’s kind of sad, really- all those unwanted or mis- purchased gifts being dragged back to the mall, where “Good Will To Men” is certainly in short supply. That being said… how hard is it to follow a list? […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Aware Of The Issue

This week, Ohio State faces a Purdue coach that’s undefeated* against them, and seeks to rebound from a horrible defensive showing at Indiana.  So, yeah- our soundtrack is something that should be harped on, even if it seems a little paranoid. Buckeye 411 Think Pink- Well, I guess this is a thing now, as this […]

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 Has Been To The Mountaintop

On Tuesday, I was impressed by Danny from 11W posting his “OHIO” photo from the top of Mt. Baker, for a couple of reasons. First, I’ve lived in WA and skied at Baker all the time. Second, I was hoping to have a similar photo from the top of Mt. Whitney under my belt by […]

Penn State Sanctions – Can they Recover?

There has been much speculation about what was going to happen to the Penn State football program and it all came to fruition this morning in a huge way. The question isn’t will they recover, it’s can they? Let’s take a look at their punishment for covering up the crimes of a former assistant that […]

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 […]

Ohio State Reports Secondary Violations

Ok, you can place this squarely in the “You have got to be effing kidding me” files. Ohio State today released information regarding 46 secondary NCAA violations across all of their athletic programs. Doug Lesmerises has the full scoop. After a year and a half of “Oh NOES!!!!”, I actually appreciate this news for two […]

Silver Bullet Points Hears The Whispers

Buckeye 411 Shower Ends Sweat- This “Duh!” headline actually points to an interesting story Tuesday about why former Buckeye Andrew Sweat chose to end his bid at a professional career. According to the Dispatch, Sweat slipped in the shower the morning that mini-camp was to start and experienced concussive-like symptoms similar to what he wrestled […]

Silver Bullet Points To The Money

In this week’s edition of news and notes, we take a look at the ever swirling world of college “playoffs”; helping you get to the bottom of the matter. You can probably guess where this is headed… Buckeye 411 Hangin’ With Urb- Hopefully you were one of the students who were able to get your […]

Silver Bullet Points Looks For Heroes

Weekly updates and miscellany from around the world of college sports… Buckeye 411 Hoops, There It Is- #Hop2theRafters We’re Stars- With the Senior Bowl nigh upon us, we’ve been hearing good things about the former Buckeyes in attendance. Mike Adams, in particular, is getting rave reviews; his form and size have many projecting him into […]

Silver Bullet Points To The Rafters

It’s hump day, which means the mid-week linkage and notes from around the world of college sports. Buckeye 411 Dennis Hopson’s number hasn’t been retired by Ohio State. As someone who grew up in Ohio during his reign, I find that unbelievable… almost unforgivable. So, like a lot of other folks, I’m 100% behind the […]

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