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Weekend Wonderings

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings.  Here we are, the last weekend in July. As usual, we’ll be joined by our permanent musical accompaniment.  We’re going to have something about The James, immature professional athletes (I know..) and something from Boston. Grab whatever beverage(s) that you prefer and let’s proceed. By the time […]

Champions Deserve Silver Bullet Points

With our lead story today being what it is, of course there’ll be the obvious tie-ins for the soundtrack of today’s SBP.  If 70′s rock ain’t your thing… here’s some 80′s pop and some country instead. Buckeye 411 Pucker Up- Oh man, oh man, oh man… Kenny G is coming to LA! Sure it’s a […]

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: Thanksgiving Edition

Welcome to this week’s Thanksgiving edition of Weekend Wonderings. Grab a drumstick, some pumpkin pie and let’s wallow forward.. The James/Wexner, Cleveland Clinic We have a couple items this week. Let’s start with a little fund-raising, “A Christmas to Cure Cancer”. The Gala is December 6th.   This is a nice Christmas present. Here we […]

Weekend Wonderings: Pre-Holiday Edition

Welcome to this week’s latest edition of Weekend Wonderings. Take a minute, grab a beverage and let’s proceed. Based on my commentary, we are indeed going through the looking glass this week. We have a couple news items from The James/Wexner, my thoughts on Ohio State’s BCS status, and an ode to Autumn. The James/Wexner […]

tBBC Fans Interact: SDSU

Week two of tBBC Fans Interact, and what a difference a week makes! It appears the Buckeyes will have many choices for their picks each week and the ” ‘ol right hander” made it real easy for most. Huge shout-out and thank you to Roy Hall for being our special guest this week. One of my […]

RESE Race

  Here’s an event that I want to bring to your attention, The Ridiculous Extreme Suburban Excursion event RESE for short, is scheduled for Saturday morning, August 31st   at 10:00 am. It’s the equivalent of a Warrior Race / Mud Run.  If you’re in shape, or even think you’re in shape, this could be an […]

Saturday Night at The Movies (for a good cause)

I just received this “Media Advisory” from my friend at The James.  Movie nights to support a great cause. And, check out the locations; it’s an athletic site tour de force. The weather forecast for Columbus looks great for Saturday, so this series of events is not to be missed. **** COLUMBUS, Ohio – The […]

Silver Bullets Point To Hope

Continued thoughts and prayers to our friends in Cowboy and Sooner land… soundtrack should be obvious for today. Buckeye 411 Watchful Eye- Monday saw a couple more “watch lists” for post-season accolades. Corey Linsley is on the Rimington list; an award first won by Buckeye great LeCharles Bentley. Juniors Ryan Shazier and Bradly Roby are […]

Passing Along Some Silver Bullet Points

It’s not summer yet, no matter how many days of 90+ degree weather that we have in Los Angeles… but the summer blockbuster season is upon us. With that in mind, let’s revisit an SBP favorite for this week’s soundtrack. Buckeye 411 Brick Wall Not Included- which is too bad, because you’re going to want […]

Monday Musings: Birthday Edition

Another Monday, another week. Grab your coffee and let’s get right to it. Before we begin, I want to wish a (some posthumously)  happy birthday to: Ralph Abernathy (civil rights) Vannevar Bush (analog computer, Manhattan Project) Helmuth JG von Moltke (Nazi resistance) Rupert Murdoch (media mogul) Lawrence Welk (band leader) Shawn Springs (Buckeye) I’m sure there are others, but […]

DRIVEN Food Outreach: 100,000 Blessings

How many people does it take to pull off a miracle? It’s kind of a trick question, since ‘miracles’ usually imply divine intervention but the amazing truth is that many inspired and faithful people are looking to find ways to create daily miracles for those who live near the heart of Ohio. What follows the […]

DRIVEN Flag Football Game Benefits Spielman Fund

This past Saturday at Thomas Worthington High School in Columbus, The DRIVEN Foundation hosted it’s Flag Football game featuring former Buckeyes and benefiting the Stefanie Spielman Fund. Several former Buckeyes were participating as well as others representing The Columbus Christian Center Church who also sponsored the event. The weather may have put a damper on the attendance, […]

Paying It Forward: Marrow Donation

Earlier this week, we talked about the importance of getting more involved in issues than only giving financially- “Paying It Forward” in ways that only Buckeye Nation can do. This morning, I got an email from a long time reader and friend regarding a way for folks to help out with something impacting his family. […]

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 […]

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