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 […]

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 […]

Paying It Forward: The DRIVEN Foundation Hoops Event

One day after the NBA draft, we wanted to make you aware of a great basketball event that you’re going to want to be a part of. Our friend Roy Hall‘s DRIVEN Foundation is hosting an Ohio State Football Alumni Basketball Game on Saturday (6.30.12) at Mifflin High School in Columbus, with a 7:30 pm […]

Jim and Ellen Tressel – Charity King and Queen

Jim Tressel is a great coach and will have a legacy at Ohio State that may be tough to match. From the relationships he forged with his players to the overall record that dominated the college football scene for ten years. He will be a tough act to follow in Scarlet and Gray even for […]

Remembering Tress: Roy Hall

On this anniversary of James Patrick Tressel’s last day at work, several of the folks from tBBC are joining others in the BBN to talk about the impact that The Vest had in Columbus, both on and off the field. We were fortunate to be able to talk with

tBBC Playlist: Buckeyes Got Talent

We interrupt your regularly scheduled dose of self immolation and national schadenfreude so you can enjoy some good news from Columbus. On May 10th, the Ohio State Athletic department hosted the 5th annual “Buckeyes Got Talent” competition, and raised over $11,000 for the Boys and Girls Clubs. What does this have to do with football? […]

And Now, A Word From Our Sponsor

If you’re a Buckeye fan living in Northeast Ohio, or if you were a part of our NCAA Tournament challenge you should be familiar with the work of our newest partner, Fresh Brewed Tees. We’re excited to work with this great organization, especially because they are active in giving back to the community- $1 from […]

Excellence Amidst Tragedy

If you’ve got some time this weekend (when you’re not making macrame potholders or macaroni pictures for mother’s day- so what if I’m over 40… don’t you judge me), you should take a trip to Tuscaloosa via the great work that Vico has done over at Our Honor Defend. There, he recounts his experience through […]

Silver Bullet Points Wishes It Were A SEAL

Lots of things to catch up on… Some of this has been around for a bit, but we’re not all edgy and trendy and stuff. The Story Of The Week Although it’s not really sports related, the capture/death of Osama Bin Laden did have some ripples throughout Buckeye nation and the sports world, particularly on […]

Healthy Perspective

It’s easy to lose sight of what’s really important if you’re an Ohio State fan- the men’s and women’s teams got bounced from the NCAA tournament earlier than we would like, and then there’s the whole thing that’s going on in the football office. Heck, the sacred start of spring practice even comes with a […]

Help Us Help You

Here at the Buckeye Battle Cry, we try our best to keep the focus on the world of Ohio State sports. And, judging by the numbers of folks who are stopping by for nachos and stuff, we’re doing a pretty decent job. But every now and again we need to lift the curtain and let […]