Head coach Jim Tressel of the Ohio State Buckeyes encourages the team during action against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan on November 19, 2005.  Ohio State won 25-21. (Photo by G. N. Lowrance/Getty Images)

tBBC Flashback: Ohio State Accepts Resignation of Jim Tressel

Four Years ago, The Ohio State Football fan base was rocked by the news that Jim Tressel had resigned amid various allegations and violations. This week we look back to our reaction to those moments, including our initial post when the news was made public by Ohio State on Memorial Day in 2011. Today was […]

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 […]

Ohio Supreme Court Rules On ESPN Lawsuit

We interrupt our regularly scheduled naval gazing to bring you this update. As you may remember, the Four Letter Network sued the Ohio State University to gain access to documents that it felt were being shielded from public view. I’m sure they were only interested in getting the truth out to the masses. The University’s […]

NCAA Hearing Update

Well, that was fast… Here’s what we know (updated as available) The meeting lasted 3.5 hours for reference, USC’s hearing was 3 days (more programs under investigation) Ohio State will donate the $338,000 they received from the conference’s award from their participating in the Sugar Bowl to local charities. No word on whether ESPN will […]

BREAKING- NCAA Releases Ohio State Findings

We’ll have much more on this later, but the NCAA today has released it’s case summary into the investigation regarding “Tatoogate”, the Jim Tressel coverup, and the allegations made by Sports Illustrated’s article. In the summary, the NCAA indicated that there were no additional violations found, and (most importantly)- Considering the institution’s rules education and […]

First Look: Ohio State's NCAA Response

As we mentioned earlier, the Ohio State Athletic Department today released their response to the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations, and submitted recommended sanctions for the transgressions. You can find the documents here: OSU Newsroom NCAA Documents, including the initial NOA. One thing to be clear of- These are the University’s response to the NCAA’s Notice […]

BREAKING: Ohio State Responds to the NCAA

Update- All documents in the University’s response to the NCAA are now available online. Update 2- Gene Smith defends the proposed sanctions. Today, the Ohio State University submitted its response to the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations, including several self-administered penalties, according to the Columbus Dispatch. The Dispatch, is reporting that the University is placing the […]

Silver Bullet… um… BB Points

Quick hits from Friday/Saturday AM Buckeye News The players named in the SI Article met with the NCAA yesterday, and feels that there’s nothing for the student athletes to be worried about– “There is no scintilla of evidence related to 90 percent of those kids listed in the Sports Illustrated article that they did anything […]

Silver Bullet Points Gives You The Info

In case you were a DIY type Unfortunately, the “here’s today’s updates” is going to become a regular feature here at tBBC. It is what it is.  That being said, we’re looking for a picture/logo or even a new title to help distinguish this from the “normal” SBP updates- leave your recommendations in the comments! […]

tBBC Radio Hour with Jonathan Wells and The Wiz of Odds

After a brief hiatus, we’re back with another fantastic edition of the Buckeye Battle Cry Radio Hour, and it’s certainly one you don’t want to miss- a special “show me the money” episode. Mali talks to “The Wiz of Odds”, Jay Christensen from the blog They discuss Jay’s research into the financial realities of […]