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Are You Not Entertained? Kent State

Well that was much better. Although I’m sure some folks will still complain despite thrashing Clark Kent State 66-0. Could have been a lot worse. I don’t see too much to be disappointed about. A win: We got that. And then some. 250 rushing yards: With 34 to spare. At least 200 passing yards: Had […]

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The Week That Were: 9.6.14

Healing starts with honesty, so here’s your look back at all of the games from the second weekend in the college football season. As always, we provide a soundtrack- remember, we’ve got each other. What if I told you… What if I told you that three top teams from the same conference lost? What if […]

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TBDBITL Report: Band Impresses in Baltimore

When the Ohio State football team traveled to Baltimore on Saturday to take on Navy, they were not alone. In addition to the tens of thousands of Buckeye fans in attendance, the Ohio State University Marching Band also made the trip. The trip was a short but busy one for the band who boarded buses […]

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TBDBITL Report: Sneak Preview of Halftime Show for Navy Game

The start of college football season is always a joyous occasion for football fans and it normally is for the Ohio State University Marching Band and its fans. This year things are different as the start of football season probably has a bitter sweet feel most members of the OSUMB as well as it fans. […]

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TBDBITL Report: Fact Checking the Glaros Report and TBDBITL Helps Kids With Cancer

It has been four weeks since Ohio State fired marching band director Jonathan Waters. After three weeks filled with numerous revelations, most of which showed numerous flaws in the Glaros Report that OSU commissioned and used as the basis for the termination decision, things were calmer this week even as both sides stuck to their […]

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We Support TBDBITL

Being announced as a member of the Ohio State University Marching Band following the conclusion of tryouts is a thrilling moment for those who get to experience it. The moment where a dream comes true and months of hard work pay off. However, that moment isn’t the end of the hard work, rather it is […]

Rumblin', Stumblin', Bumblin': Going Camping

Welcome back to some football folks and welcome back to my weekly FNL article! Today I am going to take a look at the early odd’s on favorites to dominate the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Lets get rollin’ with the too early to tell who is Rumblin’. Rumblin’ As I started my pre-season awards for

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Despite Controversy, TBDBITL Prepares for Tryouts

It’s been two weeks since Ohio State University Marching Band director Jonathan Waters was fired and the story has shown little sign of dying down. This week Mr. Waters finally broke his silence, appearing on The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Inside Edition to tell his side of the story. ABC 6 in Columbus […]

Another TBDBITL Alumnus Speaks

We continue to get amazing letters and emails regarding the termination of Jon Waters and our coverage of it and we continue to share these letters and emails with you.  Below are the thoughts of another TBDBITL alumn; as with all of the letters and emails we share on this topic, this one is presented […]

Mother of a TBDBITL Alumnus Speaks

We continue to get amazing letters and emails regarding the termination of Jon Waters and our coverage of it. One of the questions that has been asked elsewhere during this controversy is whether you would want your son or daughter to be part of the OSU band now. We share a letter from the mother […]

Practice Makes Silver Bullet Points

Little switcheroo this week; with camp in full swing as of yesterday, here’s some notes and so forth from the start of Ohio State’s 125th Season.  Inspired by Scott’s wise-acreage in our group chat this week, you’re stuck with this as your morning soundtrack. The Band Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes- The University announced on Monday that the OSUMB […]

TBDBITL: "Donk" Responds To The University

As with the other letters from TBDBITL members that we’ve posted, we have at this time removed the ability to comment on this piece, although you can send thoughts to us via email. Ed. Note- In 2012, I was privileged to share The Game with my wife and brothers… no easy feat for a California […]

TBDBITL Update: New Revelations Into the Firing of Jon Waters

It has been a week since Ohio State fired marching band director Jonathan Waters and the story continues to dominate the headlines while the controversy surrounding it grows.  One of the questions that has been asked a lot over the last week has been “what was the complaint that prompted this investigation?” Yesterday we got […]

O'Captain, My Captain: A TBDBITL Alumni Account

We continue to get amazing letters and emails regarding the termination of Jon Waters and our coverage of it.  On Friday, we’ll be running several more of your remarks, but thought that this account should be read on its own, particularly given the news of the day.As with the other letters from TBDBITL members that […]

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