EXTRY EXTRY! Buckeyes win natin'l 'ship! Ohio State's first varsity four capped the weekend that was by beating Virginia by 2.09 seconds to win the crew program's first ever national title. The Buckeyes' best previous finish was third in 2006. Congratulations to the Ohio State crew program on a breakout 2012.
One national championship? Why not two? The Ohio State's men's tennis team of Chase Buchanan and Blaz Rola became the first ever doubles team to sweep all three major championships in a single season, defeating Raony Carvalho and Gonzalo Escobar of Texas Tech 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the finals of the 2012 NCAA Men's Division I Men's Tennis Doubles Championships. The number one seeded duo had previously taken down a duo from North Carolina, Illinois, Kentucky, and Oklahoma en route to the title. Congrats, gents.
And there you have it. Best to Anthony in the next chapter of his life. Both he and Andrew Sweat may not have had the combination of health and productivity to make it as professionals, but both have been able to use their time as undergraduates to give themselves other possibilities in life.
All scenarios appeared on the table in the hazy aftermath of Tressel's forced exit. OSU faced a "long-lasting stain" -- a real-life scarlet letter -- declared an ESPN.com headline.
One year later, Stoneburner smiles.
"It's almost like it didn't happen," he said.
Hiring a two time national champion head coach certainly doesn't hurt.
The more things change the more they stay the same.
Stringer Bell, forever a don dada.
But where was noted rumored after life aficionado Craig "3%" James?
Speaking of the don dada: