Be chill my bro:
We have released veteran QB Troy Smith from our roster.— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) June 25, 2012
Smith sticking around in the Iron City was a bit of a hail mary to begin with. Hopefully Troy can move on to another training camp opportunity or whatever else comes next in his professional endeavors.
Phil Steele has Ohio State as one of his most improved teams. This is courtesy of the "traditional power house inexplicably went sub-.500 after one of the most tumultuous calendar years in the programs' history" metric he looks at every single off-season.
Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel relishes new role at University of Akron, which allows him to remain strong promoter of student success | cleveland.com
Jim Tressel is just doing him; wearing lint free sweater vests, broing out, doing what a Jim Tressel likes to do best. Also:
An employee approached him at a meeting to thank him for "filtering up" an email she had sent him about learning communities. "I heard back and appreciate it," she said.
So I guess you *CAN* teach an old dog new tricks. /shows self out /weaps
2012 NBA draft -- Former Ohio State Buckeyes star Jared Sullinger not invited to draft - ESPN
Coupled with his new Underdog twitter avatar and Jared Sullinger is now the underdog of underdog's who underdog underdog. Also: he might want to, yanno, make a phone call to DeJuan Blair about actually backing up the "disrespect" with on the court performance.
"Inspired promotional throwbacks for our NCAA FOOTBALL 13 launch July 10th. #NewEra #snapback #EASPORTS" | Instagram
Usually stringing these words together would indicate something's gone horribly wrong or you drank a lot for 4 years and found yourself in a PR office from hell. Alas, these are pretty slick.
Meet 'Guy On The Internet,' Champion Of The Dullards. - Progressive Boink
As a denizen of the internet, this is probably something you'll want to take to heart.
And now, your daily Mercer: