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Monday through Friday, we’ll be collecting all of the articles, tweets, features, interviews, videos, podcasts, memes, photos, and whatever else we stumble across on the interwebz and putting them in our daily “Why is this News?” article. That way, you’ll have a one-stop-shop for all of the most important Buckeye news, jokes, and analysis.
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How College Football Playoff expansion impacts Ohio State
- Pete Nakos, Lettermen Row
Column: Rumored expansion of the College Football Playoff is just too much
- Brett Ludwiczak, Land-Grant Holy Land
Here's how many teams each conference would've put in the #CFBPlayoff since 2014 if we were operating under the recommended format for expansion @RossDellenger reported earlier.— Chris Hummer (@chris_hummer) June 10, 2021
Big Ten: 20
Big 12: 12
Sun Belt: 1
College Football Playoff to consider proposal for expansion to 12-team format
- Heather Dinich, ESPN
If you’re No. 1 Alabama, the good news is you get a bye. The bad news is you don’t get to host a home game (but 5-8 do) and your fans have to travel to four straight neutral sites, starting with the conference championship.— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) June 10, 2021
Might want to rethink that part.
You’re Nuts: Which Ohio State football home game are you most excited for this season?
- Matt Tamanini and Jami Jurich, Land-Grant Holy Land
How ‘unselfish’ Buckeyes tailbacks can thrive in two-back system
- Spencer Holbrook, Lettermen Row
The door is open for Teradja Mitchell to lead OSU in tackles in 2021
- Chris Lauderback, Eleven Warriors
The #Bears agreed to terms with first-round pick Justin Fields on a fully guaranteed four-year, $18,871,952 contract that includes a $11,085,056 signing bonus, per source.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) June 10, 2021
Intangibles, play on field standing out for Chicago Bears rookie QB Justin Fields
- Zack Pearson, Bear Report
10 most impactful ‘super seniors’ in 2021 college football season
- Austin Nivison, Bucknuts
Tallying All 44 TDs Ohio State Has Scored On Michigan Since 2012
- Tony Gerdeman, Buckeye Scoop
Counting down some of Ohio State football’s best traditions
- David M. Wheeler, Land-Grant Holy Land
On the hardcourt...
Incoming freshman Kalen Etzler checked off to-do list that led to Ohio State
- Adam Jardy, BuckeyeXtra
Outside the Shoe and the Schott...
WOW! ADELAIDE AQUILLA IS THE NCAA CHAMPION IN THE SHOT PUT! She threw 59-7 1/2 on her fifth throw to take the lead and then 62-3 1/4 on her last throw to regain the lead from Josie Schaefer from Wisconsin. Aquilla is your 2021 NCAA indoor and now outdoor shot put champion! pic.twitter.com/e73m0MPHWN— Ohio State T&F/XC (@OhioStateTFXC) June 11, 2021
Ohio State athletics to spend almost $50k on new partnership with Opendorse
- Joey Kaufman, BuckeyeXtra
TYLER JOHNSON! The Big Ten indoor and outdoor 400 meter champion won his 400 meters heat tonight to advance to Friday's NCAA Championships final. Johnson ran a 45.33 time and qualified second overall. The finals will be run at 9:02 p.m. Friday pic.twitter.com/EQ870Eoha2— Ohio State T&F/XC (@OhioStateTFXC) June 10, 2021
Only in Ohio, baby.
This Script Ohio is shear perfection.— Ohio State (@OhioState) June 10, 2021
: OhioStateFSR pic.twitter.com/5fIejuGBBt
Want to fill the Shoe? Listen to Joshua.
Buckeye Nation! @CardinalHealth and Ohio State Athletics are working hard to stop the spread of COVID in our communities. Talk to your healthcare provider and make a plan for how you can get vaccinated.— Ohio State Buckeyes (@OhioStAthletics) June 10, 2021