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The NCAA takes an L
Supreme Court rules against NCAA in antitrust case in unanimous decision
- Steve Berkowitz, USA Today
Well, this is damning.
Last paragraph of Kavanaugh's concurrence:— Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) June 21, 2021
"Nowhere else in America can businesses get away with agreeing not to pay their workers a fair market rate on the theory that their product is defined by not paying their
workers a fair market rate. ... The NCAA is not above the law." pic.twitter.com/vBJtjsTiaU
The Supreme Court didn’t just shut out the NCAA. It ran up the score (paywall)
- Andy Staples, The Athletic
Everybody thinks that the NCAA sucks.
Imagine how wrong you would have to be to get this Supreme Court to go 9-0 against you. Historically impressive— Ramzy Nasrallah (@ramzy) June 21, 2021
On the Gridiron
Five Questions as Buckeyes prepare to unleash elite wide receivers unit
- Austin Ward, Lettermen Row
Will Nebraska linebacker JoJo Domann give Ohio State a taste of facing Pete Werner?
- Nathan Baird, Cleveland.com
Marshon Lattimore: ‘I feel like I’m the best in the league’
- Matt Howe, Bucknuts
I. Can’t. Freaking. Wait!
Anyone else ready to hear this in Ohio Stadium? #GoBuckeyes pic.twitter.com/etseWfE5O1— The Ohio State University Marching Band (@TBDBITL) June 21, 2021
Scouting Chris Olave: Ohio State WR prospect a Will Fuller-like deep threat
- Daniel Jeremiah, NFL.com
Four X-Factors Who Could Be Key to Turning Around Ohio State’s Defense in 2021
- Colin Hass-Hill
You’re Nuts: Who is the best returning non-OSU RB in the Big Ten?
- Josh Dooley and Gene Ross, Land-Grant Holy Land
J.K. Dobbins outlines goals entering Year 2 with Ravens
- Chance Linton, 247Sports
If it’s not Haskell Garrett, why are we even doing this
This morning on @BuckeyeTalkPod we discussed the candidates to continue Ohio State’s Block O jersey tradition in 2021. https://t.co/MKDwM9cgTr pic.twitter.com/RultzxpX6s— Nathan Baird (@nwbaird) June 21, 2021
More recruits check out what Ohio State has to offer
- Charles Doss, Land-Grant Holy Land
On the Hardwood
Ohio State’s Duane Washington Jr. shines, E.J. Liddell struggles in final day of camp (paywall)
- Adam Jardy, The Columbus Dispatch
E.J. Liddell, Duane Washington Jr. face off at NBA G League Elite Camp
- Connor Lemons, Land-Grant Holy Land
Duane picks up the combine invite!
Source: Ohio State's Duane Washington received an invite to the NBA Combine after a productive two days at the G League Elite Camp.— Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) June 22, 2021
Analyzing Chris Livingston’s post high school options
- Justin Golba, Land-Grant Holy Land
Keita Bates-Diop was also in that class. Not bad, Thad.
This might've been brought up last week, but I think it's amazing.— Adam Jardy (@AdamJardy) June 21, 2021
Jae'Sean Tate is the first #Buckeyes player to be named to the NBA's all-rookie first team since D'Angelo Russell five years ago.
They were in the same recruiting class at Ohio State.
Let’s bring that energy back to Columbus next season, boys!
THE @OhioStateHoops Dunk Show @iamzedkey x @MeechieJohnson0 pic.twitter.com/aIe1hw1w9K— USABJNT (@usabjnt) June 22, 2021
TBT 2021: What to know about every team in the 64-team bracket
- Carmine Carcieri, ESPN
Y’all gonna make me learn about crypto currencies aren’t you, TBT?
Our TBT 2021 bracket challenge prizes:— TBT (@thetournament) June 21, 2021
1st: One #bitcoin
2nd: One #ethereum
3rd: One #dogecoin
More details soon pic.twitter.com/7Qz3AIGCFc
Outside the Shoe and Schott
Ohio State swimmer Hunter Armstrong qualifies for 2020 Olympic Games
- Patrick Murphy, Bucknuts
to Toky-OH!— Ohio State Buckeyes (@OhioStAthletics) June 21, 2021
Congrats @SheTheMann_ing - former @OhioStateTFXC All-American & @bigten champ qualified in 110m hurdles last night at #OlympicTrials
➕ https://t.co/hxyLVKypxt #GoBuckeyes #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/KC0E9IGskS
Proposed Ohio sports betting bill may shut out certain casinos from sportsbooks
- Robert Linnehan, Saturday Tradition
The Smith-Njigba family is an athletic bunch #GoBucs
OF Prospect, Canaan Smith-Njigba #Pirates— Pirates Prospect Talk (@TalkPirates) June 20, 2021
Was the hottest prospect in the system this week going 11-23 in the series
He was for 4-4 today and moved his average to .282 on the season with a .361 BABIP pic.twitter.com/zNChF4JGvO
And now for something completely different
I need this in my life right this very second!
Like it or not, looks like we’re doin’ this again. See yas July 23rd. #TedLasso #richmondtilwedie pic.twitter.com/eqqgQ4DIiA— Brendan Hunt (@brendanhunting) June 21, 2021