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Why is this News? All the articles and tweets Buckeye fans need for June 9, 2021

All the Buckeye news thats fit to print.

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Look, we get it. Your days are busy and you don’t have time to read all of the stories and tweets from the three dozen websites dedicated to covering Ohio State athletics, or the 237 Buckeye beat writers churning out hot takes and #content on a daily basis. But that’s ok, that’s what your friends at Land-Grant Holy Land are here for.

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.

You’re welcome!


The State of The Game

It’s been a good decade! Ohio State is averaging 5.5 touchdowns per game against Michigan during its current eight-game winning streak. Thats 38.5 points alone not including field goals. Dominance.

Meanwhile in Ann Arbor (is a whore), they’re finally starting to take the rivalry seriously.

I wonder what does our old friend Colton have to say about this development?


On the gridiron

Bill Bender breaks down how Buckeyes stack up in CFP race entering summer
- Tim May, Lettermen Row

Just what we needed: more lopsided playoff games!!

Slowed In Spring, Julian Fleming Readying For Fall
- Tony Gerdeman, Buckeye Scoop

How Miyan Williams can take control of Buckeyes running back job
- Spencer Holbrook, Lettermen Row

Ohio State football hoping to capitalize off busy recruiting month with second wave of commits
- Stephen Means, Cleveland.com

Ohio State has a new QB1 and a revamped defense, but it’s still Playoff-or-bust for the Buckeyes ($$)
- Bill Landis, The Athletic

Ohio State football faces a survivor in Oregon quarterback Anthony Brown
- Nathan Baird, Cleveland.com


On the hardwood

Liddell and Washington Jr.’s pro decisions dictate the ceiling, floor of Ohio State men’s basketball
- Connor Lemons, Land-Grant Holy Land


Not on the gridiron or hardwood


Random

Columbus City Council repeals mask mandates, though nearly 60% not vaccinated
- Bill Bush, The Columbus Dispatch

As a native New Yorker, I thought Ohioans were exceedingly nice!

Marv Homan, former Ohio State sports information director, dies at 94 (paywall)
Joey Kaufman, Columbus Dispatch