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.
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On the Gridiron
ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 announce historic alliance
- Big Ten Press Release
Big Ten, ACC and Pac-12 officially announce alliance between conferences
- Dan Hope, Eleven Warriors
You’re Nuts: Which Week 1 game that isn’t Ohio State/Minnesota are you most excited for?
- Brett Ludwiczak and Meredith Hein, Land-Grant Holy Land
Luckily, college football programs are incredibly trustworthy and always above board...
Jim Phillips on why no signed contract not to poach members:— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) August 24, 2021
"It's about trust. We've looked each other in the eye and made an agreement. Our board chairs have looked each other in the eye. ... If that's what it takes to get something considerable done, then we've lost our way."
Kourt Williams ‘coming quick’ and more determined than ever after injury
- Nathan Baird, Cleveland.com
Kamryn Babb being named captain ‘one of the more amazing stories I’ve been around’
- Patrick Murphy, Bucknuts
Ryan Day continuing to focus on what he can control as he enters year three
- Dan Hope, Eleven Warriors
Bears’ HC Matt Nagy said this morning that Justin Fields will start Saturday vs. Titans and play roughly two quarters.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 24, 2021
Five Buckeyes On ESPN’s List Of Top 100 College Football Players For 2021
- Andrew Lind, Sports Illustrated
A deep dive on 2024 QB Jadyn Davis and his importance to Ohio State
- Caleb Houser, Land-Grant Holy Land
‘Pork Chop’ Miyan Williams pushing for meaty backfield role with Buckeyes
- Spencer Holbrook, Lettermen Row
These videos will literally never get old.
.@R2X_Rushmen1 had to call @zacharrison_'s family to introduce the newest Buckeye Captain...#GoBucks pic.twitter.com/WjUDivJPfe— Ohio State Football (@OhioStateFB) August 24, 2021
Column: What I love about each of Ohio State’s football captains
- Megan Husslein, Land-Grant Holy Land
On the Hardwood
The B1G-ACC-PAC-12 alliance also extends to basketball
So in college hoops, this new Alliance “will add early and mid-season games as well as annual events that feature premier matchups between the three leagues.”— Adam Jardy (@AdamJardy) August 24, 2021
I like this.
Ohio State recruit Dillon Mitchell begins senior year at Montverde Academy
- Adam Jardy, The Columbus Dispatch
Outside The Shoe and Schott
OSU field hockey comes in at No. 22 in the NFHCA Preseason Poll.
in the top 10 and in the top 25 on the @NFHCA Preseason Poll? We'll take it #B1GFH | @NCAAFieldHcky— Big Ten Conference (@bigten) August 24, 2021
➡️ https://t.co/FOnew9Eyli pic.twitter.com/MFOnDQcXJf
And now for something completely different
The legend of J.R. Smith continues to grow.
After recently returning to school to pursue a degree, J.R. Smith has officially been declared eligible by the NCAA & has joined the North Carolina A&T golf team.— Joe Pompliano (@JoePompliano) August 24, 2021
This should be fun pic.twitter.com/dSlI9liyCY