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Inside College Sports’ Biggest Money Machine


The Wall Street Journal wrote Inside College Sports’ Biggest Money Machine By JON WEINBACH October 19, 2007 At $109,382,222 for the current year, Ohio State’s athletic budget is the largest in the nation and the biggest in the history of college sports. It allows the school to field 36 varsity teams in everything from baseball […]


Columbus Destroyers VS Cleveland… Gladiators?

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The Sports Network wrote Cleveland gets Arena team October 16 The Arena Football League continued its reshaping with the announcement that the team from Las Vegas will relocate to play in Cleveland, starting in 2008. Team owner Jim Ferraro received approval from the league’s Board of Directors at a meeting in Chicago last week. The […]


Columbus Urban Drinks features new upgrades


I know I’ve posted this in the past, but my website that I have for Columbus happy hours has made a ton of upgrades. My buddy started it back in Portland and it is starting to get really big out there. Hopefully, it can become a useful tool for all us Columbus boozers. The site […]


Crew having trouble attracting players to Columbus

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So says Sigi Schmid, in Bob Hunter’s column in the Dispatch this morning. Surely the LiveWorkPlayColumbus.com site will cure this problem. The Columbus Dispatch wrote Bob Hunter commentary: Rumblings Friday, October 12, 2007 By Bob Hunter Coach Sigi Schmid says the Crew has been unable to sign some foreign stars to fill its designated player […]


Time Warner: We’re close. Big Ten: No, we’re not.

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The Other Paper wrote Time Warner: We’re close. Big Ten: No, we’re not. by Jeff McCallister / October 11, 2007 The Big Ten Network’s battle with Time Warner Cable has been fought in the press from the start. Now—with WOW cable picking up BTN and fans learning that two remaining Ohio State football games will […]


It’s beginning to look a lot like… 2002?

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UWeekly.com wrote It’s beginning to look a lot like … By Travis Hoewischer October 10, 2007 2002? In the name of Donnie Nickey, things are starting to feel a little familiar for the Buckeyes. Halfway through the 2007 campaign, Buckeye fans are starting to give each other that look. USC gets nicked by Stanford, The […]


United Football League looking at Columbus

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Business Wire wrote The United Football League (UFL), a new professional outdoor fall football league scheduled to debut in August 2008, is inviting fans to help determine which markets will host teams for the league’s inaugural season through an innovative program with TicketRESERVE. The UFL and TicketRESERVE campaign enables fans the opportunity to purchase reservations […]


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