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Photo by Ric Kruszynski   Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has passed away. He was 87. His daughters released an official statement that read: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, Coach Earle Bruce, early this morning, Friday, April 20. He...

Photo by Sam Fahmi   As the old saying goes, “all’s quiet on the Western front.” Or in this case, the Midwestern front. More specifically, the Ohio State front when it comes to who is going to be the Buckeyes’ starter at quarterback for 2018. Since the start of...

Former Ohio State guard Kelsey Mitchell’s career accomplishments are lengthy. On Thursday evening the Buckeye playmaker added another achievement to her list. Mitchell collected the Dawn Staley Award. The Dawn Staley Award is given to the most outstanding collegiate guard in the country, a player who exemplifies the skills that...

Coming off exciting wins on Saturday afternoon, Ohio State (28-6) and Central Michigan (29-4) got together for their second-round matchup in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Fans greeting each team with a warm reception as they took the floor at historic St. John Arena for warmups on Monday night....

The Ohio State Women’s Basketball Team begin its tournament march on Saturday afternoon with a first-round matchup against George Washington University. Saturday’s game marks the 25th tournament appearance for the Lady Buckeyes and the fourth straight trip to the NCAA tournament for head coach Kevin McGuff and his squad. The...

After a commanding 88-54 win over Northwestern, the Ohio State Women’s Basketball Team learned it has clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular season title by virtue of a Maryland 71-65 loss to the Michigan Wolverines. This is Ohio State’s 16th Big Ten Championship, the most...

The Ohio State Women’s Basketball team (23-6, 12-3) looked to close out its home schedule by earning a victory against the Northwestern Wildcats (10-19, 3-12). The Buckeyes have dominated the series against the Wildcats, winning 27 of the last 30 meetings. A win for Kevin McGuff and his team...

Heading into its final home game, The Ohio State Women’s Basketball sits at No. 14 in the latest NCAA rankings as they welcome the Northwestern Wildcats to Value City Arena on Wednesday evening. This is a pivotal game with possible postseason implications. With 21 days remaining until the Women’s...

Former Temple defensive coordinator and OSU cornerbacks coach Taver Johnson during a post game press conference last season. Photo by Clem Murray of the Philadelphia Enquirer.   The Ohio State athletics department officially announced on Tuesday via their website and Twitter that former OSU cornerbacks coach Taver Johnson will...

When the calendar flipped to 2018, The Ohio State Women’s Basketball team continued its dominant winning streak, winning nine games in a row. However, the Scarlet & Gray came back to Earth on Jan. 16th with a loss to Michigan at home. The Buckeyes continued on a three game skid...

It’s difficult to miss Ohio State forward Makayla Waterman when she suits up for Ohio State. The junior stands at 6’2″ and has a personality to match her stature.  The redshirt junior has a great sense of humor often joking with teammates and staying loose during pregame warmups. When...

Photo by Sameh Fahmi   Urban Meyer has made one thing clear to anyone who has ever been on his coaching staff throughout the years: if a guy is not a good recruiter, then he’s not good enough to coach at OSU. “The one thing about here, and I’ve...

They’re baaaaaccckkk! Columbus Wired’s Andy Evans and his podcasting partner in crime, Chris Stefanick, return from a month-long hiatus to break down some OSU football. The duo get into the hiring of Alex Grinch and leaving of Kerry Coombs. What kind of impact will this have on the secondary...

The Ohio State Women’s Basketball team ending a three game losing streak against Michigan State on Saturday and looked to keep the momentum rolling against Penn State. The Buckeyes got rolling early on the strength of a 20-5 run. Penn State Head coach Coquese Washington used a timeout less than...

Following a victory over Michigan State on Saturday, Ohio State looks to continue their winning ways against Penn State  tonight. Tonight’s matchup will be the 63rd meeting all-time between Ohio State and Penn State. The Nittany Lions are just one of two Big Ten teams who lead the all-time...

Last week it was reported that Ohio State co-defensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs was leaving central Ohio for the friendly confines of Nashville, Tenn. to be newly announced head coach Mike Vrabel’s assistant. Now it is being reported by Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer that Coombs...

Heading into Saturday afternoon’s game against Michigan State, Ohio State senior guard Kelsey Mitchell was fast approaching a Big Ten record. With an 19 point performance Saturday, she could become the top scorer (male or female)  in conference history. Throughout the game, Mitchell appeared she would eclipse the record...

On Saturday afternoon, the Ohio State Women’s Basketball team looked to reverse its recent misfortunes and halt a three game losing streak. The streak began on Jan. 16th when the Buckeyes lost to the Michigan Wolverine 84-75, and has continued with tough losses against Big Ten foes. The biggest black...

When the Tennessee Titans hired former Buckeye Mike Vrabel as their head coach, many began to wonder how he would construct his coaching staff. It appears we have an answer,  reports surfaced on Wednesday afternoon that Ohio State assistant coach Kerry Coombs could be joining Vrabel’s staff in 2018.

When Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward decided at the last minute that he was not going to play against USC in the Cotton Bowl, everyone knew why. The junior is being tabbed as one of, if not the, best corners in the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft. His announcement on...

Photo credit: Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times   For the last couple of weeks, much speculation was flying around about a new addition to Ohio State’s coaching staff. It was rumored that head coach Urban Meyer was adding Washington State’s Alex Grinch as an assistant. Those rumors were put to...

Photo by Tom Pennington of Getty Images   It’s the final football Buckeye Leafcast of the season with our own Andy Evans and his podcasting partner-in-crime, Chris Stefanick! The two recap Ohio State’s big win over USC in the Cotton Bowl, who’s going to leave early and where JT...

It’s no secret that Ohio State fans are looking forward to tonight’s match up against Southern California. These two teams get together for the first time since 2009 and it’s their first post season meeting outside of Pasadena in series history. So how are fans preparing for such a...

The 82nd edition of the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic has it’s fair share of story lines, but the biggest involves Southern California’s redshirt sophomore quarterback Sam Darnold. The 20-year-old burst on the scene last year to lead the Trojans to a 9-1 record and a Rose Bowl appearance against...

Our own Andy Evans and his podcasting brother-in-arms, Chris Stefanick, break down the first-ever early signing day for college football and how the Buckeyes fared. Did losing Jackson Carman, Emory Jones and Jaiden Woodbey really hurt OSU? And which recruits will have an immediate impact as well as which...

Ohio State tight end Marcus Baugh accepted an invitation from the NFL Player’s Association to participate in the 2017 Collegiate Bowl. The NFLPA sponsors the post season all-star game for draft eligible college football players. The seventh edition of the Collegiate Bowl will be played at the Rose Bowl...

Bowl season is upon us and the Buckeyes return to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center to begin preparations for their upcoming opponent, the University of Southern California. The Cotton Bowl marks the first time the Scarlet & Gray have played in Dallas since their 42-20 victory over the Oregon...

He’s fought off criticism from both a local and national perspective. He’s been called out of his name just about every opposing stadium he’s been to. He’s dealt with the highs and lows of being Ohio State’s quarterback since winning the job his redshirt freshman season in 2014. And...

The Ohio State Buckeyes returned to practice on Friday at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. The Scarlet & Gray prepare for a Cotton Bowl clash with the University of Southern California and players were available to speak with the media following practice. Sophomore receiver K.J. Hill shared his thoughts...

Our Andy Evans and his podcasting brother-in-arms, Christopher Stefanick, with the Buckeye Leafcast, recapping Ohio State’s big B1G win over Wisconsin! Should the Buckeyes have blown out the Badgers? Would Haskins have been better than Barrett?? And is Weber really ready to go pro??? The dynamic duo give you their...

The Ohio State Buckeyes (7-3, 2-0) followed up a blowout win at Wisconsin Saturday night with a frenetic come from behind victory over the Michigan Wolverines (7-3 1-1), besting the 2017 Sweet Sixteen participants 71-62. Keita Bates-Diop paced the Buckeyes with 18 points and 9 rebounds, Jae’Sean Tate scored...

Two minutes remained in the fourth quarter as Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook brought his team to the line of scrimmage for their final drive. Head Coach Paul Chryst and the Badgers desperately searched for a crack in the armor against a physical Buckeye defense. Down by six points, Hornibrook...