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  1. Jake Rudock keeps focus solely on Iowa

    Austin Ward

    The summer study sessions were not exactly what Jake Rudock was picturing when he arrived in college. The Iowa Hawkeyes quarterback envisioned plenty of time to game plan for the upcoming season, breaking down opponents and scheming up new ways to...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Austin Ward

    Who else is ready to head to Natal? Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis addresses the logistics of scheduling in the new era of college football, and he also is mindful of limiting the number of games at night. Meanwhile at Michigan, D...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  3. Ohio State Buckeyes baseball team trying to help Zach Farmer afte...

    Austin Ward

    The captain of the Ohio State baseball team put his team in a line that had nothing to do with getting results on the field, instead organizing players to help a teammate in the midst of a battle with myeloid leukemia.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  4. Ohio legislative panel clarifies bill that says student athletes ...

    Austin Ward

    An Ohio legislative panel made the first move as the ongoing battle for labor rights and unionization shifted to a new state, changing a budget bill to clarify that student athletes would not be considered employees of a state university.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  5. Martin's stamp clearly on Vols now

    Austin Ward

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Count it as the first NCAA tournament victory for Cuonzo Martin or simply earning his first true bid to the Big Dance, it really doesn't make any difference now. After spending the season with the shadow of his predecessor seemingl...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  6. Five things: Cal Poly 81, Texas Southern 69

    Austin Ward

    DAYTON, Ohio -- There's little worth remembering from the regular season, but Cal Poly is making up for it in the postseason. The NCAA tournament's only team with a losing record is sticking around to play again. After winning the Big West Confere...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  7. Wolfpack more than one-man band

    Austin Ward

    DAYTON, Ohio -- The frontman was having trouble finding his voice. Turns out NC State's backup singers are more than capable of making a little noise until he's ready. T.J. Warren eventually took over the show and delivered exactly what the Wol...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  8. Five things: Albany 71, Mount St Mary's 64

    Austin Ward

    DAYTON, Ohio -- There might be an executioner waiting for Albany, but staying alive for another couple days surely beats the alternative. The Great Danes came out on fire and ultimately made all the plays they needed down the stretch to win the op...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  9. 2014 Heisman contenders: Big Ten

    Austin Ward

    The most famous statue in college football has been awarded to seven guys since somebody from the Big Ten has lifted it and been recognized as the best player in the country. But plenty of candidates are already emerging to snap that skid and beco...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  10. Big Ten's lunch links

    Austin Ward

    At least there are still college all-star games to fill the time. Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg sat down with new coach James Franklin shortly after he was hired, but he wasn't looking for a sales pitch. The Michigan secondary did...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  11. Miller confident his skills translate to NFL

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The focus for now is solely on preparing to improve for his next outing as a college quarterback. But Braxton Miller doesn't appear to have any doubts that his skills will translate to a higher level. The Ohio State junior did...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Austin Ward

    The only way college football could be better is if people had stronger opinions about it. Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell was a little defensive about his unit, but everybody involved knows the effort will have to be better in the ...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  13. Urban Meyer of Ohio State Buckeyes expresses frustration with BCS...

    Austin Ward

    Whether it's the current system, which Urban Meyer called "flawed," or the playoff format that will soon replace it, the Ohio State Buckeyes coach isn't expecting the controversy that accompanies college football's postseason to go away.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Austin Ward

    Nothing big happening in college football today, is there? Brady Hoke responds to critical comments about his program and left tackle Taylor Lewan. Off the radar as a recruit, Darqueze Dennard has turned himself into one of the most productive ...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  15. Heisman watch: QB Braxton Miller at No. 2

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The top individual goal on Braxton Miller's list for this season was already within reach a year ago, at least relative to the rest of college football. Only four people stood between the Ohio State quarterback and a bronze statu...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  16. Awards watch: Miller, Roby listed yet again

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The wait is almost over. The season is finally creeping closer again, and the annual release of preseason watch lists for the biggest awards in college football confirms it -- and helps provide a useful distraction during the final ...

    Blog | July 19, 2013