President Barack Obama honored the national champion Ohio State football team, taking just a little bit of credit for the new playoff system that the Buckeyes mastered.
Ohio State University's president has withdrawn as commencement speaker for a parochial high school after being reprimanded for making disparaging remarks about Notre Dame, Catholics and the Southeastern Conference.
Gordon Gee had been scheduled to speak Saturday at the graduation ceremony for St. Francis DeSales High School in Columbus. Ohio State says Gee decided Monday not to attend to make sure the students and their accomplishments remain the focus of the event.
A message was left for DeSales' principal.
Gee apologized for his disparaging comments made in December after they were first reported by The Associated Press last week. He also apologized to the Big Ten conference for his "hurtful remarks" about some university athletic programs.
Ohio State trustees warn he could be fired for any more verbal gaffes.
THE Ohio State has extended the contract of head football coach Urban Meyer through 2020.
The Big 12 and ACC conferences are pushing for a rule change that will allow conferences to determine which teams play in the title game.
Ohio State has taken its rivalry with Michigan to the next level by painting its dog walking fire hydrants in Wolverine colors.
NCAA wrestling organizers flipped the competition order so Logan Stieber's bid for a fourth national championship came last instead of third in the order. That was the lone suspense remaining from Ohio State's first national title run.
Ohio State might only go as far as D'Angelo Russell can take the Buckeyes in the NCAA Tournament. So far, that's good enough to roll into the round of 32.
Playing just their second game in their own arena in the last 28 days, the Ohio State Buckeyes felt right at home.
Spike Albrecht scored 16 points to help Michigan upset No. 24th-ranked Ohio State 64-57 on Sunday.
After his first college triple-double, Ohio State freshman D'Angelo Russell covered his ears when the questions turned to being a one-and-done player, shooting up on draft boards and being under the ever-watchful eye of NBA personnel.