Hello, world – the Urban Era is upon you

On September 6, 2012 by

Former Ohio State Buckeye Jon Thoma is excited that the season is finally here - and, like the rest of us, wants to punch Mark May in the face.

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Special Teams Breakdown – Ohio State v Miami (OH)

On September 4, 2012 by

Former Ohio State punter Jon Thoma breaks down the Buckeyes' special teams performance from Saturday.

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Inside Fall Camp – Part 2

On August 23, 2012 by

Many laughs, tears and inspirational moments were shared by all in senior speeches, and we really got to know who each man was.

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Sitting, Waiting, Walking

On August 2, 2012 by

  Football Saturday in Columbus. What a beautiful thing. The mass pilgrimage to Ohio’s capitol eight times every autumn is a daylong celebration of state pride and America’s sport. For the fans it...

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Empire Rewind | July 9-15

On July 15, 2012 by Buckeye Empire

  It’s time to get caught up on everything that went on this week at The Empire. CONVERSATIONS Empire Q&A – Matt Wilhelm | We sat down with the former Ohio State national...

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Lessons from the Winners Manual: Handling Adversity/Success

On July 12, 2012 by

  As a player on a Jim Tressel led football team, we were constantly learning.  There were endless handouts, slides on the projector, and even full book reports.  It was as if we...

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Thoma’s Coffin Corner | Independence

On July 5, 2012 by

  I grew up in a modest, middle-class neighborhood in a suburban, Midwest college town.  From barefoot barbeques in the summer, to football dominated autumn Saturdays, I grew up in an amazing place....

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Ring the damn bell

The Monday Victory Bell

On July 2, 2012 by Chris Holloway

  Welcome to another week at The Empire. It’s Monday again, but hopefully most of you have an abbreviated week, or at least get to take the day off to celebrate the independence...

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A Cloud. Of Links.

3 Yards and a Cloud of Links

On June 29, 2012 by Chris Holloway

  Each Friday, The Empire will bring you the best of the web, Ohio State edition, a collection of links and notes from around the quilting circle known as the Ohio State media....

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Ring the damn bell

The Friday Victory Bell

On June 29, 2012 by Grant Edgell

Happy Friday morning, Buckeye Nation. Eighteen days into the life of The Empire and the response from you guys and gals has been exciting for those of us who have put so much...

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Thoma’s Coffin Corner – TresselBall Punter

On June 28, 2012 by

  I don’t always play football, but when I do, I am the punter. The punt.  The most important play in football. Seems laughable to most. Coach Jim Tressel never laughed when he said...

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