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From Scarlet to Gold – Roger Espinoza

On July 25, 2012 by Buckeye Empire

Event: Men’s Soccer Roger Espinoza, a former soccer player for The Ohio State University, was named to the national team for Honduras . He is the first ever former Buckeye to be named...

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Only thing missing is fiery hair.

A Silent Assassin

On July 25, 2012 by Chris Holloway

  His nameplate may not say “Head Coach,” or even “Coordinator,” but one man on the Ohio State Football coaching staff has arguably the best job on the field. It helps that he’s...

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Transition Made Easy

On July 25, 2012 by Grant Edgell

  Even under far different circumstances than what we’re seeing occur in State College, we had no idea how easy Urban Meyer would make this whole transition thing look. Penn State head coach...

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Being A Buckeye (or Even a Wolverine)

On July 25, 2012 by BuckeyeEmpire

Given the recent chaos and shock within the college football realm, an event like this couldn’t come at a better time.  This Saturday is the ‘Birdies for Boonie’ charity golf outing.  An annual...

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OSU Opponent Preview: Miami (OH)

On July 25, 2012 by

  Today starts a new feature at the Buckeye Empire, as we wait patiently for the 2012 season to begin. When the Buckeyes take the field in 39 days,  a new era will...

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Losing My Religion

On July 24, 2012 by

If Joe Paterno was a god, Beaver Stadium was his Vatican City. The sanctions handed down to Penn State have been combed over with precision and judgment. However, the discussion about the NCAA’s...

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The Penn State Effect

On July 24, 2012 by Grant Edgell

  The college football world has once again been thrown into controversy. During this time I’d like to remind you again that… Penn State is 1 of 2 Division 1 institutions that has...

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The Fallout: Punish the Adults, Not the Kids

The Fallout: Punish the Adults, Not the Kids

On July 23, 2012 by BuckeyeEmpire

  Excerpt: This decision does absolutely nothing to punish the people involved with the actual scandal.  Years have gone by since this travesty happened, and very few people who experienced it first hand...

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NCAA Hands Penn State Unprecedented Penalties

NCAA Hands Penn State Unprecedented Penalties

On July 23, 2012 by

In an unprecedented move this Morning, The NCAA has handed down it’s penalties to Penn State University. Though there will never be a sanction that can match the tragedy that took place under...

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An Entire Army Of Hammers

The Hammer Will Fall

On July 23, 2012 by Buckeye Empire

  In approximately three hours, NCAA President Mark Emmert will announce “unprecedented” sanctions against Pennsylvania State University and their football program. While we at The Empire are not privy to the NCAA’s sanction...

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Down Goes Paterno

On July 22, 2012 by BuckeyeEmpire

  After what I’m sure was much deliberation, Penn State University finally made the decision to take down the Joe Paterno Statue.  Last week I made my opinion known on whether or not...

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The John Mackey Award

Way Too Early Watch List – John Mackey Award

On July 21, 2012 by Buckeye Empire

  It is Saturday once again, and that means it’s time to take a look at yet another preseason watch list. This time we head to the end of the offensive line to...

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The Dark (K)Night

On July 20, 2012 by BuckeyeEmpire

Having lived in Aurora, CO for a year for work, I have been in the theater multiple times.  My obvious first reaction was to check with people I knew in the area to...

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A Conversation With Phil Steele

On July 20, 2012 by

  What up Nation? You ready for Kickoff yet? I’m so jacked up, I feel like at any moment, I could go all spider monkey. That’s what winners do. And as big as...

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Urban Meyer, The Ultimate Attraction

On July 20, 2012 by Grant Edgell

  Yesterday afternoon, three-star Athlete Taivon Jacobs made his official verbal commitment to The Ohio State University and, in the process, set a plan in motion that will have him spending the next...

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