By: Nick McWilliams | @NickM_OSU Throughout the week, members of the media from a wide variety of outlets and stations flock to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center to get a chance to talk to OSU’s best players, the occasional positions coach and coach Urban Meyer. While the scrum of around 35 beat writers surround the … Continue reading The plexiglass ceiling: Women in sports
At 9:52 a.m. Monday morning, The Lantern sports team and myself were filming our weekly installment of Buckeye Blueprint, a breakdown of Ohio State football from the previous Saturday's game. Then, we all received the alert. There is an active threat on campus, and shots have been fired. As we ran to the scene … Continue reading In wake of Ohio State violence, football still seems to rule all
The lives of premier athletes are constantly under the microscope. No matter how minor of an event happens for a professional competitor, fans across the globe want to know more. The question is, just how far into the personal lives of athletes can reporters dig? We have all seen the tape from the elevator that … Continue reading How far is too far in sports media ethics?
For years, sports were all about the spirit of competition, and were an escape from the turmoil and strife of daily life. Fans flocked to stadiums and were glued to their televisions, watching for the next long touchdown pass instead of watching for the number of casualties in a terrorist attack in Europe. Now, as … Continue reading Political and sports worlds intertwined
Group members: Bill Kosileski, Gene Ross, and myself. Project: With the Ohio State football team under a multitude of scrutiny after an ugly loss to Penn State. After Northwestern, is the team back on the right track, or will this season end in heartbreak for the Buckeyes? Bill, Gene and I will be doing a podcast … Continue reading Podcast idea for #3403
Ohio State is a football program that demands excellence from all units. On the rare occasion the team loses a game, questions arise from the fan base and media members alike. Maybe it was a lack of execution from the wide receivers. Maybe it was the relatively small amount of touches for junior H-back Curtis … Continue reading Billy Price, Ohio State football ready to move on from loss, confident in young players
Last season, the Ohio State football team handled Penn State at Ohio Stadium, 38-10. Powered by the run, the Buckeyes pulled away from the Nittany Lions, locking down James Franklin's team in the passing game. Christian Hackenburg, Penn State's starter at quarterback during the 2015 season, threw for just 120 yards, but did find … Continue reading Penn State presents new offense, tests for Ohio State