The Buckeyes had played such a competitive first half until a muffed punt by junior Jordan Hall and an Ohio State penalty put OSU in poor field position. Suddenly, a half that looked like it was about to casually end with OSU running out the clock was given new meaning as Wisconsin used time outs in the hopes of getting another chance on offense or forcing a Buckeye mistake.
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For the last couple months, I have been eagerly awaiting the release of the new book “You Are Not So Smart” by David McRaney, author of the fantastic blog of the same name, YouAreNotSoSmart.com. Continue reading
I haven’t spent too much time thinking about my birthday this year. Certainly a far cry from a year ago, when I had what could be called a quarter life crisis in anticipation for my 25th birthday.
25 was a really difficult age for me to turn. When you’re 25, you can no longer pretend that you’re still in your early twenties.
25 years old…That’s like. An adult. Continue reading
As I read more about the release of Israeli soldier and former prisoner to Hammas, Gilad Shalit, I cannot believe the lack of criticism against Israel for negotiating this agreement with Hammas. This morning, when I heard the news that Israel was officially releasing 1,027 Palestenian prisoners in exchange for Shalit, I thought, “That can’t be true.”
It was unbelievable. For the whole game, the Ohio State offense had one play that was working: halfback lead draw. For the whole game, Illinois struggled to stop it.
Earlier this season, when Ohio State completed a laughable four passes in a loss at Miami, I remember thinking, “Wow… Those are passing stats from the 1930s, not 2011… I’m sure I’ll never see that happen again in a Buckeye game.” Continue reading