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The Year of The Cannon

There’s no place in Nationwide Arena for cynical thinking. Not this year. Not while such palpable energy surrounds our best four-year run in franchise history. Not with such a hungry, talented new crop of prospects…

Spice World

This year I’ve decided to make a lifestyle change. In the past I have had an unhealthy relationship with worn out boring jokes about white girls in Ugg boots drinking Pumpkin Spice Lattes. The jokes…

Ducks in a Row

“Retro” is a term overused. Given the cultural zeitgeist and the rapid recycle of style that still feels like only yesterday, the ’90s are now considered “retro.” The same winsome memories are attached with equal…

Photo by Megan Leigh Barnard

Brew in the ‘Shoe

Beer on the hallowed grounds of Ohio Stadium? Seems like a fantasy world many Buckeye fans have imagined for decades; selling alcohol on the sacrosanct campus of Ohio State University, until this upcoming season, has…

Photo by Kathryn Sykes

Reality Bites

Tattoos. Lydia Loveless has a handful. Most of her upper right arm is embossed with an intricate tattoo of Joseph Merrick, aka the Elephant Man. It’s striking. As one who has zero tattoos and fears…

Photo by Kimberly Potterf

Boss Fit

On planet Earth, there are approximately 379 million women in their 50s. Columbus’ own Shellie Edington is the fittest of them all. The 51-year-old’s decisive first place performance at the 2016 CrossFit Games (Women 50-54)…

Photo by David Heasley

Bucks by the Numbers

If there’s one thing Ohio State football has learned in the last few years, it’s this: Don’t lose late. Late last fall, the Saturday before Thanksgiving, a record crowd showed up to watch the Buckeyes…

Alterna-Fit

The ever-steady popularity of the treadmill accurately represents America’s attitude toward fitness—that it’s repetitive, monotonous, and probably going to be boring as hell. It’s hard to get excited about creating a killer new body if…

Photo by David Heasley

Next Man Up (Again)

While they may be calling this season “The Edge,” it’s the above headline that’s been OSU Football’s unofficial motto for the last three years. Initially, it took root after the then-devastating injury to Braxton Miller…

Turn Out The Light

Motels are mysterious. Carved into the American imagination, these by-the-road pit stops with bright neon signs glaring out of the vast darkness between clusters of city lights are in turns places of anonymous rendezvous, murders…

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