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Jan
23

Hooley: Apparently, The Browns Are Billions-Proof…!

Jim Haslam came on like gangbusters and with truckfuls of money. But the firing of Rob Chudzinski, and the halting, ponderous search for his replacement has sucked every last breath out of all but the most ardent optimists.

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Jan
9

Hooley: The Argument For Braxton Miller (One Way Or Another)

What he lacks to make scouts salivate, he’s unlikely to add to his game as the Buckeyes’ quarterback next year. Braxton Miller pretty much is what he is, particularly given the set of blueprints with which he works.

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Dec
13

Hooley: The “Youngstown Boys”

Maurice Clarett has made great strides in recognizing his own culpability for what happened at OSU. But not enough of it does amid the stereotypical, hackneyed portrayal of him by ESPN as some undeserving victim.

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Dec
6

Hooley: Is It “UnAmerican” If The SEC Is Left Out?

What Urban Meyer said once as coach at Florida could come back to haunt him now as coach of the Buckeyes. Or could it?

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Nov
28

Hooley: Is This Rivalry (And Others) A Thing Of The Past?

Walking Into A Trap?….With OSU’s recent domination of the series the Ohio State-Michigan game lacks the pre-game drama it once held. It looks like Ohio State-Michigan, but has this rivalry, like many others, seen its best day? Read more from Bruce Hooley in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
23

Hooley Game Day: Rooting For Two OSU’s On Saturday

The BCS fortunes of Ohio State are intrinsically linked to the fortunes of another OSU this Saturday, with a far tougher opponent than the Buckeyes.

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Nov
15

Hooley: To Rekindle A Rivalry…

Here’s hoping what transpires Sunday leaves Art Modell and Paul Brown rolling over in their graves, staring coldly beyond each other’s souls.

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Nov
11

Hooley: The “Dirt” Behind That Which Feeds Us

Eventually, we’ll lose interest in Martin and Incognito, after either one or both, along with a few coaches and front-office executives, are scapegoated so this never happens again (wink-wink).

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Nov
6

Hooley: Something’s Gotta’ Give….

Despair not. History actually tells that the Buckeyes are in a wonderful position to make the final BCS pairing. The old song…”Something’s Gotta’ Give”? It usually does.

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Oct
24

Hooley: The Committee Of Committees…!

Do we really need a Committee nearly double the size of the seven-member Joint Chiefs of Staff to pick four teams to contest a college football national championship?

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