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Epidemic Of Girls’ Knee Injuries Traced To Genetics And Training

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8:47AM
June 4, 2014

Girls are up to ten times more likely than boys to suffer knee injuries in sports like soccer and basketball. Some Ohio researchers say they’ve discovered that genetic differences help explain the disparity. But a lack of proper sports training is also partly to blame.

Does Ohio Have Enough Oversight Of Booster Clubs?

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state has increased oversight of booster clubs, including making a club file a report with the attorney general's office if the club has more than $25,000 in assets
8:26AM
May 27, 2014

Two Mansfield boosters are headed to prison after pleading guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars. With that case in mind, WOSU’s sports podcast After the Score asked Ohio Attorney General MIke DeWine if the state has enough oversight of booster clubs.

OHSAA Reduces Competitive Advantage of Ohio Private Schools

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10:58AM
May
23, 2014

Ohio high school athletic director have approved changes that will look to reduce the advantage well-funded private school often have over the public school rivals.

Can Employers Force Workers To Support Political Causes?

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A number of groups, including ProgressOhio, filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission against Murray Energy, who critics say made an illegal contribution to the Romney campaign by coercing the miners to attend the Romney event without pay. More recently, a Cleveland Indians usher said he was fired for refusing to wear a button supporting a "sin tax" on the May 6 ballot.
8:30AM
May
19, 2014

The recent firing of an usher for the Cleveland Indians has brought back a question: Can employers fire a worker for refusing to support a political candidate or cause?

Former Clipper Joins Lawsuit Over Minor League Pay

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Former Columbus Clipper Matt Lawson is among the players suing Major League Baseball, league commissioner Bud Selig, and several individual teams, which pay players on their minor league teams.
8:40AM
May
16, 2014

Matt Lawson is among the players suing Major League Baseball, the league’s commissioner, and several individual teams for what the plaintiffs called unlawfully-low wages.

Jim Tressel To Be Next President At Youngstown State

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8:43AM
May
9, 2014

The university confirms on its Web site that trustees voted early Friday to name the former Ohio State University football coach to be YSU’s next president.

Blue Jackets Look Toward Next Season

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Derek Mackenzie is one of several unrestricted free agents who could leave or stay with the Blue Jackets.
7:29AM
May 2, 2014

With the Blue Jackets out of the playoffs, WOSU’s sports podcast looks at what could be in store for next season.

Jackets Out Of Playoffs After Failed Comeback Attempt

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Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky covers up a wrap-around attempt by Chris Kunitz during the first period of Game Six of their first round playoff series Monday night. Pittsburgh won 4-3 to advance to the second round.
7:32AM
April
29, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets were down 4-0 in the third period before scoring three goals in five minutes to make the game close. But it wasn’t enough.

It’s Win Or Go Home For Blue Jackets

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Joe Vitale of the Pittsburgh Penguins collides with Ryan Murray of the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game Five on Saturday.
7:45AM
April
28, 2014

It’s the most important game in franchise history, as the Columbus Blue Jackets hope to stay alive in their first-round playoff series with Pittsburgh.

Blue Jackets Overcome 3-0 Deficit To Win In Overtime

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Brandon Dubinsky celebrates after tying Wednesday night's game with 22 seconds left in regulation. Columbus won 4-3 in overtime.
9:01AM
April
24, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets trailed 3-0 midway through the first period before storming back for a 4-3 overtime win over the Pens.