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January can't freeze out corporate greed in the world of sports

 

It's January and it's cold. The world should thank Ohio this month for spicing up the sports headlines with the Ohio State Buckeyes representing the great state at the BCS national championship, LeBron being one of the center draws for the NBA, and the Arena District in Columbus getting ready to stage the NHL All-Star Weekend. Ohio is where it's at for money and sports in 2015, even if the weather isn't all that inviting lately.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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Free celebration in Columbus for national championship win

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COLUMBUS — Ohio State will honor its national championship football team in a free celebration at Ohio Stadium, the school announced today.

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Heisman winner Marcus Mariota says he's going to the NFL

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, whose bold moves and leadership on the field brought the Ducks to the brink of a national championship before falling short, is leaving Oregon early for the NFL.

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Family affair: Vonn's relatives arrive as she nears record

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is starting to sense this could be a special weekend.

So is her family.

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San Diego's Petco Park to host baseball's 2016 All-Star game

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — San Diego's Petco Park will host baseball's All-Star game in 2016, making the second straight year the game will be played at a National League site.

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Arum: Pacquiao agrees to terms for Mayweather fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao flew to Los Angeles on Wednesday, preparing for a meeting with contestants of the Miss Universe pageant. Whether he has an even bigger date on May 2 seems entirely up to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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2 men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — American rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop the ledge of the 3,000-foot vertical wall of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in the glow of the afternoon sun, followed minutes later by Kevin Jorgeson.

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Back to business as usual for Meyer

COLUMBUS — On Tuesday night, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer fielded a congratulatory phone call from President Obama.

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