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Urban Meyer, Ryan Day and other baked goodies

12/7/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller speaks with Dispatch sports editor Ray Stein regarding the news that broke this week of Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer announcing his retirement after the Rose Bowl. We also discuss how Athletic Director Gene Smith name Ryan Day head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. Finally, we speculate who would have been named the head if it wasn’t Ryan Day and talk about baking holiday cookies.

Duration:00:24:23

Michigan man talks The Game

11/21/2018
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Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller speaks with Michigan press box PA announcer Matt Stout about The Game, whether it's Michigan Week or Ohio Week, and whether they think the Buckeyes or Wolverines will take home the win.

Duration:00:28:00

Beignets, Buckeyes, and Blue Jackets

11/15/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller talks with Dispatch staff photographer Kyle Robertson regarding the Columbus Blue Jackets on what kind of team they want to be. We further discuss how Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky are out for tonight’s game because of illness. Next we discuss the Ohio State football team and what the chances are that the Buckeyes make it to the playoffs this year. Finally, we talk about hotels and what we expect when staying at them.

Duration:00:28:53

Horsing around with Tim May talking Buckeyes playoff odds

11/8/2018
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Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller talks with Ohio State Football beat writer Tim May on what the chances are that the Ohio State Football team makes it to the college football national championship. We further talk about our predictions on what would have to happen with other teams in the NCAA for Ohio State to make it in the playoffs. Finally, we discuss how Tim is retiring from the Columbus Dispatch and what he plans to do with his time after he’s done covering the Ohio State Football...

Duration:00:19:20

Buckeyes in the candy bowl

11/2/2018
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Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller talks with Ohio State Football beat writer Bill Rabinowitz on the latest episode of the cheap Seats Sports podcast. On this episode we discuss Ohio State Football, what our favorite Halloween candy is, and former Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson. Finally, we talk which college football bowl game sites are favorites for sports writers to cover.

Duration:00:30:29

Does Urban Meyer need renewal?

10/25/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller talks with Dispatch staff photographer Joshua Bickel regarding if Hue Jackson is better as a head coach or an offensive coordinator. We also talk about what the job of a photographer entails, recap the recent 49-20 Purdue victory over Ohio State, and talk about if we think Urban Meyer has changed at all. Also discuss the Cleveland Cavaliers and what it looks like since the departure of LeBron James. Finally, we talk about if green onions are the same thing as...

Duration:00:23:05

Going in depth with a female sports journalist

10/18/2018
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Columnist Rob Oller is joined by sports reporter Marla Ridenour from the Akron Beacon Journal to discuss what it’s like to be a female covering sports in today’s world and how it has changed over the years. We also talk Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and talk about if we prefer red or white wine or both.

Duration:00:29:36

College football playoff preview: Notre Dame or Alabama for Buckeyes?

10/10/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller is joined by Dispatch Copy editor Pat Holbrook to talk Ohio State football, and how the Cleveland Browns have started off to better season than last year. Finally, we recap the ALDS between the Cleveland Indians and the Houston Astros and talk about a recent scandal that happen with Frontier Airlines and why a passenger had to be removed from the flight.

Duration:00:25:19

Tribe playoff time with beat reporter Ryan Lewis

10/1/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller is joined by Cleveland Indians beat reporter Ryan Lewis from the Akron Beacon Journal. During this episode we discuss the upcoming American League Division Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Houston Astros that starts Friday November 5th, 2018. We further get into details regarding this series matchup, and talk about pitching predictions for both teams.

Duration:00:21:50

Former Ohio State QB talks Dwayne Haskins Jr.

9/19/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller is joined by special guest Greg Frey to discuss the performance of current Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. Next we talk about the Buffalo Bills cornerback Vontae Davis who retired abruptly at halftime in last Sundays NFL game. Finally, we talk about trips to the zoo and which animal is our favorite.

Duration:00:20:42

Craft beer, Buckeyes, and Tribe

9/13/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller is joined with former Dispatch employee Bob Baptist to talk the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, and Ohio State basketball. We also discuss craft beer, and talk about cutting the grass.

Duration:00:24:00

Behind the microphone with a Michigan insider

9/6/2018
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Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller speaks with Michigan press box PA announcer Matt Stout on the history of Michigan football and its past coaches performance. We also discuss recent news regarding Steelers player Le'Veon Bell and how he’s not expected to play this coming Sunday. Finally, we talk about how Colin Kaepernick is the face of the new Nike advertising campaign.

Duration:00:36:11

Would you rather be Urban Meyer or Gene Smith?

8/16/2018
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Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller speaks with reporter Adam Jardy on Ohio State’s head football coach Urban Meyer and the ongoing investigation. We further discuss what we think will be the outcome of this investigation and play a fun game of would you rather.

Duration:00:20:16

Are you into doggin LeBron?

7/3/2018
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Reporter Rob Oller speaks with former Dispatch sports columnist Bob Hunter on how LeBron James has chosen to take his basketball talents from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Los Angeles Lakers. Next we further discuss football bowl games and which is best bowl game to cover. After that we talk the Columbus Blue Jackets and our thoughts on if Artemi Panarin will decide to leave the team as a free agent. Finally, we talk dogs vs. cats and which dog we think is the smartest of all times.

Duration:00:32:16

Does the World Cup bug you?

6/19/2018
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Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller speaks with reporter Holly Zachariah regarding the Cleveland Cavaliers and whether or not we think superstar player LeBron James will leave the team. Next we discuss the 2018 FIFA World Cup, whether we like the temperature outside hot or cold, and which bugs we are the most scared of.

Duration:00:22:50

Is LeBron packing his bags?

6/7/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller speaks with Dispatch Web Producer Patrick Flaherty on the Cleveland Cavaliers and the playoff performance of J. R. Smith and what happened during the end of the first game against the Golden State Warriors. Finally we discuss the dumbest things we’ve done while playing sports, talk about the stress of moving, and debate using a push lawn mower vs. using a riding mowing to cut the grass.

Duration:00:22:59

Babies, blowouts, and basketball

5/24/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller speaks with Dispatch features reporter Allison Ward on the new policy the NFL released concerning players kneeling during National Anthem and the rules regarding it. Next we talk about babies, how much care they need, and the NBA Eastern Conference Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. the Boston Celtics. Finally, we discuss the NHL Finals and who we think will win the Stanley Cup between the Washington Capitals and Las Vegas Golden Knights.

Duration:00:19:59

Bet on LeBron?

5/16/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller speaks with Dispatch reporters Lucas Sullivan and Mike Wagner regarding the Cleveland Cavaliers and their Conference Final matchup against the Boston Celtics. Next we talk about LeBron James and discuss our thoughts on if he’s the best player of all times. After that we predict the series outcome of the Cavs-Celtics and talk about what would happen if the Cleveland Cavaliers were to face the Golden State Warriors. Next we discuss sports betting and how the ban has...

Duration:00:28:15

Burrows, Baby Ruths, and crying babies

5/10/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller and Dispatch staff photographer Kyle Robertson discuss the recent news regarding Joe Burrow and how he is going to transfer from Ohio State. We further talk about how this puts Dwayne Haskins Jr. in a position to start at quarterback, leaving Tate Martell as the backup. Next we talk about candy and which is our favorite of all times. Finally, we talk about the NHL Playoffs and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Duration:00:26:24

Buck-I-Guy… In-N-Out

4/27/2018
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Sports columnist Rob Oller talks with Dispatch staff photographer Kyle Robertson on the recent news regarding Buck-I-Guy and the funeral of Earle Bruce. Next we discuss the first night of the NFL Draft and talk about which players got drafted to what teams. We also talk about the Cleveland Cavaliers and their performance in the NBA playoffs this far. Finally, we discuss burgers and which food establishment serves the best cheeseburger.

Duration:00:27:49