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5 Reasons why we can ALL hate the Ohio State Buckeyes

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This is Detroit Sports Nation and whether you are a fan of the Maize and Blue or the Green and White, we can all agree that Ohio State is absolutely awful and that the planet would be better without anything associated with it.

Here is a list of 5 reasons why the Ohio State Buckeyes are a joke.

GET OUT OF OUR STATE!

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When it comes to recruiting in Michigan, the top players usually go to one of three places. Two of those schools (Michigan and Michigan State) are great in-state options for top recruits, but a school from the south keeps crashing the party.

It seems like every season, Ohio State swoops in and grabs a player from Michigan that would have otherwise gone to the Wolverines or the Spartans. GET THE HELL OUT OF OUR STATE, BUCKEYES!

SCARLET AND GRAY?

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Is there a worse color combination in the world of sports than scarlet and gray? The answer to that question is NO.

I don’t know what it is, but there is just something about the color red (or variations of it, like Scarlet) that drives me crazy. Even Santa Claus looks absolutely ridiculous wearing that horrendous color! Let me do you a HUGE favor. Go to your closet and take a look around. If you own anything that includes the colors scarlet or red, just burn it. Trust me, it does not look good on you.

THE MASCOT IS A TRUE NUT

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What an absolute embarrassment it must be to say the team you root for or play for has a nut as a mascot! I’m sure there is some sort of interesting history behind how they chose “Brutus the Buckeye,” but when it came down to it, whoever was in the room when the decision was made must have hated Ohio State.

I mean, it had to be a big joke, right? Talk about ZERO intimidation!

“THE” OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY?

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I cannot tell you how much I love to hear a player or fan refer to Ohio State as “‘The’ Ohio State University.”

I’m not kidding, I actually laugh a little bit every single time I hear it. Is it really necessary to add “The” in front? Must it be overemphasized every single time? Are they trying to deflect attention from their absolute embarrassment of a mascot? Do they think there are two Ohio State’s and they are trying to separate the two? SOMEBODY ANSWER ME!

EVERYTHING IS MICHIGAN-CENTRIC

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One of the biggest reasons why Ohio State is a complete joke is because no matter what they do, it’s always about Michigan. It doesn’t matter if they are winning or losing, it all comes back to the Wolverines.

When the Buckeyes (ha ha ha) won the College Football Playoff a few years ago, Buckeye fans (ha ha ha) that I happen to be acquaintances with made more comments about Michigan being a dumpster fire than they did about their own team winning! The Wolverines have always lived and will always live in the collective heads of the Buckeyes. That is a fact!

GO BLUE! GO GREEN!

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REPORT: Former Notre Dame running back charged with murder of 5-year-old girl

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According to reports, former Notre Dame running back Cierre Wood has been charged with the murder of a 5-year-old girl.

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From KLAS Las Vegas:

A former NFL player arrested in Las Vegas is now facing a murder charge in a child’s death, according to Metro Police.

Cierre Wood, 28, was arrested Wednesday on 1st-degree child abuse and neglect charges. The murder charge was added Thursday.

Amy Taylor was also arrested and faces charges for child abuse and neglect. Her relationship to Wood is not known, at this time.

According to the Clark County Coroner’s Office, La-Rayah Davis, 5, died as a result of child abuse. Her relationship to Wood is also not known.

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MUST SEE: Tom Izzo makes hilarious offer!

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NCAA Basketball: Iowa at Michigan State

Following the Michigan State Spartans victory over Duke to advance to the Final Four, there was quite the celebration in East Lansing. Students took to the streets and a few unfortunate couches were burned. This didn’t go unnoticed by head coach Tom Izzo, who had had some humor over the whole situation!

Anyone want to take up Izzo on his offer?

BONUS CONTENT:

Classy! Michigan State’s Cassius Winston and Nick Ward console Duke’s Tre Jones

In case you missed this from yesterday (we did), following Michigan State’s win over Duke to go to the Final Four, Duke guard Tre Jones was overcome with emotion near midcourt.

When Spartans forward Nick Ward and guard Cassius Winston noticed Jones, they immediately went over and consoled him

Check it out.

Pure class by a couple of Spartan players who had just won the biggest game of their lives.

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Must see! Tom Izzo gets dance lessons in locker room after win

The dragon has been slain!

On Sunday, Michigan State was clearly on a mission and they accomplished that mission by defeating No. 1 Duke to advance to the Final Four.

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For Spartans head coach Tom Izzo, it is his 8th Final Four in 24 years and he will be looking to win his second National Championship.

Following the conclusion of the game and after the Spartans were finished cutting down the nets, Izzo and his team went to their locker room to celebrate.

Watch as Izzo gets some dancing lessons following the big win.

BONUS CONTENT:

MSU students celebrate by burning things in East Lansing

Michigan State fans are among those who love to burn things after winning a big game and they proved that once again after the Spartans took down No. 1 Duke to advance to the Final Four.

Following the final buzzer, a plethora of Spartans fans took to the streets of East Lansing and had some fun while burning things and chanting “F*%k you Zion.”

Thanks to Claire Moore on Twitter, here is how it went down from her perspective.

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MUST SEE: ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt addresses drama between Tom Izzo and Aaron Henry

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Though the Michigan State Spartans are on their way to the Sweet 16 for the first time in four years, it wasn’t without some notable controversy. Head coach Tom Izzo had to be restrained on two separate occasions after voicing his frustrations with freshman player Aaron Henry during the Spartans’ opening round matchup again Bradley.

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ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt decided to take some time and offer his thoughts on the controversy – or unnecessary controversy.

Do you agree?

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Highlights from Michigan State’s victory over Minnesota

For the first time in four years, the Michigan State Spartans have advanced to the Sweet 16!

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Their 70-50 victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in Des Moines, Iowa sealed their trip to Washington D.C. for the Sweet 16/Elite 8 for a matchup against LSU on Friday, March 29. Tip-off time has yet to be scheduled.

The Spartans were led in scoring by Xavier Tillman with 14 points, while Cassius Winston added 13 points. Four players scored 9 apiece. Check out some of the top highlights from the win!

BONUS CONTENT:

Aaron Henry’s comments on being berated by Michigan State’s Tom Izzo are perfection

Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo was not happy on Thursday during his No. 2 Spartans 11 point win over No. 15 Bradley.

This was obvious by Izzo’s actions toward Aaron Henry. On two separate occasions, Izzo had to be held back by Spartans’ players as he tried to get in the face of Henry.

WATCH: Michigan State’s Tom Izzo explodes at Aaron Henry, needs to be restrained…TWICE!

Anyone who has followed Izzo knows this is nothing new and that he had been challenging his players like this for many years.

Following the game, Henry was asked about getting yelled at by Izzo and his answer was perfect.

Tom Izzo is a great coach who has always tried to get the most out of his players. Sometimes that means getting fired up and yelling at them.

Deal with it.

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