News

Woody at 100

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Legendary Ohio State football coach Woody Hayes is being memorialized on the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday.

The highlight of several days of events will be a celebration dinner at 7:00 toninght at the Woody Hayes Athletic Facility, 535 Irving Schottenstein Drive. ESPN and ABC sportscaster Brent Musburger will be special guest and Steven Hayes, son of Woody and his wife, Anne, is the honorary chair.

Hayes was born Feb. 14, 1913 in Clifton.

An eight-foot bronze likeness of Hayes in a game day pose was unveiled Wednesday outside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

Woody Hayes 1963

Wayne Woodrow “Woody” Hayes was 205–61–10 as coach of the Buckeyes from 1951 to 1978. During his time on the sidelines, Ohio State won five national championships, 13 Big Ten Conference titles.

Hayes B&W 1950 era

Other highlights of the university’s tribute to Hayes: An exhibit in Thompson Library that runs through the end of February, featuring Woody’s original couch, photographs, correspondence, game programs, footballs, hats, jackets, plaques, awards, license plates, ticket stubs, pennants and other memorabilia.

An online exhibit about Anne and Woody Hayes produced by University Archives.

-Photos courtesy OSU Athletics Department

Featured Events

new cher

Cher: Dressed to Kill Tour

Cher’s “Dressed To Kill” tour comes to town on April 30th at Nationwide Arena.

wwe sd

WWE Smackdown

See all of your favorite Superstars in action including: John Cena, Randy Orton, The Shield and Bray Wyatt & The Wyatt Family.

KatyPerry 2014 tour PR photo

Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour

Katy Perry’s “Prismatic World Tour” comes to Nationwide Arena on August 13th.

News

29 minutes ago in Entertainment

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett officially file for divorce

Fresh
poehler

Though they've been separated since 2012, we're sad to see one of Hollywood's funniest couples split.

1 hour ago in Entertainment

‘Hobbit’ star found guilty in drug case

Fresh
mikaelbran

Actor Mikael Persbrandt has been sentenced to five months in jail for buying cocaine.

today in Entertainment

‘X-Men’ director accused of drugging, raping teen

bryansinger

The lawsuit - filed weeks before the release of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" - alleges the director used his influence to sexually assault a teenage boy.