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Monday, August 05, 2013

New Carlos Hyde Video with Audio and Transcript

By now, everyone has seen the surveillance video of Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde hitting a woman at a Columbus bar last month.  The incident looked like it could be the end of Carlos Hyde's career since Urban Meyer is well known as such a strict disciplinarian*.  In fact, Meyer put up this sign in the locker room to remind players of the high standards at Tosu.

Sure, the cynics out there might say that, "They need a big sign to remind their players not to steal?"  But those are just haters.

Following the incident in the video below, Carlos was suspended for three games - Buffalo, SDSU and Cal.  So what really happened that night at the bar?  The silent video most people have seen doesn't tell the whole story.  Now, for the first time, the MZone has obtained a copy of the surveillance video that contains sound and a transcript of what was said.  We think it shines an entirely new flashlight on the incident.  You be the judge:

* Yes, I had to clean off my computer screen after typing that due to the spit take. 

Friday, August 02, 2013

Maurice Clarett offers you a second chance. No really.

Our friend Tom sent us the following ad that just feels wrong on so many levels.  You be the judge.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

One Less "Decision" To Make in Columbus

Following OSU running back Carlos Hyde's 3-game suspension against a bunch of cupcakes Buffalo, SDSU and Cal for hitting a woman at a local Columbus nightclub-slash-flashlight hall, the MZone has taken the liberty of updating the "Decisions" wall inside the Buckeye locker room.

Here are the two versions:


One "decision" down, four to go.  O-H!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Urban Meyer Southwest Airlines Commercial

Nothing like a good ol' fashioned scandal in Columbus to pull us back to the MZone blogging machine.  Behold our latest creation...

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Ohio State Logo Morphing Into Buckstache

Buckeye fans were frothing at the mouth (more so than usual) after the school announced it was "updating" its seal and logo.   First, the seal. On top is the old one, below it is the new:

You find the change?  Look again.  It's like one of those "What's different in these pictures?" games in that kids' magazine from the dentist office, right?  Give up?  Okay, in the bottom one, the "O" in the center is beveled (although our friends at The BBC claim the Latin reads, "Fuck Michigan").

But Buckeye fans weren't too upset about the change to the seal as its just used on official documents and diplomas, neither of which most Ohio State fans have ever seen before.  However, they were more than a little peeved about the "big" change to the school's athletic logo.

Here's the old:

And probably tens of thousands of dollars later to some OSU design grad, here's the new:

No, seriously, that's the new one.  As even Buckeye fans are saying, apparently all that design money bought was a Sharpie to give Gene Smith in order to color the top one in.

But we noticed something else.

Is it just us or is THE Ohio State Logo looking more and more like the infamous Buckstache?  


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Manti Te'o's Girlfriend Fake, Twitter Explodes

Clint Eastwood hits on Manti Te'o's girlfriend
If you watched college football, you knew.  And how could you not?  Every Notre Dame game, commercial, station break, holiday promo and car ad on NBC mentioned the tragic story of Irish linebacker Manti Te'o's girlfriend who had tragically died of leukemia at the beginning of the season just more than a week before Denard Robinson's Heisman hopes died in South Bend.

It was one of the most touching, moving stories of the 2012 season.

Until yesterday.

That's when the college football world was rocked with the news that Te'o's girlfriend did not in fact die -- because she did not in fact exist.  As Deadspin first reported it was all an elaborate hoax: There never was a Lennay... Keku... Kooky... Kockamamie.

Of course, we here at the MZone got absolutely nothing done from the moment we learned about the story, tweeting away the rest of the day.  So, in case you missed 'em, below are a few your perusal.  And if you'd like to follow us on Twitter, we can be found @MZoneBlog.

Somebody really should do some fact checking on that RUDY movie asap. 

Notre Dame is going to have to change that line in its fight song from "Wake up the echoes" to "Make up the echoes"

Cast your vote for Notre Dame's new slogan: 1. "Win one for The Fibber" 2. "Make up the Echoes" 3. "Pretend Like A Champion Today"

After hearing about the Manti Te'o story, I think execs at ABC just found their next Bachelor

Our favorite line from upcoming Manti Te'o movie: "Tell them to go out there with all they've got and win just one for the Fibber." 

Congrats to the MZone on being named Best Sports Blog in America!  

Manti T'eo's girlfriend is fake? Big deal. Jim Delany offered BTN membership to Maryland and Rutgers, 2 fake football teams. 

Please, before it's too late, somebody go check on Lou Holtz

Manti T'eo's girlfriend is fake?! What next, Ohio State fans claiming their bowl-banned probation team should've won the AP National Title? 

I sure wish T'eo's girlfriend had been real and Denard's 5 turnovers against ND hadn't been 

To be fair, Te'o's girlfriend was more real than his Heisman Trophy legitimacy 

BREAKING: Manti T'eo blames his fake girlfriend on violent video games and Hollywood movies.

Looks like Manti Te'o projected 1st round status in the NFL draft is now also a hoax

BREAKING: Lance Armstrong personally thanks Manti Te'o for taking the spotlight off him for a few hours