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Former Buckeye Jack Tatum suffers fatal heart attack

Former Ohio State defensive back Jack Tatum died Tuesday of a heart attack. He was 61.Tatum, known for his intimidating, hard-hitting style of play, which earned him the nickname “The Assassin,” starred in the Buckeye secondary from 1968-1970.“We have lost one of our greatest Buckeyes,” OSU coach Jim Tressel said in a statement. “When you think of Ohio State defense, the first name that comes to mind is Jack Tatum. His loss touches every era of Ohio State players and fans.”As a senior, Tatum earned the honor of the national Defensive Player of the Year. He was a three-year starter and a two-time All-American.He was a first-round draft choice by the Oakland Raiders in 1971. He won a Super Bowl with the Raiders in 1976 and was named to three Pro Bowls.Tatum’s punishing blow to New England Patriot Darryl Stingley in a 1978 preseason game severed a pair of the wide receiver’s vertebrae, leaving him paralyzed. Stingley died in 2007 from after-effects of the hit. Tatum was inducted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame in 1981 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 2004. read more

Report Luke Fickell interviewed for Florida Atlantic head coaching position

Defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Luke Fickell celebrates with junior cornerback Doran Grant (12) following an interception during a game against Purdue Nov. 2 at Ross-Ade Stadium. OSU won, 56-0.Credit: Ritika Shah / Asst. photo editorOhio State defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Luke Fickell reportedly interviewed Tuesday for the vacant Florida Atlantic head coaching position, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel.According to the report, FAU Athletic Director Pat Chun was in Columbus Tuesday morning to conduct the interview, but an FAU spokeswoman did not confirm that to The Lantern Tuesday afternoon.“Pat Chun, Florida Atlantic’s Director of Athletics has stated (publicly) that he will have no comment concerning the coaching vacancy until it is complete,” the spokeswoman said, in an email.The coaching position became available last week, after former Owl coach Carl Pelini resigned following allegations he was seen using illegal drugs.Fickell is set to earn $600,000 in 2013, the highest amount among current Buckeye assistants. He served as OSU interim head coach during the 2011 season, after former head coach Jim Tressel resigned in wake of Tattoo-gate, where several former Buckeyes were found to be receiving improper benefits.An OSU spokesman told The Lantern in an email he is “not aware of personnel plans for other schools.” read more

Man City are lucky to have Aguero Jesus – Gundogan

first_imgManchester City are lucky to have such talented strikers in Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus, says teammate Ilkay GundoganThe Citizens had a remarkable second season under Pep Guardiola’s leadership by storming to the Premier League title with a record haul of 100 points, as well as breaking eight other records in the process.But now City head into the new season as the team to beat for their rivals and will, therefore, be even more reliant on the attacking prowess of the likes of Aguero and Jesus to ensure that they stay ahead of the competition.And it looks like Aguero is ready to do just that after breaking the 200-goal mark for the club by netting a brace in City’s 2-0 win over FA Cup winners Chelsea in Sunday’s Community Shield encounter.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“We feel very lucky to have Sergio in our team, a striker like him,” said Gundogan on Sky Sports.“On top of that even Gabriel (Jesus) with his ability and his quality.“We have two great strikers and feel very, very happy.”City will take on Arsenal for their first league match of the season this Sunday.last_img read more

Van Dijk refuses to get drawn into Liverpool title talk

first_imgLiverpool defender Virgil van Dijk insists there is still a long to go in the Premier League title battleThe Reds reclaimed top spot on Sunday after a convincing 3-1 win against rivals Manchester United with a goal from Sadio Mane and substitute Xherdan Shaqiri’s brace.But, with Liverpool just a point above second-place Manchester City, Van Dijk refuses to get carried away as they approach the halfway stage of the season.“We are in mid-December and the season is still too long,” Van Dijk told the club website.Victor Wanyama, Tottenham Hotspur, Premier LeaguePochettino admits Wanyama remains in his Spurs plans Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Kenyan international, Victor Wanyama, was the protagonist of a summer transfer saga, but in the end, he is set to stay at Tottenham Hotspur.“We are very happy we’re in the position that we’re in now but that can change in two or three weeks. We’ll try to keep on doing what we’re doing and stay confident.“Wolves is another game we want to win. It’s going to be very tough there. They are in a great moment but so are we so we will have to prepare well and know their strengths and their weaknesses.”Liverpool will take a trip to Wolves on Friday for their next Premier League match.last_img read more