A Smile Costs You Nothing

Buckeye Focused Podcast

Welcome back to Buckeye Focused podcast, Season 2! In this episode, Eric and Nate dive into the power of a simple smile and how it can have a profound impact on our daily interactions. Through discussing the Golden Rule and the benefits of limiting social media usage, they provide practical tips on how to maintain … Read more

5 Misconceptions About NIL (Name, Image, Likeness) | A Positive View

5 Misconceptions About NIL (Name, Image, Likeness) | A Positive View

Many misconceptions are spread about college athletics, especially when it comes to the Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rule in college sports. For student-athletes and their families, it is crucial to understand the ins and outs of NIL to take full advantage of the opportunities it offers. Here are five major misconceptions about NIL (Name, … Read more

Just Drop Down and Do 10 Pushups Right Now | Take Action

Buckeye Focused Podcast

Contemplating about taking the action most often ends up in not taking the action at all. Instead of overthinking, take action, now! We all lack motivation sometimes, but accept the responsibility — go to the gym, go for a run, go for a walk, start a podcast, whatever, but do it now! You will feel … Read more

SE Perspective | 6 College Recruiting Tips For International Student-Athletes

SE Perspective | Six College Recruiting Tips For International Student-Athletes

Becoming a college athlete is extremely difficult. According to data the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) compiled in 2020, only 7% of high school athletes go on to play sports at the collegiate level. Given the limited opportunities available and the wealth of athletic talent in the United States, international student-athletes often have a tough … Read more

SE Perspective | Navigating the NIL World as an International Student-Athlete

SE Perspective | Navigating the NIL World as an International Student-Athlete

July 1, 2021 marked a massive shift in the collegiate athletic landscape. After countless calls over the past decade for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to revise its outdated amateurism rules, its Division I Board of Directors approved an interim Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) policy. The amendment allows college athletes nationwide to now … Read more

The Future of College Basketball – Where Is It Headed?

SE+ Perspective | a perspective on sports matters

March Madness is the time of year for die-hard college basketball fans and bystanders alike to put together competitive brackets and have friendly banter over which team they believe will cut down the net and take home the hardware. Some partakers will support a low-seeded underdog, but most will typically bet on teams like Kentucky, … Read more