Leader or leech? 5 ways to tell

first_imgSome “leaders” are just flat-out leeches.Kind of a gross mental picture, to be sure; but given that this type of leader can suck the very lifeblood out of an organization, it seems apropos.You can tell a lot about leaders by how they treat an organization. Is the organization there for their benefit? Or are the leaders there to serve the organization? There’s a huge difference, and it’s pretty easy to tell the difference if you look hard enough.Here are five ways to pick out a leech who’s masquerading as a leader.1. Leeches use their organizations simply as vehicles to attract the spotlight for themselves.Is the organization just a platform for the leader to trumpet his/her accomplishments? (Quick FYI: I wrote the post I just linked to in the last sentence two years ago…well before somebody’s foray into politics.) It’ll be easy to tell, because these leaders are often fairly obvious in their attempts to do what it takes to be in the spotlight. Believe it or not, these leaders may even say out loud that they want the accolades from others. continue reading » 25SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Jofra Archer hopes England add World T20 trophy to ODI World Cup

first_imgLondon: England pacer Jofra Archer believes his side can create history and make a World Cup double by winning next year’s World T20 slated to be held in Australia.Earlier this year, England defeated New Zealand to win their maiden 50-over World Cup. “Hopefully, we can win the T20 World Cup next year,” Archer told The Telegraph. “We want to climb the rankings in the Test Championship. I think we can make history. We have started already.“Hopefully, we can win back-to-back (World Cups). Who’s to say we can’t? Everyone is around the same age in the group we have got together. We will be together for a lot more years.”Jofra Archer played a crucial role in England’s successful campaign and picked up 20 wickets in the 11 matches he played. He followed it up by having a spectacular debut Test series at the 2019 Ashes, where he scalped 22 wickets at an average of 20.27 in four matches. England will now be touring New Zealand for five T20Is and two-Test series beginning November 1. IANSAlso Read: Jofra Archer and Pietersen Engage in Social Media BanterAlso Watch: Poor lady from Kampur falls prey to Online Fraud, You could be next!last_img read more

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Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury: The ups and downs of Tyson Fury’s career

first_imgTyson Fury enters Saturday’s blockbuster showdown against Deontay Wilder with a perfect professional record of 27-0, a 70 percent knockout ratio and the knowledge he has already scaled the mountain of becoming unified and linear heavyweight champion of the world.Fury’s descent in the months after his crowning night against Wladimir Klitschko three years ago has been well-documented, but his career up until that point was not the journey of smooth success the numbers suggest. Join DAZN and watch Canelo plus more than 100 fight nights a yearThe 30-year-old tended to baffle as much as he dazzled, inside the ring and out, meaning he remains a polarizing figure.Here, we chart a journey from Manchester to Dusseldorf, then despair and back.On this day…. 2015 pic.twitter.com/5jANVc5Wk6— TYSON FURY (@Tyson_Fury) November 28, 2018Punching himself in the faceLike most sports, boxing never had an equivalent to hockey’s own goal or basketball’s tip-in to the wrong bucket. That was until a rookie Tyson Fury, contesting his fourth paid bout against journeyman Lee Swaby in 2009, inadvertently became a viral sensation by punching himself in the face.That wayward uppercut, which skimmed past a tucked up Swaby and thudded into Fury’s own right eye, was in some ways emblematic of initial pro outings that failed to live up to the hype of an amateur standout with the skills and name to become a superstar. He was incredibly fortunate to be awarded a decision win over the unheralded John McDermott for the English heavyweight belt in his eighth outing.British champion at WembleyAny suggestion that Fury was a novelty to be chuckled at rather than a going concern ended at Wembley Arena in July 2011, when he claimed a wide unanimous decision win over Dereck Chisora to win the British and Commonwealth titles.Although Chisora entered the ring that evening in a shape suggesting he had not overly exerted himself in camp, he was also unbeaten at the time. His subsequent displays at world level means he remains one of the most impressive names on Fury’s fight record.Crashing to the canvasThoughts of untroubled progress following the Chisora win, with the idea of moving onto European and world honors, were checked when Fury was badly wobbled in his next outing against Nicolai Firtha before being decked by Neven Pajkic as a Manchester homecoming threatened to turn sour.Fury rallied to stop the supposedly light-punching Pajkic in three, but that experience — along with the one in April 2013 when career cruiserweight Steve Cunningham floored him on his American debut — pointed to a weakness knockout machine Wilder will be keen to test.Linking up with Uncle PeterFury was on the sixth trainer of a 16-fight career heading into the Pajkic bout and that flirt with calamity underlined something had to change. Appointing his uncle, Peter Fury, proved inspired.Harnessing his nephew’s natural gifts and keen boxing brain, with sharp tactical plans and improved conditioning, meant a potential world champion finally emerged. In Fury’s 2014 rematch against Chisora, the gulf between the fighters had widened to an almost embarrassing degree.On this day…. 2014 pic.twitter.com/1MfL4nFrLL— TYSON FURY (@Tyson_Fury) November 29, 2018The Cunningham episode, rescued with a seventh-round knockout, occurred away from Peter Fury’s watchful eye — his uncle was denied a visa to travel to the United States. Since Tyson’s comeback earlier this year, untested trainer Ben Davison has run his corner. Given how it flowered so effectively, Wilder will understandably view the end of his foe’s sporting alliance with Peter Fury as an advantage.King of the worldThe Tyson Fury-Peter Fury team never looked so perfectly in sync as it did in Dusseldorf in November 2015, when Klitschko’s 19th consecutive world title defense became an ordeal. He simply could not land a meaningful blow on Fury, who jabbed, countered, tied up and befuddled the great champion to the point of mockery. Join DAZN and watch Canelo Alvarez vs. Rocky Fielding on Dec. 15Fury’s subsequent failed drug test, a debilitating battle with depression and huge weight gain meant what should have been a celebrated moment of glory became a mere prelude to something much darker.Now, though, he’s back: Tyson Fury — the man, the myth, the enigma. This weekend in Los Angeles, Wilder might have his work cut out trying to cope with all three.last_img read more

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Minister urged to convene Beef Market Taskforce to implement agreement actions

first_imgFarmers are extremely frustrated over the inability of the Minister for Agriculture to get all stakeholders around the table for the inaugural meeting of the Beef Market Taskforce.That’s according to Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD.Speaking today (Weds), the Donegal TD, said: “We are almost three months on from the Irish Beef Sector deal agreed by seven national farm organisations and Meat Industry Ireland on September 15th, Minister Creed has failed to get the much-referenced Beef Taskforce up and running. “This is extremely disappointing. The Minister’s remarks that convening the taskforce was ‘in the hands of the chairman’ was very disingenuous. He cannot delegate out responsibility for the unresolved issue.“With steer prices still on the floor at €3.45, beef farmers feel abandoned with many reforms in the beef agreement awaiting progression and approval from the taskforce. This includes the beef market index which will strengthen transparency around beef, cattle and offal prices.“Factories have imposed weight limits recently. This is contrary to the four-month notice period that was to be observed under the September 15th deal. All processors must adhere to this.“The failure by Minister Creed to establish the task force is a slap in the face for the farmers that protested and agreed to step down protests on the basis the government would establish the taskforce. This failure by the government to act and follow-through is the type of inaction that lead farmers to the picket line in the first place. “Beef farmers feel abandoned with many reforms agreed in September still in limbo with the taskforce yet to meet. The Minister must stand up for farmers and get the taskforce operating and take full responsibility for this action. The buck stops with him and him alone,” concluded Deputy McConalogue.Minister urged to convene Beef Market Taskforce to implement agreement actions was last modified: November 13th, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:charlie mcconalogelast_img read more

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Lookout Paypal! Google Checkout’s New Gadget is Incredibly Simple

first_imgRelated Posts sarah perez This morning on the Google Checkout Blog, the company announced the introduction of a new, embeddable gadget which you can place on any web site where you sell your products and/or services. An embeddable gadget like this is nothing new to the online shopping space – Checkout’s major competitor PayPal has offered their own copy-and-paste code for years on end. But what’s interesting about this new gadget is how it’s tied to the Google Docs service for inventory management on the back-end. The gadget is also incredibly simple to set up and use.Gadget Setup: Three Easy StepsAccording to the blog post, there are only a few steps necessary to get up-and-running with Google Checkout on your site, a process they claim will only take “a matter of minutes.” (That may depend on how much inventory you sell, however.) After signing up for your Google Checkout Seller Account the next step is to list the products you want to sell in a Google Docs spreadsheet. The process couldn’t be easier. Google provides you with a copy of their template spreadsheet. When you click the link, you’re prompted to click on another link reading: “Yes, make a copy.” Doing so copies the template file over to your own Google Docs account where you’ll see a basic spreadsheet that features columns for title, content, price, quantity, shipping, image_link, option, and option_name. So you’ll know what those fields are used for, the spreadsheet also includes some example inventory entries. When you’re finished listing your inventory, you simply publish the spreadsheet as a web page.The final step is to pick the embed location, a list which allows you to choose between a normal HTML web site or one of the following Google-owned properties: Google Sites, Blogger, or iGoogle. Then you choose the size of your gadget and make a couple of changes to the code, one of which is pasting in the URL to your own Google Docs spreadsheet. The Checkout Gadget is still a Google Labs project, meaning (in theory) that it’s still in the experimental phase. Of course, with Google, the same company that left Gmail in beta until just this year, it’s hard to know exactly how “experimental” the gadget really is at this point. Google Checkout Gadget is “Good Enough”At the end of the day, PayPal may offer more options for configuring web site buttons as they allow you to configure shipping by weight, various tax calculations, and a customized button appearance among other things. Still, Google Checkout is doing what Google knows best how to do: provide a simple, easy-to-use service to attract the set of users looking for “good enough” (but not the best). As with many of their other services – like Google Docs and Google Sites, for example – Google’s offerings may not be the absolute best in their field, but they’re good enough for most users. For example, with Google Docs: to date, Microsoft Office still has more features than Docs and Zoho is by far a more robust online suite, but Docs is straightforward and simple. The same can be said for the new Checkout gadget. It may not be the best, but for small business sellers who don’t need complicated setups, the gadget will likely be a good fit. Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Tags:#Google#Product Reviews#web 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

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Ceres seeks payback vs Singapore

first_imgMOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. AFP official booed out of forum View comments The Busmen went on to beat Home at Panaad Stadium in Bacolod to rule the Asean zone.“They (Home United) play at home and they need the points like us,” said Ceres coach Risto Vidakovic.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutCeres defender Martin Steuble said the 9-0 win over Boeung Ket of Cambodia two weeks ago at Panaad gives the Busmen a confidence boost ahead of Tuesday’s crucial duel.“The team’s spirit is very high and we’re full of confidence,” said Steuble. Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon Citycenter_img Over at Rizal Memorial Stadium, Global Cebu tries to bounce back from an opening-day defeat as it faces Bali United of Indonesia in a duel of winless sides. LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico LATEST STORIES Read Next John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding St. Clare slips past Perpetual Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Philippines Football League champions Ceres-Negros hopes to solidify its hold of top spot as it clashes with Home United of Singapore in the rematch of their AFC Cup Asean zone finals last year at Jalan Besar Stadium on Tuesday night.With only the top team in the group guaranteed of making the knockout stage, every game matters for the Busmen, who lost to Home United the last time they played in Singapore in the first leg of the Asean zone finals.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Ind vs Eng: Strauss equates India series to Ashes

first_imgEngland Test captain Andrew Strauss considers the upcoming series against India as tough as the historic Ashes but is banking on home advantage to upstage the world’s number one side.”This series against India is certainly up there with the Ashes. I think the one thing we have in our advantage over the Ashes is home advantage,” said Strauss ahead of the series starting July 21 at the Lord’s.”We expect to beat any side at home. And so you should because it is a substantial advantage. But you only have to look at what India have done in the last two years to know they will be incredibly confident,” he added.Tough it might be but Strauss said the prospect of facing the world’s top side is also great motivation to do well.”They have a lot of good players and are heavily motivated to win. We will have to be at our best if we want to compete with them. We’re under no illusions on that, but that excites us.”In international cricket, you always need challenges like this. I think we’re better equipped than in 2007. We’ve had a lot of success recently and we’re a more competent unit.We’ve been progressing every series we’ve played over the last couple of years,” he said.”Over the next four Test matches we’re more than capable of winning. That motivation of playing against the best side in the world is just what we need at the moment,” Strauss added.Strauss takes over from ODI skipper Alastair Cook.advertisementSpeaking about England’s experiment with three captains for all three formats (Stuart Broad being in charge of the Twenty20 side, Strauss said he is still adjusting. “The simple answer is I don’t know how it will be,” he said.”I have seen a few of the lads over the last couple of weeks and it didn’t feel particularly different ? but we never know how things are going to work out. You can’t be sure and it would be arrogant for me to assume that it will be exactly as it was.”But it is not like we are doing radically different things. Alastair, myself and Stuart Broad, we are still operating within a general strategy which we have all had a hand in formulating,” he added.- With inputs from PTIlast_img read more

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Donaire faces eager Young after injury to original foe

first_imgKim youngest TCC winner after one-stroke triumph Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles MOST READ Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss “I felt like a different person when my manager told me on the phone,” Young told Acadiana Advocate. “I wanted to scream. My hands started sweating.”At 35-5 with 25 knockouts, Donaire is hoping to rekindle his career which peaked in 2012 when he was named the consensus Fighter of the Year. —MARC ANTHONY REYESFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Filipino boxing champ Nonito Donaire will take on replacement fighter Stephon Young in the bantamweight semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series on Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) in Lafayette, Louisiana.Young will be taking the place of South Africa’s Zolani Tete, the WBO title holder who injured his right shoulder a week before the scheduled fight.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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Texas AM Pulled Off A 1in3000 Comeback

When the dust cleared on those 35 seconds, the Aggies had scored six times — for 14 points — in the span of six possessions; they’d also forced four Northern Iowa turnovers in five possessions. They’d tied the game, forcing overtime, and would eventually win in double OT to complete the most bewildering comeback in the history of March Madness.In a certain sense, if each possession is a coin flip to score or not, the Aggies basically flipped heads 10 times in 11 tries — the likelihood of which is about 1 in 171.1That’s maybe even a little generous. According to data from Synergy Sports Tech, the Aggies scored on just 43.5 percent of their possessions this season. But even that vastly understates Texas A&M’s comeback probability, because some of its field goals needed to be 3-pointers, and the pressure exerted by the clock cannot be understated. Even as the Aggies had the ball, trailing by just 2 points with five seconds to play, Northern Iowa was still very likely to win because they only had to avoid giving up the tying bucket.In our database of 15,139 men’s college basketball games since the 2012-13 season,2That’s as much play-by-play data as we have access to in the ESPN database. nine games (including Sunday’s) saw a team come back to win from down 10 or more points with less than two minutes remaining. None of the other eight comebacks was executed in fewer than 62 seconds — nearly twice as much time as Texas A&M had to work with. And in terms of deficits overcome with exactly 35 seconds remaining, 12 points is by far the largest in our database; the previous high had been 8 points, when Canisius fought back against Louisiana-Monroe in December. In more than 570 tries apiece, no team had come back from down 9, 10, 11 or 12 points in 35 seconds over the past four years of Division I men’s basketball. And yet, in those final 35 seconds of regulation, as the turnovers started mounting for Northern Iowa and the points began adding up for Texas A&M, the tide began to turn: Fresh off a miraculous buzzer-beating win over Texas on Friday, the Northern Iowa men’s basketball team had pretty much capped off another upset over a Lone Star State school Sunday night when it led Texas A&M by 12 points with 35 seconds to play in the teams’ second-round NCAA matchup.Sure, the Aggies figured to play out the string hard, gambling for steals and committing fouls, but the game was essentially over — teams simply don’t come back from deficits so large with so little time remaining. In fact, you could have spotted the Panthers half that lead, and victory still would have been practically assured.That’s why our win probability chart considered the Panthers’ victory about as certain as it gets, well above 99.9 percent likely: It was enough to make other historic college basketball comebacks, such as Illinois over Arizona and Duke over Maryland, look downright pedestrian by comparison.In cases like this, it’s difficult to estimate the exact probability of a comeback, just because the model is verging on the realm of hypothetical possibilities instead of observed realities. (It also can’t account for specific, meaningful factors such as the Panthers’ top inbounder, Matt Bohannon, leaving the game with an injury right before his team’s meltdown began.) But based on all of the things our model does take into account, we assigned Texas A&M a 1-in-3,333 chance of winning when its deficit was 12 with 35 seconds left.In other words, you could play out Sunday night’s end-game scenario thousands more times and never once see the Aggies move on to the Sweet 16.For the sake of context, it’s important to remember that a few points are enough to make a very big difference, and that difference is much of what makes Sunday’s comeback so impressive. (For instance, Tracy McGrady’s 13 points in 33 seconds began with the Rockets down 8.) At the season level, the biggest collapses in baseball history have happened over glacial time scales compared with an NCAA Tournament game, and only one might be on the same level as Northern Iowa’s loss: when the 1995 California Angels missed the playoffs despite what FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver estimated to be 8,332-to-1 odds against it. Likewise, in his book “Mathletics,” statistician Wayne Winston estimated the odds against the Buffalo Bills beating the Houston Oilers when they trailed 35-3 with 28 minutes to play in their infamous 1993 playoff game and arrived at 1-in-3,825.Texas A&M’s performance Sunday has joined those games on the outer edge of the probability spectrum, and it’s difficult to imagine any comeback being much more improbable. Then again, in a crazy NCAA Tournament such as this, maybe the Aggies have simply given the next few rounds something to shoot for.Check out FiveThirtyEight’s 2016 March Madness Predictions. read more

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Football Ohio State rolls over Oklahoma 4524 in Norman

OSU senior offensive linesman Pat Elflein prepares for the Buckeyes game against the Oklahoma Sooners on Sept. 17 at Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium. The Buckeyes won 45-24. Credit: Alexa Mavrogianis | Photo EditorNORMAN, Okla. — The game that was hyped up for weeks fulfilled the desires of many Ohio State football fans in the first half. After a shaky start for the Buckeyes, OSU recovered by rattling off two unanswered touchdowns and never looked back, eventually topping the Sooners 45-24. Oklahoma received the ball and promptly marched down the field before an injury to starting redshirt freshman left guard Cody Ford slowed the opening drive for the Sooners. The drive stalled, and the Buckeyes forced a field goal attempt, which was missed from 27 yards out.Things never got back on track for the Sooners, as Oklahoma would be playing catchup throughout the first half. Junior H-back Curtis Samuel scampered in for a 36-yard touchdown to give the Buckeyes a lead they would never relinquish.It was a night that saw the Buckeyes dominate both the offensive and defensive lines of Oklahoma.“I think we controlled the line of scrimmage,” OSU coach Urban Meyer said. “When you do that you have a good chance of winning the game.”With Oklahoma looking to gain momentum by going for it on fourth down early, the Buckeyes found themselves up 14-0 after an outstanding defensive play.Filling in for injured junior weakside linebacker Dante Booker, sophomore Jerome Baker intercepted a tipped pass from Sooner redshirt junior quarterback Baker Mayfield and turned on the jets for a 68-yard touchdown.“(Junior defensive end) Jayln Holmes, he tipped it,” Baker said. “I looked up and it fell right into my hands.”Oklahoma redshirt sophomore Joe Mixon answered back with a touchdown of his own, returning a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. Finding a hole in the middle, Mixon broke free and was nearly untouched throughout the return.Although the score was upheld, video review later revealed that Mixon dropped the ball before crossing the goal line. Although all scoring plays are to be reviewed, the touchdown for the Sooners remained.All questions about the health of redshirt sophomore wide receiver Noah Brown were answered in the first half, as Buckeye fans witnessed three touchdown receptions, with the last one of the first half dropping the jaws of fans throughout the stadium.Being guarded closely in the left corner of the endzone, Brown pinned the ball against the back of Oklahoma cornerback Michiah Quick, maintaining possession and dragging his foot. The score put the Buckeyes up 35-17 with just six seconds left in the half.Brown finished the night with four touchdowns.The Buckeye defense struggled to limit the amount of yards picked up by the Sooners in the first two quarters but kept Oklahoma from gaining the lead. Although OSU surrendered 258 yards in the opening half, the Silver Bullets defended well enough to keep their team in the lead.The second-half was much of the same for the Buckeyes. Smothering defense and a healthy use of Brown in the redzone kept OSU out in front by a large margin.After receiving the second-half kickoff, redshirt junior quarterback J.T. Barrett quickly led OSU down the field, setting Brown up for another touchdown reception, this time from eight yards out. Four of Brown’s five receptions were for touchdowns, while every one of Barrett’s touchdowns were to the redshirt sophomore.The grind-it-out attack used by the Buckeyes quickly wore down Oklahoma in the second half. After Barrett and Brown led OSU for much of the first half, the combination of redshirt freshman running back Mike Weber, Barrett and Samuel took over the game.Finishing the game with an average of 6.1 yards per carry combined, the three players racked up 291 rushing yards throughout the contest.Mayfield struggled again in the second half, as OSU’s tight defense in the secondary and pass rush kept the redshirt junior scrambling from the pocket for much of the second half. He finished his night going 17-for-32 for 226 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.The defensive lineman for OSU took into account the mobile ability of Mayfield, and made sure to keep him in check as best as they could.“Sometimes if you were going to win your one-on-one matchup, you couldn’t take it. You had to cage the pocket and collapse him” said OSU redshirt sophomore defensive end Sam Hubbard. “There was one time I beat the tackle so clean that he escaped right away. Stuff like that, you just had to keep him caged and not give him any running lanes because he was out of there really fast.”The Buckeyes even received cheers from the OSU faithful in the Oklahoma crowd. During the third quarter, an “O-H-I-O” erupted in Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.Outscoring Oklahoma 14-7 in the second half, OSU walked away triumphant with a 45-24 victory. After a week filled with predictions favoring each side, the Buckeyes proved they can perform on the biggest stages.Although OSU was all smiles following the game, redshirt junior cornerback Gareon Conley sustained an upper-body injury during the first half. Conley did not return, and his status is up in the air for Week 4.Meyer said he was unsure of the status of Conley after the game, but said as far as he knew, the redshirt junior was doing well.Next week, the Buckeyes will be on a bye week. After the break, the Buckeyes are scheduled to return to Ohio Stadium to open Big Ten play against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Kickoff is set for noon on Oct. 1.This article has been amended with quotes following post game interviews. read more

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