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Buckeyes squeak by Navy; USC up next

Navy nearly killed the Ohio State-USC hype before the week began. A two-point conversion separated the Midshipmen and Buckeyes with two minutes remaining, but it was OSU that came away with those coveted points en route to a nerve-racking 31-27 victory before an opening-day record 105,092 fans at Ohio Stadium. var uslide_show_id = "e77a9c54-3bcc-4369-a848-9f9d36601b3b";var slideshowwidth = "350";var linktext = "";

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Ohio State vs. Navy Preview

Perhaps when kicker Aaron Pettrey strikes the ball off the tee around noon on Saturday, attention will be shifted to the opposition actually on the field that day. Despite the buzzing anticipation surrounding a certain adversary scheduled to trek to Columbus on Sept. 12, the Buckeyes must first handle their season-opening opponent, Navy. The Midshipmen are no walkovers either, having won at least eight games in each of the past six seasons.

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Defensive trio to serve as football captains

The Ohio State football team has named seniors Kurt Coleman, Doug Worthington and Austin Spitler the captains for the 2009 season, coach Jim Tressel announced Friday. Coleman was expected to be among the choices after starting the past two years at safety, and being recognized as one of the vocal leaders on the squad.

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