Tennis

Ohio State men claim first national indoor tennis title

The fifth-ranked Ohio State men’s tennis team captured its first ITA National Team Indoor Championship title with an impressive performance Monday for a 4-1 win over No. 3 USC in Houston. Guided by director of tennis and head coach Ty Tucker, the Buckeyes defeated four Top 25 teams, including two top 5 programs en route to the national title and are now 13-0 overall in 2014 to put Ohio State at its best start to a season in program history.

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Ex-Illini Michael Kosta to star on FOX Sports 1 show

Michael Kosta won four Big Ten Tennis Championships at Illinois. The Illini product went on to add professional tennis player, author and stand-up comedian to his resume. He’s not done yet. Kosta will join Regis Philbin and a cast of eclectic personalities on FOX Sports 1′s CROWD GOES W!LD, starting Monday, Aug. 19, the network announced Monday.

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Ohio State men, Northwestern women win titles

Top-seeded Ohio State won the Big Ten Men’s Tennis Tournament title on Sunday, earning a 4-0 win over third-seeded Michigan to clinch the tournament crown and earn the conference’s automatic berth to the NCAA Championships. The third-seeded Northwestern women took home the Big Ten Women’s Tennis Tournament crown with a 4-1 victory over top-seeded Michigan. The title is the Wildcats’ 14 in the last 15 conference postseason events and gives them the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA Championships.

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Follow Big Ten golf, tennis events

It”s a busy weekend of Big Ten championship competitions as the men’s and women’s golf and tennis championship get underway. When will these be on TV? Broadcast coverage of the Big Ten’s spring championships begins at 6 PM ET on Monday, May 6, with the Big Ten Women’s Tennis Tournament air Monday, May 6 at 6 p.m. ET followed by the Big Ten Men’s Tennis Tournament at 7 p.m. ET.

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Title IX: Profiling Michigan's Marissa Pollick

Attorney Marissa Pollick is one of Michigan’s first female varsity letter winners and scholarship athletes, and she now works as a legal consultant for Title IX compliance in collegiate sports. Pollick grew up playing tennis against boys before she started playing for Michigan from 1974, just one year after the team was elevated to varsity status.

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