In the buildup to Saturday's primetime showdown, both Ohio State and Washington have had all the distractions they can handle.
The Buckeyes have dealt with the never-ending Maurice Clarett saga while former Huskies head coach Rick Neuheisel was replaced by Keith Gilbertson just a month ago. Now, both teams are anxious to finally talk football. Those NCAA investigators will be forgotten for a few hours on Saturday and what happens on the field will once again be the focus.
After a 2002 ...
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