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NCAA Tournament: Where To Watch Ohio State

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So you're nowhere near the great state of Ohio but you want to watch the Buckeyes in the NCAA Tournament with fellow fans and alums? 

Have no fear.

The OGS Travel and Research teams have joined forces to bring you this list of where to eat, drink and watch the tournament's top overall seed when it  begins postseason play on Friday at 4:40 p.m. ET.

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2010-11 College Football Bowl Travel Guide

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For those traveling to see your favorite team play in a bowl game, please take a look at all the great information the OGS travel editors have compiled for you below. Even if you've already booked a hotel, take a gander anyway because this was about 20 hours of research and your patronage would be much appreciated.

And if you haven't booked a hotel, make sure to ask about bowl-game discounts when you make your reservations. Special-event rates often apply if you just ask.

Now if you're wondering what resources/criteria we used: Google,,,,, dartboard, personal experience, 10 percent guesswork and advice from friends. Also, bowl and local tourism websites offered a few recommendations for out-of-towners. And we tried to recommend hotels that were mostly in downtown areas and offered rooms for fewer than $200 a night. If you're on a tighter budget than that, like I am, there's always But if you're on a tight budget, why are you traveling to see your 6-6 football team for the holidays?

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College Football Pub Crawl: Where To Drink & Watch In 83 Cities

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Remember that World Cup Pub Crawl that you thought was so fantastic with its 35 cities?

Well, the One Great Season research crew (huge thanks to every one of you!) has labored the last few weeks to compile this list of the best bars for college football merriment. Here's where you can drink and watch in EIGHTY THREE U.S. cities! And if you feel we left your town off, or if you have a different opinion on things, suggestions are always welcome here:

Picture Of Texas Football Fans

Coaches Sports Grill
1414 Central Avenue SE | (505) 242-7111
Website | Google Map

Welch Avenue Station
207 Welch Avenue | (515) 292-2334
Website | Google Map

Ann Arbor
310 Maynard Street | (734) 995-0100
Reviews | Google Map

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World Cup Pub Crawl: Where To Watch In 35 Cities

One Great Season

World Cup 2010 kicks off in just a few days, and if you still haven't figured out where you and your mates will be watching the footy for the next four weeks, have no fear.

With editors scattered across the country, the One Great Season research team has compiled a list of the top soccer bars in 35 of America's biggest cities. So enjoy the football, know when to say when and of course, please remember to tip your bartender favorite sports blogger (list includes the name of the bar in each city, a quick note about it found on a Website or review, address, phone and helpful links):

Atlanta's official US Soccer bar
273 Buckhead Avenue NE | 404.841.0066
Website | Google Map

Slainte Pub
Baltimore's 2010 World Cup headquarters
1700 Thames Street | 410.563.6600
Website | Google Map

The Banshee
10 flat-screen TVs, two floors of entertainment
934 Dorchester Avenue | 617.436.9747
Website | Google Map

Connolly's On Fifth
World Cup drink specials, including coffee for the early games
115 E. 5th Street | 704.358.9070
Website | Google Map

Bull And Bear
Serve-yourself beer taps at your own table
431 North Wells Street | 312.527.5973
Website | Google Map

Molly Malone's
Fill out a bracket and win great prizes
112 E. 4th Street (Covington, Ky.) | 859.491.6659
Website | Google Map

Parnell's Pub
Bloody Mary menu for all the early games
2167 Lee Road | 216.321.3469
Review | Google Map

Tommy Keegan's
Where soccer is home
456 S. Front Street | 614.221.9444
Review | Google Map

Trinity Hall
The soccer pub of DFW
5321 East Mockingbird Lane | 214.887.3600
Website | Google Map

The British Bulldog
Fine beers poured right, at a proper temperature
2052 Stout Street | 303.295.7974
Website | Google Map

Sean O'Callaghan's
Serving breakfast for all morning games
821 Penniman Avenue (Plymouth) | 734.459.6666
Website | Google Map

Eugene, Ore.
Taylor's Bar And Grille
Packed for every game
894 E. 13th Avenue | 541.344.6174
Review | Google Map

Hoboken, N.J.
The undisputed champion of Hoboken soccer pubs
159 First Street | 201.876.4101
Website | Google Map

The Ginger Man
Just celebrated its 25th anniversary
5607 Morningside Drive | 713.526.2770
Website | Google Map

Chatham Tap
Come early. Drink often.
719 Massachusetts Avenue | 317.917.8425
Website | Google Map

Las Vegas
Crown & Anchor
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1350 E. Tropicana Avenue | 702.739.8676
Website | Google Map

Los Angeles
Cock-n-Bull British Pub
Serving breakfast and showing the 4:30 a.m. matches
2947 Lincoln Boulevard | 310.399.9696
Website | Google Map

The Monkey Wrench
Projector screen, 11 other TVs, drink specials, etc.
1025 Barret Avenue | 502.582.2433
Review | Google Map

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus
Miami's best beer selection
60 Merrick Way (Coral Gables) | 305.774.1883
Website | Google Map

The Highbury
Where shots bring goals
2320 South Kinnickinnic Avenue | 414.294.4400
Website | Google Map

Minneapolis-St. Paul
Brit's Pub
One of America's best soccer pubs
1110 Nicollet Mall | 612.332.3908
Website | Google Map

New Orleans
Finn McCool's
New Orleans' premier soccer pub
3701 Banks Street | 504.486.9080
Website | Google Map

New York
Nevada Smith's
Where football is religion
74 3rd Avenue (at 11th Street) | 212.982.2591
Website | Google Map

Best Of British Pub
The footie bar of Orlando
8324 International Drive | 407.264.9189
Website | Google Map

June 12: Philly's biggest World Cup block party
1500 Locust Street | 215.893.9700
Website | Google Map

Tim Finnegan's
Arizona's official US Soccer bar
9201 N. 29th Avenue | 602.997.2323
Website | Google Map

Piper's Pub
A taste of the British Isles
1828 East Carson Street | 412.381.3977
Website | Google Map

The Thirsty Lion Pub
Open for all the 4:30 a.m. matches
71 Southwest 2nd Avenue | 503.222.2155
Website | Google Map

Streets of London Pub
Irish coffee w/Jameson specials for early games
1804 J Street | 916.498.1388
Website | Google Map Review | Google Map

San Francisco
Kezar Pub
What a great place to watch games
770 Stanyan Street | 415.386.9292
Review | Google Map

San Diego
O'Brien's Pub
The hoppiest place on earth
4646 Convoy Street | 858.715.1745
Website | Google Map

The George & Dragon Pub
"Please do not plan weddings, births or vacations June 11 to July 11"
206 N. 36th Street | 206.545.6864
Website | Google Map

St. Louis
The Dubliner
World Cup watch parties, prizes and drink specials
1025 Washington Avenue | 314.421.4300
Website | Google Map

Tampa-St. Petersburg
MacDinton's Irish Pub
Showing all 64 matches live
405 South Howard Avenue | 813.215.8999
Website | Google Map

Washington, D.C.
Voted best sports pub in America for soccer
1520 North Courthouse Road (Arlington) | 703.528.8278
Website | Google Map

Thanks to the following contributors: Jeremy Brown, Sarah Courtney, Patrick Donnelly, Erin Holloway, Jack Morris, Wade Murray, Marcus Riley, Billy Robins, Patrick Rodgers, Mike Royer, Emily Stone, Steve Susi, John T. Thompson.