My bad...I searched and didn't see it.
The money quote:
"a freed up Labor Day Saturday for fans and game-day operation workers."
Thee OSU AD is just about the folks. Pay no attention to the thousands who would drive from out of town or the students not yet on campus. The Shoe is already a temple for corporate advertisements and sales opportunities. God, I hope Michigan can remain above this...
playing b-ball in value city arena is proof that karma exists.
There is one thing sacred in Columbus: making sure that the players have to take a pay cut when they reach the NFL.
This is smart by OSU. National exposure of night game with no other competition that night. Most importantly it gives them 2 additional days of practice prior to the start of the season and 2 additional days to prepare for Miami the following Saturday.