Ohio State's regular-season football finale vs. Michigan in Ohio Stadium will start at noon again this year, the Big Ten and OSU announced Thursday.

For the second straight year The Game will be televised by the Fox Network.

It also was revealed that there will be a noon kickoff for the opener Sept. 1 vs. Oregon State in Ohio Stadium. That game will be televised on ABC. And talk about a time-zone advantage, it will start at what will be 9 a.m. at the Beavers’ home in Corvallis, Oregon.

OSU’s second game of the season, the Big Ten opener at home vs. Rutgers on Sept. 8, will start at 3:30 p.m. It will be televised on the Big Ten Network.

The Ohio State homecoming game on Oct. 6 vs. Indiana will have either a 3:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. kickoff. The television network was not announced.

As was announced a couple of weeks ago, Ohio State’s game vs. Texas Christian in AT&T Stadium — home of the Dallas Cowboys — on Sept. 15 will start at 8 p.m. on ABC.

The start times for the other seven OSU regular-season games have not been announced.

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