Sports Anchor’s Daughter Dies, And The Ohio State Football Team’s Response Is Heartwarming

Tragically, Dom Tiberi’s daughter was killed in a traffic accident on September 17, but his beloved Buckeyes were there to remind him that he’s not alone.

1. Tiberi with his daughter, Maria. She was 21.

2. Still grieving, Tiberi returned to the air last week and thanked everyone who helped him and his wife through this tragic time, including Ohio State Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer and the “Buckeye nation.”

4. Then, while waiting to report after Ohio State’s win over Wisconsin last Saturday, an exiting Buckeye player gave Tiberi a hug.

5. Then another player hugged him.

6. Then another.

7. As each player passed, another hug was given.


8. And like a true professional, Tiberi held it together.

9. Here’s the full video.

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