Buckeye Newsstand, October 16

Buckeye Newsstand, October 16

Take a look at the best stories that weren't done by us. Come along as we take a trip around the 'net for all the Ohio State news that you can handle.

Saturday, October 16
The Columbus Dispatch has hits GameDay+ page, a story on line play being the key to victory at Wisconsin and a Bob Hunter column on how night games aren't a big deal anymore.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a preview story on the game, a profile on OSU cornerback Devon Torrence and a Bill Livingston column on tonight's game.

The Associated Press (via the Plain Dealer) has a story on Ohio State ending the investigation on Santonio Holmes and allegations he took money from an agent while playing for the Buckeyes.

Finally, the Dispatch and Mansfield News Journal have stories on the life of OSU men's basketball national champion Larry Siegfried.

On Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have pregame coverage on their Badgers pages.

The Toledo Blade has a story on how tonight's game will show the Badgers were they stack up. The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) also has a story on a focused UW squad.


Friday, October 15
Sad news today as Ohio State men's basketball national champion Larry Siegfried has died. The Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have the story.

Sticking with basketball, the Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and Toledo Blade have stories stemming from Thursday's media day.

The Ohio State football team plays at Wisconsin tomorrow night, and the Columbus Dispatch has a story on some hard hits levied by UW safety Jay Valai in 2008. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook and a national college football notebook.

Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer asks which Buckeye great should have his statue outside of Ohio Stadium. The Plain Dealer also has a story on the role freshman tackle Andrew Norwell may play this weekend, as well as an AP article on the Big Ten having the nation's best quarterbacks.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on cornerback Devon Torrence, an OSU notebook and a look at key matchups for Saturday's game.

Torrence is also the subject of a Lima News story.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Terrelle Pryor trying to keep the top-ranked Buckeyes focused.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on Pryor's improving passing game.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on Pryor's previous success at Wisconsin.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a recap of the Centerville-Huber Heights Wayne game from Thursday, one that featured two OSU verbal commits.

On Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal has a story on how big plays have eluded the Badgers as well as Five Good Minutes with defensive end J.J. Watt and a story on defensive lineman Tyler Dippel.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a story on safety Aaron Henry, as well as an UW notebook and a column by Michael Hunt on the primetime showdown.

The Dispatch has a story on Wisconsin's old-style offense.


Thursday, October 14
Fullback Zach Boren is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch story. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook and a story on the 1941 game between Ohio State and Wisconsin.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the challenge facing Ohio State's defensive line going up against the offensive line of Wisconsin. The Plain Dealer also has an OSU Insider notebook, a response by Clark Kellogg on allegations he recruited a player to come to Ohio State and Bill Livingston columns on Big Ten stadium atmospheres and what the Buckeyes think of Colt McCoy as he prepares for his first NFL start.

Jim Naveau of the Lima News hands out some midterm grades for the Buckeyes.

The Canton Repository has a story on the Buckeyes preparing for Wisconsin with targets on their backs.

The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on how the OSU-Wisconsin game will be won in the trenches as usual.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a story on the media crunch surrounding tonight's game between Centerville and Huber Heights Wayne, a game that features two Ohio State verbal commits.

On Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal has a story on Wisconsin's offensive line. The WSJ also has a story on punt returner Aaron Henry and a Big Ten notebook.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a story on rushers John Clay and James White, as well as a UW football notebook.

The Dispatch has a story on UW quarterback Scott Tolzien.

Matt Markey of the Toledo Blade has an End Zone column on Camp Randall Stadium.


Wednesday, October 13
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State's recent success under the lights. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook, a Rob Oller column on the pass-happy Buckeyes.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the Buckeyes dealing with their new No. 1 ranking. Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer has a column on OSU quarterback Terrelle Pryor returning to Madison as a poised leader.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the upcoming brawl between the Buckeyes and Badgers.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on OSU's last trip to Madison and an OSU notebook.

The Dispatch has a national college football notebook.

The Lima News has a story on how the No. 1 ranking isn't concerning OSU.

The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) has a story on the taxing upcoming schedule awaiting No. 1 OSU.

NorthJersey.com has a "Where Are They Now?" with former OSU quarterback Stanley Jackson.

Turning to basketball, the Mansfield News Journal and Dispatch have updates on former OSU player Larry Siegfried, who is waiting for a third heart surgery after suffering a heart attack last week.

The Dispatch has a story on how the current men's basketball team will be starting over this season.

The Canton Repository has a note on the OSU baseball Scarlet and Gray World Series getting underway.

Finally, Sports Illustrated has a story on a former agent who says he paid college football players early in his career, including OSU's Santonio Holmes.

On Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal has a story on Pryor's passing, as well as stories on the OSU defense, UW's rushing game, the atmosphere of a night game at Camp Randall and OSU head coach Jim Tressel's thoughts on the Badgers' offense.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a story on UW tight end Bill Nagy and a UW notebook.

The Dispatch has a story on the Badgers struggling to finish games against the Buckeyes.


Tuesday, October 12
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on what the last trip to Madison meant for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. The Dispatch also has a story on how OSU is not No. 1 in the BCS and a Bob Hunter column on how the Buckeyes should relish being the top-ranked team.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the showdown this weekend between the Buckeyes and Wisconsin. Beat writer Doug Lesmerises has his Hey, Doug! OSU mailbag.

Ohio State women's basketball media day was Monday, and the Dispatch has a story on how the Buckeyes worked hard during the summer.

The Dayton Daily News has a story on the Thursday game between Centerville and Huber Heights Wayne, which features two OSU 2011 verbal commits and will be televised on ESPNU.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has an OSU notebook.

Finally, Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has a blog entry on college basketball recruiting and a book that accuses the men's basketball program of committing a possible NCAA violation years ago.

On Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal has a story on UW quarterback Scott Tolzien. The WSJ also has a Badgers football notebook.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a story on Wisconsin's recent struggles against the Buckeyes.

The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on Wisconsin's difficult schedule.


Monday, October 11
The Ohio State football team is No. 1 after the new rankings came out on Sunday. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Toledo Blade and The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) have stories on the Buckeyes' new top ranking.

The Dispatch has an OSU Insider notebook, a look at how Buckeyes in the NFL fared and a national college football notebook.

The Plain Dealer has its weekly Buckeye Leaves, OSU Insider and a look at the possibility that both Ohio State and Michigan State could go undefeated.

The Canton Repository has a note on Terrelle Pryor being named the Big Ten offensive player of the week, as well as an OSU notebook.

The Mansfield News Journal its Ohio State grade card from Saturday as well as a Jon Spencer column on how now that OSU is No. 1, things get more interesting.

Finally, Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a blog entry on when a win isn't enough to assure a No. 1 ranking. Tim May and Ken Gordon have their "Inside the Beat" look at Ohio State football.

On Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal has a story on how Ohio State's new No. 1 ranking will enhance the leadup to this weekend's showdown in Madison.

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has a story on how Ohio State will pose a major test for the Badgers. The Lima News has a similar story on how Wisconsin poses a big test for the Buckeyes.


Sunday, October 10
The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Mansfield News Journal and Indianapolis Star have plenty of comprehensive coverage from Ohio State's 38-10 win against Indiana.

The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository), Toledo Blade and Lorain Morning Journalhave game recaps. The Morning Journal also has an OSU notebook.

Todd Porter of the Canton Repository has a column on what the Buckeyes still need to accomplish on offense.

Looking ahead to next week, Madison.com, the home of the Wisconsin State Journal and the Captial Times, has plenty of coverage from UW's win against hapless Minnesota.

The Canton Repository has a story on Canton (Ohio) South pitcher Logan Bowles, who recently verbally committed to Ohio State.

Finally, Ray Stein answers some reader mail in his weekly Mailbox.

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