As the Buckeyes prepare to take on Kent State of the Mid-American Conference, the Columbus Dispatch has a story on some great MAC players. The Dispatch also has a preview of today's game by unit, and a column by Rob Oller about this non-conference game lacking pizzazz.
The Dayton Daily News has a preview of this afternoon's game. The DDN also has a story on things to look for as OSU takes a Big Ten break, as well as a Q&A with OSU offensive lineman Steve Rehring and a story on OSU cornerback Chimdi Chekwa.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on OSU having a chance to return to the national title game. The Plain Dealer also has a story on the Cleveland Browns and what they will try to do to neutralize former Buckeye Ted Ginn Jr. Sunday when they play the Miami Dolphins.
The Canton Repository has a notebook on today's game.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on how the Buckeyes are guarding against an upset.
The OSU men's hockey team opened its season with a win over Mercyhurst at the Lefty McFadden Invitational at the Nutter Center in suburban Dayton. The Dayton Daily News has a game recap and a look ahead to the Buckeyes' game tonight vs. Wisconsin.
The Dayton Daily News has a notebook on the Golden Flashes.
The Lima News has a story on how there is no room for error today for KSU.