Buckeye Newsstand, November 17

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, November 17
It's finally time for The Game. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how OSU still has plenty to play for despite last week's loss.

The Dayton Daily News has its preview/prediction for the game, as well as a short story on the game and some game facts.

The Dispatch has its Play of the Week, a X fade-stop. The Dispatch also has its unit-by-unit comparison. OSU's Vernon Gholston and U-M's Shawn Crable are both highlighted in another Dispatch story, and Chris "Beanie" Wells and Mike Hart are compared in another story.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on a story in Sylvania, Ohio, that sells OSU stuff on one side of the store and U-M stuff on the other. The Plain Dealer also has a story comparing Wells and Hart.

The Akron Beacon Journal has a story on OSU's defense wanting to rebound after struggling vs. U-M and Florida at the end of last season.

The Dispatch and Dayton Daily News have OSU football notebooks.

Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on U-M head coach Lloyd Carr. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how the rivalry has swung in OSU's favor in recent years. Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer has a column on the game and its coaches throughout the years.

The Dispatch has a story on how OSU is not out of the national title picture yet. The Dispatch also has a notebook on how OSU has done in the past vs. U-M after dropping the previous game. The Dispatch also has a story on how OSU fans show their support.

The Toledo Blade has a story on how OSU and U-M will put the respect each have for the other aside when the game starts. The Blade also has a story on an area man who has an OSU basement, as well as a story on how hard Thanksgiving is for this afternoon's loser.

The Dispatch has a story on how OSU and U-M former head coaches are still part of their programs.

The Lima News has a story on how The Game can define a legacy.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on an area gymnast who will attend OSU. The News Journal also has a story on how a win today would be a perfect ending for the Buckeyes.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on how The Game overshadows records and almost everything else for both teams. The Morning Journal also has a story on how the Rose Bowl has lost some of its bloom, as well as stories on what to expect this afternoon and a story on the environment the Buckeyes will face today.

OSU women's basketball sophomore guard Maria Moeller is the subject of a Dispatch story. The Dispatch also has some notes on OSU's game this afternoon at Boston College.

About the Wolverines
The Ann Arbor News has a story on what this afternoon's game means to U-M's seniors. The News also has a story on former U-M head coach Bo Schembechler, a Q&A with defensive end Brandon Graham, a scouting report on The Game and a story on the upcoming renovations to Michigan Stadium.

The Detroit Free Press has its scouting report and prediction for this afternoon. Drew Sharp of the Free Press also has a notebook column. The Free Press also has some game predictions from U-M alumns and a story on this afternoon's last chance for U-M's stars.

The Detroit News has a story on Carr's future. The News also has 10 storylines for The Game and a story on how running backs usually decide who wins The Game. The News also has staff predictions for this afternoon.

The Dispatch has a story on the turnaround the Wolverines have had during the season.

The Plain Dealer has a story on U-M receiver Mario Manningham.

The Akron Beacon Journal has a story on how Hart will have his last chance vs. OSU this afternoon.

The Canton Repository has a story on how this may be Carr's final game vs. OSU. The Repository also has a story on Crable's mom, who lives in Ohio.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the last chance this afternoon for U-M's seniors. The Cincinnati Enquirer has a similar story about U-M DB Brandent Englemon.

The Lima News has a story on Hart.

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