Buckeye Newsstand, May 30

Posted May 27, 2008

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.

Friday, May 30
OSU receiver Brian Robiskie has been named one of three male finalists for the Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar of the Year. The Cleveland Plain Dealer has the details.

The Canton Repository has a short note on a book signing Jim Tressel will hold in Canton.

Finally, allegedly buying and selling Ohio State football tickets with campaign money has cost one Ohio lawmaker his job. The Associated Press (via the Cincinnati Enquirer) has the story.

Thursday, May 29
Troy Smith has impressed during offseason workouts and the Heisman winner's chances of winning Baltimore's starting quarterback job is the subject of a story by the Baltimore Sun.

The Marion Star has a story on the Marion County Youth Foundation Charity-Celebrity Golf outing and dinner, which will involve several former OSU coaches and players.

Doug Harris of the Dayton Daily News has a column that says a college football playoff would be a bad thing.

Finally, the Toledo Blade has a story on University of Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez attending a reception in Toledo.

Wednesday, May 28
Ohio State grad and golf legend Jack Nicklaus had his annual press conference at the Memorial Tournament in suburban Columbus Tuesday and spoke about how the sport has changed. The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story from the press conference, while Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on Nicklaus' role as a golf ambassador.

Chick Ludwig of the Dayton Daily News has a blog post on former OSU fullback Tyler "Tank" Whaley, who is trying to make the Cincinnati Bengals. There will also be a book about Whaley coming out in September.

Tuesday, May 27
OSU alum and gymnastics gold medalist Paul Hamm is the subject of a feature story in the Lantern.

The Lantern also has a story on the OSU women's rowing team, which will make its ninth consecutive appearance at the NCAA championships.

Finally, the Charlotte Observer has a story on the Orlando camp held for potential NBA draft picks. The story features quotes from former Buckeye Daequan Cook.

Monday, May 26
Former Buckeye Kosta Koufos is in Las Vegas preparing for the NBA Draft at Joe Abunassar's Impact Basketball training camp. The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on how he's doing.

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