Buckeye Newsstand, August 10

BuckeyeSports.com
Posted Aug 3, 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.

Sunday, August 10
The Columbus Dispatch and the Cleveland Plain Dealer both have stories on some new offensive schemes Ohio State will use this season.

The Dispatch has an OSU football notebook.

Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has his weekly "Hey, Doug!" OSU mailbag.

Chris "Beanie" Wells is the subject of a Toledo Blade feature story.

Finally, Larry Phillips of the Mansfield News Journal has a story on Ohio State's football recruiting success. The News Journal also has a feature story on future Buckeye Storm Klein.


Saturday, August 9
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on offensive lineman Bryant Browning, who will replace current Chicago Bear Kirk Barton on the line.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a Q&A article with Michigan transfer Justin Boren.

The Dispatch has a story on the ongoing talks between the Big Ten Network and Time Warner Cable.

Othello Hunter has signed with the Atlanta Hawks, and the Dispatch has the details.

There will be no autographs at the OSU open practice later this month, and the Dispatch and Plain Dealer have the details.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on quarterbacks Todd Boeckman and Terrelle Pryor.

Finally, the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune has a story E.J. Banks' decision to attend Notre Dame over OSU.


Friday, August 8
Ohio State's picture/media day was Thursday, and several newspapers have stories stemming from the annual event. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State's returning seniors who delayed the start of their professional careers for one more season as a Buckeye. The Dispatch also has a story on the two-game suspensions for Donald Washington and Jamario O'Neal, as well as a column by Bob Hunter on Terrelle Pryor's first photo day.

Pryor is also the subject of stories by the Mansfield News Journal, Canton Repository, Lima News and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the suspensions for Washington and O'Neal, as well as a story on an off-the-field award nomination for James Laurinaitis. Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer also has some video from Thursday and a photo and some notes about Cleveland-area Buckeyes.

Toledo native Dane Sanzenbacher is the subject of a Toledo Blade story.

The Akron Beacon Journal has the latest on the Big Ten Network/Time Warner Cable talks.

The Canton Repository has an OSU football notebook.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch has a story on OSU grad Morgan Hamm being out for the Olympics.


Thursday, August 7
Alex Boone is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch feature story, while the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a feature story on Chris "Beanie" Wells.

Lawrence Wilson, who is returning from a broken leg suffered in last year's second opener, is the subject of a Lorain Morning Journal story.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the OSU seniors who passed up NFL riches for one last run at Ohio State. The Blade also has a story on Michigan's freshmen.

The Dispatch has a story on an increase to the price RV drivers will pay for parking along Fred Taylor Drive for football games.

Finally, Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has blog notes on the Ted Ginn Jr. years and on some potential title game scenarios.


Wednesday, August 6
Safety Kurt Coleman is the subject of a feature story by the Columbus Dispatch.

The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook, as well as a blog entry on James Scott's temporary departure from the team.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a recap of the Big Ten Network's peek inside Ohio State's Tuesday practice. The Plain Dealer also has an OSU football notebook, as well as a short note on Sports Illustrated raking Ohio State No. 2.

Kyle Nagel of the Dayton Daily News has a short blog entry on OSU's recent off-the-field troubles.

The Northern Virginia Daily has a feature story on quarterback Joe Bauserman, a native of Strasburg, Va.

Ohio State basketball recruit Jared Sullinger is the subject of a Dispatch feature story.

Finally, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on the Big Ten's national perception.


Tuesday, August 5
Ohio State's preseason camp began Monday and members of the media got their first chance to see heralded quarterback prospect Terrelle Pryor. The Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have stories on how Pryor looked. The Dispatch and Plain Dealer also have notebooks from Monday's camp opener.

Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has a story breaking down OSU's position battles.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the Buckeyes being the favorites in the Big Ten. The Associated Press (via the Zanesville Times Recorder) has a story previewing the Big Ten.

Former Buckeye football player Aram Olson is the subject of a story by The State, a newspaper based out of Columbia, S.C.

The Canton Repository has a note on former OSU recruit DeVoe Torrence finding a spot on the football team at the University of Akron.

Finally, The AP (via the Dispatch) and the Toledo Blade have stories from the beginning of Michigan's camp.


Monday, August 4
Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has another video previewing the 2008 football season. This time the video is on Ohio State's schedule. Lesmerises also has a photo gallery from Sunday when the players arrived at a hotel for preseason training camp.

The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the arrival and how OSU is not America's team this season. The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook.

The Toledo Blade also has a story on Sunday's arrival.

The Plain Dealer has a story on the brutal summer workouts at Ohio State and Michigan.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a feature story by the Dispatch's Ken Gordon on offensive tackle Alex Boone.


Sunday, August 3
The Buckeye report for training camp today, and the Columbus Dispatch has a story on this season's high expectations.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer makes the case for Ohio State being ranked No. 1 before the season starts.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on the bar being set high this season. Larry Phillips of the Mansfield News Journal has a similar column.

Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has his weekly "Hey, Doug!" OSU mailbag.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Ohio State wanting to get a look at quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Jim Tressel's success recruiting in Ohio.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on 2009 commit Storm Klein and how he has become an unofficial OSU pitchman.

Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has a blog note on former Buckeye Roy Hall.

The Dispatch also has a feature story on former Buckeye Santonio Holmes.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a profile of Dayton native Javon Ringer, who is set to lead Michigan State this fall.




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