Buckeye Newsstand, November 22

Buckeye Newsstand, November 22

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 22
Today's the day. Records aside, it's Ohio State vs. Michigan this afternoon at Ohio Stadium. The Columbus Dispatch has plenty of pregame coverage on its BuckeyeXtra page.

Chris "Beanie" Wells and his hopes to become a notable name in the history of The Game is the the lead note on an OSU Insider notebook by the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The Plain Dealer also has a story on OSU and U-M both having Baldwin-Wallace ties, as well as a column on the rivalry by Bill Livingston.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the Buckeyes going for their fifth-straight victory over the Wolverines.

Despite Michigan's struggles this season, the Buckeyes are ignoring the Wolverines' record, according to a story by the Canton Repository. The Repository also has some notes on this afternoon's game.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on the historic rivalry between OSU and Michigan.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Wells, OSU's latest Wolverine killer. The Morning Journal also has an OSU notebook.

Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on the status quo being quite alright for the Buckeyes. The Lima News also has an OSU notebook.

Scouting Michigan
The Ann Arbor News has a story on the underdog Wolverines awaiting the Buckeyes. The News also has a scouting report on the game, a Q&A with receiver Greg Mathews and a Friday afternoon update.

The Detroit Free Press catches up with the last Michigan team to finish with a losing record. The Free Press also has some notes on the game, as well as a column on Rich Rodriguez by Michael Rosenberg.

The Detroit News has a story comparing quarterback Nick Sheridan to OSU signalcaller Terrelle Pryor, as well as some keys to victory for the Wolverines.

The Toledo Blade has a story on how Michigan will need a near-flawless effort this afternoon if the Wolverines are to pull the upset.

Friday, November 21
Ohio State's seniors are the subject of a Columbus Dispatch feature story. The Dispatch also has some parting memories from the seniors, an OSU notebook, a story on how 1913 was a big year in the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry and a column by Rob Oller comparing U-M head coach Rich Rodriguez to former OSU coach John Cooper.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an OSU Insider notebook.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on freshman QB Terrelle Pryor facing a team he jilted. The AP (via the DDN) also has an OSU notebook.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Toledo native Dane Sanzenbacher leading up to his second OSU-Michigan game.

Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on books about the OSU-Michigan rivalry. Jon Spencer gives his prediction for the game in a column in the Mansfield News Journal.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on whether Michigan is still dangerous to OSU. The Morning Journal also has an OSU notebook.

The Detroit Free Press has a feature story on Pryor, while the Ann Arbor News has a story on Chris "Beanie" Wells.

Thad Matta's Buckeyes crushed Delaware State in their regular season opener, and the Dispatch has a game recap, as does the Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository). The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) also has a college basketball notebook, led with Michigan's upset of No. 2 UCLA Thursday night.

Scouting Michigan
The Detroit Free Press has a story on the 1969 edition of The Game, as well as a column by Mitch Albom on how a win by Michigan can overshadow Rodriguez's "get a life" comment.

The Detroit News has a note on U-M freshman tailback Sam McGuffie returning to the team following a family funeral.

The Dispatch has a story on how Michigan's quarterback struggles mirror the Wolverines' overall plight.

The Plain Dealer has a feature story on Michigan's transition to the spread offense.

Rodriguez is the subject of a Canton Repository feature story.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Toledo native Kevin Koger.


Thursday, November 20
Senior James Laurinaitis and what The Game has meant to his is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch story. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook and a column on how Michigan's struggles will only be temporary by Rob Oller.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a feature story on Ohio State battling Michigan during the recruitment of Terrelle Pryor.

Former OSU long snapper Drew Norman has a story on Michigan week for the Dispatch.

With a win this weekend, Ohio State's senior class will have never lost to their archrivals. The Mansfield News Journal and Lima News have the details. The Toledo Blade also has a story on OSU's seniors.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on how the rivalry affects its participants.

Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on Pryor trying to escape Michigan again.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on how this weekend is for OSU's senior's final marble. The Morning Journal also has an OSU notebook.

The women's basketball Buckeyes earned a non-conference victory over Syracuse Wednesday, and the Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Plain Dealer) a game recaps. The men's basketball Buckeyes play Delaware State tonight, and the Dispatch has a preview as well as a story on freshman center B.J. Mullens.

Scouting Michigan
The Ann Arbor News has a story on Michigan's challenge in stopping Pryor. The News also has comments from Desmond Howard on a Michigan radio show, as well as an U-M notebook.

The Detroit News has an U-M notebook.

The Associated Press (via the Detroit Free Press) has a story on the list of things Rich Rodriguez wants to do at Michigan.

The Plain Dealer has a story on this being Rodriguez's first experience with the OSU-Michigan rivalry. The Plain Dealer also has a two columns on Rodriguez - by Bill Livingston and Bud Shaw.

The Dispatch has a story on U-M's struggles on defense.

The Toledo Blade has a story on comments from Michigan defensive tackle Terrance Taylor on Chris "Beanie" Wells.

The Lorain Morning Journal catches up with former U-M quarterback Elvis Grbac leading up to this weekend's game.


Wednesday, November 19
The 2008 edition of The Game is shaping up to be similar to the '73 version, according to a story in the Columbus Dispatch. The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook, as well as a college football notebook by The Associated Press.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on how the NFL is looming for Chris "Beanie" Wells. The Plain Dealer also has notes on the draft status of Brian Robiskie and Alex Boone, Malcolm Jenkins and Todd Boeckman and James Laurinaitis and Marcus Freeman.

Wells is also the subject of a Canton Repository story.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Terrelle Pryor's decision to go to Ohio State has hurt Michigan. The Blade also has a story on how the Buckeyes are expecting the best from the Wolverines.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Pryor's place in the rivalry. The Morning Journal also has an OSU notebook.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry.

The Lima News has an Ohio State notebook.

The Dispatch has men's and women's basketball previews. For the men, the Dispatch has a story on the new-look Buckeyes, keys to the season, new faces and 10 Big Ten questions. For the women, the Dispatch has a story on how head coach Jim Foster wants his team to pick up the pace. The Dispatch also has a story on OSU's taxing early schedule, keys to the season and new faces.

Freshman point guard Anthony Crater is the subject of a Plain Dealer story.

Scouting Michigan
The Ann Arbor News has a story on freshman QB Justin Feagin, who may see playing time this weekend.

The Detroit Free Press has a feature story on first-year U-M head coach Rich Rodriguez, as does the Dispatch and Lima News.

The Free Press has a story on the battle between U-M and Ohio State for recruits, as well a note on who Mark Dantonio is rooting for this weekend and comments about the Wolverines from former Buckeyes Chris Spielman and Kirk Herbstreit.

The Detroit News has a story on the struggling Wolverines, as well as transcript of Desmond Howard's comments on a Columbus radio show.

The Toledo Blade has a story on U-M starting quarterback Nick Sheridan.

Tuesday, November 18
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how the Buckeyes are ignoring the past while looking ahead to Michigan. The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a similar story, as does the Lima News.

The Dispatch has an OSU notebook, a column by Bob Hunter on Jim Tressel's success vs. the Wolverines, a story on how Ohio State and the city of Columbus do not expect trouble on Saturday and a mailbag with editor Ray Stein.

The Plain Dealer has a story on the OSU-Michigan history, as well as notes on senior Todd Boeckman and key upsets in the history of The Game.

The Mansfield News Journal selects its All-Ohio State team.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Ohio State's lopsided win over U-M in 1968.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on the real hatred between Ohio State and Michigan. The Morning Journal also has an OSU notebook.

Scouting Michigan
The Ann Arbor News has a story on quarterback Nick Sheridan, who is ready to take on the Buckeyes. The News also has an U-M notebook, as well as a video of Rich Rodriguez's press conference.

The Detroit Free Press has a Michigan notebook.

The Detroit News has a story on Rodriguez's first game vs. OSU. The News also has an U-M notebook.

The Dispatch has a story on the injuries dogging the Wolverines.

The Toledo Blade has a story on how U-M glory days are in the past as the Wolverines will be huge underdogs tonight.


Monday, November 17
Even though they're only 3-8, the Columbus Dispatch has a story on how it's still Michigan Week.

Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has his weekly college football insider, feature top games, the Wolverine Watch and Buckeye Leaves. The Plain Dealer also has a story on who may be going to the Rose Bowl this January.

The Dispatch has its OSU Insider notebook, as well as a look at how former Buckeyes and other central Ohioans fared in the NFL on Sunday.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the upsets that stand out in the OSU-Michigan rivalry.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on the Michigan game will be another baptism for freshman quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on how the rivalry is still important despite U-M's struggles.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on the mismatches that have occurred during the long history of the rivalry. Jason Lloyd of the Lorain Morning Journal also has a notebook, led with a note on OSU's bowl prospects.

The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) has a feature story on Ohio State quarterbacks coach Joe Daniels and his fight with cancer.

The women's basketball Buckeyes moved to 2-0 on the young season with a win over Army. The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Plain Dealer) have game recaps.

The Dispatch has a feature story on men's basketball Buckeye Evan Turner.

Former Buckeye Kosta Koufos is the subject of a Canton Repository feature story.

Scouting Michigan
The Detroit Free Press has a story on how beating Ohio State would be like a bowl win for Michigan. The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) also has a story on how this weekend will be the Wolverines' bowl game.

The Ann Arbor News has a story on how the Wolverines want to end the season on a high note.

The Detroit News has an U-M/OSU notebook.


Sunday, November 16
The Buckeyes earned revenge Saturday afternoon by spoiling Illinois' Senior Day. The Columbus Dispatch has its BuckeyeXtra game coverage, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Toledo Blade, Lima News, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game recaps.

The Lorain Morning Journal and Toledo Blade have OSU notebooks.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal hands out some grades following the win.

Bud Shaw of the Plain Dealer has a column on the status of the Big Ten.

Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on how the Buckeyes squeezed Illinois' Juice Williams this season.

Scouting Michigan
Senior Day at the Big House was spoiled by Northwestern, which took a 21-14 victory over the Wolverines. The Ann Arbor News, Detroit Free Press and Detroit News and the Toledo Blade have game recaps.

The Free Press and Detroit News and Ann Arbor News have plenty of coverage on their U-M pages.

The Toledo Blade has an U-M notebook.

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