The Columbus Dispatch has a story on what it will take for Ohio State to return to the Rose Bowl. The Dispatch also has a Rob Oller column on what's left to play for in November and a note on a Maryland linebacker giving his verbal to OSU.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a 2010-11 Ohio State men's basketball preview. The Plain Dealer also has an OSU football notebook and a note on kickoff times being announced for Ohio State's last two football games.
Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a college sports notebook, led with a note on OSU football player Zach Domicone.
Friday, November 5
Despite Ohio State's open week, the Columbus Dispatch has its Gameday+ weekly section. The Dispatch also has a note on the times being announced for the rest of the Buckeyes' games, as well as stories on Jim Tressel looking for open week balance and on 49ers head coach Mike Singletary calling Tressel before starting Troy Smith at quarterback.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an OSU Insider notebook.
The Toledo Blade has a story on how the OSU offense wants to find a balance between the running and passing games during the upcoming stretch run.
The Associated Press (via the Plain Dealer) has a story on the Utah attorney general asking the U.S. Justice Department to look into the BCS. The AP (via the Dayton Daily News) also has an OSU notebook.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on Ohio Dominican's OSU connections as the Panthers prepare to play Ashland this weekend.
Turning to basketball, the Dispatch has a story on the men's team remembering its exhibition loss to Findlay as the Buckeyes prepare for Walsh this weekend.
Finally, the AP (via the Plain Dealer) reports that the NCAA will give Michigan a third year of probation based on its recent investigation into the football program.
Thursday, November 4
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Terrelle Pryor using the open week to work on his game. The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) also has the latest on the NCAA's investigation of Michigan's football program.
The AP (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on former OSU cornerback Malcolm Jenkins.
Bob Frantz of the News-Herald says the BCS could learn from the recent World Series title won by the San Francisco Giants.
Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a story on a new professional basketball team coming to Dayton. Former OSU player Matt Sylvester will be an assistant coach for the team.
Wednesday, November 3
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State men's basketball fans not being happy about this season's nonconference slate.
Turning to women's basketball, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a story on Ohio State's Jantel Lavender being named to the AP preseason All-America team.
The Dispatch has a national college football notebook.
The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on the Big Ten football championship chase.
The Canton Repository has a note on a time change for Canton McKinley's playoff game this weekend. The Bulldogs feature OSU verbal Steve Miller.
Finally, Ohio State football historian Jack Park has a story on the 1956 OSU-Penn State game for the Dispatch.