The Cleveland Plain Dealer gets updated comments from "hanging judge" Ed Ray, Oregon State president and former Ohio State provost, and a story from an interview with Gene Marsh, former chairman of the NCAA Committee of Infractions.
The Dispatch has a story on a Big Ten-opening victory for the Ohio State baseball team.
Michael Arace of the Dispatch has a column on the cleaning job facing the NCAA.
Sean McClelland of the Dayton Daily News has a column on the leaky Jim Tressel bandwagon.
The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on the questions facing the Buckeyes this spring.
Ohio State baseball player Ryan Cypret is the subject of a Dispatch feature story.
Finally, Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has his weekly Rumblings column.
Thursday, March 31
Ohio State football head coach Jim Tressel has his pre-spring practice press conference Wednesday afternoon and spoke on a number of subjects. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how Tressel has never considered resigning despite an offseason full of controversy and another story on the man who will serve as interim head coach while Tressel serves his five-game suspension this fall, Luke Fickell.
The Plain Dealer has an OSU Insider notebook.
Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on the pain of having Tressel's character on trial.
Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a college football notebook, led with a note on the continued problems surrounding the Fiesta Bowl.
Wednesday, March 30
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Columbus Eastmoor grad Ron Tanner, who will begin his college football career as a Buckeye this week. He'll be joined by Akron Firestone product Tommy Brown, and the pair will take part in spring football practice, which begins this week.
With spring football set to begin, the Toledo Blade has a story on what is a trying time at Ohio State. John Kampf of the Lorain Morning Journal has 10 questions the team will face during a spring unlike any other.
The off-the-field issues surrounding the football program continue with the latest news being allegations of money and sex during a former recruit's visit. The Dispatch has the story.
Craig Krenzel tells the Mansfield News Journal that he expects OSU to receive more sanctions from the NCAA.
Ohio State women's basketball great Jantel Lavender was named a first-team All-American by The Associated Press. The Dispatch and the AP (via the Cleveland Plain Dealer) have the details of Lavender's latest honor.
Finally, the Dispatch has a short recap of the Ohio State baseball team's home opener, a 4-1 win against Xavier.
Tuesday, March 29
Ohio State men's basketball freshman was named a first-team All-American by The Associated Press, and the Columbus Dispatch has the details of a rare honor for a first-year player such as Sullinger. The AP (via the Cleveland Plain Dealer) has a story on its All-America team.
Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on how the NCAA Tournament success of Butler and VCU will be a rallying point for fans of a college football playoff.
Ross Bishoff of the Lima News has a column on the Ralph Nader suggestion that colleges "de-professionalize" college sports by banning athletic scholarships.
Ken Gordon of the Dispatch lists some Ohio State football players to watch for this spring.
Finally, the Washington Post has a story on the latest chapter in the life of former Ohio State kicker Devin Barclay.
Monday, March 28
The Columbus Dispatch has an OSU Insider notebook on the end of the season for the men's basketball Buckeyes.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer looks ahead to next year and says incoming recruits will make the Buckeyes deeper for the 2011-12 season.
Finally, Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has four thoughts on the NCAA Tournament.
Sunday, March 27
Despite all of the off-the-field issues, the Ohio State football team will be getting back to action soon. The Columbus Dispatch looks ahead to spring practice. The Dispatch also has a Q&A on OSU football.
Basketball season at Ohio State is now over after the women's basketball team faded down the stretch in a regional semifinal loss to top-seeded Tennessee. The Columbus Dispatch, Knoxville News Sentinel and The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) have game recaps. The Dispatch also has the end-of-season thoughts of OSU great Jantel Lavender as her career comes to an end.
The Dispatch has a story on how Kentucky was a difficult matchup for the Ohio State men's basketball team. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on the possibility of key players returning next year.
The Toledo Blade has a story on Jared Sullinger and William Buford saying they will return next season.
The Lorain Morning Journal takes one more look back at what went wrong against Kentucky.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on some big shots that did fall for the OSU men's basketball team in its history.
The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) looks ahead at what should be another good team for Thad Matta next season.
Finally, Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer says Ohio State's Jim Tressel should not be solely defined by his wrongdoings.