Buckeye Newsstand, May 7

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, May 7
The Columbus Dispatch has an investigative report on Ohio State football players and the cars they bought from used-car salesman.

The Dispatch also has an OSU sports roundup, led with a note on the Ohio State men's volleyball team. The Buckeyes will play UC Santa Barbara for the national championship tonight.

The AP (via the Cleveland Plain Dealer) also has a story on the volleyball Buckeyes, and the Centre Daily Times has a story on the underdogs playing for the title tonight.


Friday, May 6
The Ohio State men's volleyball team will play for a national championship Saturday night thanks to its semifinal victory against host Penn State on Thursday night. The Columbus Dispatch and Centre Daily Times have a stories on OSU's win. The Buckeyes will face UC Santa Barbara in the championship match, and the Los Angeles Times has the details of the Gauchos victory against top-seeded USC.

The Dispatch has a story on the Ohio State baseball team staying focused under first-year head coach Greg Beals.

The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a story on the retirement of former Ohio State men's basketball coach Gary Williams.

FoxSportsOhio.com has a story on the Department of Justice looking into the BCS.

Finally, Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has his weekly Rumblings column and his Rumblings Xtra blog.


Thursday, May 5
The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) have the latest on the Art Schlichter case.

The AP (via the Dispatch) has a story on the feds questioning the existence of the BCS.

Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer talks about the play of former men's basketball Buckeye Mike Conley in a Starting Blocks video.

Larry Phillips of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on how the OSU-Michigan rivalry is not back yet.

Sam Amico of FoxSportsOhio.com questions the pre-NBA draft strategies of Jon Diebler and David Lighty.

Finally, the Dispatch has an OSU sports roundup, led with a note on the men's basketball team setting a date to honor former Buckeye Bob Knight.


Wednesday, May 4
The Columbus Dispatch is the latest publication to talk to former Ohio State receiver Dane Sanzenbacher after he was not selected in the recent NFL draft.

Ohio State women's basketball legend Katie Smith is being reunited with two of her former coaches after being traded to the WNBA's Seattle Storm last week. The Dispatch has the story.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the fun some people are having with the Jim Tressel controversy.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch shares a story from the 1942 Ohio State football season in his Daily Hunter blog.

Bob Baptist of the Dispatch lists the agents for three former Ohio State men's basketball players on his blog.

Finally, the Dispatch has a short OSU sports roundup, led with a note on the annual Connor Senn Memorial Match, which was won by the Dayton Dutch Lions.


Tuesday, May 3
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on tonight's Connor Senn Memorial Match, which will pit the Ohio State men's soccer team against the Dayton Dutch Lions instead of the Columbus Crew because of a new MLS rule.

The Associated Press (via FoxSportsOhio.com) has a note on the suspension of linebacker Dorian Bell for the 2011 season.

The Toledo Blade catches up with Toledo native Dane Sanzenbacher after he was surprisingly not selected during last weekend's NFL draft.

Finally, the Cincinnati Enquirer has some notes on this fall's Kirk Herbstreit National Kickoff Classic, which will again feature games at Ohio Stadium.


Monday, May 2
The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that backup linebacker Dorian Bell has been suspended for the 2011 season for a violation of team rules.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on the life of former Ohio State football player Gene Fekete.

Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer summarizes that separating Jim Tressel from Ohio State would not be easy.

FoxSportsOhio.com has a mailbag on the Tressel situation.

Finally, the Dispatch has an OSU roundup, led with a note on another Big Ten title for the men's tennis team.


Sunday, May 1
The NFL draft ended Saturday with four more Ohio State football players being selected. The Columbus Dispatch has the details. The Dispatch also has a story on what's next for those Buckeyes - including Dane Sanzenbacher, Justin Boren and Bryant Browning - who were not drafted.

The Lima News and Dayton Daily News has a story on Ross Homan, who was taken by Minnesota in the sixth round.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Sanzenbacher as he plays the waiting game.

The Dispatch has an OSU sports roundup, led with a note on a baseball sweep by Ohio State against Michigan.

Ray Stein of the Dispatch has plenty of OSU letters in his weekly editor's mailbox.

Finally, Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a column on the success and scandals of Woody Hayes and Jim Tressel.


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