The Cleveland Plain Dealer has the latest on the Dennis Talbott/OSU memorabilia story, citing an e-mail warning Ohio State about Talbott all the back in 2007.
Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer has a column on how it's time for OSU fans to "Buckeye up."
Finally, FoxSportsOhio.com has a story on how the MLB draft might affect the rebuilding job Greg Beals is trying to do with the OSU baseball team.
Friday, June 10
The Columbus Dispatch has a story in which Terrelle Pryor's lawyer disputed claims that Pryor deposited checks worth thousands of dollars from a Columbus photographer/memorabilia salesman in exchange for signed items.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer interviewed Dennis Talbott, the man in question, who denied giving Pryor money.
Bruce Hooley of FoxSportsOhio.com has a column on Pryor's OSU career.
The Associated Press (via FoxSportsOhio.com) reports that Pryor has turned down an offer to play for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. The AP (via the Plain Dealer) has a story on OSU president E. Gordon Gee saying NCAA investigators left the school a week ago.
Finally, the Dispatch caught up with some former Ohio State wrestlers as they prepare for the U.S. world team trials, which begin today in Oklahoma City.
Thursday, June 9
Now that Terrelle Pryor has left the Ohio State football team, the former Buckeye quarterback will try his hand at making a name for himself in the NFL. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how that might be difficult for the former five-star recruit.
Former Ohio State football player Maurice Clarett went on the Dan Patrick radio show and said athletes, not coaches and/or boosters are to blame for the off-the-field problems at Ohio State. FoxSportsOhio.com has video of the interview, while The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a story on the interview.
The AP (via the Plain Dealer) has a story on the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League acquiring Pryor's CFL negotiating rights.
Bud Shaw of the Plain Dealer has a column saying that the faces of OSU's scandal may be gone, but the problems themselves.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal writes that questions remain despite the departures of Tressel and Pryor.
Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on how there are few that mourn because Pryor left OSU.
Matt Markey of the Toledo Blade writes that Pryor's exit was not a surprise.
Turning the basketball, Ohio State introduced former Duke guard Greg Paulus as its new video coordinator in a press conference on Wednesday. The Dispatch has a story on the press conference with Paulus and head coach Thad Matta, the latter of whom said the NCAA is not investigating his team. The Dispatch also has a short note on the Buckeyes' nonconference slate for the 2001-12 season.
Wednesday, June 8
Quarterback Terrelle Pryor has followed Jim Tressel out the door, leaving Ohio State while under NCAA scrutiny and foregoing his senior season. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via FoxSportsOhio.com) have the story.
As the news of Pryor's departure broke, so did the news of an ESPN Outside the Lines story alleging Pryor received thousands of dollars for signed memorabilia from a Columbus photographer.
As was the same when Tressel resigns, plenty of columnists have weighed in on the topic:
• Rob Oller of the Dispatch: Pryor brought orca-sized baggage to Ohio State
• Terry Pluto of the Plain Dealer: Terrelle Pryor's departure was the only path for Ohio State's QB and his team
• Tom Archdeacon of the Dayton Daily News: Terrelle Pryor's departure no surprise
• Marc F. Pendleton of the DDN: ‘Quality control' takes new meaning for OSU
• John Kampf of the Lorain Morning Journal: Pryor leaves his mark at OSU
• Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal: Pryor saves OSU's fans from booing him at games
• Zac Jackson of FoxSportsOhio.com: Disappointment reigns as Pryor departs
• Ivan Maisel of ESPN.com: Terrelle Pryor leaves tainted legacy
• Andy Staples of SI.com: By leaving, Pryor could help to save Ohio State from sins of Tressel era
• Thayer Evans of FoxSports.com: Pryor has always been self-driven person
Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee was on a teleconference for a brief time on Tuesday and answered some questions about what led to Tressel's departure. The Plain Dealer and the AP (via the Toledo Blade have the details.
The Dispatch has a story on OSU announcing the start times for its first two football games this fall.
Finally in non-football news, Sam Amico of FoxSportsOhio.com has an NBA notebook, led with a note on Jon Diebler and his workout with the Portland Trailblazers.
Tuesday, June 7
The Columbus Dispatch published new details on the amount of contact former Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel had with Terrelle Pryor's mentor Ted Sarniak, Jeannette, Pa., businesman.
The Dispatch also has a college football notebook, led with a note on former Ohio State football player Jermil Martin, who did not end up transferring to play football at Ashland University because of eligibility concerns from his time as a Buckeye.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on how new coaches will be uncertainty to the OSU- Michigan rivalry.
The Associated Press (via FoxSportsOhio.com) has a story in which Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee says the university needs to "scrub everything very, very carefully."
Jeff Seeman of FoxSportsOhio.com has a column saying that the Buckeyes will be a dangerous team on the field in 2011.
Former OSU basketball player Bob Knight called the NCAA rule that Buckeye football players broke "idiotic." The AP (via the Canton Repository) have the details.
Finally, in some lighter news, the Plain Dealer has a link from "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in which former OSU basketball teammates Greg Oden and Evan Turner particpated in the fake game show "The Team Mating Game."
Monday, June 6
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany was on a teleconference on Sunday and answered some questions about the departure of Jim Tressel. The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via FoxSportsOhio.com) have stories on Delany's comments.
Delany was on the teleconference to talk about the Big Ten football championship game, which was awarded to Indianapolis through 2015. The Indianapolis Star, Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and the AP (via FoxSportsOhio.com have the details from the announcement.
Todd Porter of the Canton Repository has a column on how the Sports Illustrated article doomed Tressel.
The Canton Repository also has a story with incoming football freshman Devin Smith's thoughts about Tressel's departure.