Brutus Buckeye will be seen all over Columbus starting in April of 2008. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the city's new art project.
The Dispatch has a story on the visit this weekend by top quarterback prospect Terrelle Pryor of Jeannette, Pa. Staying with recruiting, Cincinnati La Salle senior receiver DeVier Posey – an OSU verbal commit – will be named to the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl game this morning in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Enquirer has a note on Posey's honor.
The Dispatch, Dayton Daily News and The Capital Times of Madison, Wis., all have stories on this weekend's game between Ohio State and Wisconsin not being available to most fans because of the impasse between the Big Ten Network and several cable companies.
The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on the criticism Ohio State is still receiving despite its No. 1 ranking.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has its Hey, Doug! OSU mailbag with beat writer Doug Lesmerises.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on Daequan Cook making the roster of the NBA's Miami Heat.
The Corvallis (Ore.) Gazette-Times has a story on the Portland Trail Blazers moving on without former Buckeye star Greg Oden.
The Wisconsin State Journal of Madison, Wis., has a story on UW running back P.J. Hill and his bruised leg.
The Capital Times has a story on the "amped up" Badgers being eager to come to Columbus.
Backup running back Lance Smith, a Warren, Ohio, native, will not make the trip back to Ohio because UW will not have his university-imposed sanctions modified. Smith has not been permitted to play in the Badgers' road games, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has the story.
The Dispatch has a story on Wisconsin just focusing on executing vs. Ohio State.