Many fans will learn their BCS ticket fate soon, and the Columbus Dispatch has the story.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Xavier Balc and his OSU men's soccer Buckeyes preparing for the NCAA College Cup. The Plain Dealer also has some notes on the College Cup. The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) also has a story on the Buckeyes.
The Dispatch has a story on Bowling Green asking OSU fans to make the trek from New Orleans to Mobile, Ala., to cheer on the Falcons in the GMAC Bowl Jan. 6.
Michael Arace of the Dispatch has a column on Thad Matta and his nagging injuries.
The Canton Repository has a Big Ten notebook.
Former Buckeye quarterback Justin Zwick may stay in Columbus in order to continue his football career. The Dispatch has the story.
Down on the Bayou
The Baton Rouge (La.) Advocate has a story on LSU's price of success.
Finally, the Shreveport (La.) Times has a story with some LSU poetry. Yes, poetry.