Several OSU football players will have to decide whether they are going to the NFL or staying for another year as a Buckeye. The first decision is in, and junior receiver Brian Robiskie is staying in Columbus. The Columbus Dispatch has the story. The Cleveland Plain Dealer also has a story on Robiskie's decision.
The women's basketball Buckeyes rallied to defeat visiting Indiana, 71-59, behind a strong effort by senior Tamarah Riley. The Dispatch has the story, as does The Associated Press (via the Zanesville Times Recorder).
Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on the benefits of a college football playoff system.
Terry Pluto of the Plain Dealer has a column on how critics of Jim Tressel are wrong.
Mark Gokavi of the Dayton Daily News has a column on a college football playoff and a lackluster return to Columbus for the Buckeye football team.
The Dispatch has a column by Michael Rosenberg of the Detroit Free Press on how the SEC is not a Goliath.
The AP (via the Toledo Blade) has a story on the NCAA taking on hazing of collegiate athletes.
Finally, Purdue will announce Joe Tiller's eventual successor this weekend – as early as today. The Lafayette (Ind.) Courier and Journal has a story on Eastern Kentucky head coach Danny Hope, who will eventually lead the Boilermakers. The Indianapolis Star also has a story on Hope.