The Buckeyes return to Ohio Stadium this afternoon for a Big Ten tilt vs. Purdue, and the Columbus Dispatch has its pregame coverage on its BuckeyeXtra page.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on which member of Jim Tressel's staff could take over as head coach when Tressel leaves someday, like how Purdue assistant Danny Hope will take over for retiring Joe Tiller in 2009. The Plain Dealer also has a story on the four things to look for this afternoon, and a blog note on whether Chris "Beanie" Wells should be the Big Ten MVP.
The Toledo Blade has a story on how Purdue has not won at Ohio Stadium since 1988.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on how Ohio State's offense has more options under Terrelle Pryor.
The Dayton Daily News has a note on OSU offering sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller of Huber Heights Wayne, a fact that was reported at BuckeyeSports.com Friday afternoon.
Former Buckeye Nick Mangold is the subject of a Dayton Daily News feature story.
The Lafayette (Ind.) Journal and Courier has a feature story on Chris "Beanie" Wells.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on Pryor.
The Dispatch has a feature story on the father of Big Ten spread offensives, Joe Tiller.
Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has a blog entry on Purdue QB Curtis Painter.
The Indianapolis Star has a story on how Big Ten does not criticize its own schools.
Thursday, October 9
Linebacker Ross Homan is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch feature story. The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook, as well as a story on how to stop Purdue, written by former Buckeye Drew Norman.
Freshman defensive lineman Nathan Williams is the subject of a Cleveland Plain Dealer story. The Plain Dealer also has a story on OSU's quarterback situation, as well as blog notes on Brandon Saine and where the Buckeyes fit in the national title hunt.
The Lorain Morning Journal has a story comparing QB Terrelle Pryor to Heisman winner Troy Smith.
The Dispatch has a story on Purdue's struggling defense.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on freshmen who have played big roles in their first seasons, including quarterback Terrelle Pryor and center Michael Brewster.
The Lima News has a story on how the Buckeyes could turn to their running game vs. the Boilermakers.
The OSU men's hockey team begins its season this weekend vs. Miami, and the Dispatch has a story on how college hockey will have shootouts to break ties this year. The Dispatch also has some notes on this weekend's action.
The Dispatch has a story on the Boilermakers wanting to play spoiler.
The Indianapolis Star has an In the Huddle notebook on the Boilermakers.
Tuesday, October 7
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how Ohio State's option attack keeps opponents guessing. Ken Gordon of the Dispatch also has a blog note on the hit that knocked Dan "Boom" Herron out of last week's game at Wisconsin.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an off-campus feature story on Brian Robiskie. Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer and Jason Lloyd of the Lorain Morning Journal have OSU mailbags. Lesmerises also has an update on his fake Big Ten-SEC challenge on his Plain Dealer blog.
The Indianapolis Star has a story on Purdue staying with Curtis Painter at quarterback for this weekend's game.
The Dispatch has a story on Painter's Ohio ties.
Monday, October 6
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how the Buckeyes made their own noise Saturday night at Wisconsin. The Dispatch has an OSU football notebook, as well as a look ahead to the Buckeyes' next game vs. Purdue.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the Buckeyes handling the pressure at Camp Randall. OSU beat writer Doug Lesmerises has his College Football Insider, as well as a look at OSU's latest bump in the polls.
The Lima News has a story on freshman quarterback Terrelle Pryor living up to the hype.
The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on what we know, and don't know, about the Buckeyes.
The Fort Wayne (Ind.) Journal Gazette also has a story on the QB situation with the Boilermakers.
Saturday, October 5
Late heroics saved Ohio State at Wisconsin last night, and the Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Lorain Morning Journal, Lima News, Toledo Blade, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin State Journal and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game stories.
The Dispatch has a lot of postgame coverage on its BuckeyeXtra page.
The Captial Times of Madison, Wis., has a story on how quarterback Terrelle Pryor is a freshman in name only.
Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer has a column on Pryor's clutch play late in the game. Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on how late starts and alcohol are a bad mix anywhere. Doug Harris of the Dayton Daily News has a blog note on the win.
Stewart Mandel of SI.com has a story on how Beanie Wells was back in top form for Ohio State.
The Capital Times has a story on how the Badgers have gone from magnificent to mediocre in a matter of two weeks.
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has its postgame Badger Report.
The Star has a Purdue notebook, led with the benching of Summers.