Buckeye Newsstand, November 7

Take a look at the best stories that weren't done by us. Come along as we take a trip around the 'net for all the Ohio State news that you can handle.

Friday, November 7
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the improving Ohio State defensive line. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook, led with a note on Jim Tressel's reaction to the Ray Small suspension.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the Small situation, as well as a transcript of Tressel's Thursday press conference. The Plain Dealer also has a note on academic honors going to Brian Robiskie and Marcus Freeman.

The Lima News also has a story on OSU's defensive line.

The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) has a story on Small's suspension.

Brian Kollars of the Dayton Daily News has a blog entry on Freeman's academic honor, as well as some notes on Saturday's game.

A pair of future Buckeyes are the subject of stories. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney's John Simon is the subject of a Steubenville Herald-Star story, while the Newark Advocate has a story on Storm Klein being named the Division III Central District Offensive Player of the Year on Thursday by The Associated Press.

Scouting Northwestern
The Wildcats received some bad news Thursday when running back Omar Conteh was deemed out for Saturday with a knee injury he suffered on Wednesday. The Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times have the story.

The Chicago Sun-Times has a story on the united Wildcats.

The Toledo Blade has a story on NU taking on the persona of its coach, Pat Fitzgerald.

The Dispatch also has a Northwestern notebook.


Thursday, November 6
Ohio State has suspended receiver Ray Small for at least two games, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer and Columbus Dispatch have the details.

Junior safety Kurt Coleman is the subject of a Dispatch feature story. The Dispatch also has a notebook on what fans can do if they go to Northwestern.

The Lima News has a story on what will now motivate the Buckeyes in the final three games of the regular season.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on the Jim Tressel era at OSU.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on Ohio State's offensive woes.

The Dispatch has a story on new OSU men's basketball transfer Zisis Sarikopoulos.

The Warren Tribune Chronicle has an injury update on future Buckeye John Simon of Youngstown Cardinal Mooney.

Scouting Northwestern
The Chicago Sun-Times has a story on the potential of a two-quarterback attack for Northwestern this weekend. The Dispatch has a similar story.

The Chicago Tribune has an injury update on quarterback C.J. Bacher.


Wednesday, November 5
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes being focused following their open week. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook, as well as a national college football notebook from The Associated Press.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the Buckeyes looking for a November push. The Plain Dealer also has notes from Jim Tressel's Tuesday press conference, as well as an OSU Insider notebook.

Former OSU football coach John Cooper is the subject of a Lorain Morning Journal feature story. The Morning Journal also has a list of Cooper's bests and worsts at Ohio State.

The Canton Repository has a story on Ohio State's recent success offensively vs. Northwestern.

The Lima News has a story on OSU moving on from its loss to Penn State.

The Toledo Blade has a story on what the Buckeyes still have to play for. The Lorain Morning Journal has a similar story. The Morning Journal also has a story on quarterback Terrelle Pryor trying to rebound from the PSU loss.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on OSU's struggles after open weeks under Tressel. The AP (via the Coshocton Tribune) has an OSU football notebook.

The Dispatch has a story on the men's and women's basketball team suffering some preseason injuries.

Scouting Northwestern
The Chicago Tribune has a story on the health of NU quarterback C.J. Bacher. The Chicago Sun-Times also has a story on the quarterback situation for the Wildcats.

The Dispatch has a story on how the Wildcats are finding ways to win.


Tuesday, November 4
Junior kicker Aaron Pettrey is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch feature story.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel and how he keeps his politics close tot he sweater vest. The Plain Dealer also has blog notes on how other coaches handle their politics beliefs, an update on the Fake Big Ten-SEC challenge and a note on men's basketball junior college transfer Nikola Kecman, who must sit out the first 12 games of the season. Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer also has an OSU mailbag.

Former Buckeye coach Earle Bruce is the subject of a Lorain Morning Journal story.

The Toledo Blade has a story on how the Buckeyes and Northwestern are unlikely Big Ten equals.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has an OSU football notebook.

Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column mixing college coaches and politicians.

Scouting Northwestern
The Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune have stories on Northwestern's quarterback situation.


Monday, November 3
WIth the OSU football team just starting to get back to business following its open week, the Columbus Dispatch has a men's basketball story on how college teams will have to adjust to a change to the three-point line.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a college football insider notebook, as well as a week in review/look ahead to this upcoming weekend.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a feature story on Buckeye legend Woody Hayes.

The Dispatch has some notes on how former Buckeyes and other central Ohioans fared in the NFL on Sunday.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has its Buckeye Periscope notebook.

Scouting Northwestern
The Chicago Tribune has a feature story on quarterback Mike Kafka, who led the Wildcats in place of injured C.J. Bacher Saturday at Minnesota.

The Chicago Sun-Times has a college football notebook, led with a note on NU's Rose Bowl hopes.


Sunday, November 2
The progress of freshman quarterback Terrelle Pryor is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch feature story.

Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer also has a column on Pryor.

The Akron Beacon Journal has a story on the homecoming on Baltimore Ravens QB Troy Smith.

Scouting Northwestern
The Wildcats improved to 7-2 and 3-2 in the Big Ten with a dramatic 24-17 upset over No. 20 Minnesota. The Chicago Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times have game recaps. The Sun-Times also has some NU notes.


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