The Ohio State baseball team suffered a heartbreaking loss Friday in the opener of its key Big Ten series at Illinois. The Champaign (Ill.) News-Gazette has a game recap.
The Canton Repository has a story on upcoming Junior World Football Championships in Canton. Two Ohio State freshmen will play for Team USA.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a short story on the recent lawsuit filed by former Nebraska and Arizona State quarterback Samuel Keller against EA Sports and the NCAA for using his likeness in a video game.
Friday, May 8
Bob Hunter of the Columbus Dispatch has a column on how the deduction of two Ohio State men's basketball scholarships is not Thad Matta's fault. Hunter also has some OSU-related notes in his weekly Rumblings.
As the Ohio State baseball team prepares for a crucial Big Ten series at Illinois this weekend, the Dispatch has a feature story on Buckeye Matt Streng, the third in a line of family members to play baseball.
The Ohio State women's basketball team got a 2011 commitment Thursday when point guard Maleeka Kynard gave her verbal to head coach Jim Foster. The Dispatch has the story.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on the leaner 2009 Kirk Herbstreit Varsity Football Series.
Ohio State's run in the men's volleyball NCAA tournament ended Thursday when the Buckeyes were swept in three games in the semifinals vs. Cal.-Irvine. The Dispatch has the details. The Dispatch also has an update on Ohio State's progress at the NCAA women's golf regional tournament, as well as a preview of the OSU women's tennis team's NCAA first-round matchup vs. Kentucky.
Thursday, May 7
The Ohio State men's basketball team lost two scholarships Wednesday when its APR score was found to be deficient. The Columbus Dispatch has the details.
The Detroit Free Press has a story stemming from Terrelle Pryor's recent sit-down interview with ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit.
Todd Porter of the Canton Repository has a story on a wide array of topics, including the latest on former Buckeye lineman Kirk Barton.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that women's basketball Buckeye Jantel Lavender will try out for Team USA in order to play in the World University Games in Serbia. The Plain Dealer also asks whether Pitt would be a good fit in the Big Ten.
The Dispatch has a feature story on the OSU men's volleyball team. The Buckeyes face Cal.-Irvine tonight in the NCAA semifinals.
Finally, the Indianapolis Star reports that Greg Oden has been invited to train with USA basketball and could be in the mix for the 2012 Olympics.
Wednesday, May 6
The Ohio State women's basketball team learned its opponent in the annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday. The Buckeyes will travel to Duke, according ot the Columbus Dispatch.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on the annual Sonny Unger Banquet in Dayton, which was hosted by former Buckeye QB Kirk Herbstreit and his College GameDay cohosts, Chris Fowler and Lee Corso.
The Canton Repository has a story on former Buckeye Brian Robiskie, who is adjusting to life as a Cleveland Brown.
The Detroit Free Press has a story on today's Ohio State-Michigan softball doubleheader that will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.
The Dispatch has a short recap of the annual charity exhibition game between the Ohio State men's soccer team and the defending MLS champion Columbus Crew.
Tuesday, May 5
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on a now cancer-free Dan Potokar.
Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer continued his thoughts on the Ohio State running back: Carlos Hyde is the freshman most likely to see playing time, Brandon Saine has a super spring, Scoot better nickname for Dan Herron than Boom and a tag team match between the Homans and Borens would be pretty cool.
Dave Hackenberg of the Toledo Blade has a column on Joe Paterno's recent comments on how the Big Ten needs a 12th team.
Finally, the Dispatch has a story on the annual exhibition game between the Ohio State men's soccer team and the defending MLS champion Columbus Crew. The game will again be held in honor of former OSU walk-on Connor Senn.
Monday, May 4
The Ohio State baseball team dropped to third place in the Big Ten Sunday with a lackluster 9-2 home loss to Michigan. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes as they prepare for a crucial series at Illinois next weekend.
Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer began his five thoughts on the running backs this morning with a simple, yet difficult, question: Who will be the leading rusher?
Russ Bishoff of the Lima News chastises the U.S. Congress for wasting time debating the BCS in a column.
Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a note on the upcoming Sonny Unger Scholarship Banquet in Dayton, which will feature a live auction of a day with the ESPN College Football Gameday crew at the Ohio State/Southern California football game Sept. 12. Unger, and former Buckeye Kirk Herbstreit, both are Centerville, Ohio, grads and CHS runs the banquet.
Sunday, May 3
History was made at Bill Davis Stadium Saturday afternoon when Ohio State pitcher Alex Wimmers became the first Buckeye hurler to throw a nine-inning no hitter. He led the way in OSU's 6-0 victory over Michigan, which the Columbus Dispatch recaps.
The Dispatch has a story on Tyler Moeller's move back to linebacker.
The Canton Repository has a story on former men's basketball Buckeye Chris Jent and how he is the man behind LeBron James' jump shot. The Repository also has a story in which Jent compares the current Cleveland Cavaliers to his NBA title-winning 1994 Houston Rockets.
Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how Penn State's Joe Paterno knows what's best for the Big Ten.
Todd Porter of the Canton Repository has his Sunday Special column, led with a note on Chris Spielman. Larry Phillips of the Mansfield News Journal also has a column on a wide array of topics, including OSU football.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has its "Hey, Doug" OSU mailbag with beat writer Doug Lesmerises.
The Dispatch also has an OSU sports roundup, led with a note on a big win by the softball team.
Finally, Matt Markey of the Toledo Blade has a column on Buckeye Nation one week after 95,000-plus invaded Ohio Stadium for the annual spring game.