Buckeye Newsstand, July 25

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, July 24
Former Ohio State golfer and Canton area native Vaughn Snyder is the subject of a Canton Repository feature story. Synder recently won his pro golf debut at the Ohio Open.

Friday was a rough day for former OSU linebacker Matt Wilhelm. He was released by the San Diego Chargers days before the start of training camp. The San Diego Union-Tribune has the details.

Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch has blog notes on Greg Oden (basically links to the stories on Oden from earlier this week) and Samantha Prahalis and the U.S. U-19 World Championship team, which defeated China on Friday in Thailand.

Finally, Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on the SEC's new TV deal and how it affects college football.

Finally, there will be no Buckeye Newsstand on Sunday. I, along with the rest of the BSB crew, will be en route to Chicago for the Big Ten Media Days. I hope to post Newsstand from Chicago on Monday and Tuesday. Have a great weekend.

Friday, July 24
The lawsuit asking for closed captions at Ohio Stadium is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch story.

The Toledo Blade has a story on angry fans who are upset with the University of Toledo because of its handling of ticket sales for the Rockets' game vs. the Buckeyes in Cleveland in September.

Tim May of the Dispatch speculates on who might be the next 2010 football commit on his blog. May also has a blog entry on Kurt Coleman and the Big Ten Network coming to Columbus on Aug. 11 to check out the Buckeyes.

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune and The Associated Press (via the Cleveland Plain Dealer) have stories on former Buckeye Antoine Winfield signing a five-year contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings.

Jim Massie of the Dispatch has some notes on the FIBA U-19 world championships and Samantha Prahalis, who is playing for the U.S. squad.

Finally, The AP (via the Plain Dealer) has a short note on Kirk Herbstreit's battle with the IRS.

Thursday, July 23
The Columbus Dispatch has stories on Ohio State basketball standouts Evan Turner and Jantel Lavender, both of whom are back in Ohio following the World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia.

Ohio State football linebacker Brian Rolle could have a breakout season this fall, speculates a story by the Dispatch.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a blog entry on a couple of college football preseason predictions relating to Ohio State.

The Dispatch has an interesting story on a dispute between Kirk Herbstreit and the IRS over a house the Herbstreit family owned in suburban Columbus. The family donated the house to the Upper Arlington fire department and let them burn it down.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on the Mountain West Conference's continued attempts to change the BCS.

Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has a blog entry on the OSU men's basketball non-conference schedule apparently being set. Baptist also has an update on former Buckeye Othello Hunter.

Former OSU basketball standout Greg Oden is the subject of a Yahoo! Sports feature story.

The Dallas Morning News has a story on Bobby Carpenter and how he will have a chance to impress with the Cowboys this season. Newsday is reporting that another former Buckeye, Vernon Gholston, will start at outside linebacker for the Jets for at least the first four games of the season.

Finally, the Zanesville Times Recorder has a story on Earle Bruce helping Duncan Falls Philo raise money to renovate the Electrics' stadium.

Wednesday, July 22
Rob Oller of the Columbus Dispatch has a column on the ticket sale "betrayal" by the University of Toledo for the UT-Ohio State football game in Cleveland.

The Dispatch has a story on the Central Collegiate Hockey Association, which may be soon expanding to the South.

Recent Ohio State football commit Darryl Baldwin of Solon, Ohio, is the subject of a short Dispatchstory.

Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has a blog entry on which two Big Ten teams will only play Ohio State once next season and which of those two won't play in Columbus.

Sean Meager's Blazers Blog on OregonLive.com has some audio from former Buckeye Greg Oden on his summer and his thoughts on next season.

Tuesday, July 21
The remaining Ohio State-Toledo football tickets will go on sale to the public on Monday, according to reports by the Columbus Dispatch, Toledo Blade, Cleveland Plain Dealer and Canton Repository.

Ken Gordon of the Dispatch, taking a break from his vacation, has a blog note on Ohio State tentatively scheduling it's annual public night practice.

Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has some news and notes on some former Ohio State men's basketball players and more.

Finally, the Dispatch has a college football notebook with notes on Michigan and Iowa.

Monday, July 20
To begin a slow news day, the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a report on Ohio State's latest football verbal commit, Solon defensive end Darryl Baldwin.

Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch has a blog entry that reveals another Ohio State men's basketball opponent for the upcoming season.

Sunday, July 19
With the recent academic troubles of Ohio State football commit Carlos Hyde fresh on people's minds, the Columbus Dispatch has a story on how academics can make recruiting riskier.

The Dispatch also has a story on Ohio State looking for a third tailback option. Redshirt freshman Jermil Martin has moved from fullback for the time being.

The Associated Press (via the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette) has a story on the recent inductees to the College Football Hall of Fame, including former OSU football coach John Cooper.

Finally, Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has his weekly "Hey, Doug!" OSU mailbag.

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