Buckeye Newsstand, Oct. 10

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.

Saturday, October 10
The Ohio State football team continues its season this afternoon against unbeaten Wisconsin. The Columbus Dispatch has plenty of pregame coverage in its Gameday+ page.

The Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have stories on today's big matchup: Ohio State's run defense vs. Wisconsin's power running game.

Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has his Four Downs - things to watch for this afternoon - as well as an explanation as to why he is picking Wisconsin to win today.

The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal has a story on both teams expecting a physical battle. The Canton Repository has a similar story.

The Repository also has some notes on today's game.

The AP (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has an OSU football notebook.

The Toledo Blade has a feature story on senior safety Anderson Russell.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on Wisconsin's tough image.

Finally, the Dispatch has a recap of another surprising loss by the Ohio State men's hockey team.

Scouting Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal previews today's game. The WSJ also has five things to watch and a look at who has the edge in certain situations.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a feature story on the Badgers wanting to stop OSU quarterback Terrelle Pryor. The Journal Sentinel also has five things to watch, a prediction by UW beat writer Jeff Potrykus and a look at how others see the game.

Wisconsin fifth-year season, and Columbus native, Prince Moody is the subject of a Dispatch story.


Friday, October 9
With the Ohio State football team preparing to face Wisconsin tomorrow, the Columbus Dispatch has posted its Gameday+ section. The Dispatch also has a story on Zach Boren's rare fullback reception against Indiana, as well as an OSU notebook.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on how the key to success on Saturday for OSU will be stopping Wisconsin rusher John Clay. The Plain Dealer also has an update on freshman running back Jaamal Berry.

Tom Archdeacon of the Dayton Daily News has a feature story on Dayton-area walk-on Tom Ingham.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on former Buckeye quarterback Art Schlichter, who has a new book out.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Terrelle Pryor.

Anderson Russell is the subject of a story by The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal). The AP (via the Morning Journal) has an OSU notebook.

Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on how coaches are like CEO.

Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has blog updates on former men's basketball Buckeyes B.J. Mullens and Greg Oden.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has his weekly Rumblings column.

Scouting Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal of Madison, Wis., has a story on hard-hitting safety Jay Valai, who admits he wouldn't get away with his hits on Daniel "Boom" Herron and Dane Sanzenbacher last year if they happened this year.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a story on Wisconsin's goal of stopping Pryor. The Journal Sentinel also has a story on UW's rushing attack going up against OSU's strong defense.

The State Journal also takes a look back at quarterback Scott Tolzien's season-long 47-yard run on a naked bootleg at Minnesota last week.

The Dispatch has a feature story on Wisconsin quarterback Scott Tolzien. Thursday, October 8
Sophomore quarterback Terrelle Pryor was made available to the media on Wednesday - a rarity in a non-postgame setting. The Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have stories on the signalcaller. Doug Lesmeries of the Plain Dealer also has three parts of Pryor's press conference.

The Dispatch has an OSU football notebook, as does the Canton Repository.

Ken Gordon of the Dispatch has some miscellaneous notes on his blog.

Matt Markey of the Toledo Blade has his weekly edition of The End Zone

Bob Baptist of the Dispatch gives his early take on the 2009-10 Ohio State men's basketball team.

Last but not least, the Dispatch has a story on the Ohio State men's hockey team as the Buckeyes open the season tonight against Quinnipiac.

Scouting Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal of Madison, Wis., has a feature story on the Badgers' balanced offensive attack.

The Dispatch has a story comparing running back John Clay to Heisman winner Ron Dayne.


Wednesday, October 7
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes preparing to battle the Badgers while still trying to avoid the flu.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on how Wisconsin will pose a challenge for the Buckeyes and a happy memory for sophomore quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

Tim May and Ken Gordon of the Dispatch has their weekly podcast, while the Dispatch also has an OSU notebook.

The Plain Dealer also has an OSU notebook. The PD also has video from Jim Tressel's media luncheon with the coach speaking about the news AP poll and Dexter Larimore and the Buckeyes battling the flu.

The Canton Repository has a story on Ohio State's offensive line and its young 2008 recruiting class of Michael Brewster, J.B. Shugarts and Mike Adams. The Repository also has an OSU notebook.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the OSU defense facing yet another different style of offense this weekend against the Badgers.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on the continued debate on whether Ohio State or Cincinnati is better this season. The AP (via the Dayton Daily News) also has an OSU notebook.

Rob Oller of the Dispatch writes (and correctly so) that it's not worth complaining about the AP poll.

OSU football historian Jack Park looks back at Wisconsin's 1982 win at Ohio Stadium for the Dispatch.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a national college football notebook.

Scouting Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal of Madison, Wis., has a story on what the Badgers learned from playing against Pryor last season.


Tuesday, October 6
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on a mixed performance by senior placekicker Aaron Pettrey against Indiana.

Beat writer Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has his weekly Hey, Doug OSU mailbag.

The Cincinnati Enquirer has a story on the continued debate on which team is better: Ohio State or Cincinnati?

The Dispatch reports the Columbus City Council unanimously voted to approve plans for a 22,000-square-foot boathouse in Duranceau Park that will cost $4.4 million. Ohio State will pay for the boathouse, which will be used by the women's rowing team.

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

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a college football notebook.

Scouting Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Journal of Madison, Wis., has a story on the Badgers' depth on their defensive line.

The Associated Press (via the Janesville Gazette) has a story on whether pollsters are snubbing the unbeaten Badgers.

The Dispatch has a story on UW head coach Bret Bielema using last season's come-from-behind victory by Ohio State as a teaching tool.


Monday, October 5
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how Ohio State's victory over Indiana felt like a home game for the Buckeyes.

The Dispatch analyzes OSU's latest win and says the Buckeyes look better and better. Ken Gordon of the Dispatch also has some post-Indiana thoughts after rewatching the game.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a College Football Insider notebook, a look ahead to some Big Ten games to watch, national games to watch, Buckeye Leaves notebook and Weekly Wolverine Watch.

The Dispatch has an OSU notebook as well as an OSU Insider with a look ahead to Ohio State's next week.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Brandon Saine's effort against Indiana.

Finally, the Dispatch has a look at how former Buckeyes fared in the NFL on Sunday.


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