The Ohio State football team steps out of conference play this week for a game against New Mexico State on a soggy day in Columbus. The Columbus Dispatch has pregame coverage on its Gameday+ page, as well as a story on the Ohio State-Cleveland Glenville pipeline.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State's offense and its hopes to find a balance in using the I-formation and the spread. The Plain Dealer also has its Four Downs - four things to watch for during the game today.
The Ohio State women's basketball team received some good news on Friday when the Buckeyes were ranked No. 3 in the initial Associated Press poll. Jim Massie's blog for the Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has a blog entry on new Ohio State men's basketball video coordinator Kevin Kuwik, an U.S. Army vet who is underttarget="_new">Dispatch has the details.aking a cause in memory of his late girlfriend.
The large point spread in the OSU-NMSU game leads a column by Jim Ingraham of the Lorain Morning Journal.
Finally, the OSU men's hockey team fell at Notre Dame last night, and the Dispatch has a short recap.
Friday, October 30
The one-two pass rushing combo of Thaddeus Gibson and Nathan Williams is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch story. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook and a look ahead to tomorrow's game with its Gameday+ page.
The Toledo Blade has a story on OSU quarterback Terrelle Pryor getting some advice from Troy Smith.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal also has a column on Pryor.
The Big Ten basketball media day was Thursday, and the Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on Evan Turner from the event. The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a college football notebook, led with a note on Michigan State being named the men's favorites in the Big Ten.
The Dispatch also has a story on the Ohio State women's basketball team, who was named the preseason conference favorites on Thursday. The NCAA women's basketball tournament will also return to St. John Arena, according to the Dispatch.
The Dispatch has a men's hockey story with Ohio State head coach John Markell sending a message to his players.
Finally, Ohio State's football recruiting class of 2011 grew by one Thursday when Canton McKinley defensive end gave his verbal commitment to Tressel. The Canton Repository has the story.
Thursday, October 29
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Terrelle Pryor answering his critics with his performance against Minnesota. The Dispatch also has a story on the advice Pryor received from Heisman winner Troy Smith.
The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on Ohio State not wanting to overlook NMSU after making that mistake against Purdue. The AP (via the Dayton Daily News) also has some notes on the game.
Finally, Bob Baptist of the Dispatch is in Chicago for the Big Ten basketball media day, and he has a blog entry on the preseason voting.
Scouting New Mexico State
New Mexico State quarterback Trevor Walls, an Ohio native, is the subject of a Dispatch story.
Wednesday, October 28
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Jim Tressel stressing continued improvement against nonconference foe New Mexico State this weekend. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook, podcast with beat writer Ken Gordon and Tim May, and a quick story posted soon after Jim Tressel's weekly media luncheon.
The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on the Buckeyes dealing with being a 40-point favorite this weekend.
The Canton Repository has a story on the Buckeyes saying they won't overlook New Mexico State.
Redshirt freshman tailback Jermil Martin is the subject of a Toledo Blade story.
OSU football historian Jack Park takes a look back at some Buckeye football oddities for the Dispatch.
Tuesday, October 27
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the question that will be asked several times this week: Who are the New Mexico State Aggies?
The Toledo Blade has a story on the Buckeyes preparing for FBS's worst offense.
The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has an OSU notebook.
The Canton Repository has a story on sophomore quarterback Terrelle Pryor and his lessons learned in recent weeks.
The future of the Buckeye Hall of Fame Cafe in Columbus is the subject of a Dispatch story.
Jim Massie of the Dispatch has a blog entry on the Big Ten women's basketball media day this week.
The Toledo Blade has the latest on the NCAA's investigation of Michigan's football program.
Finally, the Dispatch has a short story on Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith, who says he does not have interest in becoming NCAA president.
Monday, October 26
The Columbus Dispatch has an OSU Insider notebook, as well as a look at how former Buckeyes in the NFL fared on Sunday and a " target="_new">national college football notebook
Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer posts his weekly AP ballot, as well as his weekly Buckeye Leaves notebook, look ahead to the best Big Ten games of the coming week. The Plain Dealer scribe also has a national college football insider and a Weekly Wolverine Watch.
The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on the Buckeyes being happy with their progress following the 38-7 rout Saturday against Minnesota. The AP (via the Morning Journal) also has an OSU notebook.
Finally, Ken Gordon of the Dispatch confirms what was widely known to likely be the case: Ohio State's game at Penn State Nov. 7 will be a 3:30 p.m. kickoff.
Sunday, October 25
The Ohio State football team got back on the winning track Saturday afternoon with a 38-7 rout of visiting Minnesota. The Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have plenty of postgame coverage on their respective OSU football pages.
Tom Archdeacon of the Dayton Daily News has a blog entry on a game-changing play by Dayton-area native Zach Domicone. Archdeacon also has a blog entry on former quarterback Bobby Hoying giving the Buckeyes a pregame pep talk.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on the emergency of sophomore receiver DeVier Posey as Terrelle Pryor's top target. The News Journal also has a story on the OSU defense returning to form and a postgame notebook.