Buckeye Newsstand, Nov. 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 6
Greetings from Monroeville, Pa., where the BSB crew spent Friday night before making the rest of the trip east to State College. Buckeye Newsstand will be short today, but here's some highlights.

The Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have plenty of pregame stories on their respective OSU football pages.

The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on Terrelle Pryor's homecoming this afternoon. The Repository also has few notes on today's game.

The Lorain Morning Journal has an OSU notebook.

The Ohio State men's basketball team will be without Dallas Lauderdale for its regular season opener, according to a Dispatch story.

The Dispatch also has a short recap of the Ohio State men's hockey team's loss to Northern Michigan.


Friday, November 6
The Ohio State football team will travel to Penn State this weekend for a key Big Ten showdown, and the Columbus Dispatch has pregame coverage on its Gameday+ page. The Dispatch also has a story on Mack Brown's positive comments on Terrelle Pryor, as well as an OSU notebook, with a lead note on OSU's controversial throwback jerseys.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an analytical piece on how its time for Pryor to match some former OSU quarterbacks. The Plain Dealer also has an OSU notebook and a video of Jim Cordle talking about the rude welcome the Buckeyes usually receive in Happy Valley.

The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on the pulling of the "Terrelle Cryer" T-shirts. The AP (via the Dayton Daily News) also has a story on Ohio State's string of big-game losses. The Toledo Blade has a similar story.

The PIttsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on the erratic play of Pryor this season.

Marc Pendleton of the Dayton Daily News has a short commentary on Ted Ginn Jr.

Scouting Penn State
The Centre Daily Times of State College, Pa., has a story on the crucial battles in the trenches that will decide Saturday's game.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a PSU notebook.

The Philadelphia Daily News has a story on Daryll Clark's Heisman chances.

The Dispatch has a story on Clark, an Ohio native.


Thursday, November 5
Rumors ran rampant on Wednesday, and eventually Ohio State confirmed them. The Buckeyes will wear alternate "throwback" uniforms later this month in Ann Arbor. The Dispatch has the details. The Plain Dealer leads an OSU notebook with a note on the unis.

The Ohio State men's basketball team got off to a good start with an easy exhibition game victory against Walsh. The Dispatch, Plain Dealer and Canton Repository have game recaps.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Terrelle Pryor's return to Pennsylvania this weekend. The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on Pryor's path to Ohio and Daryll Clark's path to Penn State.

The football Buckeyes take on Penn State this week, and the Dispatch has a story on OSU tailback situation heading to Happy Valley. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook as well as a national college football notebook.

Finally, the Plain Dealer has a resolution to the "Terrelle Cryer" shirts that were created by a Penn State student group.

Scouting Penn State
The Centre Daily Times of State College, Pa., has a story on the Nittany Lions' task of stopping Terrelle Pryor.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on Clark, who hopes to finish this year's battle with Ohio State.

The Pittsburgh Tribune Review has a story on how the trenches will tell the story on Saturday.

Penn State's linebackers are the subject of a Dispatch story.


Wednesday, November 4
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State's difficult stretch run. The Dispatch also has a podcast with beat writers Ken Gordon and Tim May, a look back at the first OSU-Penn State game with football historian Jack Park and an OSU football notebook.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on both Ohio State and Penn State looking for its first win against a ranked foe. The Plain Dealer also has an OSU football notebook, as well as a column on Jim Tressel by Bill Livingston.

The Canton Repository has a story on Terrelle Pryor's return to Pennsylvania. The Repository also has an OSU notebook.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the likely new starting kicker for Tressel's team, Devin Barclay.

The Ohio State men's basketball team takes the court today in an exhibition game against Walsh. The Dispatch has a story on Thad Matta's Buckeyes changing to a more man-to-man look on defense. Bob Baptist of the Dispatch also has a blog entry on the latest for former Buckeyes Terence Dials and Matt Terwilliger.

Women's basketball standout Jantel Lavender was voted to the Assocated Press All-America team, according to the Dispatch.

Finally, the Dispatch has a national college football notebook.

Scouting Penn State
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a story on the Nittany Lions joining the Buckeyes in looking to improve their BCS chances. The Tribune-Review also has a PSU notebook.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on the high stakes for the Lions this weekend.

The Dispatch has a story on PSU still having critics despite an 8-1 record.


Tuesday, November 3
Senior placekicker Aaron Pettrey's collegiate career is over after suffering a torn ligament in his right knee against New Mexico State. The will force former MLS player Devin Barclay into a starting role, and he is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch story. Ken Gordon of the Dispatch has a blog update from yesterday confirming Pettrey's injury.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an OSU football notebook. Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has his weekly Hey, Doug! OSU mailbag.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the Nittany Lions and the challenge Ohio State will face this weekend. The Blade also has a chat this afternoon with OSU beat writer Matt Markey.

The Ohio State men's basketball team will have its first exhibition game on Wednesday, and the Dispatch reports Kyle Madsen will likely start at center with Dallas Lauderdale out.

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

Scouting Penn State
The Dispatch has a feature story on longtime head coach Joe Paterno.


Monday, November 2
The Columbus Dispatch takes one last look back to the New Mexico State game and a first look ahead to Penn State in its weekly OSU Insider notebook. The Dispatch also has a national college football notebook and a look at how former Buckeyes fared Sunday in the NFL.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer OSU beat writer Doug Lesmerises looks into his BCS crystal ball and sees the Longhorns and Crimson Tide in Pasadena. Lesmerises also has the Longhorns at the top of his AP ballot. The Plain Dealer takes a look ahead to the best national and Big Ten matchups of the coming week. The PD also has its Weekly Wolverine Watch and its weekly Buckeye Leaves notebook.

The Canton Repository has a story on kicker Devin Barclay, who will eb pushed into service with Aaron Pettrey and Ben Buchanan out of the lineup.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on Terrelle Pryor's return to Pennsylvania this weekend.

The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on this weekend's big Big Ten showdown. The Morning Journal also has an OSU notebook.

Scouting Penn State
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a story on the Nittany Lions getting excited for the game this weekend.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story in which Penn State radio analyst Jack Ham says Pryor is beting judged unfairly.

The Toledo Blade has a story on what will be a hostile environment in Beaver Stadium.


Sunday, November 1
The Ohio State football team had little trouble with nonconference foe New Mexico State Saturday at Ohio Stadium. The Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have plenty of postgame coverage on their respective OSU pages.

The Canton Repository, Toledo Blade and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal).

The Repository also has an OSU football notebook, as well as its OSU primer.

The Lorain Morning Journal also has an Ohio State football notebook.

The Dispatch has a feature story on the Ohio State men's basketball big men who will spell injured Dallas Lauderdale.

Finally, the Dispatch has a short recap of the Ohio State men's hockey team's shootout victory Saturday night at Notre Dame.


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