Buckeye Newsstand, May 29

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, May 29
Bob Hunter of the Columbus Dispatch asks: Why can't there be a Super Bowl in Columbus?

The Dispatch also has the latest from the Big Ten baseball tournament, which is being held at Bill Davis Stadium in Columbus.


Friday, May 28
Bob Hunter of the Columbus Dispatch has a column on a memorial to OSU great Chic Harley that will be put together soon. Hunter also has his weekly Rumblings column.

The Columbus Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) have stories on Ohio State's atheltic department returning to the black.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer and Lorain Morning Journal has updates on former Brian Robiskie as he prepares for the 2010 season with the Cleveland Browns.

The next class of the College Football Hall of Fame was announced Thursday with no Buckeyes. The AP (via the Dispatch) has a story on who was inducted, including Buckeye killer Desmond Howard.

The Dispatch has a story on Ohio State's response to the Kansas ticket scandal.

Finally, the Dispatch has an update on the Big Ten baseball tournament going on at Bill Davis Stadium.


Thursday, May 27
College football preseason predictions are coming in, and the Sporting News has Ohio State as its No. 2.

The Columbus Dispatch has an update on the Big Ten baseball tournament, currently going on at Bill Davis Stadium in Columbus.


Wednesday, May 26
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on Ohio State women's track standouts Letecia Wright and Christina Manning.

Ohio State pitcher Alex Wimmers made history Tuesday when he was named Big Ten pitcher of the year for the second straight season. The Dispatch has a note on the honor.

Even though the Buckeyes did not qualify, the Big Ten baseball tournament is in Columbus this week. The Dispatch has a story on favored Minnesota and a quote from Minnesota head coach John Anderson on outgoing OSU coach Bob Todd.

Finally, the Michigan football program announced self-imposed sanctions Tuesday, and The Associated Press (via the Cleveland Plain Dealer), Toledo Blade, AnnArbor.com and Detroit Free Press have stories from Tuesday's press conference.


Tuesday, May 25
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on former Ohio State men's basketball player Jerry Francis, who was named the new boys basketball head coach at Pickerington (Ohio) Central on Monday.

AnnArbor.com and The Associated press (via the Dispatch) have the latest on Michigan football's self-imposed probation and practice restrictions.


Monday, May 24
It was a disappointing day for Ohio State athletics, as the softball and men's tennis teams had their seasons come to an end. The Columbus Dispatch has a recap of the softball team's 7-0 loss to California in the final game of the NCAA regional. The Dispatch also has a recap of the tennis team's loss to USC in the NCAA quarterfinals.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a blog entry on the Big Ten's hard sell with Columbus hosting the conference baseball tournament - without Ohio State participating.


Sunday, May 23
The long career of Ohio State baseball coach Bob Todd came to a disappointing end Saturday afternoon when Minnesota erased any chance the Buckeyes had of making the Big Ten tournament. The Columbus Dispatch has a recap of the doubleheader against the Golden Gophers. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch also has a column on Todd.

The Ohio State softball team kept its season alive at the NCAA regional at OSU, beating Kentucky and setting up a showdown with No. 11 California. The Dispatch has the story.

The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) has a story on the competition between Evan Turner and John Wall.

Turning to football, the Dispatch has a story on how the Big Ten is fighting against concussions.

The Dispatch has a story on Big Ten expansion and what the Association of American Universities means to the issue.

Finally, Ray Stein of the Dispatch has some OSU-related letters in his weekly Mailbox.



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