Buckeye Newsstand, July 31

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, July 31
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story how Ohio State football head coach Jim Tressel used his home in a recent team-building exercise.

Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer has a column on former Ohio State sprinter Butch Reynolds.

Ohio State got some bad recruiting news on Friday when one of the top football prospects in the state chose Alabama over OSU. The Columbus Dispatch and Springfield Sun News have the details from Trey DePriest's announcement.

The Plain Dealer has a story on how DePriest's decision isn't a huge loss for the Buckeyes.

Finally, the Canton Repository has five questions facing the 2010 Ohio State football team as camp is less than a week away.


Friday, July 30
The Toledo Blade catches up with native son Dane Sanzenbacher less than a week before Ohio State's football players report for fall camp.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on how Ohio State plans to speak with its football players about sports agents. OSU beat writer Doug Lesmerises also talks about Terrelle Pryor's Heisman chances in a video.

Bob Hunter of the Columbus Dispatch has some OSU-related notes in his weekly Rumblings column.

Finally, Marc Pendleton of the Dayton Daily News has a blog entry on Ohio State verbal commit Braxton Miller making the pages of the latest Sports Illustrated.


Thursday, July 29
Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch and Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer have columns looking back at the life of Buckeye great Jack Tatum.

The Toledo Blade has a story stemming from a fundraising dinner in the Glass City Wednesday attended by Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel and athletic director Gene Smith.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on Ohio State defensive standout Cameron Heyward and how he is a mirror image of his late father.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a national college football notebook, led with a note on a war of words between Boise State and Idaho.


Wednesday, July 28
Tuesday was a sad day for Ohio State football fans, as all-time great Jack Tatum passed at age 61 of a heart attack. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Oakland Tribune, Los Angeles Times and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have stories on the Assassin's passing.

The Ohio State women's basketball team announced a big game for its 2010-11 schedule on Tuesday when it was unveiled that the Buckeyes will play defending champ UConn at Madison Square Garden in New York on Dec. 19 in the Maggie Dixon Classic. The AP (via the Dayton Daily News) has the details.

The Dispatch has a story from the Operation Military Kids Hero Camp, which took place Tuesday at Ohio State and featured several OSU coaches and athletes.

The Dispatch also has Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel's comments on Maurice Clarett's return to campus.

The AP (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on new member of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Daequan Cook.

Finally, the Springfield News Sun has a story on Springfield linebacker Trey DePriest scheduling a press conference to announce his college choice on Friday.


Tuesday, July 27
The biggest news of Monday happened with a former Ohio State football player. Maurice Clarett has returned to OSU as a student, and the Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have the story.

The Dispatch has an OSU football notebook, led with a note on how two of Ohio State's tailbacks are not yet eligible to play this season.

The Plain Dealer also has a short story on OSU admitting "secondary violations" in its recruitment of offensive line prospect Seantrel Henderson.


Monday, July 26
From Sunday, Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has his Hey, Doug! OSU mailbag.


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