Posted October 26, 2011 on AP on Fox
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By COLIN FLY AP Sports Writer Wisconsin's hopes to reach the BCS title game are gone for now. A chance at a special season could be next. The 12th-ranked Badgers face Ohio State in Columbus on Saturday night. Left guard Travis Frederick says the pressure is off Wisconsin after the Badgers lost on the final play against Michigan State last Saturday. He believes that the Badgers have a ''level head'' about what's still at stake the rest of the season. With the Big Ten playing in two divisions for the first time, the Badgers (6-1, 2-1 Big Ten) still have a chance to reach the Big Ten title game in Indianapolis on Dec. 3 simply by winning their last five games. The Buckeyes (4-3, 1-2) are coming off a bye week.

Sullinger, Buckeyes picked as Big Ten’s best

Earlier at the Big Ten basketball media day at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center in Rosemont, Ill., Thad Matta’s Ohio State Buckeyes were picked by a panel of media members as the team to beat in the conference for the 2011-12 season. The defending Big...

Buckeyes suddenly find themselves in contention

A funny thing happened to Ohio State during its off week: The Buckeyes became a contender. Wisconsin's stunning last-second loss at Michigan State means that Ohio State, despite winning just one of its three Big Ten games, can still win its division. To do that the Buckeyes almost have to win out - starting with a showdown Saturday against the wounded 12th-ranked Badgers at...

Coach Confirms New No. 2 QB; No Berry Update

Coaches often down play the effect of things outside the lines on football games, but Ohio State head coach Luke Fickell admitted there is something remarkable about playing under the lights at Ohio Stadium, as the Buckeyes will do Saturday night against No. 12 Wisconsin.

Ohio State Buckeyes A.M. Links: The Buckeyes need more offensive balance; Bedford's Tyvis Powell; Jamaal Berry in more trouble; former president praises OSU

The Ohio State Buckeyes need more of a balanced attack to beat Wisconsin.

Ohio State Buckeyes: Jim Tressel's NCAA audio interview

Listen to the audio of Jim Tressel with an NCAA investigator.

Scouting the Badgers

On Saturday, Ohio State hosts No. 12 Wisconsin at Ohio Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:00 p.m., and the game will be televised nationally on ESPN with Brad Nessler and Todd Blackledge in the booth and Holly Rowe on the sidelines. The Badgers enter Saturday night’s prime time showdown...

Tattoo parlor owner in Ohio State scandal gets prison

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal judge handed down a three-year sentence Wednesday to the tattoo parlor owner whose purchase of Ohio State University football memorabilia triggered a far-reaching football scandal and an ongoing NCAA investigation.

Sentencing for man linked to Ohio State scandal

The tattoo parlor owner whose purchase of Ohio State memorabilia triggered a far-reaching football scandal appears before a federal judge for sentencing Wednesday.

Ohio State snags preseason Big Ten honors

In no surprise at all, Ohio State center Jared Sullinger was named the Big Ten preseason player of the year and the Buckeyes were picked to win the conference.
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