Big Ten lunch links

Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg

Bats, they are sick. I cannot hit curveball. Straight ball I hit it very much. Curveball, bats are afraid. I ask Jobu to come, take fear from bats. I offer him cigar, rum. He will come.

"As the legal process proceeds, he will be attending class and maintaining his orientation preparation academically and athletically," OSU coach Jim Tressel said yesterday. "The privilege of playing will be determined by the outcome of the legal situation."