Bernstein: Clock Ticking For Emery's CallThe Bears need general manager availability, with Phil Emery standing at the lectern to announce the future direction of the franchise, today. ASAP.
Hoge On College Football: Gene Smith Robbed Ohio State (And Big Ten) Of 2012Sure, Terrelle Pryor and Jim Tressel caused the mess, but Smith's careless decision to play in the Gator Bowl last year likely cost Ohio State a chance at the National Championship this season.
Hanley: Ohio State AD Gene Smith 'Clueless'Gene Smith, the clueless Ohio State athletic director, shouldn't be the only one "disappointed with the NCAA's decision" Tuesday. Smith's disappointed? How about the players who are still bound to the now non-Bowl-eligible Buckeyes next year?
Hoge: NCAA Gets It Right With Ohio State PunishmentThere's no question a postseason ban was in order, but I had my doubts that the NCAA would actually hand down such a penalty.
NCAA To Hand Down Final Sanctions To Ohio State TodayAthletic director Gene Smith confirmed to The Associated Press early Tuesday that the NCAA's committee on infractions would hand down its final sanctions of the Ohio State athletic program at 3 p.m. EST.
3 Ohio State players suspended for Nebraska game Three Ohio State players have been suspended for Saturday's game for accepting too much money for too little work in their summer jobs.
Ohio State To Submit Response To NCAA On FridayOhio State athletic director Gene Smith says he's disappointed with "where we are" in terms of NCAA violations by its football program and the sanctions that will come with it.
Terrelle Pryor's Lawyer Questions SI StoryThe lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor has questioned the facts in a Sports Illustrated special report on the Buckeyes' NCAA problems.
Ohio State President: Athletic Director's Job Is SafeOhio State President Gordon Gee said Wednesday he expects university athletics director Gene Smith to keep his job.
Hoge: The Fallout From Tressel's ResignationWhat was revealed in Monday's Sports Illustrated piece is a systematic problem that was likely inherited by Tressel and consistently covered up by the hierarchy at Ohio State.
NCAA Claims Tressel Lied To Keep Players On FieldThe NCAA is claiming that 10-year coach Jim Tressel lied and withheld information to keep several of his players eligible and on the field after they had accepted improper benefits from the owner of a tattoo parlor.
UPDATED: Tressel Suspended Two GamesGene Smith, Ohio State athletic director has returned tot he school's campus and has called a press conference for Tuesday night. There remains a chance that head coach Jim Tressel's job might be in jeopardy.