Jim Tressel

Bobby Petrino. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Muller: Winning Shouldn’t Save Bobby Petrino’s Job

Does no one care that the man is an adulterer, a liar, and a cheat? Shouldn’t support be going out to Petrino’s wife and kids? Shouldn’t people be relieved that Ms. Dorrell wasn’t seriously injured in the crash instead of treating her like she is the problem?

CBS Chicago–04/10/2012

Jim Tressel

Tressel Taking Administrative Job At Akron

Tressel is taking an administrative position at the school, where he began his coaching career as an undergraduate assistant with the Zips.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Ohio State University Athletics Director Gene Smith (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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?

670 The Score–12/20/2011

Jim Tressel

Hoge: NCAA Gets It Right With Ohio State Punishment

There’s no question a postseason ban was in order, but I had my doubts that the NCAA would actually hand down such a penalty.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel arrives for a hearing in Indianapolis, Ind., Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Read: NCAA Ohio State Public Infractions Report

The NCAA gave Ohio State a one-year postseason ban Tuesday and took away four scholarships, while adding an extra year of probation.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith and new head coach Urban Meyer. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Ohio State Banned From Postseason In 2012

Ohio State has been banned from postseason play for one season as part of the NCAA’s final sanctions imposed on the university Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Jim Tressel

NCAA To Hand Down Final Sanctions To Ohio State Today

Athletic 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.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Joe Paterno and Jim Delany. (Getty Images)

Hoge: If True, Big Ten Should Kick Penn State Out

As far as NCAA scandals go, this is as bad as it gets. It’s worse than the worst recruiting violation. It’s worse than free tattoos. It’s worse than top bowl officials skimming money off the top for themselves.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel arrives for a hearing in Indianapolis, Ind., Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ohio State Forfeits Bowl Payout As NCAA Hears Case

Ohio State’s hearing before the NCAA took only four hours. Now it must wait up to 12 weeks to find out how it will be penalized for rules broken by its football program.


Jim Tressel

Ohio State Will Not Face ‘Failure To Monitor’ Charge

Ohio State will avoid the always serious “failure to monitor” charge that could have resulted in a postseason or television ban.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

Jim Tressel

Ohio State Evaluation Form Rates Tressel ‘Unacceptable’

An evaluation of former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel’s job performance in 2005-06 rated him as “unacceptable” in self-reporting violations in a timely manner.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State To Submit Response To NCAA On Friday

Ohio 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.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Luke Fickell

Fickell Claims He Didn’t Know About OSU Violations

Interim Ohio State coach Luke Fickell said Monday that he didn’t know of any rules violations that occurred under Jim Tressel.

670 The Score–06/13/2011

Terrelle Pryor and Jim Tressel

OSU President: Football Scandal A ‘Temporary Condition’

The once proud Ohio State football program suffered a black eye as a result of scandals involving head coach Jim Tressel and star quarterback Terrelle Pryor. According to university President E. Gordon Gee, the scandal is “but a temporary condition.”

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Jim Tressel

OSU President: Despite Resignation, Tressel Will Still Pay $250K Fine

On Thursday, Ohio State president Gordon Gee confirmed that NCAA investigators have left the university’s campus after reviewing allegations that football players received improper benefits, including the selling or trading memorabilia.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Terrelle Pryor

Dorfman: College Sports Scandals: We All Deserve Some Blame

These past few years on fall Saturday afternoons, I’ve found myself watching Ohio State football knowing the athletes in Columbus, Ohio represented the best college had to offer.

670 The Score–06/08/2011

Terrelle Pryor

Terrelle Pryor Leaving Ohio State

Just a week after Jim Tressel resigned as Ohio State’s head coach, Terrelle Pryor is also on his way out.

670 The Score–06/07/2011

Auburn Tigers

Wisch: What If College Athletes Went On ‘Strike?’

The NFL is embroiled in a lockout. And its players are ticked. The NBA might be headed toward a lockout. And its players will be ticked. The NCAA, meanwhile, is not headed toward a lockout. After all, it doesn’t pay its players.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Terrelle Pryor

Pryor’s Guardian Says QB Will Stay At Ohio State

Terrelle Pryor’s godfather and legal guardian believes the embattled quarterback will finish his career at Ohio State.

670 The Score–06/03/2011

Jim Delany (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: An Embarrassing 12 Months For Big Ten

It’s been nearly a year since Nebraska agreed to join the Big Ten. Everything that has happened since has been a disaster.

670 The Score–06/03/2011