NCAA Violations

Jim Tressel

Tressel Resigns As Buckeyes Head Coach

Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel has resigned amid NCAA violations and mounting revelations that sullied the image of one of the nation’s top football programs.


Jim Tressel

Tressel Will Pay For His Own Legal Team

Jim Tressel will pay for his own defense lawyers as the Ohio State head coach faces charges that he was aware his players had received improper benefits and didn’t report it.


Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

After Scandal, Fiesta Bowl Will Remain Part Of BCS

After a scandal that involved apparent illegal campaign contributions and inappropriate spending, the Fiesta Bowl will be allowed to remain part of the Bowl Championship Series, though it must pay a $1 million fine.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Mark Emmert

NCAA President Wants Tougher Punishment For Violations

NCAA president Mark Emmert wants to take a tougher stance against NCAA rule breakers.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Boise State Football

Boise State: Football Violations Minor, Total Under $5K For 63 Players

The NCAA has accused Boise State of one major violation and a series of minor violations over a five-year period that involve five sports, including the football team.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Terrelle Pryor and Jim Tressel

Wisch: Terrelle Pryor And Eric Gordon, Brothers in Harm

Four years ago, when Terrelle Pryor signed with Ohio State, he was hailed by the sweater-vested faithful as a conquering hero whose arrival in Columbus guaranteed a national championship.


Jim Tressel

Yahoo’s Dan Wetzel Talks About The Tressel Investigation

Yahoo! Sports’ Dan Wetzel was among the reports who broke the story that Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel knew about player violations before they came to light.

670 The Score–03/09/2011

Jim Tressel

UPDATED: Tressel Suspended Two Games

Gene 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.