Headlines

Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee to retire July 1

A week after his comments about Notre Dame, the SEC and the Catholic religion went public, Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee announced today his intention to retire effective July 1, 2013.  The two-time Ohio State president made his announcement this afternoon in an email to students, faculty and staff. The Columbus Dispatch broke the story. “Without question,

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Ohio State: E. Gordon Gee could be fired with one more slip-up

Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee could be relieved of his duties in the event he has one more verbal faux pas. Colin Binkley from the Columbus Dispatch reports that Gee was addressed by the University’s board of trustees following the news surrounding his attempt at humor at the expense of Notre Dame University and

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Headlines

Gordon Gee: Big Ten expansion talks ongoing

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee told the university’s Athletic Council last December that talks regarding the Big Ten’s further expansion were “ongoing”. On the heels of adding Nebraska, Maryland, and Rutgers it appears the Big Ten is not quite done expanding. Gee “believes there is movement towards three or four

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Headlines

Report: Ohio State’s Gee’s Expenses in the Millions

Ohio State president Gordon Gee is not only the highest-paid president president of a domestic, public university, but his expenses reportedly total just as much as his $8.6 million in salary. The Dayton Daily News reports that The Ohio State University has allocated roughly $7.7 million for Gee “to travel the globe, throw parties, wine and

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Buckeyes, General

Gordon Gee Says NCAA Investigation is Complete

One of the strangest parts about the events of the last few weeks with Jim Tressel and Terrelle Pryor is that neither one will actually be around for the NCAA ruling.  It still seems backwards to me that media scrutiny over a set of rules that are stricter than the criminal laws in the state

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Buckeyes

SI: Ohio State Scandal Dates Back to 2002, Involves At Least 28 Players

After hours of speculation and boundless conjecture, Sports Illustrated has lifted the embargo on the much-discussed report penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer George Dohrmann. With the curtain now lifted, we receive a report that the Ohio State “memorabilia for tattoos” incident that has been well-documented stretches back to 2002 and has involved at least 28

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Buckeyes

Jim Tressel Resigns at Ohio State

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that Jim Tressel has resigned as the head football coach at Ohio State.  The Dispatch is reporting that it was a situation where the University forced or encouraged the resignation, after scandalous headlines continued to pile up.  Luke Fickell, who was named interim coach for the first five games of

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Buckeyes

Bob Knight and Rich Rodriguez Support Jim Tressel

Whether it means anything or not, Jim Tressel has at least cemented his reputation enough with a couple peers enough that they were willing to speak out on his behalf.  On ESPN radio, both Bob Knight and former Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez have had supportive words for Jim Tressel. Speaking to Mike and Mike, Bob

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Buckeyes

The Gee Comment…No, I’m Not Talkin’ Alonzo

I’m sure Ohio State University President Gordon Gee is a brilliant man. You don’t become the President of a major University without brain power. But even the smartest people can say the dumbest things sometimes. When asked if he considered firing Football Coach Jim Tressel in the wake of the Tattoo-gate cover up scandal, Gee

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