Category: ‘OSU Athletic Department’

Pending NCAA Infractions Mean Little for Ohio State Buckeyes
May 28th, 2012 at 12:46 AM
Last week, reports broke that Ohio State's athletic department had reported 46 NCAA infractions of a secondary nature, and more news came afterward that up to another dozen violations were pending. This caused some scrutiny from the media and fans, but it turns out that there is likely nothing to...

Ohio State Student-Athletes to Receive IPads for Educational Purposes
May 24th, 2012 at 12:59 AM
Ohio State student-athletes are used to being leaders on the field, but the university is taking steps to make sure the Buckeyes are on top in the classroom as well. The Buckeyes' athletic department announced that its players will have access to iPads that they may use during their time in...

Ohio State University Puts “Dumb Jock” Stereotype in Past
May 21st, 2012 at 4:25 PM
Thinking back to my college years and how scholarship athletes were treated back in the 1970s, I can't help but marvel at the progress that's been made since then.  In those days it was rare to find an athlete with much intellectual curiosity. They simply wanted to play, and that's...

Ohio State Reveals Secondary NCAA Violations
May 20th, 2012 at 3:16 PM
The Buckeyes turned over their list of NCAA rules infractions to the Plain Dealer last week, but unlike last year, there were no ticking time bombs that threatened the school's athletic programs' eligibility to compete. Ohio State revealed 46 self-reported NCAA infractions across 21 varsity sports. Some of those violations came...

Ohio State Athletes Provide More Excitement for BuckeyeNation
May 8th, 2012 at 10:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** It just seems that there's no end to the great accomplishments of the Ohio State Buckeye athletes. Once again, from wrestling to gymnastics to football, the college sports news is alive with names Ohio State competitors. The wrestling team closed out its season in March, and on Sunday they held their...