NCAA Story Archive

December 20, 2011: Ohio State Banned From 2012 Bowl, Placed On 3 Years Probation

Nearly one year after NCAA violations came to light at Ohio State, the university learns its penalties. Get details.

November 11, 2011: Gee To Gene Smith: 'This Is Unacceptable'

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee is critical of athletic director Gene Smith according to a letter sent on Thursday. Get details.

November 10, 2011: New Information Released About Former Ohio State Booster

The Ohio State University released documents that give insight into the school's changing relationship with former booster Bobby DiGeronimo. Get the story.

November 10, 2011: Ohio State Self-Imposes Sanctions

Though the NCAA enforcement staff has completed its joint investigation, officials from Ohio State said they will self-impose sanctions over a three-year period. Get the story.

October 7, 2011: Ohio State's DeVier Posey To Sit Out 5 More Games

Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey must sit five more games and repay benefits after receiving about $720 from a booster for work not performed, according to the NCAA.

October 3, 2011: 3 Ohio State Players Suspended For Nebraska Game

Three Ohio State football players will be suspended from the Buckeyes' game at Nebraska on Saturday after they violated an employment rule.

September 9, 2011: 3 Ohio State Players Suspended Will Not Play Against Toledo

According to a release from Ohio State, the three players that were suspended from last week's game have not been reinstated for Saturday's game. Click on the headline for details and watch 10TV News starting at 6 p.m.

September 9, 2011: 3 Suspended Ohio State Players Received Cash At Charity Event

We have new information about the gifts three Ohio State football players received at a charity event that led to their suspensions. Get details.

September 1, 2011: Ohio State Suspends 3 Players For Season Opener

Ohio State announces it has suspended three players, including two starters, for its season-opening game against Akron. Click on the headline to read the story and watch 10TV News HD.

August 12, 2011: Ohio State Gives Up Cut Of Sugar Bowl Money

Ohio State's hearing with an NCAA infractions committee is over, and one of the new developments concerns Big Ten money it earned for last year's Sugar Bowl. Get details.

August 12, 2011: Ohio State Hearing With NCAA Under Way

A contingent of Ohio State officials and former coach Jim Tressel are expected to face several hours of questioning during a hearing with the NCAA's committee on infractions.

August 11, 2011: Fickell Not Sure What To Expect From NCAA Hearing

Coach Luke Fickell is among the Ohio State contingent that will appear today for a hearing with an NCAA Committee on Infractions. Find out who else will be in attendance.

July 22, 2011: NCAA: Ohio State Won't Face 'Failure To Monitor' Charge

Ohio State won't face charges of failing to monitor its football team following a July 15 meeting between the university and the NCAA. Get details.

July 22, 2011: Tressel Alerted OSU Officials To Tattoo Scandal Tip As Early As December

Ohio State University "categorically denies" former coach Jim Tressel revealed specific nature of the tip to anyone involved in the investigation surrounding the tattoo scandal.

July 15, 2011: Report: Documents Reveal Previous Compliance Issues With Tressel

The Columbus Dispatch reports former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel had previous compliance issues. Read more.

July 12, 2011: ESPN: Ohio State Football Records Request Is Routine

The national sports network that wants Ohio State officials to turn loose records about the football scandal says it's just looking for help from the state Supreme Court.

July 11, 2011: ESPN Sues Ohio State Over Tressel E-Mails

Cable giant ESPN asks the Ohio Supreme Court to force Ohio State to hand over e-mails involving former football coach Jim Tressel and others. Get details.

July 8, 2011: Gene Smith Calls Self-Imposed Penalties 'Significant'

Ohio State will vacate wins from the 2010 football season in response to the NCAA investigation that started with players selling memorabilia and trading them for tattoos.

June 28, 2011: Tattoo Parlor-Owner Tied To Ohio State Football Scandal Pleads Guilty

The man who ignited the firestorm of controversy involving the Ohio State football team admits that he's a drug trafficker and now faces prison time.

June 24, 2011: Ohio State Considers Changes To Compliance Office

The chairman of the Ohio State Board of Trustees is proud of the way the school has handled the controversy surrounding its football program, but he also says changes could be coming.

June 23, 2011: Ohio State Trustees Discuss Possible Changes To Compliance Office

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees meets for a second-straight day, and its members are discussing a possible shakeup within its athletic compliance office.

June 22, 2011: Top Ohio State Brass Hold Closed-Door Meeting; Reason Unclear

Some of the most powerful people tied to The Ohio State University met behind closed doors, but they refused to reveal any details about what matters were being discussed.

June 16, 2011: Ohio State's Top Compliance Person Drives Courtesy Car

As controversy swirls around the Ohio State University athletics department, 10 Investigates uncovers new information raising questions about conflicts between the university and car dealers.

June 14, 2011: Ohio State Trustees To Comment On NCAA Probe

An Ohio State trustee says the university's governing board should be ready to address the school's ongoing football scandal next week.

June 13, 2011: Attorney Who Tipped Off Tressel Faces Misconduct Charges

The attorney who sent e-mails to Jim Tressel concerning his players' dealings with the owner of a west side tattoo parlor faces a complaint of professional misconduct. Get the story.

June 10, 2011: Ohio State's Compliance Office Has Been Watching Photographer

10 Investigates learns more about the man accused of allegedly helping Terelle Pryor break NCAA rules by selling his signature.

June 8, 2011: Man Accused Of Moving Memorabilia Has Connection To Terrelle Pryor

10 Investigates uncovers new information about just how big a fan the man is who is at the center of money for memorabilia allegations against the ex-Ohio State quarterback.

June 8, 2011: Gee Hopes Terrelle Pryor Will Graduate From Ohio State

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee says he wants to help former Buckeye quarterback Terrelle Pryor despite his decision to skip his senior season with the team. Learn more.

June 7, 2011: Terrelle Pryor Done At Ohio State

On the same day that Terrelle Pryor announces that he won't return for his senior year, a report by ESPN levels new allegations about the quarterback. Get details.

June 5, 2011: Tressel Gets Show Of Support Right At His Doorstep

Dozens of supporters show up at Jim Tressel's house to show the former coach that he is -- and always will be -- regarded as a man who spread goodwill throughout central Ohio. (Photo: Columbus Dispatch)

June 3, 2011: Owner Of Tattoo Shop Disputes Much Of Sports Illustrated Article

The owner of a west side tattoo shop at the center of allegations unearthed in a Sports Illustrated article about Ohio State football players speaks with 10 Investigates.

June 3, 2011: Parents Of 2 Ohio State Football Players Dispute SI Article

At least one parent of an Ohio State football player mentioned in a Sports Illustrated article is considering suing the magazine. Get details.

June 2, 2011: Ohio State Quarterback Terrelle Pryor Allowed To Drive Again

Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor has his driver's license reinstated, two weeks after it was suspended.

June 2, 2011: Tressel Was Key Figure In Effort To Get '42 Championship Rings

Among the Jim Tressel supporters are relatives of players who claimed Ohio State's first football national championship in 1942. Find out why.

June 1, 2011: Terrelle Pryor's Driver's License Suspended Earlier This Month

Embattled Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor's driver's license was suspended about two weeks ago after he failed to provide proof of automobile insurance.

June 1, 2011: Terrelle Pryor's Mother Denies Car Allegations

Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor is at the center of car controversy, but his mother is fiercely defending him, telling 10 Investigates that he has done nothing wrong.

June 1, 2011: Tressel Leaves Behind Quite A Legacy -- On Field And Off

Despite Jim Tressel's abrupt departure this week, he leaves behind a legacy that stretches way beyond the football field. 10TV's Chuck Strickler has the story.

June 1, 2011: Gee Comments On Tressel Resignation, Ongoing Football Probe

Ohio State president Gordon Gee says that Jim Tressel did the right thing by resigning earlier this week and makes remarks about the future of athletic director Gene Smith.

June 1, 2011: New Ohio State Football Tattoo Allegations Detailed

An Ohio State football fan tells 10 Investigates what she saw when she went into a local tattoo parlor -- and she has the pictures to prove it.

May 31, 2011: Ohio State, NCAA Open Investigation Into Terrelle Pryor

Video taken by 10 Investigates raises new questions about whether Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor has been able to get access to nice cars he doesn't own.

May 31, 2011: Sports Illustrated Investigation Points To Another Tattoo Shop

The much-anticipated Sports Illustrated article into the Ohio State football program is out and more possible violations against the program are alleged.

May 31, 2011: Sports Illustrated: At Least 28 Ohio State Players Traded, Sold Memorabilia

The much-anticipated Sports Illustrated article into the Ohio State football program is out and more possible violations against the program and former coach Jim Tressel are alleged. Get details.

May 31, 2011: Tressel Speaks To Players In Team Meeting

Ohio State football players gather with coach Luke Fickell in an emotional meeting that included former coach Jim Tressel. Get details.

May 31, 2011: New Ohio State Football Allegations Bring NCAA To Columbus

Investigators with the NCAA are in town looking into new allegations concerning the Ohio State football program that were unveiled in this week's Sports Illustrated article.

May 30, 2011: Report: NCAA, Ohio State Investigating Terrelle Pryor

On the same day Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel announced his resignation, The Columbus Dispatch reports quarterback Terrelle Pryor is being investigated. Get details.

May 30, 2011: Jim Tressel Resigns At Ohio State

Ohio State coach Jim Tressel has resigned amid a pending NCAA disciplinary hearing. Get details.

May 27, 2011: Ex-Ohio State Receiver Ray Small Changes Story

Former Ohio State wide receiver Ray Small denies a report earlier this week where he was quoted as saying he and "everybody" on the team sold memorabilia and received discounts on cars. Get details.

May 26, 2011: Ex-Buckeye Ray Small Claims He Got Car Deals As Player

Ray Small tells The Lantern that he sold Big Ten championship rings and other memorabilia for cash and got special car deals during his playing days.

May 25, 2011: BMV Close To Completing Investigation Into Ohio State Football Car Deals

10 Investigates has new information about one of the investigations involving Ohio State athletes and their purchases of vehicles from a Columbus dealership.

May 20, 2011: Car Salesman Says Deals To Ohio State Players Were Fair

ONLY ON 10: The car salesman at the center of a controversy involving Ohio State athletes responds to questions about whether he gave players special deals so he could get tickets to games.

May 19, 2011: Tressel To Pay Own Legal Fees

Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel will pick up the tab for his legal representation during the ongoing NCAA investigation. Learn more.

May 16, 2011: No Gold Pants Yet For '10 Buckeyes

Gold pants charms should have already been handed out to Ohio State football players who beat Michigan last season, but the club responsible for distributing them is holding off for now. Find out why.

May 12, 2011: Spielman Says It Will Be Surprising If Tressel Keeps Job

Chris Spielman says will be surprised if embattled Ohio State coach Jim Tressel will still be coaching the Buckeyes this fall.

May 11, 2011: Documents Show Former Ohio State Player Paid For Car

The Ohio State University says it will investigate allegations that student-athletes got special deals on cars, but new records show that at least one former player did pay for his vehicle. Get the latest.

May 9, 2011: Agent: NCAA Might Investigate Ohio State Vehicle Allegations

Ohio State administrators are working to determine whether some athletes received preferential deals on vehicles nobody else could get.

May 7, 2011: Ohio State To Investigate Player-Car Deals

There is another investigation involving Ohio State athletes. This time, it surrounds vehicles purchased by players and their family members. Get details.

April 28, 2011: Letter Lists Ohio State Memorabilia Seized In Tattoo Probe

10TV obtains a letter that lists all the memorabilia that was seized from the owner of a west side tattoo parlor. See the letter.

April 25, 2011: Ohio State Receives Notice Of NCAA Allegations

Ohio State announces it has received a letter of NCAA allegations against the football program.

April 23, 2011: Progress In Tressel Investigation Could Come As Early As Next Week

We may soon learn whether Ohio State's self-imposed five game suspension for football coach Jim Tressel will stand. Get the latest.

April 19, 2011: Smith: Tressel's $250K Won't Cover Investigations

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith tells the Associated Press the $250,000 fine levied against coach Jim Tressel may not even cover the cost of an NCAA investigation.

March 30, 2011: Luke Fickell Named Interim Ohio State Football Coach

Luke Fickell is promoted to Ohio State's assistant head football coach and will be interim head coach for the first five games of the upcoming season, as Jim Tressel serves a suspension.

March 30, 2011: Tressel Apologizes, Says He Has No Plans To Resign

Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel addresses the media for the first time since saying he'll sit out the team's first five games for NCAA violations.

March 17, 2011: Sources: NCAA Ruling On Ohio State Investigation Could Come Thursday

BREAKING NEWS: Sources tell 10TV Sports the NCAA may issue a ruling on Thursday night regarding an investigation into the Ohio State football program. Get the latest.

March 14, 2011: Tressel Gets Standing Ovation At Canton Speaking Engagement

Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel gets a warm reception at his first public speaking appearance since being suspended two games and fined for violating NCAA rules.

March 12, 2011: OSU AD Smith Asked About Tressel On CBS Broadcast

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith faces questions about football coach Jim Tressel during a CBS basketball telecast. Get details. (CBS Sports Photo)

March 11, 2011: Attorney: Tattoo Shop Owner Didn't Tip Off Ohio State

An attorney representing the man who owns the tattoo parlor where Ohio State players traded memorabilia for discounts says his client never meant to harm the school or its football program.

March 10, 2011: Ex-Ohio State Football Player Says He Told Tressel About Player Investigation

The attorney behind e-mails warning Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel that two of his players sold their memorabilia is telling his side of the story.

March 10, 2011: Gee: No 'Smoking Gun' In Ohio State Rules Violation Investigation

ONLY ON 10: Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee says he is confident that no other problems will emerge in the NCAA investigation.

March 9, 2011: Ohio State Suspends Coach Jim Tressel For 2 Games

Ohio State athletic officials announce they will suspend football coach Jim Tressel for violating NCAA rules.

March 9, 2011: Tressel's Rules Violation Could Impact Ohio State Recruiting

An investigation into a violation of NCAA rules by Ohio State coach Jim Tressel is ongoing and its impact on recruiting remains unknown. Get the latest.

March 8, 2011: SourcesL Ohio State Recommends 2 Game Suspension For Tressel

BREAKING: Sources tell 10TV Sports that Ohio State will recommend that coach Jim Tressel serve a two-game suspension next season.

March 8, 2011: Report: Tressel Knew About Violations Last April

A Yahoo! Sports investigation alleges Jim Tressel knew some of his players were selling Ohio State memorabilia for cash more than eight months before the university was made aware.

January 5, 2011: Ohio State Dominates First Half, Outlasts Arkansas For Sugar Bowl Win

BUCKEYE BLITZ: After dominating the first half Ohio State held on to win 31 to 26, snapping an SEC bowl skid. (Dispatch Photo)

December 28, 2010: Ohio State Players To Address Buckeye Fans

Members of the Ohio State football team will make statements today, presumably in regards to the NCAA sanctions handed down last week. Get the story.

December 28, 2010: Suspended Ohio State Football Players Publicly Apologize

The five Ohio State football players who were suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season speak for the first time since last week's events. Get details.

December 27, 2010: Tressel Meets With Team, Says He's Staying

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith tells 10TV that there's no truth about rumors that coach Jim Tressel is stepping down. Get details.

December 26, 2010: Ohio State AD Dispels Rumor That Tressel Will Step Down

A blog post sets the Internet ablaze with chatter that Jim Tressel will resign after the Sugar Bowl. Ohio State's athletic director says the rumors are not true.

December 23, 2010: 5 Buckeyes, Including Pryor, To Sit Out 5 Games In '11

NEW INFORMATION: The NCAA hands down punishment to several Ohio State football players who it says received improper benefits for selling gifts, awards and other items. Get the latest.

December 22, 2010: Pryor, 5 Others Face Sanctions For NCAA Violations

The NCAA hands down punishment to several Ohio State football players who it says received improper benefits for selling gifts, awards and other items.

December 22, 2010: Ohio State Probing NCAA Violations By Football Players

Less than two weeks before the Sugar Bowl, sources tell 10TV that Ohio State is investigating football players who allegedly provided autographs in exchange for tattoos.

December 22, 2010: Ohio State Probing NCAA Violations By Football Players

Less than two weeks before the Sugar Bowl, sources tell 10TV that Ohio State is investigating football players who allegedly provided autographs in exchange for tattoos.