Posts Tagged ‘ NCAA ’

It was Time for Tressel to Leave

June 1, 2011
Jim Tressel

This is a post I didn’t want to write. However, Ohio State Football Coach Jim Tressel has broken the rules and he has paid for it with his job. When you’re asked to resign it means you were fired. I liked Tressel. He seemed to be as advertised. Trustworthy, loyal, courteous, kind, brave, clean,...

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Tressel Out Meyer In, Beano and Bianchi Know ……. Nothing!

April 23, 2011

John Taylor has an excellent post at College Football Talk on NBC Sports. He reminds us that back in March, the Orlando Sentinel’s Mike Bianchi predicted Jim Tressel would be out as Ohio State’s coach and Urban Meyer would take over. First of all, who the hell is Mike Bianchi. It turns out he...

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Hooley Taken Off The Fan for Ripping Tressel

March 25, 2011
Hooley Taken Off The Fan for Ripping Tressel

Bruce Hooley, host of The Big Show, The Fan’s afternoon call-in show on the flagship station of the Buckeyes has been taken off the air after two days of comments critical of OSU coach Jim Tressel. The coach failed to tell his superiors he had been contacted by a local lawyer who said five...

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The Madrigal Maniac

A Central Ohio Social Worker striving to bring justice to the City of Columbus and the State of Ohio through respectful conversation.

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  • Charities transform lost items into gifts for needy
    Among the hats, coats and gloves donated to charities this holiday season are lots of hats, coats and gloves given, well, by accident. […]
  • Woman who stole from blind group enters diversion program
    A Westerville woman has been placed on diversion and has paid restitution for stealing more than $25,000 while working as an administrative assistant for the American Council of the Blind of Ohio. […]
  • Veteran pilot dies after crashing plane in Union County
    MARYSVILLE, Ohio — An experienced military pilot who was a veteran of combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan died yesterday after crashing his plane near the runway of the Union County Airport during an aerobatic maneuver. […]
  • Mayor’s ex-wife gets 10 days in jail
    Frankie Coleman, the ex-wife of Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman, was sentenced yesterday to 10 days in jail, fined $575 and placed on probation for three years after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated. […]
  • Praise flows for Franklinton mission’s Pastor Joe
    The Rev. Joe Johnson was a bit irritated that The Dispatch wanted to publish a story about him. “I’m not a bragger,” he said. And, he noted, he was already in the newspaper, “about 50 years ago." Then, after consenting to an interview, the pastor scolded Inner City Ministries volunteer Jeff Baker for saying too many nice things about him. […]

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