Category Archives: Coaching

Tressel NCAA Transcript Answers Questions, Raises Others

On June 9, I wrote here that the media, despite the resignation of Jim Tressel and Terrelle Pryor’s decision to leave Ohio State, had jumped to the wrong conclusions and were chasing the wrong questions. There I asked several questions … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Dusty Baker to Take a Powder

Alright, I admit it. All of my fellow Reds fans (not to mention many snickering Cubs fans) who have been insisting that Dusty Baker is the wrong fit for this team… you’re right. As the defending Central division champs sit … Continue reading

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Finally, it’s Frank

Indiana Pacers team president Larry Bird made it official today, removing the “interim” tag from head coach Frank Vogel’s name plate. Today’s news conference comes as no real surprise, although it has taken the Pacers two months to arrive at … Continue reading

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NCAA Cracks Down on Corruption

Today, the NCAA proved it’s serious about cleaning up the corruption rampant in college sports. The University of Kentucky issued a statement, ordered by the NCAA Committee on Infractions, formally recognizing they were in error having a celebration last season … Continue reading

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Judging the Book by the (Magazine) Cover

Read how the media’s new Jim Tressel narrative doesn’t fit with reality.

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Smith and Gee now on the Hotseat

The release last night of Sports Illustrated’s reported bombshell article that would “blow the lid off Ohio State football” was not quite as billed. Pulitzer Prize winner George Dohrmann can be fairly certain this morning that his investigation into improprieties … Continue reading

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No Country for a Good Man

The worst fears of Buckeye fans have come to pass. Jim Tressel has resigned as head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. While the coming days and weeks will be filled with mostly unflattering post-mortems of the events leading up … Continue reading

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