WOSU News Archives For: June 24, 2011

OSU Leaders Speak About Football Investigation

Jim Tressel
Former Coach Jim Tressel paces the sidelines during an Ohio State football game. Recent controversy with the NCAA cost Tressel his job.
12:00AM
June
24, 2011

Ohio State University leadership today broke its silence on allegations of wrongdoing in the school’s football program. The NCAA is investigating whether former coach Jim Tressel and a handful of players violated rules and possibly put the university at risk of sanctions.

Blackwell Ends Senate Speculation

Ken Blackwell
J. Kenneth Blackwell -- the former GOP treasurer, secretary of state and 2006 gubernatorial candidates -- just announced on Twitter he won't run for the seat now held by Democrat Sherrod Brown.
12:00AM
June
24, 2011

J. Kenneth Blackwell — the former GOP treasurer, secretary of state and 2006 gubernatorial candidates — just announced on Twitter he won’t run for the seat now held by Democrat Sherrod Brown.