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Former Browns Owner Art Modell Dies

Art Modell owned the Cleveland Browns from 1961 to 1996.
6, 2012

Modell was one of the “founding fathers” of modern American football, but became best known for moving the Browns out of Cleveland in 1996.

Browns Sale Valued At More Than $1 Billion

Cleveland Browns Stadium sits along Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland.
3, 2012

The deal calls for Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner to sell all of his interest in the team over the next four years to Tennessee truck stop magnate Jimmy Haslam III.

Smith Downplays NCAA Violations

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May 24, 2012

Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith now says 12 NCAA violations, which follow 46 secondary violations, are also minor in nature.

Ohio State President Gordon Gee Laments Scandal Headlines

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Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee
January 11, 2012

The president of Ohio State University calls the attention generated by football team scandals a monumental shame for overshadowing the university’s accomplishments.

Gator Bowl Brings Dismal Sales For Travel Agencies

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Ohio Stadium
2, 2012

The Gator Bowl that matches up the Ohio State Buckeyes with the Florida Gators is this afternoon at 1. Both teams finished 6 and 6. And travel agencies blame the disappointing season and the controversies surrounding the program and the loss of football coach Jim Tressel for low ticket sales.

OSU Faces More NCAA Violations, Including Failure to Monitor

10, 2011

The NCAA has charged the OSU football program with additional violations resulting from a booster overpaying players for work they performed.

Man Linked To Ohio State Scandal Sentenced To Prison

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Ohio Stadium
26, 2011

A federal judge Wednesday handed down a three-year sentence to the tattoo parlor owner whose purchase of Ohio State University football memorabilia triggered a far-reaching football scandal and an ongoing NCAA investigation.

Ex-Ohio St., NFL QB Freed, Put on House Arrest

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Art Schlichter
October 3, 2011

The lawyer for former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter says he expects his client to be placed on house arrest Monday while he awaits sentencing on fraud charges.

The OSU Football Season – Have You Lost Hope?

Posted: September 23, 2011

After last week’s loss to Miami and the off –the-field problems, have you already lost hope for a successful OSU football season?

High School Football Injuries Raise Concerns

Dr. Gerard A. Gioia, Ph.D., Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology and Director of the Safe Concussion Outcome, Recovery & Education (SCORE) Program at Children’s National Medical Center in Rockville, MD, testifies at a hearing on the Impact of Concussions on High School Athletes.
22, 2011

A lack of trainers and school insistence on “two-a-days” have raised concerns of health advocates.