The lawyer whose email tips about Ohio State players trading memorabilia for tattoos triggered a far-reaching scandal and the harshest NCAA punishment in the university's history should lose his law license for six months, a disciplinary board said Tuesda
A federal judge handed down a three-year sentence Wednesday to the tattoo parlor owner whose purchase of Ohio State University football memorabilia triggered a far-reaching football scandal and an ongoing NCAA investigation.
Dennis Talbott, the businessman and freelance photographer who has been linked with former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor in a scandal involving autographed memorabilia, has been banned by the Michigan athletic department.
Ohio State's top financial official on Tuesday recommended the university hire two firms to undertake a comprehensive review of campus compliance programs in the wake of the football team's memorabilia scandal.
Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel was told by the school that he did a poor job of self-reporting NCAA violations years before he failed to tell his bosses that players were selling championship rings and other Buckeyes memorabilia.
ESPN has sued Ohio State University, alleging the school violated state public records law by denying requests for items related to an NCAA investigation that has led to the loss of football coach Jim Tressel and star quarterback Terrelle Pryor.