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  1. B1G sets bar low for bowls, reaches it

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten's recent bowl performance shouldn't spark strong emotions one way or the other. A bit of friendly advice: don't rush off to your local tattoo parlor and get "B1G" across your chest. The league, after all, went 2-5 in the postseason, th...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  2. Ohio State beefs up compliance safeguards

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel paid the heaviest price in the tattoos-for-memorabilia scandal, but the school's compliance department took a beating as well. The details that emerged about Ohio State's compliance structure -- or lack thereof ...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  3. Systems failure? OSU keeps saying no

    Adam Rittenberg

    Gene Smith's spit list started out with seven names. It included the six Buckeyes football players who violated NCAA rules by trading memorabilia items for cash and tattoos, and Edward Rife, the tattoo parlor owner with whom the transactions were ...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  4. Columbus tattoo parlor owner charged

    Adam Rittenberg

    Edward Rife, the Columbus tattoo parlor owner who bought memorabilia from Ohio State football players, has been charged with drug trafficking and money laundering. The Associated Press reports that court documents indicate Rife will plead guilty t...

    Blog | May 27, 2011
  5. Ohio State releases Dept. of Justice letter

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State on Thursday released the letter it received Dec. 7 from the U.S. Department of Justice that detailed the Ohio State memorabilia seized from a Columbus tattoo parlor owner. The letter triggered investigations by both the school and the N...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  6. Report: Ohio State Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel divulged info -- to...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State coach Jim Tressel forwarded emails warning that his players were in trouble to a mentor of Buckeyes quarterback Terrelle Pryor despite withholding them from school officials, a report says.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2011
  7. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Check back later this afternoon for updates on the Ohio State situation as AD Gene Smith addresses reporters in Columbus right now. Here's the latest on the autographs-for-tattoos investigation at Ohio State. Speaking of autographs, Michigan pl...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  8. Ohio State investigating potential violations

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State officials are investigating potential NCAA rule violations involving football players just weeks before the Buckeyes play in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. The school is looking into whether players traded autographs for free tattoos, which q...

    Blog | December 22, 2010
  9. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Guess what? You're going to be eating some humble pie stuffed with a bit of crow and a big side of sorry. In your face, girl with a negative tattoo. The Big Ten Network's Dave Revsine goes inside the numbers for Week 4 in the league. Still no o...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  10. Big Ten mailbag

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg You rang? Vince from Dublin, Ohio, writes: Hey Adam, have you checked out Terrelle Pryor's new tattoo on his right forearm? I guess he's a "Buckeye" for life now. He got it in the days after...

    Blog | May 05, 2009