Found November 10, 2011 on Rumors and Rants:
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The NCAA has notified Ohio State that it will face a “failure to monitor charge” in addition to more allegations related to its football program. On Thursday Ohio State announced it will dock itself five total football scholarships over the next three years in response to the new alleged violations. The Buckeyes are currently awaiting a ruling after going before the NCAA’s committee on infractions back in August for the tattoo-for-memorabilia scandal that forced former coach Tim Tressel to resign. They received another notice of allegations from the NCAA on November 3, and those infractions revolve around a Cleveland-based booster who allegedly provided impermissible benefits to players. The “failure to monitor” charge is one of the most significant the NCAA can bring against a member school and is typically one step short of a “lack of institutional control” charge. Ohio State officials are scheduled to appear before the NCAA committee on infractions again on Dec...
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