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Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

Posted on: July 8, 2011 5:24 pm
 
By playing in the Sugar Bowl, Ohio State earned the Big Ten Conference $6 million as the league’s second BCS bowl team. And Ohio State and the league will keep every penny since the BCS has no power to impose any financial penalties on the Buckeyes.

“The BCS is not a governance body nor an investigative body,” BCS executive director Bill Hancock told CBSSports.com. “Policy is that the BCS group would act only at the conclusion of the NCAA process, and only if the NCAA returns findings.”

On Friday, Ohio State vacated all of its 2010 victories, including the 31-26 win against Arkansas, and put itself on two years probation. Jim Tressel, who covered up and lied about multiple NCAA violations, left the school on May 30. A handful of players have been suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season (but were allowed by the NCAA to play in the Sugar Bowl).

Ohio State will go before the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions next month. Further penalties are possible – just not financial ones.

The NCAA Committee on Infractions cannot withhold bowl money from a football program for committing major NCAA violations.

"The key here is unlike NCAA championships, where if you have to vacate a Final Four [appearance], the Committee on Infractions and NCAA can mandate that you as an institution return monies to the NCAA,” said Joe D’Antonio, the Big East’s senior associate commissioner for compliance. “The BCS is not controlled by the NCAA. Consequently the Committee on Infractions cannot impose those types of [financial] penalties.”



Comments

Since: Jul 9, 2008
Posted on: July 12, 2011 10:51 am
 

Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

even with bowl ban ohio state will still make the same money.  big ten shares bowl game revenue and ohio state can just raise ticket prices.  10 per ticket time 100,000 equals an exra $1,000,000 per game x 8 home games.  and they dont share that and the fans would pay twice that in an increase




Since: Jan 17, 2009
Posted on: July 11, 2011 9:37 pm
 

Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

THEY R SO TRYIN TO COVER THERE A$$E$!!!!!ITS ALL BULL$HIT!!!!



Since: Jan 17, 2009
Posted on: July 11, 2011 9:34 pm
 

Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

NCAA DONT GET A DIME MY A$$!!!! BAHUUUUUUUUUUUUUUULLLSHEEEEEEAT!!!! WHAT FANTASY U LIVIN IN?



Since: Oct 22, 2007
Posted on: July 11, 2011 1:31 pm
 

Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

2 things here: 1. Didn't realize McMurphy was gay--or that he had recently come out. Congrats to him on that, I'm sure it's a huge relief that he deserves. 2. Go back to blogging. I didn't know who he was before CBS started "supporting" him--and I shouldn't have. The guy isn't a good columnist and doesn't belong on a site this big.



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Since: May 18, 2011
Posted on: July 11, 2011 12:23 pm
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Since: Apr 25, 2008
Posted on: July 10, 2011 10:09 pm
 

Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

Blah!



Since: Mar 18, 2009
Posted on: July 10, 2011 7:53 pm
 

Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

So it comes down to the "Commie card."  And "level playing field" is a phrase that beings out the princes of pinko paranoia.  Our culture has been cheering the crooks for so long, we can no longer tell who's crooked and who's just good enough at their craft to be called shrewd businessmen.  And the lawyers work both sides of the room as usual, since the attorney/client concept was grunted forth. 

No problem with any of that, but we, the fans, seem to be getting dumber with every generation that passes and embarassingly crow from the rooftops that ALL we want is to be fed and entertained, especially with trophies we can fantasize as our own.  Who's the Commie fall guy in that equation?



Since: Jul 31, 2010
Posted on: July 10, 2011 3:00 pm
 

Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

Scholarship reductions and bowl bans are the only real way to punish a program



Since: Nov 9, 2008
Posted on: July 10, 2011 12:58 pm
 

Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

Nobody will ever get the death penalty ever again simply because of the devastation of SMU. Additionally there are too many Ohio State Alumni with big bucks and tons of influence to allow the death penalty to be handed down to TOSU. I just can't see it happening... but one never knows when you talk about the communists... aka the NCAA.    



Since: Jun 2, 2011
Posted on: July 9, 2011 8:41 pm
 

Ohio State's penalties won't be financial

They are done. Death penalty and SMU punishment coming.



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