Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Despite ESPN's Biased Tressel Coverage, There's Nothing To See Here Folks...Well, Not Yet Anyway

NEWSFLASH (not really): The latest news on the NCAA's investigation involving Jim Tressel isn't anything new.

Everything that the NCAA is now "officially" accusing Tressel of had already come to light and Tressel has copped to his crimes—and all before Monday's "breaking news" as it was so-coined by the ESPN bottomline.

We already knew that he didn't come forward last April, and that he didn't contact OSU's compliance department at any point before Yahoo ran their story about the emails, and that he notified Terrelle Pryor's mentor, and that he knowingly signed the compliance report with no mention of the violations he had been made aware of.

It's no secret that ESPN continually recycles the same negative reports as if there is something new in its' crusade to bring down Ohio State, but there really is nothing new here, period.

As of now, the majority of Ohio State fans still support Tressel as does the University. If the potential NCAA penalties will be the same regardless of Tressel staying or going, he will without-a-doubt remain the head coach at OSU.

The only way Tressel's job security changes is if the NCAA (essentially) forces Ohio State to fire him by basing the severity of additional penalties they could decide to levy against OSU on whether or not Tressel is retained.

Then, and only then, will a real story worthy of this ridiculous amount of coverage by ESPN and CBS (coincidentally both $EC bedfellows) exist.

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  1. I agree with you. The media hates OSU [especially espn] so they continue to go after us, but there was nothing new just as you said BlockO. Good post!

  2. I think a lot of coaches let stff like this slide if the players are good enough.. also, I 2 think the media hates OSU

  3. I think the NCAA is gunning for bear -- make no doubt there are NCAA investigators that would LOVE to brag that they "Took down OSU football/Jimmy Tressel down".....I honestly believe that Tressel tried to handle this situation all "in house"....not knowing what it would lead to.....

  4. You are all delusional. He lied and cheated and got caught. Now you have to pay the price. No on is out to get you. Sack up and admit he did wrong.


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