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Ex -Coach Jim Tressel Now Eying Two University Presidencies

COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF AKRON University of Akron Vice President Jim Tressel is now pursuing two presidential posts in Northeast Ohio. The former Ohio State football coach, who is already being considered by the University of Akron, submitted his application to Youngstown State University on Friday. Since February 2012, Tressel has served as the University [...]

Youngstown’s Community Leaders Are Pushing to Bring Jim Tressel Back to YSU

It’s been a merry-go-round regarding the top posts at many of Ohio’s universities. Ohio State, Kent State, and Hiram College each recently made new presidential hires, while The University of Akron and Notre Dame College continue their searches for new leaders. And now they’ll be joined in that hunt by Youngstown State after current president [...]

Why Fewer People are Buying Ohio State T-Shirts

Ohio State is still paying for the tattoos-for-memorabilia scandal that ousted football coach Jim Tressel. Royalty revenue from sales of T-shirts, jerseys, and other merchandise fell by $500,000 to $8.9 million over the past year, in part because of the scandal, Columbus Business First reports. Of course, the football team’s losing record was probably also a factor.

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