No way Ohio State president Gordon Gee loses his job over his verbal jabs directed at Notre Dame, the SEC, Louisville and apple pie. The only thing that could sink Gee, a fund-raising machine, is if he claimed that Woody Hayes vacationed every summer in Saugatuck, Mich., and wore maize-and-blue swim trunks while strolling on the beach. That might do it.
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Knucklehead of the Week
Rutgers hired athletic director Julie Hermann to help it recover from the Mike Rice basketball abuse saga. Turns out Hermann left her volleyball coaching job at Tennessee 16 years ago after her team wrote a letter to the athletic director outlining Hermann’s abuses. Her players said she called them “whores, alcoholics and learning disabled.” Hermann has no recollection of the letter, of course. Rutgers paid $70,000 to a search firm to find Hermann.