Sport: Buckeyes Banned

Building a big-time college football team is no job for amateurs. It takes ample funds and sharp-eyed recruiters to round up talent, a generous supply of jobs and scholarships to keep it. The ethics of the care and feeding of college football players are lenient enough, but teams that want to stay on top stretch them in continual and calculated risks. Ohio State University's energetic operators have done enough stretching to win the Big Ten title two years in a row, and the 1955 Rose Bowl game.

But Ohio State men broke the one inviolable rule: they talked too much about their...

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