•Jim Tressel: The last OSU football coach to win a national title before Meyer, Tressel resigned in May 2011 after an investigation that started when his players were found selling memorabilia at a tattoo parlor.
The resignation ended Tressel’s 10 seasons with the Buckeyes.
•Bob Huggins: In August 2005, Huggins tenure at the head of the University of Cincinnati men's basketball program effectively ended following a DUI arrest.
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That’s when UC President Nancy L. Zimpher gave Huggins an ultimatum to resign and take a buyout or be reassigned outside the athletic department.
His 16-year tenure at helm of the Bearcats program was marked by highs and lows that saw the team return to national prominence and UC being placed on NCAA probation for a lack of institutional control.
•Jim O'Brien: The OSU men's basketball coach was fired in June 2004 after an investigation into possible recruiting violations.
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The coach, who led the Buckeyes to the Final Four in 1999, was let go after he said he gave a recruit $6,000. O’Brien later won a lawsuit when a judge ruled O’Brien was improperly fired.
•Ralph Underhill: The 18-year tenure of the winningest coach in Wright State University's men's basketball history ended after a November 1996 shoplifting arrest at a Beavercreek Meijer.
Underhill led the program to 356 wins, including a NCAA Division II National Championship in the 1982-83 season. When the program moved to Division I, he earned its first NCAA Tournament bid.
•Pete Rose: Major League Baseball's all-time leader in hits lost his job as manager of the Cincinnati Reds when he was banned from the sport in 1989 in connection with betting on the game.
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The Cincinnati native played most of his career in that city, was a two-time Most Valuable Player, one of baseball’s most colorful figures and a main cog in The Big Red Machine that won two World Series.
He was hired as Reds player/manager in 1984. The banishment was labeled “a sad end to a sorry episode” by baseball Commissioner Bart Giamatti, who died of a heart attack the following week.
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