Earle Bruce

Ohio State University says it paid a law firm 1 million dollars for the investigation that led to the three-game suspension of now former football coach Urban Meyer - twice the amount originally requested.

Ohio State University head football coach Urban Meyer insisted Friday he followed proper protocols in reporting domestic violence allegations against an assistant coach in 2015, passionately defending himself in his first extensive comments since he was put on paid leave amid a university investigation.

Ohio State University has fired assistant football coach Zach Smith after Smith's former wife filed a civil protection order against him last Friday and an allegation of previous domestic violence surfaced.

Ohio State University today hosted a celebration at St John Arena to honor the life and legacy of Earle Bruce. The former Buckeye coach and media personality died Friday at the age of 87. 

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A public service will be held next week following the death of former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce.

Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has died at his central Ohio home at the age of 87.

86-year-old former Ohio State University football coach Earle Bruce is the fifth member of his family to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce will dot the "i" in the marching band's Script Ohio performance during the homecoming game this Saturday.