Athletic director Gene Smith http://wyso.org en Ohio State AD says NCAA Probe has Cost $800K http://wyso.org/post/ohio-state-ad-says-ncaa-probe-has-cost-800k <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio - The NCAA investigation into Ohio State&#39;s football program has cost the school&#39;s athletic department $800,000.</p><p>OSU Athletic director Gene Smith confirmed the figure on Wednesday in an email to The Associated Press. The Buckeyes football program has been embroiled in a memorabilia-for-cash scandal that broke late last year and has resulted in coach Jim Tressel losing his job after 10 years. Star quarterback Terrelle Pryor also has left the school.</p> Thu, 11 Aug 2011 12:09:39 +0000 Associated Press 2958 at http://wyso.org