Ohio State announces athletic department will finish in the red, will raise the price of football tickets to help cover the shortfall.
This comes as no surprise:
The vast majority of Ohio State’s athletic revenue comes from football. Smith said the Buckeyes must play a minimum of seven home games to support all of the school’s sports teams.
So much for that whole “we’ve got to level the playing field by making all schools only play six home games” line of thought…