Tressel penalty a test case for NCAA

Originally Published: March 10, 2011
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- In an era of big egos, at a time when players hear the clarion call of the NFL in every gust of wind, it can be difficult to persuade them to set that agenda aside. But the coach in need of enforcing his control always wields the largest weapon. The coach controls the playing time.

You've heard coaches say it time and again: Do as I say or sit. And evidently, at long last, the people who police college athletics have heard it, too.

Coaches take away players' ...

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