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Gordon Gee: Regret in hindsight

Updated: June 5, 2013, 11:37 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Gordon Gee, rehired by Ohio State University in 2007 to great fanfare, boldly declared, "This is Ohio State's time."

He made good on the boast by reshaping the university into a leading academic institution. Yet Gee, also known for painful verbal gaffes, couldn't stop saying the wrong thing at the wrong time.

Gee, 69, announced his retirement Tuesday after his latest remarks, jabbing Roman Catholics and the University of Notre Dame, became public. Even then, he ...

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