PISCATAWAY, NJ – OCTOBER 24: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes during warmups before a game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at High Point Solutions Stadium on October 24, 2015 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)Ohio State’s football program is not in a good place today. The Buckeyes are dealing with a major controversy, as a new report from Brett McMurphy suggests that Urban Meyer knew more about the alleged domestic violence incident with now-former assistant Zach Smith than he led on at Big Ten Media Days.Naturally, everyone inside the college football world is discussing Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes this afternoon.Few inside Ohio State’s program have actually commented on the allegations, though.However, a cryptic tweet from a former star Ohio State quarterback is going viral.Funny how life works— Cardale Jones (@Cardale7_) August 1, 2018Cardale has yet to provide further explanation on what that could mean.Urban Meyer and Ohio State are likely to release some kind of statement at some point today. Stay tuned.
Weeratunga and Pelpita were found guilty in the ‘sil redi’ case and were sentenced to three years in jail by the Colombo High Court recently, and were ordered to pay Rs. 2 million each as a fine and Rs. 50 million each as compensation.They were accused of misappropriating Rs. 620 million of Government funds to distribute ‘sil redi’, cloth used by Buddhist devotees, to voters during the 2015 Presidential elections. (Colombo Gazette) Some Buddhist monks have drawn sharp criticism for going behind political parties.Ministry of Special Assignments Sarath Amunugama said that monks going behind political parties is not something acceptable. The monks walked along the streets in Colombo and collected funds from the public. Last week several Buddhist monks supported a joint opposition campaign to collect funds for Lalith Weeratunga, secretary to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and former Telecom Regulatory Commission Chairman Anusha Pelpita, to pay their court fines.