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    Buckeye Coach Benched During Assistant’s Abuse Probe

    Celebrated Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer was put on paid administrative leave yesterday while his university investigates allegations he was aware of domestic abuse involving former assistant coach Zach Smith. Fired last month, Smith is accused of assaulting his ex-wife, who claimed all the coaches’ wives knew about the violence. Meyer denied knowing about the most recent incident, which happened in 2015, but said he was aware of a 2009 allegation — which he doubted — when Smith interned with him in Florida. Offensive coordinator Ryan Day will serve as interim head coach.

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