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Stieber wins NCAA title, AD receives bonus

By Evan Hilbert

Ohio State junior Logan Stieber won the NCAA individual wrestling championship in the 141-pound weight class Saturday. In a somewhat backwards method of recognition, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith will receive an $18,000 bonus, which is equal to one week’s salary, according to the Associated Press.

As Deadspin points out, incentives such as this are not uncommon for ADs. But there is something inherently unfair about an administrator receiving a bonus for an individual’s accomplishment.

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