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Thursday, July 2, 2015

NCAA Violations

NCAA reportedly investigating Johnny Manziel for paid autograph signing

Johnny Manziel is being investigated by the NCAA for allegedly accepting a flat five-figure fee to sign autographs in January, ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” reports. According to the report, Manziel was approached by autograph broker Drew Tieman after landing at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport the day before attending the BCS National Championship Game between…Read More

Ex-Tiger Mike McNeil accuses Auburn of changing grades, paying players

Mike McNeil, a safety on Auburn’s 2010 national championship football team, has accused the program of academic fraud, paying players, violating recruiting rules, and targeting players based on looks for random drug testing, according to a report by Roopstigo. McNeil is one of four former Auburn football players who were kicked off the team after…Read More

NCAA bans Instagram photo filters

The NCAA is often criticized for its strict rules and practices, and restrictions like this are not going to help the organization’s image. In an “educational column” posted on the NCAA’s website Wednesday, rules pertaining to photos sent to prospective student-athletes (aka recruits) were discussed. There was one particular rule that stands out because it…Read More

Jamar Samuels reportedly accepted $200 wire transfer from his AAU coach

Kansas State held out Jamar Samuels from its NCAA Tournament game against Syracuse Saturday because of an eligibility issue. Samuels reportedly accepted a $200 wire transfer from his AAU coach. Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports spoke with Curtis Malone, Samuels’ former AAU coach with DC Assault, who confirmed he transferred the money to his former…Read More

I’m Beginning to Lose all Faith in the Sanctity of College Sports

It’s becoming harder and harder to find a saving grace in college sports. Personally, I’d like to believe that the arena of college athletics is still the bastion of fine, upstanding amateur student-athletes and coaches who not only lead their teams on to the field of play but help to become mentors to sports’ next…Read More

How Much Different Are Miami’s Violations from 95% of Other Programs?

The Miami Hurricanes football program is going down and it’s going down hard. Yahoo! Sports’ investigative report unveiled hundreds of violations committed by the program from ’02-’10. Their information comes from former booster Nevin Shapiro who’s in jail for running a $930 million Ponzi scheme. The guy is a crook, a jock-sniffer, and a pathetic…Read More

Colt McCoy’s Wife Rachel Says Jock Sniffing Adults Are the Problem

With so much talk about players breaking NCAA rules, programs being in trouble, and schools losing national championships, everyone’s trying to figure out the problem. Is it the NCAA which is running a billion dollar business in which their laborers aren’t making any money while coaches and school presidents are rich? Is it the athletes…Read More

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