Category Archives: Corrective Actions

OSU’s Gee & Smith Violate Their Duty of Good Faith & Fair Dealing with NCAA: A List of False Statements in Their NCAA Response

The NCAA / OSU Hearing is coming on August 12.  What the NCAA  needs to know is that OSU Pres. Gee and OSU AD Smith’s  July 7 Response to to the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations is rife with deception.  Gee … Continue reading

Posted in Corrective Actions, Gene Smith, Gordon Gee, Jim Tressel, Mark Emmert, NCAA Enforcement, NCAA Investigation, NCAA sanctions, NCAA Violations, OSU Football, Sarniak, Sports Illustrated, Tressel coverup | Leave a comment

OSU’s Pres. Gordon Gee: Pee Wee Gee is DOA

PEE WEE GEE, We Hardly Knew Ye Pee Wee Gee:  I read the AP article in the Freep this morning which featured comments by President Gorden Gee of “The” Ohio State University. (Disclosure, for you Buckeyes: I’m not a rabid … Continue reading

Posted in Corrective Actions, NCAA Cartel, NCAA Enforcement, NCAA Investigation, NCAA Investigations, NCAA sanctions, NCAA Violations, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Calling the NCAA’s Bluff: Require Coaches to Be Compliance-Certified

There is an old axiom known by everyone: Ignorance of the law is no excuse.  But (alleged) ignorance is often a perfectly good excuse within the context of NCAA litigation. A huge majority of the ersatz “litigation” before the NCAA … Continue reading

Posted in Corrective Actions, NCAA Cartel, NCAA Enforcement, NCAA Investigation, NCAA Investigations, NCAA sanctions, NCAA Violations, Notre Dame Football, Rich Rod, Rich Rodriguez, Texas Athletics Compliance, UM Football | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bill Martin’s Train Wreck

Scott Draper, we are told, resigned the other day. Who? Scott Draper, Assistant AD for Football, under Bill Martin. Scott Draper? Still don’t recall?  He was one of the Three Amigos (along with Rich Rod, and Dir. of FB Ops … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Martin, CARA forms, Corrective Actions, David Brandon, Luxury Boxes, Mary Sue Coleman, Michigan Football, NCAA Investigation, NCAA sanctions, NCAA Violations, Premium Seating, Quality Control Coaches, Rich Rod, Rich Rodriguez, Rodriguez Firing, UM Football, Uncategorized, University of Michigan, West Virginia Football, WVU Football, WVU Football | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Bombshell in the WVU NCAA Charges: What UM Football Fans Have Forgotten

The entire pack — Michigan press, radio, fans, and blogosphere – have gotten way off track, and forget one very important fact:  that the NCAA has  pending charges against WVU and Rich Rod . They’re essentially the same as the … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Martin, CARA forms, Corrective Actions, David Brandon, Mary Sue Coleman, Michigan Football, NCAA Investigation, NCAA sanctions, NCAA Violations, Rich Rodriguez, University of Michigan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

So Much for Enforcement: NCAA Swallows the Hook, Line and Sinker

Let’s take a look at this decision of November 4.  It’s  packed with some excellent findings of fact.  But the decision is also badly flawed, written with the sort of “make-believe” world approach one might more commonly find in a … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Martin, Corrective Actions, David Brandon, Mary Sue Coleman, Michigan Football, NCAA Investigation, NCAA sanctions, NCAA Violations, Rich Rodriguez, Uncategorized, University of Michigan, WVU Football | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NCAA Conclusions Conflict With Text of Their Decision, or “NCAA Must Learn How to Deal Out Justice From the Mouth of a Child”

One of the best tales in the Arabian Nights is that of Ali Cogia, Trader of Baghdad, who leaves his gold coins, hidden in a vase below a stash of olives, in the safe-keeping of his friend the Merchant, while … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Martin, CARA forms, Corrective Actions, David Brandon, Mary Sue Coleman, Michigan Football, NCAA Investigation, NCAA sanctions, NCAA Violations, Rich Rodriguez, University of Michigan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brandon Hasn’t Fixed CARA system

Interview Tim Brando Show August 5, 2014   Go to MGoBlue. You can’t find the  new CARA form, nor can you find any new instructions. The section on Instructions for Coaches has no “click-thru” for the listed CARA portion.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Martin, CARA forms, Corrective Actions, David Brandon, Mary Sue Coleman, Michigan Football, NCAA Investigation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

UM’s Wimpy “Corrective Actions”

We’ve already discussed, in the early post on Rich Rod’s phony “Didn’t Know, Didn’t Ask, Didn’t Read, & Overlooked” Defense, the complete absence of any substantive information from RR as to his “Corrective Actions” – he will “redouble [his] efforts” … Continue reading

Posted in Corrective Actions, David Brandon, Deloss Dodd, Mary Sue Coleman, Michigan Football, NCAA Investigation, NCAA sanctions, NCAA Violations, Quality Control Coaches, Rich Rodriguez, Texas Athletics Compliance, Uncategorized, University of Michigan, West Virginia Football, WVU Football | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment