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LEAD1’s Tom McMillen, Listed in Pedophile Jeff Epstein’s Black Book, Has Some ‘Me-Too’ Issues

Back in 1997, according to the Washington Post, LEAD1 Executive Director Tom McMillen was arrested at 2:45 a.m., on a weekend night in D.C., after his female friend told police that he had pushed her down some stairs as a … Continue reading

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LEAD1’s Tom McMillen Listed in Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Black Book

Today billionaire Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court to charges that, between 2002 and 2005, he sexually abused a number of underage girls at New York and Florida locations. In a raid of his New York property … Continue reading

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Call It What It Is: NCAA Anti-Transfer Rule is a Player’s Personal Death Penalty

 The Player’s Ever-Looming Death Penalty Families, players, fans, and the NCAA all celebrate the recruit’s signing of the NLI, but few recognize that the NLI ‘sit-out’ penalty for transfer will immediately and daily loom over that player as a personalized … Continue reading

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How the Knight Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics is Like the Ford Foundation, But Alot Worse

The Knight Foundation on Intercollegiate Athletics purports to be an agent for change in college sports. Yes, that college sports which now, after the basketball indictments and trials, has no idea who’s corrupt, and who’s not. Knight is hardly an … Continue reading

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Maryland Football Needs a Player-Safety Rep, and Safety Punchlist

Jordan McNair died a year ago. Maryland football had a month to get ready for the practice at which he collapsed (the first practice of the summer), and they screwed it up, by failing to have on premises an ice … Continue reading

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Zion Williamson’s Nike-Shoe Implosion: Scams and Player Safety

Thirty seconds into Duke’s game with UNC last night, Duke freshman star Zion Williamson went down with a knee injury. But this was no run-of-the-mill knee injury: Williamson’s Nike PG 2.5 PE shoe just blew up: the video showed that … Continue reading

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The Two Unrecognized NCAA Sports Stories of 2018

Big time college athletics are in a state of flux. Judge Wilkens’ decision in the Alston case, which might soon issue, could be game-changing. The federal wire fraud indictments, once all resolved, might cause schools and coaches to more slavishly … Continue reading

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Maryland Football: Students Should Press to Make Durkin Firing ‘For-Cause’

Maryland’s students, and its Student-Government Association, are debating the posture they should assume relative to the firing of Coach D.J. Durkin, and how to support the football players. Because those students collectively contribute $12 million annually to the Athletic Department, … Continue reading

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Maryland Football: Students Are Part-Owners, and Should Have Voice and Vote in Athletic Department

In response to the scandal surrounding the death of football player Jordan McNair, the University of Maryland student body, led by its Student Government Association, might have been the prime mover in triggering the firing of coach D.J. Durkin, and … Continue reading

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Maryland Football and D.J. Durkin: Death Penalty for the Death of a Player

Maryland 320-pound lineman Jordan McNair died. Strength Coach Court was allowed to ‘resign,’ with a $300,000 severance Now we find that the Maryland Board of Regents, which must have hired MSU Interim President Engler as Consultant-Bungler-in-Chief, has decided that Court’s … Continue reading

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