Tag Archives: Jim Tressel

Emmert Fails Due Process 101: NCAA’s Self-Reporting-Based System is Dead and Needs New Leadership

Mark Emmert Must Resign Within a week after the Duke Lax alleged rape scandal ‘broke’, I wrote an email to Duke President Richard Brodhead, who had taken action and made damning public statements suggesting he’d already decided that the Duke … Continue reading

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Tulsa AD Was Admitted Gambler at Time of Hire — And Pres. Upham Suspends Parmlee With Pay

The NCAA was founded more than 100 years ago primarily to protect the safety of college football players, many of whom had been somewhat systematically maimed and even killed on the gridiron. Player safety has since plummeted out of even … Continue reading

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Why “Third Party Relationships” are NOT the NCAA’s Biggest Issue

First: I am big fan of John “Bylaw” Infante, he of the Bylaw Blog, formerly of the NCAA Blog.  He knows his stuff. He’s down to earth, accessible, and doesn’t — by all appearances — take himself too seriously. But … Continue reading

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Tressel-Paterno-Freeh-Peppers, a 1924 Constitution, and Raggedy-Ann Doll Compliance

  Some remarkable recent revelations about the apparently systematic use of sham “academic” courses by UNC’s basketball and football players over the last decade have prompted head-scratching and exclamation about whether NCAA President Mark Emmert’s “bold” assertion of summary sanction … Continue reading

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Mark Emmert and the NCAA at the Dollar Store: Cheap Good NCAA Fixes

This is the first in series of low cost, in fact – cheap – fixes which we will list daily here for Mark Emmert and his NCAA. Who I know are short of money to fix his NCAA regulatory/enforcement system. … Continue reading

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The Nightmare Aftershock Urban Meyer Hasn’t Seen Coming: Sarniak Will be Deemed a Long-Time OSU Booster

In my previous posting, I suggested that there were not one, but two different sets of April 2010 “smoking gun” Tressel emails. The media have focused on the Attorney Cicero emails which informed Tressel of the illegal memorabilia sales by … Continue reading

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Because Tressel “Purposely Hid” and is “Not Credible”, NCAA Must Re-Open Sarniak Booster Determination

On Dec. 20, the NCAA hit OSU with big penalties and explicit findings that former Coach Tressel “purposely hid” information and is “not credible.” The casual observer might surmise that this decision brought to a final end the trail of … Continue reading

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Tressel Coldcocked by NCAA: “Purposely Hid Information”, Was “Not Credible”

Today’s NCAA COI decision blisters Jim Tressel. As we previously pointed out, the “Old-boy” NCAA investigatory and enforcement arms have traditionally behaved like a college Inter-Fraternity Council, announcing fluffernutter decisions lacking in reality. And, as a part of that let’s-play-pretend, … Continue reading

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More on Gee & Smith’s Ethical Violations: Using your “Little Sensor” as A Daily Active Force

I knew a fellow once who was a hard-charging, “Give-Em-Hell” ex-Marine lawyer, who fought tooth and nail and, in fact, loved the conflict. Relentless, except that he’s dead now. But he had a moral compass.  A very alert moral compass. … Continue reading

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OSU Yanks its’ March 8 “Self-Report to NCAA” from website

Yes, they yanked it.  We reported on Aug. 9 –  at our post entitled, ” OSU’s Gee & Smith Violate Their Duty of Good Faith & Fair Dealing with NCAA: A List of False Statements in Their NCAA Response” (see below), a … Continue reading

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