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NCAA Decision Shows Clemson AD Dan Radakovich Would “Taint” Football Championship Selection Committee

  [Ed Note, Nov. 12, 2014: There are many more interesting, damning facts which have come out about Radakovich’s wacky behaviors at Tech, since this post was originally published. See my recent post,  “Haden, Radakovich, Gould, Alvarez: Prima Donna AD’s … Continue reading

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I Repeat: NCAA “Enforcement Review” by Cadwalader Found NO Violations

Dennis Dodd, of CBS, for whom I have respect because he is usually both aggressive and skeptical, has nonetheless just jumped off a high cliff without first looking down. (See his article, ‘New Enforcement Cop Duncan Faces Battles Inside, Outside … Continue reading

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NCAA/Miami ‘Prudential Concerns’ vs. NCAA/UConn Knowing Violation of Federal Statutory Mandates

If you look up “prudential concerns” in the dictionary, the word ‘prudential‘ falls somewhere in between the words ‘poop‘ and ‘putrid‘.  I don’t know how Ken Wainstein sleeps at night, but he explicitly found that alleged violation of those “prudential … Continue reading

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Badly Flawed NCAA Enforcement Review Uses Ouija Board – Not Rule of Law- to Find Violations

The thoroughly and fundamentally flawed NCAA Enforcement Review, released two days ago by Attorney Ken Wainstein of Cadwalader, got one thing right: his finding that a rogue employee insubordinately countermanded a direct order from a superior by proceeding to retain … Continue reading

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Mark Emmert’s Own ‘Doo-Doo Process’ Allows Passing Judgment BEFORE His Own Investigation Completes

First of all, NCAA investigators are doing their job if they utilize, read, or even listen to statements made under oath in public by fact witnesses who may have knowledge pertaining to an NCAA investigation: they are gathering pertinent facts. … Continue reading

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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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UMiami and NCAA: Shapiro’s Attorney Denies Wrongdoing, Finds Emmert ‘Shocking’ Claim Very ‘Suspicious’

As I suggested in my post yesterday, Mark Emmert has inappropriately jumped the gun — since he lacks (we know from the summary hammer he slammed down on Penn State) any comprehension of the elements of due process.  He should … Continue reading

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Loopy Emmert Jumps Gun Again, Says Miami NCAA Investigation ‘Shocking’ – So It Probably Isn’t

Look, I’ve long ago concluded that the entire NCAA regulatory and enforcement arm operates more like a petty Ladies Auxiliary Book Club than a real live adjudicatory system. The entire system is not just dysfunctional; it’s a Potemkin village, meant … Continue reading

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How Sen.Mitchell’s Integrity Report Overlooks PSU’s Effort to ‘Gut’ a Basic Reform

It looks as though former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell probably anticipated that babysitting the Mad Bull which has been Penn State sports –which he’s been hired to do as the new “Independent Athletics Integrity Monitor” mandated by the July … 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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