Tag Archives: Pennsylvania State University

PSU’s Compliance With Mitchell ‘Integrity Report’: Two ‘Authorized’ Adults Present When Young Recruits Visit?

I think Penn State may have been violating Senator Mitchell’s First Quarterly “Integrity Monitor” report, dated November 30, 2012, and the new Penn State policy AD 39 (adopted in June 2012), which Mitchell endorsed in that Report. Mitchell’s Report states, … 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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Sen.Mitchell’s PSU Report Stunner: Must ALL Coaches ALWAYS Have a Second Adult Present?

My earlier post  (“How Sen.Mitchell’s Integrity Report Overlooks PSU’s Effort to ‘Gut’ a Basic Reform“) pointed out that Senator Mitchell’s first Quarterly ‘PSU Integrity Report’ allowed PSU to cleverly “gut” one of the primary (and more pragmatic) mandated reforms, by filling … Continue reading

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‘Scoreboard Baby’: the Beheaded Canary at the UWash Mines – and College Football Everywhere

Present-day big time NCAA college football is founded on three Big Lies: 1) players are not employees; 2) coaches are gods; and 3) the NCAA and their local schools are not-for profit. Part of the reason those Big Lies persist … 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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Emmert’s Letter of Inquiry is Revolutionary: Protecting “The Good of the Game”

 “The law is the witness and external deposit of our moral life. Its history is the history of the moral development of the race. The practice of it, in spite of popular jests, tends to make good citizens and good … Continue reading

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