According to ESPN, it looks like after three years of a botched investigation, the NCAA has finally decided to hand down its punishment to the University of Miami over the Nevin Shapiro scandal. Joe Schad of ESPN is reporting that The U will lose three scholarships for the next three years and suff ... More >>
It's getting to be put-up or shut-up time for the NCAA and their investigation into the University of Miami. Two years since Ponzi con Nevin Sheprio opened his mouth with allegations of widespread misconduct, the showdown between the school and oversight gurus has just gotten weirder and weirder. T ... More >>
Man, college what a wild time! Remember when Joey got blasted on Jager shots and vomited on your iPhone or that time your tenured professor told you the Newtown shooting never happened? Or remember when another professor asked students to step on Jesus' name and that pissed off a lot folks? Oh and d ... More >>
It looks like the University of Miami has enough already with the NCAA's shenanigans and will be formally filing a motion to have the NCAA's case against them dismissed. According to CBS.com, the motion will account for "recent revelations that the use of attorney Maria Elena Perez was beyond the s ... More >>
Although a lot of people want to paint high school athletic organizations as finger-waving, rule nerds who get their kicks from tossing out the eligibility of teenagers, let's be honest: They're about the only thing that separates the prep level from becoming an open meat market like... well, the NC ... More >>
It's hard to rob any of the sweet out of yesterday for the UM basketball team. Ringed by a stadium of hostile UNC fans in Greensboro, North Carolina, the Hurricanes knocked off the Tar Heels 87-77 in the ACC tournament championship -- UM's first time hoisting the trophy. But Sunday was far from ... More >>
Ameen Najjar, the guy whom the NCAA hired as their director of enforcement, wrote a letter on behalf of convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro days before he was sentenced in 2011, suggesting that having Shapiro on the payroll would be swell. Whoops. See also: -Sen. Joe Abruzzo Asks Florida Attor ... More >>
After dogging it out with Duke in a tough 76-79 loss on Saturday night, the University of Miami basketball team was ripe for a dip in this week's polls. It happened -- but the damage was minimal to the Hurricanes. According to the latest reports, UM has fallen from fifth to sixth place. The silver l ... More >>
The NCAA is learning that it's hard swing around the morality stick when you're own ethics are under question. After the organization dropped official allegations on the University of Miami athletic program last week, head Hurricane Donna Shalala came out with some choice words of her own, calling o ... More >>
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NCAA President Mark Emmert is not having such a hot week. See also: -University of Miami Scandal: Sen. Joe Abruzzo Asks Florida Attorney General to Investigate the NCAA First, there was state senator Joe Abruzzo sending the attorney general a letter to investigate the NCAA's shenanigans in their U ... More >>
State Sen. Joe Abruzzo has jumped headfirst into the NCAA-versus-UM fracas.
Last night in Coral Gables, the UM men's basketball team extended its winning streak with a last-minute, stress-inducing decision over Virginia. Unlike high-wire finesse wins over Duke and UNC, the Hurricanes recent match-ups against ACC competition like Florida State, Clemson, and now Virginia have ... More >>
The University of Florida Gators are going to Lexington this weekend to face off against the Kentucky Wildcats, and after the Gators blocked three punts in two previous games against the Wildcats, people in Kentucky are bitching bringing up the point that UF may be "cheating" to block punts.To cl ... More >>
Think you have enough gustatory prowess to demolish inordinate amounts of sushi in a short amount of time? If so, RA Sushi in Pembroke Pines wants you to come out to the first annual Maki Madness sushi-eating contest Saturday, March 26 from 2-5:00 p.m. Find out more...
Flickr: Michigan DailyFeagin's career in Maize-and-Blue was cut short by an off-field incident.The University of Michigan today announced that its football coaching staff violated NCAA rules for the amount of athletics-related activity its players could perform and the number of coaches who could ... More >>
Flickr: Ganon Baker BasketballKnight (center) at a basketball skills camp in Dallas.When Brandon Knight committed to the University of Kentucky earlier this month, he did not do so in the usual way that high school athletes do, by signing a letter of intent. Rather, the Pine Crest School point gu ... More >>
Flickr: National Collegiate Scouting AssociationKiffinWith University of Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin accepting the same job at USC, it looks like the only memory that some local football players will have of the coach is a pending NCAA investigation. Though former Volunteer and Pahokee nativ ... More >>
Nu'Keese Richardson, during his short stint in TennesseeUPDATE: A University of Tennessee sports web site is reporting that Richardson says he is not participating in the NCAA investigation of the school's recruiting practices. He's quoted saying: "I'm not involved in that." These are Richardson' ... More >>
Flickr: imnatronCheerleaders are OK; but is the University of Tennessee using its feamle student body for football recruiting?Tennessee Volunteers head football coach Lane Kiffin loves South Florida football players -- we told you how he bought a billboard in their honor, which you can see ... More >>
National Collegiate Scouting AssociationLane Kiffin wants South Florida's 17-year-old boys.South Florida football players are a weird obsession for University of Tennessee Coach Lane Kiffin. In the last recruiting campaign, he sparked controversy -- then the kind of back-pedaling you'd prize in a ... More >>
For a former basketball star, a new career starts with the J.V. team. B
Deon Thomas was a Chicago hoops legend. He would become one of the University of Illinois' all-time basketball greats. And for the last decade-plus, he was a globe-trotting, championship-winning professional basketball star. Now he's a JV coach in the Broward 'burbs.Specifically, Thomas is the absur ... More >>
Calendar editor John Linn was very sick this weekend. I know this not because he told me (he did tell me, but he's tricky), but because he was unable to fulfill his duties as a judge in this year's Beer-Offs, held Saturday at the Coral Springs Whole Foods. This second annual tournament had different ... More >>
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It's no shocker that a St. Thomas Aquinas High School senior has accepted a scholarship to play at the University of Notre Dame. The Fort Lauderdale football powerhouse has two players in gold helmets already -- offensive linemen Sam Young and Dan Wenger. Another, senior punter Ben Turk will be the ... More >>
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