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Quite frankly, this is getting ridiculous. Alabama coach Nick Saban’s support staff has expanded to nine “analysts.” That’s up from six in 2011, three in 2010 and none before then. Five of the analysts work with the offense: Kevin Garner, … Continue reading
While I share in the righteous indignation sent Penn State’s way after the release of Freeh’s report, there’s something about this that leaves me a little uneasy: NCAA president Mark Emmert told Penn State in November that the organization would … Continue reading
Just curious – when Mark Emmert spouts back-pattery like this: “I encourage you to be attentive to something that was positive in all those scandals in a sense that it really demonstrated a sea change in responsibility,” Emmert said yesterday. … Continue reading
Joe Nocera’s been steadily pounding on the NCAA for a while now – some of it’s been over some pretty low hanging fruit – but this is good. … When we spoke this week, Southall directed me to an obscure … Continue reading
You know, I keep telling myself cynically that there’s little the NCAA can do these days that irritates me, but they keep finding ways to prove me wrong. My favorite part of the piece is this, one step past getting … Continue reading
If you think that Mark Emmert’s magic is made up of equal parts of arrogance, self-righteousness and selfishness, this article about revenue generated by collegiate apparel sales won’t do anything to dispel your belief. First, the arrogance. … Although Robinson’s … Continue reading
I predict this will go over like a lead balloon in certain quarters. … Following a six-hour meeting in late September, the Resource Allocation Working Group, chaired by Georgia President Michael Adams, agreed to consider a reduction in FBS football … Continue reading
Don’t laugh… well, at least don’t laugh until you see it.
They’re havin’ a little get together. The NCAA is preparing to address the storm that has arisen over Texas’ new 24-hour sports network, summoning school officials — and others with similar ventures and plans — to Indianapolis next month. In … Continue reading
The NCAA prez politely suggests that DOJ is barking up the wrong tree. The “cc: Mr. Bill Hancock” adds a nice touch, though.