Georgia May Have To Self-Report NCAA Violation After Dumbass Fan Calls…

Steven Nelson is a cornerback for the College of the Sequoias, and as a three-star recruit on Rivals.com is one of the more anticipated juco transfers coming out after this season. He committed to Georgia back in February, but is keeping his options open and touring other interested schools. He reportedly loved his… » 8/21/12 3:25pm 8/21/12 3:25pm

Baylor Hoops Teams Were Really Big On The Illegal Text Messages

Stop me if you've heard this before, but a school that quickly rose to athletic prominence is now facing punishment for a myriad of recruiting violations. This time it's the Bears of Baylor, who were found by an NCAA probe to have racked up nearly 2,000 impermissible phone calls and text messages to recruits over the… » 4/09/12 1:50pm 4/09/12 1:50pm

This Howard University Scandal Is Just The Dumbest

News leaked yesterday that Howard University was suspending all athletic programs while it self-investigated possible NCAA violations, and that the problems stemmed from improper student-athlete use of their textbook allowances. A new day brings more details—and a semi-clarification from the university, finally. » 4/05/12 9:55am 4/05/12 9:55am

Derrick Rose and John Calipari Are Paying Back Memphis Fans For That…

A strange, important thing happened in college basketball. A player, coach and athletic director at the heart of an academic scandal were actually punished. Not chastised in the usual NCAA sanction sense—no one cares about vacated wins or loss of scholarships—but actually forced to pay money. Money talks in college… » 10/07/11 1:20pm 10/07/11 1:20pm

Two Fellows Very Surprised By The Miami Allegations: Luke Campbell And…

Nevin Shapiro, even behind bars, takes pride in the fact that Miami players referred to him as "Little Luke." Not because he so horny, but because he so generous with his money when it came to taking care of the Hurricanes. Naturally, the first place we look to for reaction this morning is to Big Luke. » 8/17/11 12:40pm 8/17/11 12:40pm

Celebrating OSU's Scandal: An Ode To College Football

It is a celebration, right? Most people, at least in our corner of the Internet, are tipping their caps to Yahoo Sports. And why not? In exactly 24 hours, they broke the news of a major NCAA rules violation and forced the school into taking action. It's the kind of scoop we all hope for and strive to. They got rock… » 3/09/11 10:30am 3/09/11 10:30am

No, A Coach Donating His Kidney To A Player Isn't An NCAA Violation;…

Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter donating one of his own kidneys to freshman player Kevin Jordan is one of the best stories we've heard in a long time. So we're not sure if it speaks more to our cynicism or the labyrinthine bylaws of the NCAA that we honestly wondered: does this violate anything in the rulebook?… » 2/10/11 1:45pm 2/10/11 1:45pm