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Baker Mayfield highlights the worst side of the NCAA’s transfer rules

Stories about athletes battling with their former schools over transfer destinations is nothing new. It has become a regular feature of the college sports offseason. Most of the time the debate is over how much power schools should have to … [Read More]

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Which Power Conference Football Teams Are At-Risk with the 2013-14 APR

Last week I looked at which power conference men’s basketball teams were in danger of receiving APR penalties in 2013–14. This week is football’s turn, although with two significant differences. First, football’s APR is less volatile than basketball’s so only … [Read More]

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College athletics leaders not yet serious about legislative solution

Brad Wolverton of the Chronicle of Higher Education has an article on the alternative solutions college athletics is looking at to get the NCAA and its members out from under the parade of lawsuits which is currently engulfing the association. … [Read More]

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Which Power Conference Basketball Teams are At-Risk with the 2013-14 APR

With the summer about half over and the 2012–13 APR release well in the review mirror, it is time to look ahead to the 2013–14 APR numbers. Those numbers will start to finalize over the fall as athletes return to … [Read More]

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Alabama Custom Photos Sign of a Bigger Issue in Football Recruiting

John Talty of AL.com rounded up custom photos which Alabama sent its commits who were participating in the invite-only The Opening, put on by Nike in Oregon. Those photos are completely legal, if you jump through a couple interpretive hoops. … [Read More]

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How is Dorial Green-Beckham Meeting With Oklahoma Coaches

SoonerScoop (via CBS Sports) is reporting that former Missouri football player Dorial Green-Beckham is currently in Norman, OK meeting with Oklahoma football coaches. There is just one problem with that: it is currently a dead period during which any in-person … [Read More]

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UNC Still Holds the Cards in Academic Fraud Scandal

Former UNC basketball player Rashad McCants spoke to ESPN’s Outside the Lines about his academic experience at UNC. McCants told ESPN that he not only took many of the “paper classes” in the African American studies program which have been … [Read More]

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What the NCAA Should Do About College Basketball Transfers

This is the third and final installment in a three-part series looking at college basketball’s transfer issues. In the first, I looked at whether college basketball really has a transfer “epidemic” (answer: not really). In the second, I explored why … [Read More]

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Why Are College Basketball Transfers So High?

In the first installment of this miniseries on college basketball transfers, I looked at whether the sport had an actual “epidemic”, i.e. whether the high rate of transfers was some recent phenomenon. The numbers suggest that college basketball transfer rates … [Read More]

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Is College Basketball Facing a Transfer Epidemic?

Dick Vitale has the latest in the never-ending series of articles decrying college basketball’s “transfer epidemic”. Most of Vitale’s complaints are in the same vein as others who have remarked on the issue. Too many players are taking the easy … [Read More]

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