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Will Transfers and Early Draft Entrees Lose Out Under O’Bannon?

As fascinating as the 99-page ruling in O’Bannon is, for the immediate purposes of the judgment the two-page injunction order is much more significant. Yesterday I looked at how the injunction essentially solves the cost of attendance debate (much more … [Read More]

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No Compliance Issue with Winston Insurance Purchase

Jameis Winston is not the first athlete to have his disability or loss-of-value insurance premiums paid for by the school using the NCAA’s Student Assistance Fund. Texas A&M did the same earlier this year for offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi. And … [Read More]

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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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NCAA Should Stop Charging for Eligibility Center Registration

Of all the things the NCAA does that rile up the masses, one which should be the most obvious is one of the least known. The NCAA strikes a controversial bargain with athletes. In exchange for the opportunity to get … [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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