TOPIC: NCAA Penalties

Chip Kelly’s Show-Cause Makes Him a Harder Hire Than Others

Phil Sheridan writing for ESPN.com about potential interest by Texas in Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly: Kelly is also limited to some degree by the “show cause” order placed on him by the NCAA for recruiting violations at Oregon. … [Read More]

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Kelvin Sampson’s Show-Cause Penalty Ends

Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star: For the past five years, if an NCAA school had hired [Kelvin] Sampson, it would have had to present an explanation of why it should not be punished for hiring him, and how it … [Read More]

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OU Coach Likely Gets Last Break From NCAA

Oklahoma’s Jay Norvell had one of the Sooners’ 35 secondary violations over the last year (April 2012 – April 2013). But his violation should have carried one of the stiffest penalties, a coaching suspension. Lucky for him, Oklahoma took advantage … [Read More]

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“Noncommitable” Offers Show Why Written Offers Are A Big Deal

There is not as many interesting things to report from the NCAA’s Regional Rules Seminar here in Denver. A lot of it is very technical, not even immediately useful to someone who is no longer working on a campus. But … [Read More]

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Show-Cause for Former Texas Southern Coach Upheld

Johnnie Cole, former head football coach at Texas Southern, was unsuccessful in his appeal of his three-year show-cause order that came from Texas Southern’s 2012 major infractions case. Cole appealed both the show-cause penalty and the findings that he failed … [Read More]

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Penn State Meets Scholarship Reduction Early

Penn State received many penalties from the NCAA last summer. The three penalties that affect Penn State’s on-field performance each run for four years. But all three cover a different four years: Postseason Ban: 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 Initial Counter … [Read More]

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UCF Wins Appeal of Bowl Ban

UCF Wins Appeal, Eligible for Bowl in 2013 Central Florida continued a rare winning streak for schools in front of the Committee on Infractions. The university successfully appealed the football team’s postseason ban from its 2012 major infractions case. The … [Read More]

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Coming Off Probation

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi will finish four years of NCAA probation on Monday for a wide-ranging of violations that mostly started and ended with a failure to report violations. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times had a breakdown of the changes that the … [Read More]

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SMC Penalties Getting Good Reviews

Generally NCAA major violation penalties are categorized one of two ways: as ineffective slaps on the wrist or corrupt overreaching not proportional to the violations. But in the case of the NCAA’s sanctions on Saint Mary’s, the Committee on Infractions … [Read More]

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Saint Mary’s Hit With Extensive and Creative NCAA Penalties

Saint Mary’s was sanctioned by the NCAA today for a host of major violations. The violations centered around the recruitment of an international prospect in 2009 as well as training activities involving outside consultants in the summers of 2009–2010. On … [Read More]

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