Today, the NCAA proved it’s serious about cleaning up the corruption rampant in college sports. The University of Kentucky issued a statement, ordered by the NCAA Committee on Infractions, formally recognizing they were in error having a celebration last season … Continue reading
In our 24/7 news cycling, Twitter following culture, conclusion jumping has become so prominent it may become an Olympic event in 2012. Witness the daily fluctuations in the “legacy” of Lebron James. One day, he’s better than Jordan, today, he … Continue reading
The worst fears of Buckeye fans have come to pass. Jim Tressel has resigned as head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. While the coming days and weeks will be filled with mostly unflattering post-mortems of the events leading up … Continue reading
Dan Wetzel’s Yahoo! column yesterday made two very important points in regard to Ohio State’s handling of the current problems within the football program: Athletic Director Gene Smith has obviously not been entirely forthright, at least publicly, during this process, … Continue reading
The bad news coming out of Columbus began with the trickle of tattoos and has broadened into a steady stream of allegations of impropriety. To this point, the university has steadfastly supported head coach Jim Tressel, but comments made last … Continue reading
Samuel Chi, the “BCS Guru” has an outstanding piece today outlining why we may get a playoff as soon as the 2012 season!
As established in previous posts, big-time college athletics has devolved into corruption. With billions of dollars at stake, it’s unsurprising to see avarice rear its head and get the better of honesty and principle. Charged with policing this lawless landscape … Continue reading