| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Like many headline-making ideas, it came to him in the middle of the night.
Not that he hadn't thought about it before. In four seasons at West Virginia, where he rushed for 1,068 yards and 19 touchdowns, Shawne Alston came to realize something needed...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:44 PM
It took the NCAA years to investigate and rule on USC's case involving Reggie Bush.
The NCAA required less than a day to rule on USC's latest appeal to modify the sanctions handed down in the case.
A day after USC Athletic Director Pat Haden met...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:55 AM
CORAL GABLES — Miami's long-running NCAA investigation took another strange twist Wednesday afternoon.
This time, it could very well be good news for UM.
The NCAA announced it uncovered "an issue of improper conduct within its enforcement...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:59 PM
The UC Irvine women's cross country program has earned a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA based on its Academic Progress Rate.
The Anteater team's score ranked among the top 10 percent in its sport for 2011-12, the most recent year in the report....
| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Matt Whitehouse, a junior pitcher for UC Irvine in 2013, has signed with the Cleveland Indians on Friday and has been assigned to the Mohoning Valley Scrappers, their short-season Single-A affiliate in the New York-Penn League.
Whitehouse was chosen in...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:22 PM
It'd be foolhardy to expect the NCAA to let Miami to skate by on time served. But when they come out, I expect the sanctions to be cautious and reeking of deflected insecurities.
| Feb 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
These are dark times for the NCAA.
As an organization in charge of monitoring all things college athletics, the NCAA has prided itself with creating a certain brand of integrity. That integrity, however, has taken a big hit as of late.
From the way it...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Exit plan a must
Mark Emmert needs to go. His rogue enforcement staff has heaped embarrassment on a group that already might have been less popular than Congress.
And it's not as if the botched Miami case is the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The NCAA can sure act quickly when it needs to put out a firestorm.
During a Thursday conference call with reporters, NCAA President Mark Emmert said the organization would no longer sell player memorabilia and apparel on its website, ShopNCAASports....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:19 PM
For 45 finger-wagging pages, the University of Miami's best lawyers criticized, condemned and posed in perfectly nuanced ways a question that fit NCAA President Mark Emmert with a clown nose:
Why was Nevin Shapiro given such credibility?