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Alabama Coach Instills Discipline in Misbehaving Team

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A recent article in the New York Times profiled Anthony Grant, Alabama’s men’s basketball coach. Though his celebrity doesn’t begin to rival fellow Alabaman coach Nick Saban, Grant had been doing a consistently good job. Though the team isn’t known as one of the greatest, they are doing fairly well and were on the path… Continue Reading

Victim’s attorney puts pressure on Syracuse after alleging former assistant coach Bernie Fine’s wife had sex with players

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Following-up on a previous post, there have been developments in the Bernie Fine case concerning the former Syracuse University coach’s alleged sexual abuse of ball boys. A lawyer for several of Fine’s victims is seeking to increase the pressure on Syracuse University to settle the lawsuit against them by accusing the fired coach’s wife of… Continue Reading

NCAA rescinds $2000 stipend to athletes

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The NCAA Division I Board of Directors at a recent meeting went on record saying that it still believes scholarship limits should be expanded. It just wants time to work out the details. On Saturday the board delayed implementation of a $2,000 expense allowance, opting instead to ask the working group to make a modified proposal… Continue Reading

Penn State under Review by Department of Education

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According to Businessweek, the U.S. Department of Education has begun a review of Penn State’s campus security program to see whether university officials broke any federal laws by failing to report instances of child sexual abuse. The Department of Education will start by meeting with officials and administrators working for the university police department. From… Continue Reading

Timeline of Jerry Sandusky’s Case

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Timeline by ESPN A chronological look at the case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, based on a grand jury report in Pennsylvania state court. Some key dates in Penn State football history are included. Sandusky has been charged with 40 criminal counts, accusing him of serial sex abuse of minors: 1969… Continue Reading