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  1. UNC academics scandal still simmering

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last December, after three months of seemingly intense investigation, former North Carolina Governor Jim Martin's probe into academic fraud at North Carolina came to a close with relieving news for the Tar Heels. Martin's inquisition found that UNC's...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  2. FBI releases details on San Diego scandal

    Eamonn Brennan

    Remember the San Diego point-shaving scandal? Sure you do. Brandon Johnson, the school's all-time points and assists leader, was implicated and later charged and sentenced as the result of an FBI investigation into a point-shaving scheme during the T...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  3. Fudging coaching resumes a bad idea

    Eamonn Brennan

    Dana O'Neil broke the story on Friday night. By Saturday, it was all over. Newly hired Villanova assistant coach Doug Martin was just-as-newly fired after a school investigation -- and Dana's background work -- revealed Martin had included massive in...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  4. Boatright investigation still uncertain

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Wednesday, UConn announced that freshman Ryan Boatright's eligibility was under review for reasons "not related to academics." On Friday, Andy Katz passed along a quick tidbit on the ongoing investigation, noting that the "angst isn't as palpable"...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  5. Oklahoma's investigation wasn't cheap

    Eamonn Brennan

    But it didn't totally break the bank, either. According to the Associated Press: Oklahoma has so far spent more than $50,000 on an investigation into major NCAA rules violations by the men's basketball program. The university on Tuesday releas...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  6. OU's damage control may not be enough

    Eamonn Brennan

    A few hours ago, Oklahoma and the NCAA released the summary disposition report on the investigation into the OU men's basketball program, specifically into alleged violations committed by former assistant coach Oronde Taliaferro. If you're particular...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  7. Under fire, Baylor assistant leaves program

    Eamonn Brennan

    We don't know the status of the NCAA's investigation into Baylor assistant Mark Morefield. The NCAA began investigating Baylor's program last October, timing that proved somewhat embarrassing for Baylor coach Scott Drew, who was forced to deflect que...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  8. Oklahoma closing in on investigation's end

    Eamonn Brennan

    That was the word from Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione, who told the Associated Press that the NCAA's investigation into Oklahoma hoops -- specifically, the path former forward Keith "Tiny" Gallon took to arrive at the Sooners' doorstep --...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  9. Report identifies San Diego bribee

    Eamonn Brennan

    The point-shaving mess that has devastated the San Diego men's basketball team is not confined to past years, or to one player. All-time leading scorer Brandon Johnson is the focus of a government investigation for allegedly accepting a bribe to affe...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  10. Mark Emmert isn't backing down

    Eamonn Brennan

    Yes, fresh off the heels of the NCAA's Enforcement Experience -- a mock infractions investigation designed to lend media members insight into the NCAA's enforcement procedures -- comes some rather blunt talk from NCAA president Mark Emmert on the nat...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  11. KU's bad behavior beginning to add up

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Kansas Jayhawks are making unfortunate offseasons a habit. In 2009, players on the school's football and basketball teams got into a brawl, resulting in an on-campus investigation and an injury to hoopster Tyshawn Taylor. In 2010, Jayhawks brass ...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  12. Binghamton avoids 'big bad stuff'

    Eamonn Brennan

    After months of assuming Binghamton, in the wake of its Kevin Broadus-led nightmare, was set to receive the blunt end of a concluded NCAA investigation, something strange happened: The program survived after all. Interim athletic director Jim Norr...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  13. Pearl says he had 'no reason' to lie

    Eamonn Brennan

    Bruce Pearl isn't saying that he didn't lie. He's admitted as much. Rather, when Pearl talked to Atlanta-area radio station 790 The Zone this week, he stated that he has "no excuses" for his attempt to mislead the NCAA in its investigation of his all...

    Blog | October 08, 2010
  14. Tennessee penalizes Bruce Pearl, staff

    Eamonn Brennan

    As of this writing, Tennessee's surprising news conference announcing self-imposed penalties is nearly finished. We'll have much more about the press conference, the investigation, and the causes therein -- excessive phone calls and providing mislead...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  15. Renardo Sidney speaks, sort of

    Eamonn Brennan

    Since he first moved back from California and committed to Mississippi State in the summer of 2009, now-sophomore Renardo Sidney hasn't spent much time with the media. Nor should he have: Sidney's recruitment was the focal point of an investigation b...

    Blog | August 10, 2010
  16. Family friends say they paid Bledsoe's rent

    Eamonn Brennan

    One portion of the New York Times' investigation into former Kentucky guard Eric Bledsoe's eligibility issues focused on a landlord's claims that Bledsoe's high school coach paid about $1,200 of the player's rent in a neighborhood that allowed Bledso...

    Blog | July 07, 2010