One of the reasons that major college sports will always be vulnerable to academic scandals is because the message long ago was sent to players and administrators that academics only matter when it doesn't interfere with the bottom line.
Maurice Clarett is putting on the pads again, this time in the UFL. But maybe it's time for the troubled running back to do something more meaningful than football.
Are Florida coach Urban Meyer and Alabama coach Nick Saban closing practice because of agents or because they like to control every aspect of their programs?
What would Tim Tebow look like at the NFL combine if Florida coach Urban Meyer had spent more time changing the QB's game to fit the NFL? He'd resemble Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor.
Six-time Grammy winner John Legend has a passion for sports -- especially Ohio State football.