Does the NCAA use selective enforcement? Does it protect its power programs and take it out on the little guys? Public perception says yes, but a closer look at history -- both long ago and recent -- says no.
University President David Boren has sent a letter to the NCAA stating that Oklahoma's athletic department conforms to the agency's rules, despite an investigation into potential violations by the men's basketball program.
An external audit of Oklahoma's athletic department found no major issues with the school's policies on practices as it tries to move out of an NCAA-imposed probation for major violations by the football and men's basketball programs.
The NCAA has asked Oklahoma to enhance its compliance education program relating to the employment of athletes as part of the school's continuing probation following rules violations by former quarterback Rhett Bomar.
Adrian Peterson's father won't be able to attend the Red River Rivalry game Saturday between No. 14 Oklahoma and No. 7 Texas, but the Sooners' tailback expects him to be in the stands the following week.