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  1. Coach K: Transfer rules 'a farce'

    Eamonn Brennan

    In NCAA-land, there are no snap decisions. Before genuine progress can be made, discussion must be had -- loud, long, unfocused discussion. Some regrettable things will be said. Some unfortunate emails may see the light of day. A scandal or two or 10...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  2. DePaul works volleyball into workouts

    Eamonn Brennan

    Never is the relative quiet of college basketball's offseason more apparent than in August. Summer recruiting is over. The draft is well behind us, as are most (if not all) coaching changes and transfers. Barring scandal or surprise, this is the part...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  3. UNC gets its own White House petition

    Eamonn Brennan

    One of the most fascinating side stories during this summer of UNC discontent -- from P.J. Hairston's rental car paper trail to the ongoing scrutiny over an academics scandal that was supposed to be long past the university by now -- is the intense i...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  4. Hairston legal issues hardly UNC's biggest

    Eamonn Brennan

    Ugly fallout from an ongoing academic scandal isn't the only bit of North Carolina news worth discussing on this fine summer Monday. The more recent and high-profile mess in Chapel Hill -- the early June arrest of star guard P.J. Hairston with two me...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  5. Did UNC remove key info from report?

    Eamonn Brennan

    The fun at North Carolina never stops. This offseason, that would be true even if the long-standing academics scandal in the school's African and Afro-American Studies Department wasn't drawing local scrutiny; the saga of P.J. Hairston has seen to th...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Pitino doesn't take kindly to Gordon Gee

    Eamonn Brennan

    By now, you've surely heard about the latest scandal out of Ohio State, wherein a full audio tape of University president Gordon Gee, made during Ohio State's Athletic Council on Dec. 5, leaked to the Internet, and the world got to hear Gee say alleg...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  8. 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
  9. This is why officiating is a mess

    Eamonn Brennan

    In his Tuesday Daily Word, my esteemed colleague (and noted triathlete) Andy Katz provided an update on the state of Pac-12 officiating in the wake of the Ed Rush scandal. The conference hired an outside counsel (Ice Miller attorney Stu Brown) to com...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  10. UNC prof not dropping academic scandal

    Eamonn Brennan

    The North Carolina academic scandal, which embroiled the school's African and Afro-American Studies department in accusations of fraud motivated by athletic success, has long since moved off the radar. In December, a probe by former North Carolina Go...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  11. Lance Thomas speaks, doesn't say much

    Eamonn Brennan

    Since the Lance Thomas Jesus Piece story first broke, and appeared -- again: I said appeared -- to have all the makings of a surefire NCAA violations scandal, it very quickly appeared that the NCAA was going to end up stuck. The jeweler that sued ...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  12. Harvard academic scandal indicts athletics?

    Eamonn Brennan

    That seems to be the thesis of a story in Wednesday's New York Times, headlined "Cheating Scandal Dulls Pride in Athletics at Harvard." It begins with the story of the Harvard hoops team's recent success -- in March, Harvard won its the first Ivy Lea...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  13. Lance Thomas 'scandal' remains opaque

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Tuesday morning, the Raleigh News & Observer reported an important development in the Lance Thomas jewelry fiasco: Thomas and Rafaello & Co., the jeweler who sued the former Duke player for failing to repay an alleged $67,800 credit in 201...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  14. Harvard academic scandal haunts hoops

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Aug. 30, the New York Times reported word of a wide-ranging academic scandal at arguably the country's most highly respected institution of higher learning: Harvard University. The number of students implicated (up to 125) was intriguing, and I su...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  15. Maurice Creek still recovering from injury

    Eamonn Brennan

    Indiana fans are starting to feel the optimism. They have good reason. Freshman forward Cody Zeller is on campus, and the Hoosiers have more talent in Bloomington than at any point since Kelvin Sampson cratered the program with scandal and the defect...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  16. Mark Emmert defends enforcement process

    Eamonn Brennan

    The NCAA did not need the Miami situation. The organization has already had a very tough year -- it's just been one major, high-profile scandal after another, and meanwhile the BCS conferences only grow more powerful -- and at each step along the way...

    Blog | August 29, 2011