The NCAA has taken a bit of beating over the past couple years. The clumsy organization has stumbled into one blunder after another. In fact, it has gotten so bad for the NCAA that several of the collegiate conferences have been open about a potential abandonment of the NCAA - something I would support if all FBS level college programs were allowed to come along for the ride.
It has only been three years since it was revealed that schools attempted to buy the services of Cam Newton by paying his father significant sums of money. Buying the services of players isn't allowed under NCAA rules, but in Cam Newton's situation the NCAA found that it was not a violation for a son's father to shop his son on the college football market. We can't forget the sanctions levied against Ohio State for the players little ring of getting free tattoos in exchange for memorabilia and their coaches subsequent attempt to coverup the scandal. The penalties? A one year ban from postseason play, aRead More »from A New Low: The NCAA Reduces Penn State’s Penalties