Oregan proposed 2-year probation
The University of Oregon has acknowledged major NCAA violations in connection with football recruiting and proposed a self-imposed two-year probation with the loss of one scholarship in each of the next three years, according to documents released by the school.
Oregon and the NCAA have failed to come to an agreement on the matter and the case is expected to go before the infractions committee at some point this year.
College: ISU self reports NCAA violations, seeking two years probation
Iowa State is seeking two years of probation from the NCAA for 79 impermissible phone calls made by undisclosed coaches from 2008 to 2011.
The athletic department announced Tuesday that it has entered a summary disposition process with the NCAA and was asking for probation, stemming from impermissible phone calls and text messages made to recruits during the three-year period. ISU self-reported the violations to the NCAA in November 2011.
Some Major Colleges Fear Looser N.C.A.A. Recruiting Rules
"I am a proponent of close examination of ways to improve and streamline the rule book," Currie said. "We spend too much time and money trying to legislate something that is impossible to regulate. A text message ban has unintended negative consequences and causes more waste of resources than unlimited texting. If a kid does not want to return a phone call or text, he won't."
Former Southern Mississippi Men's Tennis Coaches Cited for Unethical Conduct
Two former University of Southern Mississippi men's tennis coaches were cited for unethical conduct for promising impermissible benefits to student-athletes, engaging in academic misconduct. Also, one of the coaches directed a student-athlete to lie during the investigation, according to a decision announced today by the Division I Committee on Infractions.
Recruiting and social media: Former OSU star Thurman Thomas' tweet to Laquon Treadwell draws attention
Thurman Thomas publicly expressed on Twitter last month his desire for Laquon Treadwell, the nation's top wide receiver recruit, to pick Oklahoma State.
Suspension issued to Valdosta State University football student-athlete
A Valdosta State University football student-athlete has been suspended from the team's next game and the head football coach has been publicly reprimanded for misconduct during the 2012 NCAA Division II Football Championship.
"It is the head coach's responsibility to keep his student-athletes accountable to this sportsmanship agreement."
Eastern Michigan found for a failure to monitor women's basketball program
Eastern Michigan University failed to monitor its women's basketball program and the former head women's basketball coach failed to promote an atmosphere for compliance within the program, according to findings by the Division I Committee on Infractions. The case centered on women's basketball student-athletes exceeding practice hour limitations and violations of NCAA legislation relating to tryouts.
Report: NCAA to make official big changes to punishing head coachest
The NCAA is trying to close as many loopholes of as possible escape on coaches whose programs get caught cheating.
In August the organization passed a proposal that put the onus of responsibility on head coaches who have nefarious behavior going on in their programs. So if an assistant gets caught doing something on the sly, not only will said assistant face punishment, but the head coach will, too.
Illinois College failed to monitor its athletics program; coach cited for unethical conduct
College sports: UCF cited for recruiting violations, lack of institutional control