Friday Sports Briefs: National Letter of Intent Edition

“The worst contract in American sports” Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated, has written an excellent piece on the National Letter of Intent and Eddie Vanderdoes, a high school football player who will likely lose a year of NCAA eligibility because he decided to attend UCLA after signing a NLI to attend Notre Dame.  Staples provides […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Staples on NCAA Hypocrisy Re: Minnesota Wrestler Sports Illustrated’s Andy Staples has written an outstanding story on Minnesota wrestler Joel Bauman, whose eligibility and athletic scholarship are in jeopardy because of the motivational music that he produces under his name and sells on iTunes.  Staples writes: Bauman embodies everything for which college athletics should stand. […]

Friday Sports Briefs

“Schools, not NCAA, standing in the way of positive scholarship change” Andy Staples of SI.com has a great article on how colleges and universities are balking at the NCAA’s attempt at reform.  The NCAA recently decided to allow schools to provide student-athletes with a $2,000 stipend and to offer multi-year scholarships.  A number of schools, […]