Should Emmert Take Responsibility for NCAA’s Actions?’s Dana O’Neil has written an interesting piece on the fallout from the NCAA’s improper actions in the investigation of the University of Miami.  O’Neil examines the situation through the perspective of the NCAA’s treatment of head coaches – the NCAA holds coaches strictly liable for violations committed by their staff, even if they were not […]

Cam Newton Loophole Closed But Parents Still Have a Role

Last month, the NCAA expanded the definition of an agent to include those people, including parents, who market student-athletes’ athletic ability for financial gain.  This measure closed the so-called “Cam Newton Loophole,” referring to the allegations that Cam Newton’s father sought payment in exchange for his son’s enrollment in college.  Because Newton himself was not […]