Friday Sports Briefs

Nerlens Noel Injury The knee injury suffered by Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel has prompted discussion about the NBA’s rule requiring players to wait one year after high school graduation before entering the NBA Draft.  Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports discusses the “charade” of  the one and done rule.  Warren K. Zola discusses the rule on the Sports Law […]

Should the NCAA punish Penn State for “lack of institutional control?”

By John M. Burnor The NCAA may find the requisite authority to penalize Penn State University for a lack of institutional control, but it should not exercise its authority to punish the school. The idea of institutional control exists to clarify the notion that responsibility follows the chain of command and ultimately ends with the institution […]