Chip Kelly Leaving Oregon For Tampa Bay Bucs

FootballScoop.com was first to report the news Sunday night that Chip Kelly has accepted an offer to become the next head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

(Kelly was in Tampa to visit USF Coach Skip Holtz last March)
SbB has since confirmed that Kelly is already assembling a coaching staff - from a source with […]

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Meyer Doing More Than NCAA Waiver Allows For?

On the same day it announced Urban Meyer as its next head football coach, November 29, Ohio State requested and was granted a NCAA waiver allowing the school to exceed the allowable number of football coaches on staff through the Buckeyes’ bowl game.

(Meyer not practicing what he preaches?)
Rusty Miller of the ASSOCIATED PRESS […]

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Beasley Admits NCAA Sins, Implicates Huggins

Eric Prisbell and Steve Yanda of the WASHINGTON POST report that as part of a current Maryland Circuit Court case, Michael Beasley recently revealed stunning details about his recruitment to Kansas State and one year-stay at the school.

(PDF: See Pages 7-8)
In a counterclaim filed late last month by attorney Mark A. Smith on behalf […]

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SEC’s Slive and Vanderbilt’s Franklin: Ridin’ Dirty

Wednesday I posted video of a vicious, blindside clip by Vanderbilt offensive lineman Logan Stewart on Georgia defensive lineman Kwame Geathers during UGA’s 33-28 win over the Commodores in Nashville last Saturday.

Despite Stewart’s dirty play, which included a 10-yard run-up, the Vandy player was given the same, subsequent punishment by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive as […]

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NCAA Hiding UNC Secrets From Law Enforcement

In a move that may speed up a formal Federal Government inquiry into the anti-trust exemption enjoyed by numerous, prominent college football schools, today the State of North Carolina sought an order from a Wake County (NC) Superior Court judge to force the NCAA to turn over unreleased evidence that it used in the investigation […]

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Ex-Agent: Compliance Just a Game, Not a Practice

The longest-running story in the modern history of sports is the reformation of college football.

That is, how to combat the century-old amateurism sham employed by power football schools as cover to obtain a tax-exemption - despite those esteemed academic institutions operating what are essentially professional sports franchises fueled by unpaid labor.
In some ways, I can […]

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Banned Ohio St. Booster Selling Tickets On Ebay

At the time of this posting, less than an hour remains in an Ebay auction for disassociated Ohio State booster Bobby DiGeronimo’s tickets to the Buckeyes-Nebraska game tomorrow - with no bids as of yet.

(Attendance: Optional)
Earlier this week DiGeronimo was cited for overpaying five Ohio State football players for summer job work. Those overpayments […]

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Bobby D Speaks; Seen With OSU Rose Bowl Ring

On Feb. 4, 2011, disassociated Ohio State booster Bobby DiGeronimo appeared on WMJI-FM’s “Lanigan & Malone” morning show in Cleveland to promote the charity event which ultimately rendered three Buckeye football players ineligible.

(Banned OSU Booster Has His Own Championship Ring? Of Course He Does)
DiGeronimo has since admitted to giving three Ohio State players envelopes […]

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Nutt Cracks On Auburn Recruit With 2011 Camaro

With the walls closing in on his coaching career at Ole Miss, Houston Nutt lashed out at Auburn Monday during a speech to the Monday Morning Quarterback Club in Birmingham.

Using the defense of oversigning as a thinly-veiled pretense, Nutt seemed to intimate to the group that a late commitment to Auburn last February by a […]

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Ohio St: 326 Percent Overpayment “Not Obvious”

Today Ohio State released a statement detailing more NCAA violations involving the football program. In the NCAA-addressed report, OSU confirmed that 30-year Buckeye booster Bobby DiGeronimo, who last month was cited for paying Ohio State players at his 2011 Cleveland-based charity event, also “provided five (OSU) student-athletes wages in excess of hours worked.  While the […]

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