Tag Archives: NCAA

Lowering Your Academic Standards is Your Problem, Not the NCAA’s

BRYAN WALSH—After a long, drawn out investigation that left the Tar Heels wallowing in purgatory for over three years, the NCAA made its decision on the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Basketball scandal on October 13, 2017. In the proceedings leading up to the final judgment, the University admitted that it had administered […]

Safety Net Provides a Win-Win: Why the NCAA’s Proposal to Change the NBA Draft Rules is an Overdue Improvement

NICOLE COMPARATO—As college basketball season returns and fans’ favorite teams take the hardwood, there will undoubtedly be murmurs about the players who entered the NBA Draft foregoing their remaining years of eligibility. Fans will especially lament those players who went undrafted or remain unsigned by NBA teams when they could have been continuing their college […]

Kain Colter Wins the First Quarter

BY STEVEN L. WILLBORN — Kain Colter won the first quarter. Colter, a quarterback, is trying to unionize the Northwestern football team. A Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) recently determined that Colter was an “employee” under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) and ordered an election to determine if the team wants […]

Funny Business Gets Serious: Judge Moreno Orders Ethical Inquiry Into Attorney Who Assisted NCAA With UM Investigation

BY CHRISTINA HIMMEL — Recently, news broke that Chief U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno in the Southern District of Florida began asking questions about the propriety of the relationship between the NCAA and Nevin Shapiro’s bankruptcy attorney, Maria Elena Perez. Specifically, Judge Moreno wants to determine whether the relationship between the NCAA and Perez was […]