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Stipends problematic for collegiate athletes


Nobody cares about Lonnie White. Nobody cares that as a former USC wide receiver from 1982 to 1986, White pocketed roughly $14,000 in extra benefits. Nobody cares that he sold his season ticket allotment. Nobody cares that, in doing so, he violated NCAA rules. We’re numb to this now. Unless Yahoo! Sports were to learn […]

Cheating pervasive in college athletics


When I heard Oregon had paid scout Will Lyles $25,000 for recruiting services, I wasn’t even surprised. Whether within the rules or not, the Oregon situation is a stark reminder that the mechanism of college recruiting is corrupt at multiple levels.

Pryor is a real handful


The Buckeye quarterback will be USC’s main focus, but he’s not the only OSU player who will have an impact.