NCAA Shows Its Stupidity…Again

August 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Drew Thurman (8:51 pm)
The NCAA has been under a lot of heat lately, and rightfully so. It has become a ridiculously bureaucratic entity with little control over the real issues facing the current landscape of college sports. Today we got more evidence to back up this fact as Isiah Thomas, the Florida International coach, was hired as a consultant for the New York Knicks. The best part of the story is that the NCAA is actually all right with this. This is what NCAA spokeswoman Jennifer Royer had to say:

"According to an official interpretation on June 6, 2001, NCAA member institutions are provided the discretion to establish their own policies regarding employment and income arrangements between their athletics department staff members and professional sports organizations. "An NCAA coach must, however, still comply with NCAA bylaws as they relate to the recruitment of prospects and the scouting of opponents."

Now I understand that Thomas is a whop...

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