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University of Houston Director of Men's Basketball Operations Sues Institution; Alleges NCAA Rules-Violations

On July 5, 2013, Joseph Duarte of the Houston Chronicle reported Michael Young, a member of the University of Houston’s (UH) famed Phi Slama Jama and director of basketball operations, had filed a lawsuit to have his employment contract with the school rescinded. 292 more words

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Suspension of Texas Men's Basketball Student-Athlete Myck Kabongo and Appellate Rights Moving Forward

On December 20, 2012, Yahoo! Sports reported University of Texas men’s basketball student-athlete Myck Kabongo will be suspended by the NCAA for the rest of the season. 277 more words

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How it Works: Bowl Game Gifts to Student-Athletes

On December 3, 2012, the Sports Business Journal conducted their annual review of the gifts provided to football student-athletes by the bowl games they are participating in. 91 more words

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LeBron James’ Agent Under Investigation By the NCAA

According to an October 10, 2012, Yahoo! Sports report by Adrian Wojnarowski and Pat Forde, the NCAA has launched an investigation into possible violations involving NBA basketball player Lebron James’ agent Rich Paul and University of Texas men’s basketball student-athlete Myck Kabongo. 204 more words

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New NCAA Division II Interpretation: Awards Based on Place Finish in Outside Competition

On September 21, 2012, the Interpretations Subcommittee of the NCAA Division II Legislation Committee issued an interpretation concerning awards based on place finish in events outside of NCAA competition.  93 more words

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Daily Compliance Item- 9/24/12-, 16.02.3- Preferential Treatment vs. Extra Benefit


There is a difference between extra benefits and preferential treatment?

*The provision of extra benefits involve institutional staff members or boosters

*Preferential treatment occurs when institution does not have knowledge of the treatment, benefit or services being provided to the individual… 263 more words


Pac-12 Conference Compliance and Enforcement Round-Up

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On September 1, 2012, the Los Angeles Times reported Scott Schenter’s county work emails suggest the former appraiser provided former University of Southern California football student-athlete Joe McKnight with a car and an airline ticket, and former basketball student-athlete Davon Jefferson with about $3,700 in cash. 389 more words

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