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The most unsurprising headline ever: Baylor basketball facing possible sanctions

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dick Whitman, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Piss enough people off ...

  2. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Surely, she'll go to Europe now...
  3. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Oh, I was talking about the men's side.
  4. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Another school that has let athletics lead it far from it's mission.
  5. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    Baylor has already self-imposed a number of penalties as a result of the NCAA enforcement staff's probe, which began in 2008, ironically with the recruiting of women's basketball star Brittney Griner.

    Not seeing the irony.
  6. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    No kidding.

    Nor even the coincidence, which is usually what people mean.
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    This probably seems like nothing compared to the last time the NCAA (and the authorities) descended on the Baylor hoops program.

    I read the article in SI a month or so ago and felt cynical for thinking, "They've got to be cheating."
  8. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    But... but... but... Sports Illustrated just told us they were winning the right way!
  9. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    You shouldn't have. Drew and his staff have been as blatant about this stuff as any coach since Tarkanian.

    OK, well, maybe other than Bruce Pearl.
  10. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Absolutely. When I read that SI article you're referring to, the whole time I'm thinking, "Are they fucking serious with this shit?"

    Scott Drew returns phone calls and takes time and so forth, so I think it's fair to wonder if he's been somewhat coddled by the media, which likes guys who return phone calls and take time and so forth, for this stuff until now.
  11. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Reading the story, this isn't a new investigation. Baylor has already self-imposed penalties.

    Wonder why it took so long to come to light?
  12. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Just spitballing before re-reading the story carefully: Maybe Baylor was hoping these would be designated secondary violations, and thus not publicized?
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