BadJocks Reader Sounds Off About NCAA

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August 8, 2015

Occasionally, we hear from readers who have very strong opinions about what’s going on in sports. This week, Quinn Sawyer sent us this about the NCAA: The NCAA is filled with egoistic, over privileged, inconsiderate beings that are hell bent on making the life of any athlete they could get their hands on miserable. They make it seem like we are the cause of their worthless life, some of them…


Video: Penn State Alum Equates NCAA Sanctions to 9/11

Really? Crushing, sure. Demoralizing, perhaps. But 9/11? Uh, didn’t people DIE during that? Now we know where the problem at Penn State is. Watch the video below. From WNEP: The NCAA dropped the hammer on Penn State and former head football coach Joe Paterno this week. Fans were absolutely devastated by the unprecedented sanctions.  But Penn State alumnus Tom Price of Factoryville, Penn., took it to the extreme. He told…

July 25, 2012

State of North Carolina Sues NCAA to Turn Over Documents Relating to UNC Football Investigation

Our friend Brooks, over at goes into much more detail on this situation, but basically the NCAA is being sued by the State of North Carolina for failing to turn over documents related to the recent investigation into shenanigans that when on in the Wolfpack football program. Why? NC is trying to enforce something called the Uniform Athletes Agent Act which it passed in 2000 AT THE URGING OF…

October 19, 2011

#NCAA Ready to Put Up or Shut Up: Will They Get Tougher on Rule Breakers or Change the Rules

The “assistant principal” charged with enforcing an encyclopedia of rules (some out-dated) for college sports is putting together a committee (naturally) looking for ways to keep from embarrassing themselves again this football season.  (Think Cam Newton and Ohio State.) But do they need to enforce the rules they have better, or is it time to make it easier for schools to follow? Or maybe we should just pay everyone to…

July 6, 2011

Gamecocks Starting QB Garcia Suspended for Spring Practice, Along With Backup

April 7, 2011

Something is amiss at the University of South Carolina. The revived football program under Steve Spurrier is starting to crack along the edges, like a bad Charlie Sheen video. Starting quarterback Stephen Garcia has been suspended INDEFINITELY by the school as was backup Andrew Clifford for unspecified violations of team rules. Given Garcia’s history (this is his third spring ball suspension in five years at SC) it could be for…