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Thursday March 7th, 2013

Nevin Shapiro should be strongly considered for Mark Emmert's job, because at least then this would be fun to write about. (AP) Nevin Shapiro should be strongly considered for Mark Emmert's job, because at least then this would be fun to write about. (AP)

Of all the stories that popped up after we signed off work last night, none are so enchanting as the revelation by Tim Reynolds that the NCAA's director of enforcement wrote a letter in support of Nevin Shapiro to the judge presiding over Shapiro's sentencing hearing.

"Throughout the course of our interactions, it is my belief that Mr. Shapiro possesses a unique depth of knowledge and experience concerning representatives athletics interest ('Boosters'), agents and the provision of extra-benefits to student-athletes," Najjar wrote in the letter, a copy of which was obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
Well, that's accurate.

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