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The Loneliest Losers
Fifteen years ago SMU's powerhouse football program was obliterated by a pay-for-play scandal and the NCAA's first "death penalty." Since then 20 other college programs--including Alabama football this year--have qualified for the ultimate sanction, but all have been spared. Why hasn't the NCAA dropped the death bomb again? Much of the answer lies in the athletic rubble at SMU.
An Unfolding Tragedy
As football injuries mount, lawsuits increase and insurance rates soar. The game is headed toward a crisis, one that is epitomized by the helmet, which is both a barbarous weapon and inadequate protection
The Writing is on the Wall
The rash of phony transcripts and academic cheating spells out the fact that athletics are now an abomination to the ideals of higher education. Victims: the student-athletes. Culprits: the system and those who run it
Sweat Shopping Though rife with NCAA violations, college-run football camps have become bull markets for recruiters
to football camp. Doritos and sticky buns were the choice snack, Gatorade filled the cooler, and Glenville coach Ted Ginn drove the van, which he rented for ...
The Toughest Coach There Ever Was
Though many football people acclaimed him as a genius, and everyone accepted him as a man of integrity, no one would dare hire him in the ...
A Man with Deep Roots and Deep Routes
Miami's Mark Duper has strong ties to his native Louisiana and a passion for pulling in passes
DEEP IN HOT WATER IN STILLWATER
Already on NCAA probation for football recruiting violations, Oklahoma State now must answer accusations that many Cowboy players have ...
THE MAN WHO CHANGED FOOTBALL
When the NCAA Rules Committee voted a return to two-platoon football last month, one of the least surprised men in the country—and one of the most ...