At least the NCAA finally recognized that. At least O'Brien and his innocent players can now see light at the end of the tunnel. It sure would be nice if Emmert just admitted the organization never should have gone down that road in the first place, but clearly that's never going to happen. He'll continue to take his share of heat for damaging the organization's credibility, but give him and the executive committee credit for beginning to ultimately right their wrong.
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