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Here's the key phrase: “This was not an athletic scandal. It was an academic scandal, which is worse.”
There are numerous stories out there, here's one: http://espn.go.com/college-sports/story/_/id/8765672/north-carolina-tar-heels-investigation-reveals-academic-scandal-african-american-studies-department
Christopher Walsh covers Alabama football for BamaOnline, 247Sports, and is the author of 18 books.
After reading the article, I'm left with the impression that UNC took a page out of the auburn sociology department's chapter in its "How to Get Away with Cheating at College Football" manual:
make it look like the cheating was not a sports issue, but an academic issue, by showing that non-athletes got the benefits of the cheating too.
Am I understanding the situation correctly here?
This post was edited by Byzantium 16 months ago
"That's the way it goes. But don't forget, it goes the other way too."
Yeats fan I presume?
I haven't read a lot of his stuff, but I do like that poem.
See, Buster, it wasn't a loose seal you couldn't stand up to, it was Lucille. Ooh, I'm getting chills. If this were a Lifetime Moment Of Truth movie, this would be our act break.
This is exactly the same card that albarn played when faced with the Sociology Dept fraud. It worked for the cow college, maybe it will work for UNC.
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