My Friday Five: On UNC Case Conclusion, Lime Skittles & Bruno Mars

My Friday Five: On UNC Case Conclusion, Lime Skittles & Bruno Mars

1. It’s Over

The UNC academic case has finally come to a close. Finally.

After years of dark clouds, allegations and sensationalism by certain members of the media, the NCAA Committee on Infractions' (COI) report was released to the public today. In it, the COI ruled that it could not find that the university committed any violations, therefore, no sanctions would be brought down. SEC commissioner and COI chair, Greg Sankey, said “While student-athletes likely benefited from the so-called “paper courses” offered by North Carolina, the information available in the record did not establish that the courses were solely created, offered and maintained as an orchestrated effort to benefit student-athletes.”

On Roy Williams, Shea Rush & Garbage Journalism

On Roy Williams, Shea Rush & Garbage Journalism

If I’ve ever had a “get on my nerves” moment, it happened this week. Pete Thamel and Dan Wetzel published an article via Yahoo! Sports (I’m not including the link to it because I don’t want it to get any more views than it already has) speaking sort of on topic about the recent scandal in college basketball. The following is my personal opinion of this dumpster fire of an article.