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Introducing the SB Nation Conference Re-draft Project


While Barking Carnival still flies an independent banner -- Bill Little at the helm of the Dreamwagon chasing unicorns into a burnt orange sunset -- we are technically a member of the SB Nation...

Ethical problems eating away at college football


from the Philadelphia Daily News by Bernard Fernandez as reprinted in The News Tribune (Tacoma) Sunday Jan. 2, 2011. Sounds like the days of ethical coaches are numbered ala Don James. Latest victim Urban Meyer at Florida. Apparently playing by the rules is in direct conflict with billions of dollars in TV revenue. Remember the PAC_10 Prexies went after the UW and Don James after he went to three Rose Bowl in a row. UW Administration went along willingly. In these days of "street agents" and other illegal benefits it is harder for coaches with a conscience to survive. Sark has his hands full to compete with the Yucks and Trogams. Unless something changes he will be forced out into the Pros or broadcasting. We live in a different world with a not very bright future.

Ethical sports blogging takes another hit with Deadspin's Favre/Sterger story


For better or worse, Deadspin is considered one of the leading sports blogs, and as such, they're dragging the genre down the toilet bowl once again with their story about embarrassing messages...

Ethical sports blogging... is it on the decline?


What burden does a blogger have to ensure that "news" being broken is accurate, compared to the opportunity to draw traffic with sensational headlines?

NCAA referee conflict of interest -- Time for a change


Gary Parrish reported yesterday on an important story, an enlightening one in my case.  It seems that NCAA officials are often taken on foreign trips by teams that are allowed to make them by...

On Villarino, Euton and Ross-Miller


Matt Jones at Kentucky Sports Radio stirred up a bit of a controversy this morning with his remarks on G.J. Vilarino, K.C. Ross-Miller and Dakotah Euton that apparently inspired some angry...

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