It’s been more than two-and-a-half years since Yahoo! Sports and Nevin Shapiro dropped a bomb on the University of Miami with a scathing investigation sparked by accusations by convicted Ponzi scheme architect Nevin Shapiro. Thursday, the U meets the NCAA.
The NCAA infraction’s case against the University of Miami has taken another embarrassing turn for the collegiate governing body.
While the initial reports on the University of Miami scandal involving Nevin Shapiro painted the convicted Ponzi schemer as a whistleblower first; documents released to CBSMiami.com from the University of Missouri reveal that Shapiro, at least when dealing with former basketball coach Frank Haith, was threatening to bring down Miami if he wasn’t paid by coaches not to talk.
The University of Miami remains in hurry up and wait mode as the NCAA begins investigating it’s investigation into the school. UM fans want the investigation over with, but that doesn’t appear to be in the cards just yet.
The University of Miami’s scandal plagued football team opened fall practice under a cloud of uncertainty that could be ready to turn into a downpour of devastation at any moment.
The NCAA is not in a good mood lately and the latest school to feel its wrath is the University of Central Florida.
It turns out the University of Miami isn’t the only Sunshine State school dealing with player eligibility problems due to improper benefits.