Alabama head coach Nick Saban has a lot more to deal with this week than just the Tide’s opponent.
When former Biogenesis owner Anthony Bosch reportedly agreed to cooperate with Major League Baseball, it could be the opening of Pandora’s Box when it comes to drugs in the sport. But, Major League Baseball should also tread carefully based on another major scandal.
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.
Missouri Tigers Head Coach Frank Haith, Louisville Cardinals Associate Head Coach Clint Hurtt, Western Kentucky University assistant basketball coach Jake Morton and two other former University of Miami coaches have received notices of allegation from the NCAA for their alleged part in the Nevin Shapiro scandal.
The NCAA leveled the most serious charge it has in its arsenal, lack of institutional control, against the University of Miami for the school’s part in the Nevin Shapiro scandal. The term, institutional control may be foreign to fans, but something schools dread seeing from the NCAA.
The bankruptcy trustee for Nevin Shapiro’s former company, Capitol Investments USA, has sued the massive law firm of Shook, Hardy, & Bacon to try to recover some of the money lost to Shapiro’s massive Ponzi scheme.
The University of Miami is preparing for the worst as the NCAA may deliver its notice of allegations to the school as early as Monday. The notice is just another step in the NCAA infractions process the school finds itself in thanks to the Nevin Shapiro scandal.