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Turn to any sports station website and you will see The NCAA is saying that The U spent $170,000 on unpermissable benefits over a period of years. Basically peanuts compared to what the Shapiro guy told them.....There is also a letter being published from a Senator to the Florida AG asking them to look in to the NCAA practices.
Can't wait to see Jay Bilas' thought on this.....
Apparently half of that was spent trying to get a couple of players to sign with a sports agency. Chop that out and they are talking about $80,000 over 9 years. Wrong is wrong but thats not even 5% of the 'millions of dollars' that was originally reported.
Who'da thunk - a con artist obsessed with status lied about the extent of benefits actually provided. Ladies and gentleman: your star witness for the NCAA!
I also never knew the NCAA paid the criminals in the Ohio State case for their information. I have no source on that but remembered someone saying that at some point or reading that somewhere.
I don't think we know Shapiro lied about the amount. The NCAA can only pin Miami down for the amount that they have full proof over. It's not unlike the OSU tatoo-gate where there was seemingly much more going on but the NCAA couldn't get all the info since they don't have subpoena power.
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