NCAA Investigation

John Blake was steering players to agents; Jennifer Wiley was doing their homework. The sordid saga of the Butch Davis tenure at UNC, and how they cleaned up afterwards.

The Abridged Butch Davis Video


In case you thought Butch Davis was going to sell you a timeshare (h/t @akulawolf) or pitch you Amway (h/t@THF), or couldn't bear to watch Davis in all that makeup, of if you just didn't have nine...

Firing Up the Butch Davis Image Rehab Tour


First stop, the op-ed page of the Raleigh News and Observer. Second stop, YouTube video. Wait, what? Former UNC football coach Butch Davis has apparently launched an all-out image rehab blitz with...

Happy Committe on Infractions Day!


It will be exactly like this right? Holden Thorp and Dick Baddour before the firing squad with the added bonus of John Blake showing up. I am imagining at some point they all end up on the...

Media Wants UNC to Demand COI Hearing Be Public; Blake to Appear


And in today's weather forecast for the Greater Hades area, a chance of snow! The media consortium that is suing UNC for the release of records regarding the NCAA investigation into the football...

No, Virginia, UNC Would Not Be Better Right Now With Butch Davis


(h/t to THF for the title idea) When Butch Davis was fired as UNC's head coach on July 28th, there was a chorus of people, personified most intently by former Tar Heel player Deems May, who...

Media Fairly Unhappy Amy Herman Doesn't Take Notes


*Insert bad lawyer joke here* Probably the most interesting aspect of UNC foray into NCAA violations is not the investigation itself but the back and forth between the University and the media...

Davis' Lawyers Move To Quash The Subpoena


*Insert the Law and Order sound here* Attorneys representing former UNC coach Butch Davis have moved to quash the subpoena requesting Davis' personal cell phone records. Davis’ lawyer, Jon Sasser...

NCAA and Elaine Marshall Are Not Playing Nicely in the Subpoena Sandbox


Lost in the din of the announcement of Bubba Cunningham as UNC's new AD, Late Night with Roy and the opening of hoops season, and a big ACC game with Miami this weekend is this territorial...

Media Would Like to See Butch Davis' 216 Phone Records


The vexing question is did they say "pretty please"? The local media organizations, which previously brought lawsuits against UNC to gain access to various records associated with the NCAA...

Your Obligatory Tire Fire Update


UNC's 4-1 start has blown the stench of the smoldering NCAA mess out to sea for most of the season, but a few things have bubbled up of late that serve to remind us the tires are still ablaze....

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