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Statesman: BSU Violations Troubling

Boise State University’s NCAA violations include, almost literally, some nickel-and-dime stuff. Forty football players received $4,934 in impermissible benefits — the smallest totaling $2.34. But the problems have accumulated since 2005, involving coaches and players in several sports. This is a pattern, a troubling one. The situation is serious enough that BSU officials will go before the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions next month to explain their case — and then await word about penalties/Kevin Richert, Idaho Statesman. More here.

Question: Has Boise State played a little fast & loose with the rules as a result of becoming a football power?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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