UCLA is getting some negative press for awarding a scholarship to Justin Combs. Justin is the son of very wealthy rapper Sean Combs (née P. Diddy, née Puff Daddy). By most accounts, Combs is worthy of the scholarship. His Scout and Rivals ratings, while modest, aren’t abnormal among UCLA recruits. Plus he brings intangibles, such [...]
The CEO of the Fiesta Bowl, John Junker, was fired for paying employees to make political contributions and then covering it up. This is in addition to a host of other offences, like using Fiesta Bowl money to pay for a strip club visit (pdf of full report). Junker was already a popular target for his nearly [...]
Congratulations to the men and women of the Notre Dame fencing team. The Irish took first place at NCAAs, holding a consistent lead throughout the tournament and beating Penn State by 7 bouts. This is head coach Janusz Bednarski‘s third championship, and Notre Dame’s second national championship this year (women’s soccer).