Oregon Ducks and Phil Knight – Is Nike Giving Them a Recruiting Advantage?

Posted by Phil Caldwell on December-18-2010 Add Comments

With former University of Washington president Mark Emmert taking over the reins of NCAA rules enforcement this fall, and Husky rival University of Oregon playing in the BCS championship, a murky situation is emerging way out in the wild Pacific Northwest.

How can the NCAA slap USC with sanctions when Oregon has a alumni buying spectacular locker rooms and practice facilities for the Ducks? Isn't this far worse than what went on at UW during the early 1990's? How is Oregon's situation different from SMU in the mid 1980's, when the NCAA felt the death penalty was justified?

More importantly, if the NCAA does decide to look into the Oregon ma...

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