Professor Maureen Weston Quoted in "University of Tennessee Fined Millions for Cash Payments to Athletes" -- New York Times
Professor Maureen A. Weston is quoted in the New York Times article, "University of Tennessee Fined Millions for Cash Payments to Athletes." The article examines the NCAA's penalties on the University of Tennessee for wrongful payment schemes to the parents of athlete recruits.
Excerpt from "University of Tennessee Fined Millions for Cash Payments to Athletes"
Comparing the Tennessee ruling with how the N.C.A.A. dealt with U.S.C. or the case of Oklahoma State men’s basketball, which was banned from the 2022 postseason after an F.B.I. investigation into corruption in college basketball, shows how times have changed. According to Maureen Weston, a law professor at Pepperdine University, that shift can be understood as the product of mounting public and legal pressure against the N.C.A.A.
“They’re changing so much because they’ve just been hammered in the courts,” Weston said, adding that “there’s so much going on and there’s so much criticism of the N.C.A.A.”
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