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NCAA takes action to crack down on online courses

There has been a proliferation of high school athletes trying to get NCAA eligible from poor grades by taking online courses, and the NCAA is cracking down, saying it will no longer accept online high school courses from Brigham Young University and Illinois-based American School effective Aug. 1.

Those two schools were two of the most popular used by athletes in submitting courses to the NCAA.

That's big news because several highly recruited athletes have used online courses to make up for poor performances in the classroom.

College recruiters have told prospects how to use the online courses to gain eligibility.

-- Eric Sondheimer

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sport m

I highly doubt the above is a real "James B" post.

James B.

This is also a problem with NCAA athletes taking bogus courses in the summer to make up failing grades. Pete Carroll's Trojans were notorious for this. Switching gears, Scott Muckey has shown throughout the past season that he has lost it, being personally responsible for the first round meltdown. He even called himself an idiot, and he was serious. Great job the past 24 yrs Muckey, but all alumni I have spoken to agree it's time to go. Rumor has it a huge offer will be made to Josh Lienhard. Regardless, Muckey must go.

Football Fan

Well there goes Gardena Serra's football dynasty.


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