Dennis Dodd, Senior College Football Columnist for CBSSports.com, calls a spade a spade: “the NCAA is guilty of failure to monitor and lack of institutional control.”
Well, folks, the NCAA internal review ordered by its leader, Mark Emmert, is done, and the scapegoat properly identified. As those of us who have run consulting assignments know, the ostensible object of the assignment is one thing and the actual intended result is another. In this case, it was a “who shall we fire to deflect public criticism” assignment.
For those of you who love a great conspiracy theory, Penn State’s outgoing trustee John Surma is a great lightning rod. While I don’t normally go to great lengths to spread trash, I felt a bit capricious this afternoon. So go ahead and read THE SURMA VENDETTA.