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Speaking of football…

As a native Ohioan and huge Buckeye fan, I couldn’t help but experience a sense of schadenfreude upon reading this story about University of Michigan football team.

The University of Michigan announced Sunday that it has launched an investigation into allegations that its football program regularly violates NCAA rules limiting how much time players can spend on training and practice.

The announcement from Michigan athletic director Bill Martin came after a Detroit Free Press article in which players from the 2008 and 2009 teams said the amount of time they spend on football during the season and in the offseason greatly exceeds NCAA limits. The players spoke to the newspaper on condition of anonymity because they feared repercussions from coaches.

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h/t: markymarc

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