Ongoing investigation into sports tutoring

By Brittini Harbin

An update on the ongoing investigations into the Tar Heel football team: The NCAA and the university are looking into whether some players had improper dealings with sports agents, and the university expanded its investigation into possible academic misconduct.

Earlier this week, the NCAA and the university cleared senior running back Shaun Draughn to play in today’s game. None of the other thirteen players who were held out of the season-opener because of the investigations has been cleared. The university’s academic investigation is looking into whether a former football tutor gave players improper help writing class papers. But where’s the line between tutoring student-athletes and doing their work for them?


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