Keith Law of ESPN has an excellent article about the NCAA not following a court order that came in the Andrew Oliver case a few weeks ago. The court ruled back in February that agents could represent student-athletes during negotiations with MLB clubs. Continue reading
The Minnesota Star Tribune writer John Millea has an excellent article about scholarship athletes in all of collegiate sports. The article talks with Minnesota commitment Kevin Kray who received 1/2 of a scholarship for his freshman campaign for the 2010 season. He states that he thought that all scholarship offers in college were full rides but was clearly wrong as 60 percent of all student athletes don’t even have any aid. Kray believes that he can play himself to a bigger scholarship but I highly doubt a collegiate coach will increase a player on the team currently. Continue reading
Then the Contact Period starts back up again and runs from the September 12th all the way through November 9th. Starting on November 10 is the Dead Period(not permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts or evaluations on- or off-campus or permit official or unofficial visits.) This coincide with The Early Signing Period for College Baseball. The early signing period will be from the 12th of November to the 19th of November.