Dated NCAA Can Help Itself by Disbanding

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The NCAA notified the University of Miami on Tuesday that the school is being accused of a “lack of institutional control,” because it allowed a booster named Nevin Shapiro to infiltrate its athletic department and have relationships with athletes that were both personal and — according to Shapiro — financial.


The timing of this notice is beyond laughable. It came about 24 hours after NCAA President Mark Emmert was forced to fire his hand-picked director of enforcement, Julie Roe Lach, for — wait for it — bungling the Miami investigation.

This is the Keystone Kops vs. Inspector Clouseau.


On Monday, Emmert described Lach’s decision to pay Shapiro’s lawyer for information in its Miami investigation, which was approved by...

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