Kelvin Sampson Archive

We’ve tried everything, but Kelvin Sampson won’t go quietly

I know you’re sick and tired of hearing about the lad pictured to the right, but the truth is, every time we think he’s out of our lives … BOOM … he reappears, much to our dismay. If Eamonn’s post ...

Kelvin Sampson can’t leave well enough alone

Who remembers Kelvin Sampson? I don’t! I went through a very serious psychological process, like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, to have all memories of this “Sampson” guy erased from my brain. Actually, if that were true, I wouldn’t ...

Eric Gordon confirms it: Drugs pulled last year’s team apart

I’m sitting on my couch now — I tend to do that a lot in the evening — and I’m watching Eric Gordon for the first time this season, as his Clippers are taking on my Bulls. I had almost ...

Wetzel on NCAA, IU: Justice not served

OK: So, Alex sent over this Dan Wetzel column this morning, and then we got it e-mailed in, and you’ve all been talking about it in the comments. This one needs its own post. When I finally got to reading ...

Reactions to NCAA decision

There’s no shortage of reaction to today’s announcement from the NCAA Infractions Committee. As always, the guys over at The Hoosier Scoop are right on top of it. — Kelvin Sampson’s official statement — Audio: Tom Crean reacts to NCAA ...

NCAA releases infractions report on IU

At 4PM EST this afternoon, the NCAA officially released its findings of an investigation involving Kelvin Sampson, Rob Senderoff and the Indiana University men’s basketball program. You can read the 60-page report by clicking here.

In the clear: NCAA accepts IU’s self-imposed penalties

Take a deep breath. And then take a sigh of relief. After a lengthy investigation, the NCAA Infractions Committee has decided that Indiana’s self-imposed sanctions are sufficient and that no further penalties to the men’s basketball program are warranted. IU ...

A lonely $2 Sampsonite shirt rests at Steve and Barry’s on a brisk Bloomington Sunday

I almost bought a few of these, but opted for two longsleeves for $15 instead. What a deal!

Kelvin Sampson + rogue cell phone use = IU hemorrhaging money

Not that you don’t already despise Kelvin Sampson enough (at this point, what IU fan doesn’t?), but the legal bills are starting to roll in from Ice Miller and a tuition hike is on the horizon if things keep up ...

Kelvin Sampson would like you to know he’s innocent

The NCAA finally let IU respond back to its allegations. And well, the university didn’t agree with that whole “failure to monitor” bit. IU says Kelvin Sampson held back on just when, where and how he was going about his ...

A quick read of IU’s NCAA response

So, doing my offseason Dagger due diligence, I tried to summarize today the logical arguments at the core of Indiana’s response to the NCAA about the Kelvin Sampson allegations. I wrote: Indiana’s main arguments are, simply, that the “failure to ...

Weird: The NCAA gives IU nine more days to respond to allegations

The Hoosier Scoop has the, ahem, scoop: The NCAA faxed a letter to IU today telling the school it was being granted an extra nine days to send its response to the NCAA’s allegations that Kelvin Sampson did some very ...

Possible AD candidates start to trickle out

The Indianapolis Business Journal has an excellent piece this morning on the search for a new athletic director and it includes a list of candidates that could potentially fill the opening: Former IU basketball player and current Senior Associate Athletic ...