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  • Five times the NCAA meted out a 'death penalty.' Will Miami make six?

    Five times the NCAA meted out a 'death penalty.' Will Miami make six?

    With Nevin Shapiro’s allegations from behind bars that he lavished millions of dollars in goodies on University of Miami football player over eight years, in violation of NCAA rules, chatter intensified in print and online about whether Miami might suffer the worst punishment the NCAA can dish out. Unofficially known as the 'death penalty,' it eliminates the offending sports program from competition for one season (and sometimes more). It has been meted out to only five schools.

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  • Five times the NCAA meted out a 'death penalty.' Will Miami make six?

    Five times the NCAA meted out a 'death penalty.' Will Miami make six?

    With Nevin Shapiro’s allegations from behind bars that he lavished millions of dollars in goodies on University of Miami football player over eight years, in violation of NCAA rules, chatter intensified in print and online about whether Miami might suffer the worst punishment the NCAA can dish out. Unofficially known as the 'death penalty,' it eliminates the offending sports program from competition for one season (and sometimes more). It has been meted out to only five schools.

  • BP oil spill imperils Cajun culture

    BP oil spill imperils Cajun culture

    The Cajun culture has a rich tradition with deep ties to the Louisiana bayous. But the BP oil spill's impact on the economy and the environment is straining those ties.

  • As oil firms grow, response may slow to crises like Gulf oil spill

    As oil firms grow, response may slow to crises like Gulf oil spill

    Shortly before the Deepwater Horizon blowout, Halliburton bought an oil spill prevention firm. The oil-services industry is consolidating, which is not necessarily good news for quality, experts say.

  • Giant oil spill now threatens Louisiana's brown pelican

    Giant oil spill now threatens Louisiana's brown pelican

    The oil spill puts Louisiana's brown pelican at particular risk because it dives beneath the water's surface to forage.