Web site owner in trouble with the NCAA?
Chris Ard, the proprietor of the popular TigerIllustrated.com Web site, is considered a "booster" under NCAA rules because he was formerly a member of IPTAY. Why is that a problem? Well, if you've ever visited Tiger Illustrated, you'll know that it's all about recruiting. He talks to potential recruits constantly, and writes about their chances of signing with Clemson.
The question that immediately leaps to mind is: how many other people running Rivals.com Web sites across the country are in a similar position?
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