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Three Oklahoma athletes penalized by university for eating pasta
Three Oklahoma athletes penalized by university for eating pasta

Too much pasta landed three University of Oklahoma athletes on the wrong side of the NCAA rule book. The unusual case, first reported Wednesday by the Oklahoman, came after the trio attended a graduation banquet in 2013. To restore their eligibility, the athletes each had to donate $3.83 to charity to cover the cost of the pasta. The school reported the situation to the NCAA. "This is unusual," said John Infante, a former compliance director at Colorado State and Loyola Marymount who writes the Bylaw Blog. "Very rarely does this come up in terms of banquets and special occasions." Former Oklahoma football player Gabe Ikard claimed to be one of the "infamous...

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