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Stanford guilty of 'major' NCAA violations for first time

Stanford guilty of 'major' NCAA violations for first time

Stanford's football and softball teams were found guilty of NCAA violations, including more than $3,000 in impermissible benefits to a football player and excessive practice time by the softball team. 

Athletic director Bernard Muir said Thursday these are the first “major” violations committed by the school. The NCAA did not find a lack of institutional control. 

“The university will continue to be diligent about educating student-athletes and supporters, monitoring its programs and, when a potential violation is discovered, vigorously reviewing the matter and self-reporting to the NCAA any findings,” Muir said in a statement ....

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