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Sports briefs: NCAA finds problems with Miami investigation

Published January 23, 2013 4:22 pm

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College sports • The NCAA has found what it calls "a very severe issue of improper conduct" committed by former members of its own enforcement program during the Miami investigation, and will not deliver the long-awaited notice of allegations against the Hurricanes until an external review is completed.

NCAA President Mark Emmert announced the findings Wednesday. The sports governing body said former enforcement staff members worked with the criminal defense attorney for former Miami booster and convicted Ponzi scheme architect Nevin Shapiro "to improperly obtain information ... through a bankruptcy proceeding that did not involve the NCAA."

Source: Beckham's son has tryout

Soccer • David Beckham's teenage son just might be the next person in his family to play in the Premier League.

Thirteen-year-old Brooklyn Beckham, the oldest of Beckham's four children, is having a tryout with London club Chelsea and played in an under-14 game Tuesday at the team's training facility, people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.

McQuaid replaced on Olympic panel

Cycling • The head of cycling's governing body has been replaced on a key International Olympic Committee panel as he deals with the fallout from the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.

International Cycling Union President Pat McQuaid said he was too busy to attend all the meetings of the commission.

From wire reports