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The NCAA is opening an investigation into the recruitment of basketball-playing dog, Fetch. NCAA officials allege that the University of Kentucky Wildcats coach, John Calipari broke dozens of rules when bringing the highly touted pooch to Lexington.
There is no rule against a dog playing basketball, but there are rules against a prospect receiving gifts to influence their decision to play for a particular team. It is alleged that Fetch received personalized basketball shoes, treats, and even a large dog house.
Coach Calipari’s entire recruiting history is now being called into question. See the news cast below from Sports Dome, explaining the allegations in further detail. Hopefully this can get straightened out so we can get back to watching Fetch play basketball. He’s a good boy.
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