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The NCAA shows its absurdity, hypocrisy and lack of foresight in the sanctions against Missouri

Here are today’s Mizzou Links.

1. About yesterday.

I’m sure you know by now, but Missouri had some sanctions handed down upon it by college sports’ judicious, thoughtful overloads, the NCAA.

We’ve had plenty of content about that.

But let’s start with the most absurd, enraging moments from the release of sanctions, which included a media call with the NCAA Committee of Infractions as well as a media call with Missouri chancellor Alexander Cartwright and athletic director Jim Sterk.

I’m going to present these without comment, because really, they need no comment. The first group is all from the NCAA COI call:

And these are from the Cartwright/Sterk call:

Honestly, we could fill dozens of articles with tweets like these from Thursday, but let’s move on.

In case you missed it, here’s some of the national perspective on the NCAA/MIssouri sanctions:

2. Statement SZN

There were no shortage of statements released on Thursday, by Missouri administrators, coaches — even politicians.

Here’s the rundown of those. First up, Barry Odom:

Next up, Missouri Senate Majority Leader Caleb Rowden:

Here’s SEC commissioner Greg Sankey:

I especially like this statement from Missouri signee CJ Boone:

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