Shakey got spanked.The Florida High School Athletic Association today released findings from its investigation of Aventura-area Dr. Michael M. Krop High's basketball team, which was disqualified from the playoffs last year amid amidst allegations of rampant cheating.
The verdict: For falsif ... More >>
This week's New Times feature, "Talent Trap", tells the story of Choice Learning Academy-- later named Center of Life Academy-- a tiny school in a homeless shelter that defrauded the state of learning-disability education funds and illegally recruited basketball players from around the world to boar ... More >>
As the dust settles after the disqualification -- for real this time -- of Krop High's boys basketball squad, it will be reckoning time for Coach Shakey Rodriguez and the school's administrators.
In the last week, rampant rule-bending and outright cheating concerning the school's basketball squa ... More >>
Steve SatterwhiteBernard Wright (center, standing) flanks coach Shakey Rodriguez during their FIU days.This news story will appear in Wednesday's issue of New Times. It includes reporting that was published last week on our news blog, and which was referenced without attribution in this weeke ... More >>
FacebookSo we finally reached Bernard Wright, the sketchy high school recruiter and legal guardian of disqualified-and-then-reinstated Dr. Michael Krop High guard Brian Delancy. This is what he had to say: "Don't you ever fucking call this number again. You're a fucking scum bag and if I ever fuc ... More >>
At three this afternoon at a Downtown courthouse, attorneys representing Dr. Michael Krop High will argue that the disqualification of one of the school's basketball players over an immigration issue is illegal. Whether Florida's number-one ranked high school team qualifies for the playoffs hangs ... More >>
Brian Delancy was flanked by lawyers and kept far away from Riptide.Judge Spencer Eig this afternoon granted an emergency injunction to Dr. Michael Krop High's basketball team, allowing the number-one-ranked squad to join three other teams in the playoffs despite eligibility issues surroundin ... More >>