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Facebook muddies college recruiting rules

From staff and wire reports
April 14th, 2009

Students and other fans of college sports have to be careful about the company they keep on Facebook and other social-networking web sites, or they might get themselves -- and the program they support -- in trouble.


That was the lesson last week for Taylor Moseley, a North Carolina State freshman who expressed a common-enough opinion on campus when he started a Facebook group called "John Wall PLEASE come to NC STATE!!!!"


More than 700 people signed up for the group encouraging Wall--a local standout and the nation's No. 1 basketball recruit--to pick the Wolfpack by national signing day this week.


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  • Facebook muddies college recruiting rules

    From staff and wire reports
    April 14th, 2009

    Students and other fans of college sports have to be careful about the company they keep on Facebook and other social-networking web sites, or they might get themselves -- and the program they support -- in trouble.


    That was the lesson last week for Taylor Moseley, a North Carolina State freshman who expressed a common-enough opinion on campus when he started a Facebook group called "John Wall PLEASE come to NC STATE!!!!"


    More than 700 people signed up for the group encouraging Wall--a local standout and the nation's No. 1 basketball recruit--to pick the Wolfpack by national signing day this week.


    But the

    ...

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