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RALEIGH, N. Womens Texans Jerseys .C. -- The attorney for a former North Carolina womens basketball academic counselor and faculty member who is accused by the NCAA of wrongdoing is pushing back against the charge -- and the investigative process itself.Randall Roden, who represents Jan Boxill, filed a 54-page response this week to an NCAA charge that Boxill provided improper academic assistance to athletes.That was one of five charges against UNC tied to its long-running academic fraud scandal. Rodens response included a letter to the NCAA complaining of an impossibly burdensome and fundamentally unfair process for gathering and reviewing evidence in the case.Namely, the response states, Boxill has consistently been denied access to the database of her own emails at the center of the charges.They just showed her [emails] that nobody could possibly remember -- it was 10 years old -- and she says, I dont know, it could be this, it might be that, Roden said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press.Well, they were satisfied. Thats all they needed to know. She sent the email, they jumped to a conclusion based on what it says on the email about what happened and shes never [been] given a fair opportunity to explain what it really was.The NCAA gives schools and individual parties named for violations 90 days to respond to charges outlined in a Notice of Allegations (NOA). Thats often tougher for individuals compared to a school working with compliance staffers and outside attorneys.That creates somewhat of a double burden, said Stu Brown, an Atlanta-based attorney who has worked with schools on infractions cases. It tends to necessitate the hiring of personal legal counsel and that can be extremely expensive when you think of just the number of documents and number of pages of things that have to be looked at just for somebody to get up to speed on the case.Both UNC and Boxill filed responses Monday and released them publicly Tuesday. The NCAA enforcement staff has 60 days to respond, which would eventually lead to a hearing with an infractions committee panel.Among its arguments, UNC stated its accreditation agency -- not the NCAA -- was the proper authority to handle issues related to irregular courses with significant athlete enrollments in the formerly named African and Afro-American Studies (AFAM) department.As for Boxill, the NOA cited 18 incidents between February 2003 and July 2010, such as making changes for athletes to use in papers, suggesting a course grade and providing an athlete with a completed quiz for one of Boxills courses.The former philosophy professor and faculty chairwoman retired in 2015 after UNC began taking steps to fire her following a 2014 outside investigation that detailed the AFAM irregularities.Roden said many of Boxills charges are due to email exchanges taken out of context. He said they had since cobbled together more details by talking to former students involved and sifting through thousands of emails released publicly through records requests.As an example, Roden said the quiz in question was a take-home assignment used to spur class discussion. A student emailed her answers to Boxill seeking help. Boxill spoke with her to explain the response didnt answer the posed question, and replied by email change it or fill in as you wish for the student to make her own changes, according to the response.Asked about the complaints in Boxills response, UNC athletics director Bubba Cunningham said Tuesday the school has been very cooperative with the NCAA and anyone else who has asked.Weve been open and transparent in everything that we have done, Cunningham said. And Ill let her response speak for itself. But weve done everything we can, that we think is appropriate for the institution and those that we represent.Roden said Boxill focused on helping students be successful in life and graduate, not stay eligible to compete.Shes 77 years old. Shes not going to work for another NCAA-regulated institution, Roden said. So theres nothing they can do to her. This is about trying to clear her name. Thats why were doing this. Camo Texans Jerseys . 31, the CFL club announced Monday. The team also has yet to decide on the future of Doug Berry, who began the season as a consultant to the head coach but took over the offensive co-ordinators duties in July. Throwback Texans Jerseys . Shot outdoors against the stunning backdrop of Banff, Alta., the networks 30-minute original production airs tonight at 8pm et/5pm pt on TSN2. The four All-Star teams will play for $100,000 in prize money during TSNs annual skins game, airing live this weekend on TSN from The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre. . -- In one brief spurt, Brazil turned a close game into a rout and proved again it will be a strong World Cup favourite. Phoenix spent most of the summer trying to play like everyone -- including the Mercury themselves -- expected this team to play. It didnt really happen with any consistency during the regular season -- but its not too late. The Mercury are a victory away from advancing to the best-of-five semifinals but will have to win in New York on Saturday to do so.Meanwhile, Atlanta got one of the best individual performances in playoff history from Angel McCoughtry in the first round. On Sunday, the Dream head to Chicago, where they hope to avenge a painful playoff series loss to the Sky two years ago.Awaiting the winners are No. 1 seed Minnesota and No. 2 Los Angeles.No. 8 Phoenix vs. No. 3 New York (NBA TV, ESPN3, 7 p.m. ET Saturday)Heres the deal with the Mercury: No one would have been stunned to see them lose in the first round at Indiana. But no one will be stunned to see them move on to the semifinals. Thats how hard it has been to predict what Phoenix might do.It has been an up-and-down season for the Mercury because they couldnt count on their defense, which is the very thing that was a rock for them when they won the WNBA championship in 2014.During the 2016 regular season, Phoenix allowed foes an average of 83.3 points per game. The Mercurys effort in their 89-78 victory over the Fever on Wednesday was much closer to what theyll need to beat the Liberty. The Mercury held the Fever to 37.2 percent shooting while shooting 54.5 percent themselves.Any night we play good team defense, we pack the paint around the ball and get on shooters, the results come out in our favor, Phoenixs Brittney Griner said. We know what we need to do now; everybody has to go up another level.Phoenix got important offensive contributions from several players on Wednesday, with Diana Taurasi leading the way with 20 points. Griner and DeWanna Bonner each had 18, and Candice Dupree and Penny Taylor each scored 12.Bonner has been coming off the bench the past five games, with Marta Xargay starting instead, and that worked well for the Mercury on Wednesday. Bonner was fresh and very effective in the fourth quarter, scoring 11 of her points to hold off the Fever.It was an emotional night, as Indianas Tamika Catchings played her last game, but it could also have been the last for Australias Taylor. Now Saturdays game will be the end for either Taylor or New Yorks Swin Cash, who is also retiring at seasons end.Neither the Mercury nor the Liberty played much defense in their first meeting this season, a 104-97 Phoenix victory in New York on June 26. Dupree had a season-high 26 points in that game, going 11-of-13 from the field. Tina Charles had 26 for New York but took 27 shots to do it. And the Liberty went 12-of-15 from the line compared with the Mercurys 27-of-33.The second meeting, in Phoenix on July 1, was more the type of game that defined the Mercury much of the season: They scored a lot, but they gave up a lot more. New York won 99-88, led by Charles 31. This time, the Liberty were able to match -- actually, slightly exceed -- the Mercury going to the line, with New York at 25-of-29 and Phoenix 23-of-26.The last game, though, was a Liberty blowout: 92-70 on Sept. 3 in New York. Phoenix shot just 32.8 percent from the field, and Griner had her lowest output of the season with two points. The Liberty held Griners offense down without center Kiah Stokes, a defensive specialist who has been out since Aug. 26.Were a bit of a toss-up, Taurasi said of the Mercury this season. But since the Olympic break, we kind of know who we are. Everyone is healthy. We see ourselves playing differently and feeliing differently. Elite Texans Jerseys. Even so, Phoenix was 6-4 after the Rio Games going into the postseason, so toss-up really is probably the best way to put it. However, as they showed at Indiana, the Mercury are especially hard to beat when they face elimination. Thats the Taurasi factor as much as anything. New York will have to find a way to limit her, which Indiana could not do.No. 6 Atlanta at No. 4 Chicago (ESPN2, 1 p.m. ET Sunday)Wednesday, the Dream didnt have their second-leading scorer, Tiffany Hayes, who was out because of a suspension after her seventh technical foul in the regular-season finale. They didnt have inside veteran presence Sancho Lyttle, who is injured.But they had McCoughtry, who knew she had to put the Dream on her back. She did just that in a 94-85 victory over Seattle, scoring 37 points to go with seven assists and three rebounds. She shot 66.7 percent from the field (14-of-21), which also was critical. During the regular season, she shot 43.4 percent.It was one of McCoughtrys finest performances, and it couldnt have come at a better time. But rookie Bria Holmes also had a very timely big game, playing all 40 minutes and finishing with a season-high 21 points, plus seven rebounds and three assists.Seattle No. 1 pick Breanna Stewart, whos sure to win rookie of the year, had 19 points, seven rebounds and three assists. But her first WNBA season came to a close, while Holmes, who was drafted No. 11 out of West Virginia, moves on.The Dream prevailed 2-1 in the regular-season series with the Sky, winning the first two games in Atlanta, 87-81 on May 22 and 101-97 on June 17. In the teams first game back after the Olympics, the Sky won 90-82 in Chicago on Aug. 26.The big difference is that Elena Delle Donne, last seasons MVP, had 34 points in that victory over Atlanta, but now shes out after thumb surgery. And although the Sky actually played surprisingly well in five games without her -- winning three, including against Minnesota -- theres no getting around the big void it leaves for Chicago.Defense is going to be key for the Sky, which is a worrisome proposition. That hasnt been the Skys strength, not this season or in recent ones. And no team is more successful getting to the line than the Dream, who went there a league-high 909 times in the regular season. However, they made just 75.1 percent (683); only Connecticut was worse at the stripe (71.5.) So against the Sky, the Dream not only have to draw fouls, they also must convert the free throws.Few are better at that skill than Delle Donne, who shot 93.5 percent from the line this year and is at 93.8 percent for her career. But with her out, the Sky have been led by veteran Cappie Pondexter, who averaged 22.3 points in four games after Delle Donnes injury. Neither Pondexter nor Courtney Vandersloot played in the Skys regular-season finale at Seattle, as that had no impact on their seeding.In 2014, the Dream and the Sky met in the Eastern Conference semifinals (in the WNBAs old playoff format), with Atlanta as the No. 1 seed and presumed favorite. But Chicago won the series 2-1, rallying from 16 down after three quarters in Game 3 in Atlanta. Delle Donne had 34 points in that 81-80 victory, and the Sky then went on to beat Indiana in the East finals before losing to Phoenix in the WNBA Finals.That tough defeat at home to end 2014 sat irritatingly with Atlanta through last year, as the Dream didnt make the playoffs. Now they hope to end the Skys season at home this year. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '