Miami Investigation

Allegations: Carl Walker

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Miami booster Nevin Shapiro alleges he provided multiple extra benefits to Carl Walker during his career with the Hurricanes. Among the benefits he claimed to have provided:

Nevin Shapiro and a second source said this photo was taken in one of the bedrooms aboard the booster’s $1.6 million yacht in 2003. Antrel Rolle (in red shorts) is wrestling with Carl Walker.
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• Drinks and VIP access in clubs on multiple occasions.

• Leisure trips on Shapiro’s $1.6 million yacht.

• A handful of small cash gifts.

Corroborating accounts

• Yahoo! Sports has acquired a photo identified by Shapiro and one additional source showing Walker wrestling with Antrel Rolle on Shapiro’s yacht in the summer of 2003.

In Shapiro’s words

• “Carl Walker was a special teams player. He was actually a great basketball player so we played ball a number of times together. He was always in the clubs and he was definitively on my boat.”

Response

Could not be reached for comment.

Charles Robinson is the senior investigative reporter for Yahoo! Sports. Follow him on Twitter. Send Charles a question or comment for potential use in a future column or webcast.
Updated Tuesday, Aug 16, 2011

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