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NCAA Limited Series ‘Unsportsmanlike Conduct’ In Works At Sony TV From ‘Cobra Kai’ Team & Lesli Linka Glatter

NCAA Limited Series ‘Unsportsmanlike Conduct’ In Works At Sony TV From ‘Cobra Kai’ Team & Lesli Linka Glatter

Exclusive: Sony Pictures Television has put in development Unsportsmanlike Conduct, a limited series based on Walter Byers’ book Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Exploiting College Athletes. The project hails from Cobra Kai co-executive producers Joe Piarulli and Luan Thomas, series creators/exec producers/showrunners Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, & Hayden Schlossberg and their Counterbalance Entertainment, Sharon Hall (Euphoria) and Jon Steinberg (The Rookie). Prolific, Emmy-nominated TV director Lesli Linka Glatter (Homeland) is set to direct and executive produce.

Written by Piarulli and Thomas, Unsportsmanlike Conduct follows Walter Byers, the first executive director of the National College Athletic Association. In the tone of The Big Short and Wolf of Wall Street, Unsportsmanlike Conduct will span three decades, during which Byers transformed a toothless non-profit into one of the most profitable organizations in history while examining the cost of turning college sports into a lucrative business enterprise. .

Piarulli and Thomas executive produce with Glatter. Hall via her Mom De Guerre Productions,

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