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Crime and Punishment

The meat and potatoes of the infraction committee report as taken from the NCAA’s official website: The NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions has penalized the University of Southern California for violations in its football, men’s basketball and women’s tennis programs. The penalties include: * Four years of probation * A two-year football postseason ban […]

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Pete Carroll Surprised by Sanctions

Let me get this out there. Right now everyone is suspicious, and rightfully so, of Carroll. That he somehow knew the outcome of the investigation some eight months before the sanctions committee even knew it themselves, and pre-planned to abandon the sinking vessel. Sure. Hold on to that if it makes you feel warm and […]

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Count Down To Sanctions

Everyone get down in the position, and shield your eyes, because the hour is finally upon us! A loss of 20+ scholarships and a two year post-season ban? This video pretty much sums up the feelings of the Trojan faithful, awaiting the official press conference.

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USC Sanctions Divulged Tomorrow?

Has it finally happened? ESPN.com reported that USC has been informed of its fate regarding the NCAA inquiry into violations of the football and basketball programs, and that USC will hold a press conference Thursday to publicly respond to the findings. However, after months of hide and seek awaiting the results of the probe, we’ll […]

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Golden Tate’s Late Night Munchies

Maple bars or prison bars? Anyone who’s still up and about at 3 a.m. knows the urge of late night munchies. Last weekend that urge nearly landed former Irish wide receiver and Carroll draftee, Golden Tate, in jail. Celebrity gossip mecca TMZ first reported that Tate and a friend were caught trespassing into the gourmet […]

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Carroll Would Be “Surprised” if Sanctions Imposed

Former head coach Pete Carroll said, on the Dan Patrick Show today, he would be surprised if there are any sanctions imposed against the football team. This is an extremely optimistic position, as the pulse of the investigation seems to indicate some sort of impending punishment. For a clue on what to expect, it might […]

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Cushing: DROY Re-vote

With a four game suspension for a violation of the league’s performance enhancing drug policy, Brian Cushing is down, but not (yet) out. The drug, which ESPN’s Adam Schefter has reported as slightly elevated levels of hCG, is on the NFL’s banned substance list as a non-steroid PED. The repercussions of Cushing’s positive test are […]

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Carroll on Draft; Taylor Mays

Pete Carroll comments on the draft, picking up LenDale and pissing off Taylor Mays in this ESPN video interview with Suzy Kolber. Of course, Mays is hurt by Carroll’s selection of safety Earl Thomas at no. 14, instead of himself (who waited until pick no. 49). As reported by USA Today: “It was alarming with […]

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The Seattle U.S.C.hawks

The Second Coming of USC? Already with the Seahawks: Defensive End Lawrence Jackson, Linebacker Lofa Tatupu Carroll Picked up in Free Agency Prior to the Draft: Receiver Mike Williams, Punter Tom Malone, Fullback Ryan Powdrell Carroll Picked up in Draft: Tight End Anthony McCoy Picked up in Trade: Running Back Lendale White Rookies picked up […]

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