No. 8: L.A. was sanctions city

The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT008576" title="Reggie Bush" href="/topic/sports/football/reggie-bush-PESPT008576.topic">Reggie Bush</a> case finally caught up with USC last spring when the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="OREDU0000001" title="National Collegiate Athletic Association" href="/topic/sports/national-collegiate-athletic-association-OREDU0000001.topic">NCAA</a> levied severe sanctions against the school in a wide-spread case that cited the athletic department for lack of institutional control. Bush never admitted guilt but became the first winner to return his <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000087" title="Heisman Trophy" href="/topic/sports/football/college-football/heisman-trophy-EVSPR000087.topic">Heisman Trophy</a>. USC, banned from bowl participation this year, finished 8-5.

( Liz O. Baylen, Los Angeles Times / July 20, 2010 )

The Reggie Bush case finally caught up with USC last spring when the NCAA levied severe sanctions against the school in a wide-spread case that cited the athletic department for lack of institutional control. Bush never admitted guilt but became the first winner to return his Heisman Trophy. USC, banned from bowl participation this year, finished 8-5.

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