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Letters: Readers shocked to find corruption in college sports in general and USC in particular

Letters: Readers shocked to find corruption in college sports in general and USC in particular

USC assistant basketball coach Tony Bland faces serious federal criminal charges for alleged corruption, bribery, and more.

On the bright side, he’s now a leading candidate to become dean of USC’s medical school.

Doug Thomson

West Los Angeles

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There are several successful recruiting tactics used by college coaching staffs to sway potential recruits to their institution. However, more often than not, it is the actual recruiter themselves that athletes gravitate to when making a decision on which basketball program to play for.

Based on this week’s federal corruption fallout, and the unethical practices in all of amateur basketball, the award for the...

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