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royrhino
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I sure hope the Board can find a new President soon. First order of firing should be the Dean of Admissions, if not already.

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ESPN just mentioned that the water polo coach was fired at SC , while reporting the story. Sure, why not? One of the few remaining athletic bright spots at the University, goes down in flames with the rest of the school. How could Jovan open himself up to this kind of scandal after building the kind of legacy he has built. I mean, I know his salary is never going to be on par with other sports, but there must have been club opportunities here or in Europe where he could have supplemented his income. I’m just so disappointed that… Read more »

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USC football has been my last refuge from the vicissitudes of the world around me. I have watched as the democratic process has be disemboweled by both political parties. I have watched America go from a nation of peace to an empire of endless wars. I have watched as corruption, nepotism, cronyism, has permeated all of America’s institutions: political, social, cultural, educational, financial, business, religious, and military. The societal decay and rot is a stench that only the self medicated can ignore. Today’s FBI report on USC’s involvement in the biggest college admission scandal in history made me realize that… Read more »

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Jovan Vavic, the most successful coach at SC, was indicted in the below scandal. This is a criminal indictment by the feds. I confirmed the indictment via the DOJ website. I did not read the allegations- the news reports says the allegations are that Jovan was bribed to place a Jovan’s “preferred walk on” list when the kid was not a water polo player. To give background to this not familiar with this process, all elite universities allow athletic coaches to “request” kids get admitted to bolster the rosters of their sports. The Ivy’s and elite schools do this regularly.… Read more »

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Wow so we won’t even be known as Water Polo U anymore. Time to get on the Beach Volleyball band wagon!

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Well Lori Laughlin (actress Full House) allegedly bribed USC coaches $500,000 to get her daughters into the school as crew athletes. In case you are wondering, they don’t row. It looks like Stanford, Yale, Wake Forest, and ucla among others are involved. If schools gave D and F grades anymore, then these students would have been exposed by failing out. Well they always say, cheaters never prosper.

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The hits just keep coming. Admit it, when you saw the headline about the scandal you knew that USC was involved.

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I’ve come to expect. I’d actually be shocked if a new scandal came out and USC wasn’t a part of it. We live in LA, where scandals rule the headlines.

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The NCAA is probably licking its lips.

Just logical
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This is very embarrassing. When I heard it on the radio coming into work they had to refresh our memories by providing a list of recent scandals. Where do you start to clean up this mess?

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A bright spot that might come out of this is mess is that this shows Wanda Austin doesn’t have control of the University and needs to be replaced. Fellow Alumni, we need to voice our opinion and tell the University to have her step down.

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How bad were these girls as students in High School to not get in if Mom and Dad didn’t just stroke a donation check to USC and cut out the middle man altogether?

Also, Rowing is a fall sport. The girls could show up for a couple of weeks of practice, develop “shoulder injuries” and retire form rowing…. Actresses is sooo dumb!

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So when Fox goes on location for a college football game, what are some of the signs people will be carrying? Like “Reggie, is Fox paying mama’s rent?”

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Uncle Larry being thrifty again.

Old_Trojans_never_die
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Is it coaching or players? Baseball hasn’t been competitive for a while. Is it a self feeding problem?