College basketball darkened again by new allegations
February 25, 2018
The first blow to college basketball came in September, when a federal investigation revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks being funneled to influence recruits.
The games went on under the dark cloud hanging over the sport, the season playing out while everyone wondered when the other sneaker would drop.
It did on Friday, when a Yahoo Sports report revealed documents from the federal inquiry showing more than two dozen players and their relatives received a wide range of impermissible benefits, from meals to five-figure payments.
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