Auburn Tigers

After another NCAA basketball scandal, let's be honest: This is how college sports works

After another NCAA basketball scandal, let's be honest: This is how college sports works

So today, we have Auburn, Southern California, Oklahoma State and Arizona as the bad apples. They're the college basketball programs that have assistant coaches who have been indicted by federal authorities because they allegedly accepted bribes to push players toward a slew of potential moneymakers — financial advisers, Adidas, on and on. It would appear, too, from easily connected dots in the documents, that Louisville and Miami are being accused of funneling $100,000 or more to gain the services of a single player.

To you Tigers and Trojans, you Cowboys and Wildcats — and, presumably, you Cardinals and Hurricanes — we say, quite heartily: Tsk-tsk! No, really. Tsk-tsk!

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