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Recent scandals: BC, Tulane and Northwestern

Updated: March 14, 2001, 6:11 PM ET
By Joe Goldstein | Special to ESPN.com

1970s - Boston College

In the 1978-79 season, Boston College players agreed with a fixer, who was very important in the Mafia. The fixer was Henry Hill, no background person, but high up in the Lucchese crime family of New York.

Hill was a central figure in Nick Pileggi's book "Good Fellas" and the ensuing film.

Hill, who testified for the government in the 1981 federal trial in Brooklyn as a member of the witness protection program, said that it was necessary for his crime ...

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