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Lessons learned from Tennessee fallout

Updated: October 1, 2011, 8:30 AM ET
By Andy Katz

A suspension, a financial hit and a firing would seem to be a pretty effective deterrent to misleading the NCAA enforcement staff and department superiors.

But the fallout that occurs when a staff is collectively penalized -- as was the case with Bruce Pearl and his assistants at Tennessee -- should be a major wake-up call, too. In a recent story on CBSSports.com, Gary Parrish detailed the bitterness and hard feelings that have developed among a group of Vols coaches that used to be considered ...

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