Ex-golf coach committed infractions

Updated: March 18, 2010, 9:36 PM ET
Associated Press

RENO, Nev. -- The NCAA placed Nevada's athletic department on probation for three years and fined it $1,500 on Thursday because of an ex-golf coach's major rules violations but concluded there was no proof he gambled on college games and cleared all other sports of wrongdoing.

The NCAA investigation that began more than two years ago determined that Rich Merritt, former coach of both the men's and women's teams at various times, bought athletes beer, paid for meals and lodging, and helped ...

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