Auburn clears athletic officials of grade wrongdoing
AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn athletics officials were cleared of wrongdoing by a university probe of claims that athletes improperly boosted their grades with easy independent study courses.
Interim university president Ed Richardson said at a news
conference Thursday that an internal investigation determined
athletes were not steered to the courses of sociology professor
Thomas Petee, who was accused by a colleague of helping football
players stay eligible by offering classes that required ...
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