NCAA denies Georgia Tech's appeal
ATLANTA -- The NCAA on Friday denied Georgia Tech's appeal to have sanctions reduced, including the loss of its 2009 Atlantic Coast Conference football championship.
The NCAA ruled in July Georgia Tech must pay a $100,000 fine and return its 2009 ACC championship trophy as punishment for allowing an ineligible player, receiver Demaryius Thomas, to compete. The school was given recruiting restrictions and placed on probation for four years.
In announcing Georgia Tech's appeal had been ...
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