Auburn Athletics may be about to fire Bruce Pearl

November 9, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, November 8, 2017, Auburn University fired assistant men’s basketball coach, Auburn/NBA basketball legend, Chuck Person.

Person was indicted by a federal criminal grand jury Tuesday on six counts fraud, bribery, and conspiracy.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation claims that a financial manager paid $91,500 worth of bribes to Person to refer clients to financial advisor Marty Blazer.  Former NBA referee, Rashan Michel, was allegedly the go-between between Blazer a shoe company and Person and the other coaches.  Person allegedly then gave $18,500 to the parents of two un-named Auburn players.  According to the FBI, Adidas, Auburn’s sponsoring shoe and apparel company, is named as being involved in this scandal.  Blazer is cooperating with federal authorities.

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Williams Proposes Giving Immunity to Athletes Who Testify Against Agents

September 18, 2013

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

College athletics is reportedly rife with corruption.

Reports have surfaced recently that some college athletes (or their friends) are reportedly receiving extra benefits including cash and services for autographs. Many sports agents are anxious to develop relationships with athletes while they are still in school so they, or more commonly their runners, are frequent visitors to college campuses getting to know the athletes and often offering illegal benefits including: cash, car leases, trips, etc.
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