Updated: Former USC student-athletes allegedly received improper benefits

A former Los Angeles County appraiser allegedly provided thousands of dollars worth of impermissible benefits to two former USC student-athletes, according to a report released Saturday by the Los Angeles Times. The Times, under the California Public Records Act, obtained emails from the Los Angeles County’s assessor’s office, suggesting that Scott Schenter provided former running back Joe […]

McKnight runs into NCAA allegations

Junior running back Joe McKnight came under fire over the winter break, as accusations of an illegal gift from a businessman, which would be an NCAA violation, became wide-spread. The Los Angeles Times ran an article just before Christmas that looked at McKnight’s use of a 2006 Land Rover that he had been seen driving. […]