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Miami Loses Scholarships In Crazy Booster Scandal

Miami Loses Scholarships In Crazy Booster Scandal
Posted Tuesday, October 22nd 2013 @ 10am  by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The University of Miami's football program will lose nine scholarships—three for each of the next three years—in retribution for the gifts that rogue booster and Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro showered on prospective players, the NCAA announced today. But it won't be banned from playing in bowl games, a possibility that had loomed over the school's 6-0 start, ESPN points out. Miami's basketball program will also lose three scholarships, and the entire athletic department will be on probation for three years.

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