Found April 04, 2013 on Online Sports Guys:
((ht: espn.com)) So, most football fans south of the Ohio have been caught up in the implications swirling after a scathing report claimed all kinds of improprieties surrounding the Auburn Tigers football team. The report on a "new" website, run by a former New York Times reporter and Auburn alum quoted multiple football players accusing the school of paying players, fixing grades and essentially institutional racism. We voiced our thoughts on that story by Serena Roberts on Roopstigo.com earlier today. You can read the original story by Roberts, RIGHT HERE There were many accusations in Roberts story, including that the school protected multiple players who failed drug tests before the 2010 National Championship game. And today (Friday) comes a follow up story by ESPN's "Outside the Lines" explaining how the school kept drug tests confidential and was fully aware of multiple players using synthetic marijuana and did nothing about it. ...
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