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  1. John Junker, ex-CEO of Fiesta Bowl, gets 2nd sentence in a week

    The sentencing of the former Fiesta Bowl chief executive marks the end of criminal cases arising from a scandal that led to guilty pleas by six bowl employees but only one prison sentence.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  2. Former Fiesta Bowl chief John Junker gets 8 months in illegal cam...

    A former longtime Fiesta Bowl chief executive was sentenced to eight months in federal prison on Thursday after acknowledging that he participated in an illegal campaign contribution scheme.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  3. Fiesta Bowl executive director Robert Shelton resigns

    Robert Shelton has resigned as executive director of the Fiesta Bowl, 2.5 years after he took the job amid a scandal that rocked the foundation of one of college football's major events.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  4. Steve Whiteman elected Fiesta Bowl board of directors chairman

    Steve Whiteman, the former chairman and CEO of Viasoft, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the Fiesta Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  5. Former Fiesta Bowl COO Natalie Wisneski pleads guilty to conspira...

    The former chief operating officer of the Fiesta Bowl pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony federal conspiracy charge for her role in a fraudulent campaign-contribution scheme.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2012
  6. Lunch links: Payday coming for the Big 12?

    David Ubben

    Today's the last day to sign up for the Big 12 Blog bracket pool. In 24 hours, March Madness will be officially on. Is the Big 12 nearing a big television revenue payday? Sounds like that may be the case soon. The two arrested Texas Tech player...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  7. Former Fiesta Bowl CEO John Junker enters 2nd guilty plea

    The Fiesta Bowl's former CEO has pleaded guilty in federal court to a felony conspiracy charge stemming from his role in an illegal campaign-finance scheme.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  8. Former Fiesta Bowl chief to plead guilty to felony charge

    The former top executive of the Fiesta Bowl has reached a plea deal with Arizona prosecutors to settle allegations related to a political donations scandal.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2012
  9. Fiesta Bowl tones down the party

    Ted Miller

    VIP strip club outings, illegal campaign contributions, expense claims that qualified as only slightly less than stealing: The Fiesta Bowl organization sounded like it was inspired by "The Sopranos" in a series of stories written by the Arizona Repub...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  10. Fiesta Bowl probe -- Lawmakers not charged for accepting free tic...

    More than two dozen Arizona politicians who received free game tickets or trips from the Fiesta Bowl will not face criminal charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  11. Arizona politicians to find out if any Fiesta Bowl charges will b...

    More than two dozen Arizona politicians who received free game tickets or trips from the Fiesta Bowl will learn Wednesday whether they will face criminal charges.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  12. Developments at Penn State suggest widespread cover-up

    Lester Munson

    Where does the Penn State story end? In the athletic department? In the school president's office? In Harrisburg? The scandal's tentacles keep growing.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2011
  13. Fiesta Bowl executive director Robert Shelton says excess gifts, ...

    Excesses are a thing of the past at the Fiesta Bowl, its new executive director said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  14. Ex-Fiesta Bowl COO Natalie Wisneski indicted by federal grand jur...

    The former chief operating officer of the Fiesta Bowl has been indicted on charges of filing false income tax returns for the bowl game, the first charges against a former official of one of the top national college football bowls and Bowl Championship Se

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  15. Fiesta Bowl tells BCS it's taken steps to change

    Joe Schad

    Tostitos Fiesta Bowl representatives in New Orleans are telling BCS commissioners and athletic directors that they are taking the steps necessary to prove they deserve to keep their BCS status.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  16. Tostitos Fiesta Bowl junket hosted NCAA judgment panel in 2008

    Nine of the 11 members of an NCAA panel that will help decide the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl's fate attended a bowl-sponsored retreat that included free meals, resort rooms and golf outings.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2011