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  1. '30 For 30' tackles BC point-shaving scandal

    Jack McCluskey

    Some of it happened almost by accident, and some of it happened after years of determined work. A chance meeting in prison. A failed minor league baseball player from Pittsburgh turned college basketball player in Boston. A talkative informant. ...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
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  3. 'The worst fix ever'

    David Purdum

    "That was the worst fix in the history of fixing games. How can you have a fix and go broke or lose $10,000 or $20,000? What kind of fix is that?" - gambler Paul Mazzei, one of five men convicted in the Boston College point-shaving scandal of 1978-79...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  4. Betting - Chronicling the 'worst fix ever', the 1978-79 BC point-...

    David Purdum

    David Purdum chronicles the players and talks to the directors for the 30 for 30 film, "Playing for the Mob." What actually happened during the BC college basketball point-shaving scandal in 1978-79?

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  5. Former assistant T.J. Brown and Brandon Johnson at center of Univ...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine's Conspiracy Issue, Shaun Assael writes that to Brandon Johnson, it seemed harmless enough: A quick way to make some money, help out a friend and quietly stick it to the university he'd come to loathe. The the FBI got involved.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  6. Former assistant T.J. Brown and Brandon Johnson at center of Univ...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine's Conspiracy Issue, Shaun Assael writes that to Brandon Johnson, it seemed harmless enough: A quick way to make some money, help out a friend and quietly stick it to the university he'd come to loathe. The the FBI got involved.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  7. Varez Ward, former Auburn Tigers player alleged to have fixed gam...

    Former Auburn basketball player Varez Ward was accepted into a pre-trial diversion program that could dismiss his point-shaving charges if he completes the program without any problems, Assistant U.S. Attorney Clark Morris said.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  8. UTEP Miners oust 3 hoops players for gambling

    Jeff Goodman

    Three UTEP men's basketball players have been suspended for the season and dismissed from the program for gambling on athletic events.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  9. Former Auburn basketball player Varez Ward may avoid point-shavin...

    Former Auburn University basketball player Varez Ward, who is accused of point-shaving during a game, may not be tried.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  10. 3-point shot: Barbee must stop drama

    Andy Katz

    1. Auburn's offseason news has consisted of a point-shaving charge to Varez Ward and now a marijuana arrest for Shaq Johnson. The Tigers haven't been relevant in years and don't get noticed unless something goes awry. Tony Barbee has had a significan...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  11. Judge denies request of ex-Auburn player Varez Ward in point shav...

    A federal judge has denied former Auburn basketball player Varez Ward's request to enter a pretrial diversion program in his point shaving trial.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  12. Ex-Auburn Tigers guard Varez Ward indicted for point shaving

    Former Auburn point guard Varez Ward has been arrested for allegedly trying to fix games and offering money to teammates to help during the 2011-12 season.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  13. 'Wean,' 'Pajamas,' and Warren Moon: Stories of Spelling Bee Horro...

    Rembert Browne

    It was 1995. And after months of studying words with my mother whenever I was awake and not in school (breakfast table, drive to school, drive to practice, drive from practice, dinner, before homework, after homework), it was time for the spelling...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  14. FBI releases details on San Diego scandal

    Eamonn Brennan

    Remember the San Diego point-shaving scandal? Sure you do. Brandon Johnson, the school's all-time points and assists leader, was implicated and later charged and sentenced as the result of an FBI investigation into a point-shaving scheme during the T...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  15. Former San Diego Toreros' Brandon Johnson gets six months in pris...

    Former University of San Diego basketball star Brandon Johnson was sentenced to six months in prison Friday for his role in a game-fixing scheme.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  16. Detroit-area man guilty in Toledo sports point-shaving scandal

    A Detroit-area businessman has pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a point-shaving investigation involving football and basketball at the University of Toledo in 2004-06.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  17. Report -- Former player Brandon Johnson pleads guilty in sports b...

    Brandon Johnson -- a former player at the University of San Diego, where he is the all-time leading scorer -- pleaded guilty Thursday in a sports bribery case, according to U-T San Diego.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012