Here is Lane Kiffin’s statement on being fined $10,000 and reprimanded for his critical comments Saturday after the Stanford game.
And also included is T.J. McDonald’s comments after being suspended for a half-game by the Pac-12 for his personal foul penalty. Continue reading →
The Pac-12 came down hard tonight on Lane Kiffin’s comments regarding the officiating of the USC-Stanford game. He was fined $10,000 and reprimanded.
“The Pac-12 has specific rules that prohibit our coaches from making public comments about officiating, and this prohibition speci!cally includes comments that create doubts about the credibility of the Conference’s officiating program,” commissioner Larry Scott said.
If you have DirecTV, you might not get to watch the USC-Washington game on FX because of Fox and the sateliite provider are having trouble reaching an agreement over their rates. Usually this haggling gets settled without problems but we’ll see.
UPDATED: Apparenty the dispute was settled this afternoon.
Radio hosts Marcellus Wiley and Max Kellerman of 710-AM were suspended for one day last week after USC athletic director Pat Haden complained to station management about disparaging remarks made about the university, according to sources.
Sources said the pair made critical comments about USC’s academics during their show broadcast from the lobby of Heritage Hall last Tuesday. Mychal Thompson and Mark Willard filled in for the duo on Wednesday. A source said the pair might also be replaced for tomorrow’s show from Heritage Hall.