NCAA allows FSU to release cheating scandal letter

By: AP
By: AP

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The NCAA is allowing Florida State to
release a version of its letter to the school on a disciplinary
case resulting from an academic cheating scandal.

The school must first retype the report from a computer format
and redact names.

The letter details the NCAA's response to Florida State's appeal
of sanctions resulting from the cheating scandal. The school would
be stripped of wins in 10 sports, including football. That would
seriously hurt Bobby Bowden's bid to become college football's
all-time winningest coach.

State Attorney General Bill McCollum told the NCAA last week it
must follow Florida law and allow Florida State to release the
document.

Several media outlets, including The Associated Press, sued the
school and NCAA on Monday to release the report.


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