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[celebrating 100 years of student media] Thursday July 6, 2000 Web Posted- 02:45:36

The money game

With the conclusion of a year-long investigation last week, the University of Arizona reported NCAA rules violations involving former basketball star Jason Terry. Currently a member of the Atlanta Hawks, Terry disclosed that he had accepted benefits from two separate agents - Larry Fox and Ndidi Opia - following his junior season with the Wildcats. "He received $4,500 in cash, checks and wire transfers from New York agent Larry Fox. He also said he attended a fitness camp in southern Florida, and was never billed for his airfare or camp fees," UA athletic director Jim Livengood said. "Terry also received approximately $7,000 from San Francisco agent Ndidi Opia. He provided Terry legal advice free of charge and helped arrange a catastrophic injury policy, which also constitutes a rules violation."    [More]
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"Petrol bombs, fireworks, ball bearings and acid squirted at the police: Those are not the weapons of democrats or legitimate protest. They are the weapons of the bully, and the bully will not have his way."

-Britain's minister for Northern Ireland, Peter Mandelson.

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