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USC fires Tony Bland in wake of college basketball bribery case

LOS ANGELES_USC has fired associate head coach Tony Bland in the aftermath of his arrest last fall in the college basketball bribery and corruption probe, his attorney told the Los Angeles Times.

Jeffrey Lichtman, Bland's New York-based attorney, said USC cut ties with the coach last week. Lichtman

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