TV The Latest: USC bars from admission students tied to firm The Associated Press ORDER REPRINT → March 13, 2019 10:05 PM Coaches, celebrities indicted in college admissions bribery case Court documents released Tuesdays shows dozens of celebrities and coaches have been charged with participating in a college admissions scam to get their children into prestigious schools. By Up Next × SHARE Court documents released Tuesdays shows dozens of celebrities and coaches have been charged with participating in a college admissions scam to get their children into prestigious schools. By BOSTON The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that has led to charges against coaches and celebrities (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The University of Southern California says it will bar from admission about half a dozen student applicants connected to a firm indicted in a sweeping college … [Read more...] about The Latest: USC bars from admission students tied to firm
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Laura Krantz and Shelley Murphy Globe Staff March 13, 2019 One father allegedly bought water polo gear on Amazon and hired a graphic designer to help fabricate a photo of his son as a water polo player to help him get into the University of Southern California. A mother claimed her daughter won many United States Tennis Association tournaments to help get her admitted to Georgetown University, federal officials say. But the girl had never played in a single USTA match. Still another father allegedly agreed to have his son’s face Photoshopped onto the body of a football player after being told his chances of being admitted would improve if he could pass as a kicker. Advertisement These schemes and others like them were described in elaborate detail Tuesday by federal law enforcement officials in Boston in what they called the largest collegiate admissions … [Read more...] about Parents stopped at nothing to get kids in ‘side door’
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Like the dunks that built her empire, The Fran Show goes coast to coast now, a commonwealth where the sun never sets. The Regis Jesuit High School girls basketball team was killing time in New York City last month, on a Big Apple tournament junket, when the group sauntered into a bake shop in Queens. “Are you the dunker?” someone behind the counter asked Fran Belibi. When she nodded, eyes got wide as bagels. “And the owners come out,” Regis coach Carl Mattei recalls. “And they all sat down and started talking. They wanted to give us free stuff when they heard we were the team from Colorado. They go, ‘Oh, you’re the dunkers.’” Lordy, she’s made it there, too. “She just wants to be Little Fran, but it’s too late now,” Mattei says. “So many people know who she is. We go to airports and they say, ‘Are you the dunker?’ It was mind-boggling to see the celebrity status at away gyms this year. They … [Read more...] about Fran Belibi went viral with her dunks. But the Colorado high school basketball star is so much more.
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Sports Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Sports | The Helicopter Parent Descends on College Football Supported by ByMarc Tracy Feb. 6, 2019 When Leslie Smith, a high school senior from Miami, made his official visit to the University of Pittsburgh last month, he got an idea before a photo shoot in which he was to pose wearing the Panthers’ football uniform. He asked his mother, Lucretia Chapple, who was accompanying him on his visit, to put on the jersey. His request was too mild for her. “She decided, ‘I’m going to put on the whole uniform,’” Smith said. The result is a pair of pictures of Smith, who will suit up for Pitt more regularly next season as a freshman linebacker, and Chapple, who in years past played basketball and ran track. Both are clad in the school’s blue and gold colors, head to almost-toe (they … [Read more...] about The Helicopter Parent Descends on College Football