Notre Dame football team placed on probation following academic misconduct

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The NCAA placed Notre Dame’s football team on one-year probation Tuesday after a student-trainer committed academic misconduct, according to a statement from the NCAA.

During the 2012 and 2013 seasons, the trainer completed coursework for two football players and gave “impermissible academic assistance” to six other players, according to the NCAA. A number of those players also committed academic misconduct individually by playing while ineligible.

As a result, the team is forced to vacate its wins from the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

Notre Dame went 12-1 in 2012, and eventually lost the BCS championship game to Alabama. In 2013, the Irish put up a 9-4 record. All 21 of those victories will be forfeited. …

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Via: Mashable: Entertainment

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