USC's football team will be handed a two-year ban from bowl games and a loss of 20 scholarships as a result of NCAA rules violations likely stemming form special treatment for former player Reggie Bush, now a pro, and his family, according to the Los Angeles Times. The sanctions are apparently the result of the NCAA's four-year investigation of USC athletics, which also included an inquiry into alleged special favors for basketball player O.J. Mayo.
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It's not clear if the basketball program will also receive sanctions. Asked if the punishment so far was appropriate, a USC source told the Times, "It depends how you look at it. It is if you're a UCLA fan."