USC fires baseball coach for NCAA violations
LOS ANGELES -- Southern California has fired baseball coach Frank Cruz for violating NCAA rules regarding limits on practice time and organized team activities.
Trojans athletic director Pat Haden announced Wednesday that Cruz has been dismissed and that the school has self-imposed a reduction in the number of practice hours for the baseball team this season and next.
"Adhering to all NCAA rules is paramount for each one of our coaches, student-athletes and staff members," Haden said. ...
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