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USU Trustees Announce Independent Investigation On Football Controversy

The Utah State University Board of Trustees has announced it will launch an independent investigation to review allegations made by football players that discriminatory remarks were made during a conversation players had with USU President Noelle Cockett and Athletics Director John Hartwell.The school canceled a scheduled Saturday football game with Colorado State University after a boycott by players, who claimed inappropriate comments were made by one of the administrators during a Zoom call with members of the football team. Read the rest of the story on

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