College Basketball

A Maricopa County judge ruled the Arizona Board of Regents must give ESPN a copy of the Notice of Allegations from the NCAA relating to its investigation of the University of Arizona’s men’s basketball program, which was launched after one of its coaches pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery for taking money from “athlete advisors” in exchange for using his position to encourage players to retain the services of those advisors.

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Bill Comes Due for 10-Year Fight by Judicial Council Against Press Access

A vast court bureaucracy used public funds and a bagful of tricks to fight press access before losing on a legal slam-dunk last month. This news service is now asking for the legal fees it racked up on the long road to vindicating a press tradition in the courts of America.

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