The USC Trojans appeal of the NCAA's sanctions against the program -- yes, this appeal has been under review for a very long time now -- will be unveiled as having been denied, according to Rivals' USCFootball.com. Trojans officials are reportedly reviewing the NCAA's ruling, which is expected to be announced Thursday.
Everything from scholarship limits to bowl bans to free transfers for current USC players would remain in effect if the current sanctions remain in place. Players affected by the 2010 season's bowl ban would be allowed to transfer to another school without having to sit out a year, as is custom.
There's nothing more USC can do once the results of this appeal are made known. Well, there's nothing more they can do either way, as this appeal was their last shot at avoiding severe punishments and was filed months ago.
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