I will be happy when this is all over...
After a long delay in the Bush case, the decision handed down Monday could unlock key testimony and evidence in the NCAA’s ongoing investigation against USC.
The NCAA is looking into whether Bush or his family received improper benefits from sports marketing investors, including the free use of a house in Spring Valley. Now that Bush’s appeal has been denied, key depositions will be attempted to be taken by attorneys for Lloyd Lake, who sued Bush and his parents in October 2007, seeking almost $300,000 in cash and goods he said was lent and spent on their behalf. Bush's attorneys dispute this and still will try to have the case thrown out of court for lack of evidence.
While I still think SC is in the clear because they could not have known about an arrangement that was happening 100+ miles away SC image is further hurt by having Pete Carroll have to sit for a deposition.
That only hurts USC's image more.
For the life of me I just don't understand the settlement with Michaels but not with Lake...Lakes testimony is not the issue, its Michaels settlement. A deposition will bring Michaels settlement to light and because he was the money man that is all the NCAA will need.
I am not buying the whole extortion thing...because Lake has never been charged with it, regardless of his background. Heck, 300K to Michaels is pocket change. Double that and split between the two of them and it is still less than all of the legal fees AND money owed that he will end up paying.
We all know his family took the money. They could care less about SC and they could care less about what anyone thinks about them. They just got greedy...
I never thought that Bush would win arbitration. I knew this was only a delay tactic. I really only care about SC not Reggie...he bailed and has left SC holding the bag.
Thanks pal...really appreciate it.