Former USC official to plead guilty in college admission scandal

Donna Heinel, a former USC senior associate athletic director, is expected to plead guilty Friday to her role in the fraud and bribery scheme in which the children of wealthy parents gained admission to some of the country's top universities as fake sports recruits.

2 parents convicted in 1st trial of college bribery scandal

Two wealthy parents were convicted Friday of buying their kids’ way into school as athletic recruits in the first case to go to trial in the college admissions cheating scandal that embroiled prestigious universities across the country.

USC basketball hit with 2 years’ probation, fine by NCAA

The NCAA hit Southern California’s men’s basketball program with two years’ probation on Thursday because a former assistant coach violated NCAA ethics rules when he accepted a bribe to steer players to a business management company.

Designer Mossimo Giannulli released from California prison

Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli has been released from a California prison and is under home confinement following his imprisonment for his role in a college admissions bribery scheme, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Lynn Swann resigns abruptly as USC Athletic Director

USC Athletic Director Lynn Swann, who has overseen one of the country's premier collegiate athletics programs for three years but has faced questions stemming from a nationwide admissions-cheating scandal that ensnared multiple USC athletics figures, resigned Monday.