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Saturday, May 18, 2024

Reggie Bush Wants His Heisman Back

  • Former USC running back Reggie Bush filed a defamation lawsuit against the NCAA on Wednesday.
  • Bush said he filed the suit to "hold the NCAA accountable for maliciously attacking" his character.
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Reggie Bush won the Heisman Trophy in 2005, then had it taken away for accepting impermissible benefits, according to the NCAA. We dive into the backstory of this thorny case, and what’s likely to happen next.

Plus, the US Gymnastics Championships begin on Thursday, as three former champions, Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, and Suni Lee, look to assert themselves. Journalist Ari Saperstein joins to discuss what this key moment, with an eye toward the 2024 Olympics.

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