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Tennessee fires Donnie Tyndall amid NCAA investigation

Tennessee fires Donnie Tyndall amid NCAA investigation

Donnie Tyndall's alleged transgressions at Southern Mississippi have cost him his job at Tennessee after just one season. Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart said Friday in a release announcing Tyndall's termination that the NCAA was likely to find the coach's program at Southern Mississippi had committed "Level I and/or Level II violations relating to academic fraud and impermissible financial aid." "It is disappointing that we have to take this action," Hart said. "It is highly likely that Coach Tyndall will face significant penalties at the conclusion of the NCAA's infractions process. We believe that this decision is in the best...

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