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Former USC Athletic Director Pat Haden hospitalized

Former USC Athletic Director Pat Haden hospitalized

Former USC athletic director Pat Haden was hospitalized Tuesday morning after being taken from USC’s campus by an ambulance, according to Tim Tessalone, USC’s sports information director.

Haden had experienced lightheadedness, Tessalone said, and was being evaluated at the hospital.

He was “alert and talkative,” Tessalone said.

Haden, who retired as athletic director on June 30 but has remained at USC to guide the $270-million renovation of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, experienced a similar incident in February and underwent an unspecified medical procedure shortly afterward.

The news was first reported by Paolo Uggetti, a reporter for...

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