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Silence Isn't Best Strategy for USF

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TAMPA - The University of South Florida spent much of Tuesday closing ranks, which it does well whenever something unpleasant comes up. This is about as unpleasant as it gets - an investigation into allegations that football coach Jim Leavitt grabbed one of his players by the throat and struck him twice.

It's a huge story demanding a bold response, but few places do "no comment" as well as USF.

 

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