Scandals in College Sports

Text: Ben Glicksman
Photo: Mark Henle/AP

Point-shaving at Arizona State

During the Jan. 28, 1994, contest between Arizona State and Oregon State, the fix really was on. Stevin Smith, a then-guard for the Sun Devils, was paid $20,000 as part of a point-shaving scheme. He later admitted to taking bribes during four other games in the season, and was eventually handed a one-year prison sentence in 1997.

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