Footballer Gets 3 Months In 'Varsity Blues' Case

Law360 (July 15, 2020, 11:53 AM EDT) -- Former Canadian Football League player David Sidoo will serve three months behind bars for paying $200,000 to have someone take the SAT for his sons — one of two parents sentenced Wednesday in the high-profile "Varsity Blues" college admissions and testing scandal.

Referring to Sidoo's crime as an "unbelievable lack of integrity, morality and common sense," U.S. District Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton accepted the binding plea deal the Canadian athlete and businessman reached with prosecutors in March. In addition to spending three months in prison, Sidoo will pay a $250,000 fine.

The judge said Sidoo — a former professional football player...

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