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The Line Top 10 Countdown: #1 UNM Athletics In Crisis

Top Stories of 2017 #1

December 29, 2017 – Number one the Line panel’s list of the top stories of 2017 are the scandals surrounding the University of New Mexico’s Athletics Department. Financial controls seemed out of control and former athletics direct Paul Krebs retired amid controversy over a donor golfing trip to Scotland and unpaid donor suites at the Pit.
Gene Grant and the Line panel of local journalists discuss the scandal and look at the potential future of the department under the leadership of the new athletics director Eddie Nuñez, and incoming UNM president Garnett Stokes.

Line Panelists
Dan Boyd, capitol bureau chief, Albuquerque Journal
Matt Grubs, staff writer, Santa Fe Reporter
Mary Hudetz, reporter, Associated Press
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial editor, The Santa Fe New Mexican

The Line: Attorney General Questions Internal Investigation of UNM Athletics Department

NMiF: UNM logo

December 8, 2017 – Attorney General Hector Balderas raised questions this week about an internal investigation into UNM Athletics’ finances that was presented in an oral report to UNM leaders and not put in writing. Should the University be more transparent it its investigation into what happened with financial mismanagement in the past? The Line panel delves into the issue.

Line Panelists
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Eric Griego, former state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney