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.
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