BOCA RATON (CBSMiami/AP) – Conference USA fined Florida Atlantic University coach Lane Kiffin $5,000 after he posted a tweet critical of the refs after a loss Friday night.
The tweet included a photo of blind officials, using canes and being led around by seeing-eye dogs.READ MORE: 1 In Critical Condition Following Alapattah Stabbing
Kiffin tweeted out the photo-shopped image Saturday night and included @ConferenceUSA about 24 hours after FAU lost 36-31 to Marshall at home.READ MORE: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Doesn't Believe Unemployment Benefit Increase Is Needed
Conference USA on Sunday announced Kiffin had been disciplined.
Commissioner Judy MacLeod said in a statement the conference was obligated to enforce the “rules and standards regarding sportsmanship which have been adopted by our membership.”MORE NEWS: Rude Awakening For Elderly Couple, Slightly Hurt After Car Slams Into Miramar Home
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