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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 15

$330 – Total amount of fines for five players listed on a TV monitor outside Virginia Tech’s football players’ lounge last night. The fine structure shown on the screen ranged “as low as $10 for missing a team breakfast … up to $100 for drawing a personal foul ...

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