Bush responds to allegations of improper benefits (1 Viewer)

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PARK CITY, Utah -- In his first public comments since the release of a book alleging he received improper benefits while at Southern California, Reggie Bush criticizes the sports marketing agent who made the allegations.

The New Orleans Saints running back declined to specifically discuss the book "Tarnished Heisman" or the allegations, which if proven, could result in the revocation of the Heisman Trophy he won in 2005. However, Bush expressed disdain for Lloyd Lake, financier of now defunct sports marketing company New Era Sports and Entertainment, who is suing to recoup $291,600 in cash and gifts that he claims he gave Bush and his parents during the 2004 and 2005 seasons.

"It's cowardice," Bush told ESPN.com's Sam Alipour at the Sundance Film Festival. "You take their shots in the media, but they won't show up in court. Full Story – ESPN

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