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Tulsa University Athletic Director Ross Parmley was fired Tuesday, days after The Oklahoman disclosed he had been identified by the FBI in a court affidavit as an admitted gambler.
By Nolan Clay Modified: December 4, 2012 at 7:39 pm •  Published: December 4, 2012
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Tulsa University Athletic Director Ross Parmley was fired Tuesday, days after The Oklahoman disclosed he had been identified by the FBI in a court affidavit as an admitted gambler.

TU President Steadman Upham made the decision.

"I am saddened to make this announcement for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that I considered Ross a true professional in intercollegiate athletics," he wrote in a statement posted on the university's website about 7:30 pm. Tuesday.

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