Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Coach Steve Sarkisian Will Enter Treatment After Drunken F-Bombs at Salute to Troy Event (VIDEO)

Here's the background, at Lost Lettermen, "Steve Sarkisian Allegedly Gets Drunk at Event, Makes Ass of Himself."

And at the O.C. Register, "VIDEO: USC football coach Steve Sarkisian says he mixed alcohol with medication, apologizes again for his behavior":

LOS ANGELES - USC coach Steve Sarkisian acknowledged he was intoxicated and again apologized for his recent behavior while meeting with the media Tuesday morning for the first time since an ugly incident at a school event over the weekend.

Sarkisian said his altered state at the annual “Salute to Troy” rally was the result of mixing unspecified medication that he takes with alcohol. He is not facing a suspension and will continue to coach the team, barring further developments.

Sarkisian did say that he will participate in a treatment program. He did not specify what that is but said it will not be full-on rehab. He also said he does not believe he has a drinking problem. Here's a full transcript of Sarkisian's remarks...
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Also at LAT, "Five important questions raised by Steve Sarkisian's news conference."