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(NEWSER) – Luckless USC cornerback Josh Shaw not only has two sprained ankles, his pants are on fire: The Trojans captain has been suspended indefinitely after admitting that he made up a story about suffering ankle injuries while rescuing his 7-year-old nephew from a pool on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times.

"We are extremely disappointed in Josh," USC coach Steve Sarkisian said in a statement that didn't address the cause of Shaw's injuries. "Nothing in his background led us to doubt him when he told us of his injuries, nor did anything after our initial vetting of his story."

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