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Yahoo! Sports: USC coach Kevin O’Neill apologizes for confrontation

USC coach Kevin O’Neill expressed regret Friday morning for a verbal confrontation involving himself, his wife and an Arizona booster at a Los Angeles hotel Thursday.

“I apologize to the university,” O’Neill said in a phone interview with Yahoo! Sports. “The last thing I’d ever want to do is cause anyone any embarrassment. I’m confident our team won’t let this become a distraction.”

USC takes on Arizona tonight in the semifinals of the Pac-10 tournament at the Staples Center in L.A.

As much as he regrets what happened, O’Neill said an internet version of Thursday’s incident is grossly inaccurate.

Read the rest of the story from Jason King at Yahoo!

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