Kansas announces extension of deal with Adidas through 2031

Sports 04/24/19, 13:19

The University of Kansas and Adidas announced Wednesday an extension of their contract through 2031, despite an FBI investigation centered on the footwear and apparel company that cast a negative light on the Jayhawks' athletic programs. The Jayhawks have worn Adidas gear since 2005. The original eight-year agreement was extended by ...

3 get prison in college basketball recruiting scandal

Basketball 03/05/19, 12:57

Three men have received prison sentences in the widespread college basketball recruiting scandal that has tainted two dozen schools.Former Adidas executive James Gatto, business manager Christian Dawkins and amateur league director Merl Code were convicted of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in October for funneling illegal payments to families of ...

Feds seek multiyear sentences in college basketball case

Sports 02/28/19, 15:46

Federal prosecutors have recommended multiyear prison sentences for three men convicted of fraud for channeling secret payments to the families of top-tier basketball recruits to influence where the players went to school.Former Adidas executive James Gatto, business manager Christian Dawkins and amateur league director Merl Code were convicted of conspiracy ...

Brian Bowen sues Adidas, associates over corruption scandal

Sports 11/19/18, 11:42

Former Louisville and South Carolina player Brian Bowen II has sued Adidas and several associates caught up in the college basketball corruption scandal alleging federal racketing violations that cost him the chance to develop his game.Bowen's lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in South Carolina. It has asked ...

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