2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial

Sports 05/08/19, 15:20

An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict capped the two-week trial of Christian Dawkins and youth basketball coach Merl Code in a ...

NYC jury begins deliberations at college hoops bribery trial

Sports 05/06/19, 16:22

A jury began deliberating on Monday at the trial of a business manager and another defendant accused of secretly bribing assistant college basketball coaches.The deliberations in federal court in Manhattan followed closing arguments by lawyers for Christian Dawkins and youth basketball coach Merl Code, who deny conspiring to pay off ...

Feds seek 180 years for Iowa coach who exploited 400 boys

Sports 04/19/19, 12:27

A former elite youth basketball coach who sexually exploited more than 400 boys over a decade in Iowa deserves to spend the rest of his life in prison, federal prosecutors argue.Prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence 43-year-old Greg Stephen to the maximum possible penalty of 180 years behind bars. ...

Lawsuit seeks to represent hundreds in Iowa coach abuse case

Basketball 11/03/18, 14:38

A lawsuit seeking class-action status has been filed on behalf of hundreds of victims of a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them.The lawsuit, which was filed Friday in state court by law firm Grefe & Sidney on behalf of ...

Assistant coach collecting shoes, socks for children in Cuba

Basketball 09/24/18, 06:00

An assistant coach for women's basketball at Tennessee State University is working to send shoes to children in Cuba.Ronnie Enoch went to Cuba on a mission trip last month and ran youth basketball camps with other coaches. Enoch says it was heartbreaking to see children without shoes or socks, so ...

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