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 Post subject: College Basketball & Adidas Bribery Scheme
PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:35 pm 
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So, uh, holy shit. I'm starting this thread in the College football forum because this could have a big impact on NCAA sports in general.

Basically, there are 4 assistant coaches indicated in the charges from Auburn, Oklahoma State, Arizona, and USC.

Louisville is charged with paying a player $100k to commit. (They're already on probation. That program is staring at the death penalty).
All signs point to Miami being involved as well.

From Adidas, this goes all the way up to James Gatto, who is the head of their Global Sports Marketing for basketball.

Here's the basic outline of the case:
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Full story here and here

Should anyone care to read it, here's the actual charge:
https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/press-release/file/998746/download

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 Post subject: Re: College Basketball & Adidas Bribery Scheme
PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:24 pm 
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Pitino gone...according to ESPN...


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 Post subject: Re: College Basketball & Adidas Bribery Scheme
PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:29 pm 
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Third strike for Pitino at Louisville. He ran a dirty program at UMass. A dirty program in Kentucky and a dirty program in Louisville.

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 Post subject: Re: College Basketball & Adidas Bribery Scheme
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jebrick wrote:
Third strike for Pitino at Louisville. He ran a dirty program at UMass. A dirty program in Kentucky and a dirty program in Louisville.

Pitino never coached at UMass...that was Calipari.

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 Post subject: Re: College Basketball & Adidas Bribery Scheme
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Jobus Rum wrote:
jebrick wrote:
Third strike for Pitino at Louisville. He ran a dirty program at UMass. A dirty program in Kentucky and a dirty program in Louisville.

Pitino never coached at UMass...that was Calipari.


Got my corrupt Italian college coaches mixed up :-)

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 Post subject: Re: College Basketball & Adidas Bribery Scheme
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jebrick wrote:
Jobus Rum wrote:
jebrick wrote:
Third strike for Pitino at Louisville. He ran a dirty program at UMass. A dirty program in Kentucky and a dirty program in Louisville.

Pitino never coached at UMass...that was Calipari.


Got my corrupt Italian college coaches mixed up :-)

:lol: Well, they are very similar. But somehow Cal always manages to come out smelling like a rose. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: College Basketball & Adidas Bribery Scheme
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Providence is where I was thinking for Pitino. Mixing up my small New England universities

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 Post subject: Re: College Basketball & Adidas Bribery Scheme
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jebrick wrote:
Jobus Rum wrote:
jebrick wrote:
Third strike for Pitino at Louisville. He ran a dirty program at UMass. A dirty program in Kentucky and a dirty program in Louisville.

Pitino never coached at UMass...that was Calipari.


Got my corrupt Italian college coaches mixed up :-)


Calipari is a yinzer, so leave him out of this!


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 Post subject: Re: College Basketball & Adidas Bribery Scheme
PostPosted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:03 am 
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The rising tide of corruption is also choking college sports. They need partners. Just coincidence that YUM CEO steps down soon after Pitino does, Jurich soon after. Rules, integrity way of the dinosaurs


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