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    FBI has arrested several NCAA assistant basketball coaches in a corruption scheme


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    If you're the reading type... Page 7 is pretty interesting.

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    Names are starting to hit.

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    About damn time. I'll bet there'll be many more.
    The Dude: I do mind, the Dude minds. This will not stand, ya know, this aggression will not stand, man

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    Reading this transcript disgusts me.
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    I for one am shocked to see Auburn involved. I mean, a Bruce Pearl led team doing something corrupt? Shocked. Even though Chuck Person is the one named I would find it very hard to believe he was acting alone without Pearl knowing anything.

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    Can anyone break this down for those of us that are illiterate in lawyer speak or don't have the time to read through all the documents? Thanks
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    Louisville is definitely involved here, too. If you read the docket, they're definitely "University-6."

    The recruit appears to be Brian Bowen. He was paid $100,000 to attend Louisville, and amazing made his decision "out of nowhere" and was considered a coup for Louisville when he committed.
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    "University-7" appears to be University of Miami.

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    Can anyone break this down for those of us that are illiterate in lawyer speak or don't have the time to read through all the documents? Thanks
    In short, shoe company executives (looks to be Adidas and Nike) were funneling money to players and their families in exchange for "coercing" them to attend certain schools. The schools identified in the lawsuit appear to be Louisville and Miami; however, certain coaches such as Chuck Person are also specifically named as being part of this but part of a separate and distinct lawsuit. In addition to illegally paying for players, the "student athletes" involved were also coerced/pushed toward using a specific agent and financial advisor if/when they were to make it to the NBA.

    Basically, it's a packaged-deal. We pay you, and you play for us and when you turn pro you use our agent and financial advisor. We pay you $100,000 or $150,000 now and you eventually pay us back in the long run by letting us represent you and handle your millions down the road.

    There's a little more to it than that (such as how the money was laundered in order to get to the players and their families), but in short that' sums it up.

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