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Change the system to avoid pay-for-play scandals

Adidas’ director of global sports marketing for basketball Jim Gatto was arrested by the FBI Sept. 26 for a pay-for-play scandal involving college basketball programs. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By Will Schulman | For The Pitt News

November 1, 2017

The Federal Bureau of Investigation made headlines in the sports world when it arrested 10 people Sept. 26 for a pay-for-play scandal, in which coaches, agents and shoe company employees sent and received bribes involving college basketball recruits. Among the arrested were multiple college basket...

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