Reports: Arizona’s Sean Miller discussed $100,000 bribe; more than 20 programs implicated in college basketball probe

Arizona Coach Sean Miller had multiple conversations with a sports agency about star player Deandre Ayton, according to an ESPN report released Friday night. (Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images) An FBI telephone wiretap captured Arizona men’s basketball Coach Sean Miller discussing a $100,000 bribe to ensure star recruit Deandre Ayton signed with his team, ESPN […]

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Why Richard Gates is a key player in the Mueller probe

Richard Gates has emerged as a key figure in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE‘s investigation of Russia’s interference in the election.  Mueller on Thursday unveiled new criminal charges against Gates and Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortOvernight Cybersecurity: Lawyer charged in Mueller probe pleads guilty […]

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Judge not dropping charges in FBI hoops probe

U.S. District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan on Thursday denied a motion to dismiss federal criminal charges against three of the 10 men arrested for their alleged roles in the FBI’s two-year investigation into college basketball corruption. Attorneys representing former Adidas executives James Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins argued in […]

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3 more in FBI hoops probe want case dropped

A U.S. District Court judge in New York will hear arguments Thursday morning about whether a federal criminal case against three of the 10 men indicted for their alleged roles in the FBI’s two-year investigation into college basketball corruption should continue. Attorneys representing former Adidas executives James Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent […]

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