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August 14th, 2019 | by CollegeAD
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Attorneys representing the three men convicted of funneling money from Adidas to the families of high-profile recruits to steer them to sign with Adidas-sponsored schools filed an appeal Tuesday. A federal jury in New York convicted former Adidas executive James Gatto, Adidas consultant Merl Code and aspiring business manager Christian Dawkins in October on felony charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud for their roles in pay-for-play schemes to influence recruits to sign with Kansas, Louisville and NC State. U.S. District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan sentenced the men to federal prison in March. Gatto received a nine-month sentence; Code and Dawkins each received six months. -Mark Schlabach, ESPN. Read More.

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