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Adidas’ Greg Thomsen talks outdoors

When 40-year outdoor industry veteran Greg Thomsen launched Adidas’ U.S. outdoors


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019

Nike, Converse, Adidas among 170 shoe retailers warning Trump against trade war

More than 170 of the nation’s largest footwear companies have sent a clear message to President Donald Trump: A trade war with China will burn a hole in Americans’ soles.


UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019

3 get prison in college basketball recruiting scandal

A former Adidas executive and two others have received prison sentences in the college basketball recruiting scandal that’s tainted two dozen schools. Former Adidas executive James Gatto, business manager Christian …


Justice Department’s college basketball probe: How we got here and what might be next

On Wednesday – nearly 13 months to the day after the Justice Department announced the arrests of 10 men, including four assistant coaches, as part of an ongoing investigation of …


Rick Pitino lawyer: Verdict shows client didn’t know of payments

The lawyer for former Louisville coach Rick Pitino says the convictions in a federal trial alleging corruption in college basketball supports his client’s assertion that he was unaware of a …


Guilty verdicts set precedent in fighting shady recruiting

Guilty verdicts on fraud charges against three men should have an impact on future college corruption trials, possibly NCAA enforcement. The federal trial set a precedent that paying recruits defrauds …


UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018

Kansas ordered to turn over materials about Adidas, recruit to federal grand jury

Newly released records show that a grand jury investigating alleged recruiting abuses in college basketball ordered the University of Kansas this year to turn over communications involving its men’s team …


Commission calls for more transparency from shoe companies

The Commission on College Basketball calls for shoe companies to have more financial transparency and accountability in “non-scholastic basketball” to help the NCAA fight corruption.


UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018

University of Washington agrees to a 10-year, $119 million deal with Adidas

The Huskies’ new apparel deal with Adidas ends a 20-year partnership with Nike and will rank among the top-10 most valuable in college athletics.


Miami men’s basketball coach Jim Larranaga denies wrongdoing

Miami coach Jim Larranaga believes he is the “Coach-3” named in court documents detailing the federal investigation of college basketball, and insisted that he will be vindicated.


Adidas executive, four coaches charged in college bribery scheme

In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men – including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches – were charged …


College basketball coaches charged with accepting bribes in federal corruption case

The Justice Department unsealed indictments Tuesday morning charging basketball coaches at four Division I schools with accepting bribes to steer athletes toward the professional services of several business managers, financial …


Kanye West, Adidas expand partnership for Yeezy line

Kanye West and Adidas are expanding their partnership with retail hubs for his Yeezy products and additional sportswear designs. The sportswear company describes the collaboration as the most significant partnership …


Adidas covers swooshes at Nike’s hometown track

EUGENE – Adidas has invaded the birthplace of Nike. Crews preparing for this week’s world junior track championships at Hayward Field covered the Nike swooshes and pinned Adidas posters to …