A federal jury on Wednesday found three men guilty of fraud charges for channeling secret payments to the families of top-tier basketball recruits to influence their choices of schools, apparel companies and agents.
The court in a unanimous ruling rejected the claims of former players Akeem Daniels and Cameron Stingily of Northern Illinois University and Nick Stoner of Indiana University, who argued the companies violated their right of publicity.
The state interim Committee on Public Policy voted unanimously Friday afternoon to recommend the General Assembly consider legislation that allows sports gambling. But it left big details up to lawmakers.
Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny was arrested while in Tennessee on a family vacation, unaware a Texas grand jury had indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in a sexual assault investigation, his attorney said.
The move follows recommendations released earlier this year by the NCAA's Commission on College Basketball, a group that was chaired by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and tasked with reforming the college game.