The father of a top-rated college basketball prospect testified Thursday that his son was offered thousands of dollars on the sly to play at major NCAA programs before a corruption scandal derailed the promising player's collegiate career.
A diversity study finds that white men still "overwhelmingly" fill leadership positions at top-level college sports programs and conferences, leaving a "consistent under-representation of women and people of color" in those roles.
In a high-profile trial that began Monday in New York, federal prosecutors will argue that the signing of one of America's brightest high school basketball stars was the result of a payoff to the player's father.
Local partners will include the Pacers, Colts and NCAA. But state officials declined to specify the contribution from Indiana's Next Level Fund, a new state-backed venture pool with $250 million to invest.