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A federal court in South Carolina dismissed basketball player Brian Bowen Jr.’s claims against Adidas and others alleging they engaged in racketeering and derailed his career by bribing his father to persuade him to play basketball for the University of Louisville, finding that his arguments aren’t relevant to the RICO standing requirements.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A federal court in South Carolina dismissed basketball player Brian Bowen Jr.’s claims that Adidas and others engaged in racketeering and derailed his career by bribing his father to persuade him to play basketball for the University of Louisville, finding that his arguments aren’t relevant to RICO standing requirements.

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