Rick Pitino Sues Adidas Over Company's Dealings With Recruits

Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino is seeking damages from Adidas in connection with his recent firing.  

Pitino filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the apparel company, claiming damages caused by its improper dealings with recruits.  

The suit filed in U.S. District Court in Louisville seeks unspecified actual damages, punitive damages and attorney's fees.  

Pitino was fired on Monday following an FBI investigation of alleged bribery and fraud related to the steering of recruits to Adidas, sports agents and financial advisers. 

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