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Duke probe finds no evidence Nike paid Zion Williamson

DURHAM, N.C. School spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said
in a statement Saturday that a “thorough and objective” probe led
by investigators outside the athletic department found “no evidence
to support any allegation” that would have jeopardized Williamson’s
eligibility.,Duke athletic director Kevin White said in April that
the school would investigate after lawyer Michael Avenatti accused
Nike Inc. of paying Williamson’s mother to persuade him to attend a
college affiliated with the Beaverton, Oregon-based shoe
company.,Avenatti said in a statement Saturday that he “never heard
from anyone associated with Duke” about the investigation and
repeated his claim that Williamson was paid to attend the