Seg. 1: Jayhawks' Adidas Contract | Seg. 2: KCPD 911 Dispatcher | KCUR

Seg. 1: Jayhawks' Adidas Contract | Seg. 2: KCPD 911 Dispatcher

May 8, 2019

Segment 1: Implications behind Jayhawks signing the $196 million deal. 

The University of Kansas renewed its contract with Adidas, even after the company entangled the school's athletic department in an FBI investigation of illegal payments to recruits' families. A look at why KU stayed with Adidas and "the business of college basketball."

  • Chad Lawhorn, editor of Lawrence Journal-World
  • Michael Watson, retired pro basketball player and sports color analyst

Segment 2, beginning at 26:50: Stories from the life of a 28-year veteran dispatcher.

Hearing gun shots on the other end of the line is a call 9-1-1 dispatcher Carrie Brown can never forget from her 28 years on the job. Her family can recognize when it's been a rough day but despite the stresses of the job, Brown loves what she does.