• Judge Mulls Tossing Coach's Lawsuit Against Parent

    by Marjorie Hernandez 805-437-0263 March 2015

    A Superior Court judge said Tuesday she will consider a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Westlake High School’s basketball coach against a parent accused of making “malicious” and defamatory statements.

  • Former Owner Sues Law Firm Over AFL's Collapse

    by JOSE PATINO GIRONA; Tribune staff March 2015

    Robert Nucci, a Tampa orthopedic surgeon, is asking for at least $15 million in damages in the civil lawsuit he filed in Hillsborough County last month against the law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney.

  • Dance Team Member Files Lawsuit After Hazing Incident

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    An Oregon high school, its school district, and its administration are under scrutiny after a student and former dance team member filed a lawsuit claiming her constitutional rights were violated.

    According to the lawsuit, the 14-year-old was blindfolded, harassed, humiliated, and abused by older members of the Lakeridge High School dance team, as well as other students from the school during hazing events. She was then told by various school officials to remain quiet about what took place. 

  • Family Implicated in Gym Mat Death Files Countersuit

    by Christian Boone, Staff March 2015

    The brothers accused in a civil lawsuit of killing Kendrick Johnson have counter-sued the parents of the Valdosta teen whose body was discovered more than two years ago in a rolled-up gym mat.

  • Ex-Fitness Center Owner Spiked Intern's Energy Drink

    by James Staas, The Buffalo News March 2015

    An Orchard Park man on Friday admitted to spiking an energy drink and giving it to a college intern working at his family's Clarence fitness center.

  • Virginia Tech RB Charged with Crimes Against Minors

    by Cameron Austin March 2015

    Virginia Tech freshman running back Shai McKenzie has been charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to a Christiansburg Police spokeswoman.

  • Winnipeg's CFL Stadium's Poor Design Leads to Lawsuit

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    Owners of Investors Group Field, home of the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers, are suing the architect and builder of the stadium for faulty design and construction and are seeking money to pay for extensive repairs at the stadium. 

  • Oregon Sexual Assault Case Highlights Bigger Issue

    by Michael Gaio March 2015

    Ugly details have emerged regarding an alleged sexual assault at the University of Oregon and the school’s handling of the lawsuit that followed.

  • School District, Coaches Face Civil Suit in Hazing Case


    A civil lawsuit against Raton School District and coaches whose alleged inattention allowed the hazing to take place is just getting underway in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque.

  • Minnesota Law: Ex-Coach Details Parent Settlement

    by Paul Steinbach March 2015

    Details have come to light regarding a settlement reached between a former high school hockey coach and the parent of a player he cut from his team.