• HS Track Coach Arrested for Soliciting Former Student

    by Ingram Hunter February 2017

    A Topsail High School track and field coach was arrested this week after reportedly soliciting a 14-year-old former student for sex.

  • Learning from Gophers' Sexual Misconduct Mess

    by the Star Tribune February 2017

    A University of Minnesota disciplinary panel has cleared four of 10 Gopher football players accused of sexual misconduct in the alleged assault of a female student last September.

  • Bill Would Update Hazing and Bullying Policies

    by Marjorie Cortez February 2017

    Parents would take a larger role in combating bullying in changes to Utah law contemplated under SB161, which was approved Wednesday afternoon by the Senate Education Committee.

  • School District Sued for Ignoring Assault Video

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    A former student of Benton Harbor High School in Benton Harbor, Mich., has filed a federal lawsuit against the school district, superintendent, former principal and Title IX coordinator, alleging that the school protected star athlete Timothy Bell Jr. despite video evidence of assault.

  • Off-Court Issues Haven't Shaken Kansas AD's Confidence

    by Dave Skretta February 2017

    Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger understands people may have questions about the legal issues surrounding the Jayhawks' storied basketball program, an avalanche of off-the-court news that in recent weeks has cast a shadow over Allen Fieldhouse.

  • Baylor Coach Arrested; Supporters Demand Reform

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    On Tuesday, a letter was issued to the Baylor University school board by the Bears for Leadership Reform, a group composed of thousands of Baylor supporters, voicing concern over the effectiveness of university leadership as allegations continue to surface among athletics department students and staff. The letter was signed by 14 former Baylor regents, 3 of whom have served as chairman of the board.

  • Bad News Keeps Coming for Baylor

    by Chicago Daily Herald February 2017

    The allegations against Baylor, its football program and former coach Art Briles, get uglier with each new lawsuit and legal filing.

  • County: Online Park Reservations Should Ease Planning

    by Rich Cholodofsky February 2017

    Westmoreland County launched an online reservation system this week that officials said will make it easier for residents to rent pavilions and equipment and to register for events at the 10 county parks.

  • Astrodome Gets New Lease on Life

    by Mike Vaccaro February 2017

    They keep trying to make the Astrodome disappear, actually. They built Minute Maid Park for the Astros (which really IS downtown) and NRG Stadium for the Texans (and for Super Bowls, and for Final Fours). In 2013, voters rejected a bond issue that would've devoted over $200 million toward making the old dome a convention center. The Dome seemed doomed. And yet here it is, here it stays.

  • City Seeks Community Input for New Park

    by Mechelle Hankerson February 2017

    Virginia Beach's parks and recreation department has a goal of providing a park or open space within a 10-minute walk of all residents, according to a release.