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  • J.R. West Team Attorney Seeks Disclosure Over Probe

    by Mitch Dudek, Chicago Sun-Times June 2015

    After months of getting nowhere, the Jackie Robinson West Little League team is headed to court to try to force the disclosure of information used in the investigation that stripped the team of its national title.

  • Vanderbilt Football Rape Case Declared Mistrial

    by Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean June 2015

    Two former Vanderbilt University football players found guilty of raping an unconscious student learned Tuesday — two years to the day after the rape — they could get a new trial.

  • NCAA Defends Handling of Sandusky in Latest Court Filing

    by Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer June 2015

    College sports' governing body has again defended its decision to penalize Pennsylvania State University after the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal.

  • Ex-Coatesville Superintendent Wants Charged Dropped

    by Michaelle Bond; Inquirer Staff Writer June 2015

    A Chester County Court judge said Wednesday that he needed more time to decide whether some of the 47 charges against the former Coatesville school superintendent amounted to crimes, or were just violations of the state school code.

  • Former Tennis Coach Admits to Sexting Teen Player

    by Cat Coyle, The Philadelphia Inquirer June 2015

    A former tennis coach at a Main Line girls' school pleaded guilty Wednesday to corruption charges for sending suggestive texts to a 15-year-old player on his team in 2013.

  • Lawsuit Alleges Coach Forced Players to Attend Church

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    A former Delaware State University volleyball player is suing the school, her former coach and the former athletic director alleging that her constitutional rights were violated and that she lost her scholarship because she would not attend church or bible study as directed by the coach.

  • Family Sues City Three Years After Teen's Drowning

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    Three years after Eddie Gayyean, a 17-year-old, drowned in his high school’s pool, his family is suing the city of Lowell, Mass., for wrongful death.

  • Judge Tosses Coach's $1M Suit Based on Parent Emails

    by Marjorie Hernandez mhernandez@vcstar.com 805-437-0263 June 2015

    A Ventura County Superior Court judge has dismissed a $1 million libel suit filed by a Westlake High School basketball coach against a parent, saying emails criticizing the coach were protected free speech.

  • St. Joseph's Softball Hit with Second Hazing Lawsuit

    by Susan Snyder; Inquirer Staff Writer June 2015

    A second student has filed suit in federal court in Philadelphia against St. Joseph's University over alleged hazing by members of the women's varsity softball team.

  • Ex-Athlete Sues U. of Illinois over Concussion Protocol

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    A former soccer player at the University of Illinois filed a lawsuit against the Illinois athletic department, the school’s athletic director Mike Thomas, head coach Janet Rayfield and assistant athletic trainer Brittany Scott over how team officials handled a concussion she received.