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  • Wrigley Rooftop Businesses Drop Signage Lawsuit

    by Press Services April 2015

    A federal judge granted a request by owners of Wrigley rooftop businesses to withdraw their lawsuit against the city of Chicago and its Landmarks Commission, which sought to throw out the panel’s decision allowing the Cubs to install its outfield signs.

  • Former Dixie State Basketball Players Sue Ex-Coach

    by Amy Donaldson, Deseret News April 2015

    A lifetime of working to fulfill dreams of playing college basketball ended in a nightmarish experience for two former Dixie State players, they say. Austen Harris and Nanea Woods claim their former basketball coach harassed them about their sexual orientation, forced them to participate in religious activities and treated them differently because of their race.

  • Jameis Winston Accuser Files Civil Suit

    by JOEY JOHNSTON Tribune staff April 2015

    Erica Kinsman, a former FSU student, filed a civil lawsuit in Orange County Circuit Court, claiming sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of forcible rape.

  • YMCA Expansion Plan Back in Court Over Alley Issue

    by NICOLE CHYNOWETH April 2015

    Some hope exists an agreement will be reached to put an end to the complicated legal entanglement that has stemmed from the planned expansion of the Ligonier Valley YMCA.

  • NCAA Wants Gender Bias Suit Thrown Out

    by Stuart Goldman April 2015

    The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) recently made a bid to have a class-action lawsuit accusing the NCAA of gender discrimination thrown out.

  • High School AD Sues Local Police Department for $10M

    by Michael Gaio March 2015

    As a general rule, nothing good comes from disputes in the stands at sporting events. Take this story from Rahway High School in New Jersey as the latest example:

  • City Employee Indicted for Stealing More Than $400K

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    A former office manager for the Bloomington, Indiana parks and recreation department has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a wire fraud charge. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Judith Seigle allegedly stole more than $400,000 over a period of 13 years from the department. Seigle is the second city employee in less than a year that has been charged with taking money intended for use by the city. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.