• NCAA Sues Insurance Companies to Recoup Legal Costs

    by Steve Berkowitz May 2017

    Over the last 3 1/2 years, the NCAA has spent well more than $70 million on outside legal services. Now it is suing a group of insurance companies to try to recover a portion of that money.

  • Police: No Charges for School Treasurer Who Stole $66K

    by Andrew Marra May 2017

    The treasurer of Bak Middle School of the Arts stole $66,000 from the school over three years, a police investigation has concluded, removing the money bit by bit from more than 100 deposits placed in the school's safe between 2012 and 2015.

  • Ex-AD Charged with Video Voyeurism

    by Olivia Hitchcock and Sarah Peters May 2017

    Former AD Bill Weed of Palm Beach Gardens High School was arrested Monday after a year of reportedly watching a child in their bedroom through a camera hidden inside a digital clock.

  • Opinion: Michigan State to Blame for Gymnastics Abuse

    by The Salt Lake Tribune May 2017

    Dr. Larry Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics doctor at the center of a sexual abuse scandal, also worked at Michigan State University — where multiple female athletes complained to officials about his so-called treatment, only to be shamefully ignored.

  • Former Student-Athlete Files $102M Defamation Suit

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., is being sued by a former student-athlete seeking damages in excess of $102 million for emotional distress, loss of athletic opportunities and damage to his reputation, according to WSET.

  • Gymnastics Coach Caught with Teen, Charged with Abuse

    by Sun Journal April 2017

    Law enforcement officials say a gymnastics coach has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor after being caught inside a darkened gym with a 14-year-old girl.

  • NHL Concussion Lawsuit Heats Up

    by Mike Hughlett April 2017

    Over the course of his 14-year National Hockey League career, Reed Larson believes he suffered numerous concussions — he's not sure how many.

  • Oklahoma Law Will Hold Boosters Accountable

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Last Thursday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed into law Senate Bill 425, which allows a provision for universities to bring suit against boosters whose actions result in penalties for the school. The law goes into effect November 1.

  • HS Player Barred from Practicing with Ankle Bracelet

    by Jorge Milian April 2017

    A Boca Raton High standout football player will have to wait before he's allowed to join his teammates for spring practice, despite a judge's ruling that permitted his participation.

  • Trademark Filings for 'Las Vegas Raiders' Spike

    by Chicago Daily Herald April 2017

    A handful of people paid up to $275 for the "Las Vegas Raiders" trademark when news of the team's potential move surfaced in January 2016, shedding light on a trademark system that gives priority to the first people to submit applications, regardless of the validity of their claims.