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  • Family Suing Y, Aquatic Center for Death of 3-Year-Old

    by Staff Report May 2014

    The family of a toddler who drowned at the Kroger Aquatic Center at the Heights is suing the center, the Huber Heights YMCA and YMCA of Greater Dayton, the city of Huber Heights and Kroger.

  • School Principal Guilty of Exposing Self at LA Fitness

    by BOBBY KERLIK May 2014

    An Allegheny County Common Pleas Court judge on Tuesday declined to grant bail for a suspended Pittsburgh Public Schools principal convicted of exposing himself and propositioning three people in the locker room of a McCandless fitness club.

  • Latest Player Lawsuit Against NFL Cites Painkiller Use

    by Nancy Armour, narmour@usatoday.com, USA TODAY Sports May 2014

    A group of retired players sued the NFL on Tuesday, claiming the league gave them powerful painkillers and anti-inflammatories to keep them on the field, never warning them about the long-term dangers to their health.

  • Union Sues Parks Department, Alleges CBA Violations

    by Jeff Wiehe and Julie Crothers, The Journal Gazette May 2014

    A union representing some of the city's parks employees is suing Fort Wayne and its Parks Department for allegedly violating its collective bargaining agreement. And its lawsuit against the city was filed the same day two City Council members made it clear they want that same collective bargaining agreement eliminated.

  • Former U. of Utah Apparel Provider Sues University

    by McKenzie Romero, Deseret News May 2014

    By McKenzie Romero Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY - A clothing company claiming fraud, breach of contract and "retaliation for whistleblowing" has filed a $2 million lawsuit against the University of Utah.

  • Poll: Ohioans Against Collegiate Unions Nearly 2 to 1

    by Michelle Everhart and Kristen Mitchell, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH May 2014

    While most Ohio voters consider themselves sports fans, they are not in favor of college athletes forming unions or receiving salaries, according to a poll released yesterday. "Ohioans may love their Buckeyes, and they have a favorable view of unions, but they don't think the two should meet," said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

  • O'Bannon Plaintiffs Won't Seek Monetary Damages, Jury

    by Steve Berkowitz, @ByBerkowitz, USA TODAY Sports May 2014

    After another flurry of legal maneuvers between lawyers for plaintiffs led by former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon and lawyers for the NCAA, the happiest group of lawyers in the fight over the use of college athletes' names and likenesses probably was the one representing former Arizona State and Nebraska quarterback Sam Keller. Over a roughly 12-hour span that ended late Thursday afternoon, each had gotten something it wanted -- but only the Keller group had come away with nothing it didn't want.

  • Sterling Refuses to Pay NBA Fine, Threatens Legal Action

    by Jeff Zillgitt, @JeffZillgitt, USA TODAY Sports May 2014

    Banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling won't pay the $2.5 million fine levied by the NBA, Sterling's attorney wrote in a letter to the league, a person with firsthand knowledge of the letter told USA TODAY Sports.

  • For Victim 1, Reporting Sandusky Harder Than Abuse

    by Shawn Vestal May 2014

    Aaron Fisher, who was sexually abused by Jerry Sandusky, stands outside the Spokane Convention Center on Tuesday.He gave a talk at the Children's Justice Conference being held in Spokane this week. They called him Victim 1.

  • Sports Camp Owner Accused of Lewd Acts with Minor

    by SEAN EMERY, STEVE FRYER and KENDRA ABLAZA May 2014

    The owner of an Orange County sports camp has been arrested in connection with police allegations that he committed lewd acts on a juvenile eight years ago. Scott Durzo - a Seal Beach resident, owner of Scott Durzo's Total Sport Camp and a former basketball coach at Los Alamitos High School - was arrested on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14, Seal Beach police Sgt. Phil Gonshak said Wednesday.