RECENT ARTICLES
  • Payout for Iowa Discrimination Suits Reaches $6.5M

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Former Iowa athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, have settled discrimination suits filed against the University of Iowa for a total of $6.5 million.

  • Iowa Responds to Ruling, Orders External Investigation

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    The day following the decision by a Polk County jury to award $1.43 million to former University of Iowa athletics administrator Jane Meyer for discrimination, retaliation and unequal pay, the school announced its intention to undergo an external review of its employment practices.

  • Iowa Discrimination Suit: Ex-Associate AD Wins $1.43M

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Former senior associate athletic director Jane Meyer has been awarded $1.43 million in her discrimination suit against the University of Iowa.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • IU Changes Policy After Athletes' Malpractice Claims

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    A complaint filed by former Indiana University rower Katlin Beck to the state Department of Insurance against IU doctors Andy Hipskind, Michael LaGrange and Ashlee Warren, all of whom treated Beck for a back injury sustained in her freshman year, has led the university to implement major sports medicine program reform. 

  • BHSU Brings Lawsuit Against Synthetic Turf Contractor

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D., has commissioned Kiefer USA of Lindenhurst, Ill., to replace the synthetic turf at Lyle Hare Stadium before the 2017 football season.

  • Ex-NFL Agent Pleads Guilty to Athlete Inducement

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Monday afternoon, a list of three-year-old felony charges were resolved when former NFL agent Terry Watson pleaded guilty to violating North Carolina’s sports agent law. An initial investigation was launched in 2010 by the office of the Secretary of State, following up on an NCAA probe into the UNC football program.

  • Four Fired, One Suspended in HS Recruiting Probe

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    At a Board of Education meeting Wednesday night, a Patterson (N.J.) Eastside athletic director and two coaches were terminated following a series of investigations into the school’s recruiting practices.

  • Family of Hazing Rape Victim Files Federal Suit

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    The family of an unnamed student-athlete from La Vernia High School filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, seeking damages for violations of civil rights, as well as constitutional rights outlined in the fourth and 14th amendments.