• Athletic Director Accused of Sex with Teen

    by Eli Francovich February 2017

    Nichole Noel Thiel, the vice principal and athletic director at the Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy, is charged with felony sexual battery.

  • Family of Drowning Victim Reaches Settlement

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    The family of Jonathan Proce, 21-year-old victim of cardiac arrest while underwater at Lyons Pool in Tompkinsville, N.Y., has reached a court settlement with the city for $600,000.

  • Ooltewah Employees, Coach Deny Hazing Culture Claims

    by Kendi Anderson February 2017

    Two independent investigations say a culture of hazing and abuse existed before the 2015 rape of an Ooltewah High School freshman by three of his basketball teammates.

  • MSU Scrambles to Respond to Assault Allegations

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis has cancelled his trip planned in his capacity as NCAA Tournament selection committee chair. Hollis was expected to lead the committee from the road on a 12-day, cross-country expedition to watch college basketball games in 12 states.

  • Sandusky's Son Arrested for Sex Crimes

    by Mark Scolforo February 2017

    Jerry Sandusky's son Jeffrey was charged Monday with sex crimes involving two girls, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested on child molestation charges.

  • HS Track Coach Arrested for Soliciting Former Student

    by Ingram Hunter February 2017

    A Topsail High School track and field coach was arrested this week after reportedly soliciting a 14-year-old former student for sex.

  • Learning from Gophers' Sexual Misconduct Mess

    by the Star Tribune February 2017

    A University of Minnesota disciplinary panel has cleared four of 10 Gopher football players accused of sexual misconduct in the alleged assault of a female student last September.

  • Bill Would Update Hazing and Bullying Policies

    by Marjorie Cortez February 2017

    Parents would take a larger role in combating bullying in changes to Utah law contemplated under SB161, which was approved Wednesday afternoon by the Senate Education Committee.

  • School District Sued for Ignoring Assault Video

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    A former student of Benton Harbor High School in Benton Harbor, Mich., has filed a federal lawsuit against the school district, superintendent, former principal and Title IX coordinator, alleging that the school protected star athlete Timothy Bell Jr. despite video evidence of assault.

  • Off-Court Issues Haven't Shaken Kansas AD's Confidence

    by Dave Skretta February 2017

    Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger understands people may have questions about the legal issues surrounding the Jayhawks' storied basketball program, an avalanche of off-the-court news that in recent weeks has cast a shadow over Allen Fieldhouse.