• Does Absence of Athletic Trainers Constitute Negligence?

    by Mark Dodds August 2018

    Intercollegiate football is an exciting but violent sport. A school can employ qualified coaches and medical personnel, and use injury waivers to protect itself from liability. However, failure to meet industry standards for student-athlete care will likely bring litigation in the event a player sues over treatment of injuries suffered on the field. This is evident in the ongoing case of Feleccia v. Lackawanna College, 156 A. 3d 1200 – Pa: Superior Court 2017.

  • Urban Meyer Investigation Costs Rise to $500K

    by The Salt Lake Tribune August 2018

    Meyer is on paid leave while Ohio State pays an outside firm to investigate and a six-member university committee considers whether he responded properly to accusations of domestic abuse made against one of his coaches, Zach Smith, who has been fired.

  • Lawsuit Targets Proposed Arena for NBA's Clippers

    by Mirjam Swanson August 2018

    A lawsuit filed Friday claims a pair of Inglewood boards violated open meeting law and California's Environmental Quality Act during discussions of the proposed Clippers arena in Inglewood.

  • Ohio State Investigators Meet with Courtney Smith

    by Marcus Hartman August 2018

    Courtney Smith met with Ohio State's team investigating how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic abuse allegations against her former husband.

  • Maryland's Durkin On Leave Amid Investigation

    by The Salt Lake Tribune August 2018

    Maryland placed head coach DJ Durkin on administrative leave Saturday while the school scrutinizes allegations of poor behavior by the football staff.

  • Bears Sue Company Over Unpaid Skybox Lease

    by Andy Berg August 2018

    The Chicago Bears are suing a company that has allegedly failed to pay for a Soldier Field skybox.

  • CrossFit Owner Fined, Ordered to Cease Operations

    by Todd Feathers August 2018

    A Rockingham County Superior Court judge has ordered the owner of CrossFit Affirmation in Newton to cease operations and pay a $46,000 fine for violating the state's consumer protection act and health club statute.

  • Columnist on Meyer: Doing What's Required, Not Right

    by Nancy Armour August 2018

    Ohio State is in the process of determining whether Urban Meyer met the school's reporting requirements after learning in 2015 about more domestic violence allegations against then-assistant Zach Smith.

  • Meyer Investigation Expected to Wrap in Two Weeks

    by The Salt Lake Tribune August 2018

    Ohio State will rely on an outside law firm to investigate what coach Urban Meyer knew and did about domestic abuse accusations against a former assistant.

  • Ohio State's Meyer Defends Himself in Statement

    by Ralph Russo August 2018

    Urban Meyer defended himself Friday, admitting he was not forthright when questioned last week about 2015 allegations of domestic violence against one of his assistant coaches.