• Girl Told by AD She Had 'Great Ass' for Sports Got $72K

    by Paul Steinbach April 2019

    Remember the prominent New Jersey high school athletic director who spoke positive words about Adolf Hitler during a presentation on leadership last month? Turns out he likely has a history of saying inappropriate things.

  • Archdiocese to Pay Student $8M over AD Abuse

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    A girl who was abused by the athletic director of her Catholic high school will be paid $8 million by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. 

  • University of Akron Sues over Faulty Stadium Rails

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    The University of Akron is suing a number of companies over faulty concrete railings at InfoCision Stadium.

  • Michigan State Basketball Accuser Comes Forward

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    The woman who accused three Michigan State basketball players of raping her four years ago has come forward, revealing her identity and issuing a statement of support to those who have undergone similar assaults. 

  • U. of Arizona Settles with Athlete in Coach Assault Case

    by Paul Steinbach April 2019

    The University of Arizona has settled a lawsuit filed in 2015 by a former student-athlete who claimed the school failed to protect her from a former track-and-field coach now serving a five-year prison sentence.

  • Former High School Coach Sues School, AD over Abuse

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    The athletic director at a Catholic high school in California is being accused by a former coach of verbal abuse, making threats and devaluing the school’s girls’ sports programs.

  • Referendum Reinstates High School Sports

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    Just a day after voters approved a $140 million bond referendum, an Illinois high school district voted unanimously to reinstate sports that were previously cut from the budget.

  • Avenatti Alleges Nike Paid Multiple Amateur Athletes

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Former Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti on Saturday released documents he claims show that Nike paid money to amateur basketball players Bol Bol, Deandre Ayton and Brandon McCoy.

  • Repositioned Hockey Goals Lead to Injury, $1.22M Award

    by Kristi Schoepfer-Bochicchio April 2019

    Modifying a sports facility to maximize its use may make immediate sense from a time-efficiency or revenue-generation standpoint, but it can prove costly if deviation from standard practice leads to injury. One such example involved repositioning hockey goals in a way that a rink could be divided into two practice areas, but at the same time leaving spectators insufficiently protected from errant pucks, as examined in Smero v. City of Saratoga Springs, 2018 N.Y. Slip Op. 75633 (N.Y. App. Div. 2018).

  • Suit: HS Staff Failed to Respond to Sexual Misconduct

    by Paul Steinbach April 2019

    Complaints that an assistant water polo and swim coach at Kennedy High School in La Palma, Calif., was sexually abusing student-athletes were not taken seriously or swept under the rug in short order, according to the The Orange County Register.