• Former USA Gymnastics CEO Indicted

    by Marisa Kwiatkowski and Tim Evans October 2018

    Steve Penny, the former president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, has been indicted on a felony count of tampering with evidence, according to a news release from the Walker County criminal district attorney's office in Texas.

  • Former UNM AD 'Encouraged' to Donate $25K

    by Jessica Dyer October 2018

    The attorney for former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs confirmed this week that his client donated $25,000 to UNM after the Scotland golf junket controversy.

  • USA Gymnastics President Quits Over ‘Tone-Deaf’ Tweet

    by Andy Berg October 2018

    Less than a week after assuming the position of interim president of USA Gymnastics, Mary Bono has resigned. Her resignation comes in the wake of comments she made on Twitter back in September that appeared to reference embattled NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his recent ad campaign for Nike. 

  • Montana School District Denies Knowledge of Abuse

    by Andy Berg October 2018

    The Miles City Unified School District on Monday denied that its staff knew anything about a former employee who was allegedly abusing students for nearly two decades.

  • Coach: Few Surprised by Testimony in NCAA Trial

    by Bruce Pascoe October 2018

    Testimony from the ongoing federal trial involving college basketball included allegations from Adidas reps that Oregon offered an “astronomical amount” to five-star forward Brian Bowen.

  • N.C. State Athletics Official Testifies in Hoops Trial

    by Steve Wiseman October 2018

    N.C. State compliance director Carrie Doyle testified in federal court in New York on Tuesday that she had no prior knowledge of a $40,000 payment made to the father of Dennis Smith Jr. to secure his son's commitment.

  • Harvard Diving Coach Hit with Misconduct Lawsuit

    by Andy Berg October 2018

    Harvard University has placed its head diving coach on leave after a federal lawsuit was filed alleging he engaged in sexual misconduct.

  • Iowa State Settles Civil Rights Case for $100K

    by Andy Berg October 2018

    Iowa State has settled a civil rights complaint with former tennis player Erin Freeman for $100,000.

  • Player Assaulted on Field Suffers Concussion

    by Andy Berg October 2018

    The mother of a Burleson (Texas) High School football player is questioning whether the punishment fits the crime after her son was violently assaulted during a Sept. 13 game.

  • Premises Liability, Negligence Cost Rams $12.5M

    by Kristi Schoepfer-Bochicchio October 2018

    Negligence lawsuits are quite common, particularly in the sports industry. Facility owner/operators are routinely sued by participants for injuries sustained while participating in a sport-related activity, or by spectators who incur harm at a sporting event.