Law & Policy: Civil Actions
- District Sues TSSAA Over Players Ruled Ineligible
by John Varlas November 2017
Shelby County Schools announced on Tuesday that it filed a lawsuit against the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association on behalf of East High...
- Olympian Douglas Says Team Doctor Abused Her, Too
by The Virginian-Pilot November 2017
After coming under fire for victim-shaming one of her fellow gymnasts, Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas revealed Tuesday that she, too, was abused by disgraced U.S. gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
- Missouri State Cuts Field Hockey, Faces Title IX Probe
by Andy Berg November 2017
Missouri State University is under a Title IX investigation for the shuttering of its women’s field hockey program.
- NCAA Settles with Scholarship Athletes for $208M
by Courtney Cameron November 2017
On Friday, a federal judge in California approved a $208.7 million settlement to compensate 43,000 current and former student-athletes who went to school on traditional sports scholarships prior to a newer version that covers the full cost of attendance.
- Ex-Parks Employee Settles Discrimination Suit for $165K
by Kip Hill November 2017
The city of Spokane will pay $165,000 to a former Spokane Parks Department spokeswoman whose job was wrapped up in the shuffling caused by allegations of sexual harassment by former police Chief Frank Straub.
- Ooltewah Coach's Lawyer Wants to Add Evidence to Suit
by Zack Peterson November 2017
An attorney for former Ooltewah High School employees wants to beef up their lawsuit with more evidence pointing to the Hamilton County Schools superintendent of the time.
- City Council Approves Additional $4M for Soccer Site
by Jessie Van Berkel November 2017
St. Paul and the Minnesota United have big plans for the area around the Major League Soccer stadium, including a new park, updated streets and an unusual stormwater management system. But the costs are adding up.
- Prosecutors Blast FIFA Officials as Trial Begins
by Emily Saul November 2017
Prosecutors Monday painted three former international soccer bigwigs as rapacious predators who cared more about lining their own pockets with illegal bribes than promoting a sport they claimed to love.
- Trump Asks Xi to Resolve UCLA Players’ Case
by Andy Berg November 2017
President Trump has asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to intervene in the case of three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store in China.
- LaVar: Son's Arrest in China Not 'That Big a Deal'
by Jaclyn Hendricks November 2017
After saying he would not speak about his son LiAngelo's arrest in China, LaVar Ball spoke to ESPN while exiting his Shanghai hotel.