Feds: Privacy Laws Protect Records of Student Athlete Accused of Rape

For months, reporter Jon Krakauer has been fighting with the University of Montana and the state's Commissioner of Higher Education, arguing that he should be able to get access to the school disciplinary records of Jordan Johnson, the Montana Grizzlies quarterback who was accused of rape in 2012 and acquitted in… » 12/16/14 5:00pm Tuesday 5:00pm

Jameis Winston Is Not A Victim

By now, you've read or heard about Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston's explicit, detailed statement denying that he is guilty of rape, in which he (or someone writing on his behalf) makes the remarkable assertion that "[t]he only thing as vicious as rape is falsely accusing someone of rape." It's not unusual… » 12/04/14 10:52pm 12/04/14 10:52pm

FSU Investigates Jameis Winston, Charges 2 Teammates In Rape Case

Weeks after leading the Florida State Seminoles to a national championship, quarterback Jameis Winston was quietly interrogated by university administrators, and two of his teammates were brought up on school conduct charges related to allegations that Winston raped a fellow student, according to a source with… » 4/03/14 12:18pm 4/03/14 12:18pm

I Held Up The "Hi Lizzy Seeberg" Sign On ESPN's GameDay. Here's Why.

On Saturday morning there was one sign visible on College GameDay that stood out from the usual fare of good-natured ribbing and outraged a lot of folks online. It read, simply, "Hi Lizzy Seeberg." The reaction was unanimous. "Stay classy, Michigan" and "subhuman" were among the responses. Later in the day, I received… » 9/08/13 11:36am 9/08/13 11:36am

College Football Team Facing Sex Crime Charges has ‘Great Chemistry’

Less than a month ago, four players on Vanderbilt's football team were dismissed amid an investigation into alleged sex crimes. And during a press conference yesterday, reflecting an appropriate air of solemnity, players had great things to say about the team's chemistry, and that they hoped that in the future… » 7/19/13 11:10am 7/19/13 11:10am

Vanderbilt Football Coach Brags About Only Hiring Assistants Who Have…

Vanderbilt University's head football coach is in hot water for telling a radio host that when he looks to hire assistants, he first looks at their wives, you know, to make sure they're "Division 1 material." I had an inkling that Vandy's decision to hire the pervy kid brother from a John Hughes movie would backfire. » 5/31/12 5:45pm 5/31/12 5:45pm

Soft-Hearted Dum-Dum Tim Tebow Acts Like a Super Decent Guy Sometimes

Steinbeckian simpleton Tim Tebow is a divisive figure. On one hand, he was in that obnoxious Super Bowl commercial where his mom implied that women who die in chldbirth aren't tough enough, he's really seems to think that God cares about football and he's been known to spend free time "converting" Catholic Filipinos… » 1/17/12 6:30pm 1/17/12 6:30pm

Penn State Alumni Express Outrage Over Violation of Joe Paterno

At a town hall meeting for Penn State alumni, University President Rodney Erikson was there to provide comfort. After all, the University community's still healing from the horrifying accusations that longtime assistant coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused several boys over the course of many years while the… » 1/13/12 2:30pm 1/13/12 2:30pm