In Retrial, Prosecution Alleges Vanderbilt Football Teammates Were Encouraged to Rape Unconscious Woman

In January 2015, ex-Vanderbilt University football players Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey were found guilty of aggravated rape on an unconscious woman. In a statement, the victim thanked the prosecutors and detectives that had worked on her case, leading to a rare conviction. “I am... hopeful that the publicity…

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Ken Starr Faceplants When Confronted With Email Showing He Was Told About Rape At Baylor

The Ken Starr (yes, that Ken Starr) image rehabilitation tour has begun, with Starr joining the calls for transparency from Baylor’s Board of Regents. He’s urging the regents to release the full Pepper Hamilton report into how Baylor created a culture so blind that administrators believed rape “doesn’t happen here”…

Georgia AD Apologizes For Sexy Ludacris Concert Rider

On April 13, Ludacris performed for 13 minutes at Georgia’s spring game, and was paid $65,000 for it. His contract also included a pretty great rider, which you can read it full at the bottom of this post. It included condoms, juice boxes, and a couple of bottle of Ludacris’s own brand of cognac, and Georgia athletics…

The Scandal at Baylor Makes it Clear Penn State Did Nothing to Change College Football

In 2011, the most awful scandal in the history of college athletics was exposed when it was revealed that Jerry Sandusky, a longtime coach at Penn State, had groomed and sexually abused teenage boys in the locker room of the school’s hallowed football stadium over a period decades, and that further the abuse had been…

Lawsuit: Baylor Took No Action To Investigate Rape Involving Football Player

A former Baylor student is suing the university, saying that it took no action on her report that a football player raped her. That former player, Tevin Elliott, is serving 20 years in prison for his 2014 conviction for sexually assaulting her. The lawsuit also asserts that the university already knew about prior…

How Tennessee’s Sexual Harassment Allegations Caught Up With Peyton Manning 20 Years Later

In 1996, the summer before Peyton Manning’s junior season at the University of Tennessee, with his Vols a national championship contender, associate trainer Jamie Whited—later Jamie Naughright, after her divorce—filed an employment discrimination complaint. In that complaint, filed with the Tennessee Human Rights…

Results Of Baylor Investigation: We Need Another Investigation 

In reaction to one of its football players being convicted of sexually assaulting another student, Baylor announced it would investigate “the circumstances associated with this case.” Merely a week later, the university released results from the law professor-led investigation at 7 p.m. Central on a Friday—ensuring…

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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…

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…