Mom Of Alleged Abuse Victim Says Son Is Still 'Cheering' For Penn State

The mother of one of former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky's alleged abuse victims has spoken out on Good Morning America about her slow realization that her son was being molested — and her reaction to Joe Paterno's firing. » 11/11/11 9:50am 11/11/11 9:50am

Penn State Fires President & Head Coach Over Child Abuse Scandal

Officials at Penn State may have failed to take action when they were first told that Defensive Coordinatory Jerry Sandusky had been abusing at least eight boys for more than a decade, but tonight they took decisive action — now that the allegations have exploded into a masive scandal. This evening Penn State trustees… » 11/09/11 11:28pm 11/09/11 11:28pm

Female Reporter Banned From Locker Room At Masters

Yesterday, a female sports columnist was excluded from a post-tournament interview with Rory McIlroy because it took place in the locker room of a Georgia golf club that bans women. Officials have apologized, but the controversy highlights the sexist restrictions still in place at some clubs. » 4/11/11 9:47pm 4/11/11 9:47pm

12 School Districts Accused Of Title IX Violations

The National Women's Law Center filed complaints with the federal government accusing 12 schools nationwide of violating Title IX. Only 41% of high school athletes are girls, and a spokeswoman says, "These schools are just the tip of the iceberg." » 11/11/10 12:37pm 11/11/10 12:37pm

Gay Players Blamed For Germany's World Cup Loss

Michael Becker, who manages German soccer captain Michael Ballack, attributed the team's more elegant and agile style to "gay players," saying they cost Germany the World Cup. Coach Joachim Löw refused to respond, saying he wouldn't "stoop so low." » 7/14/10 3:00pm 7/14/10 3:00pm

Mets Hawk Gaga-Style Foam Fingers

To mock Lady Gaga for flipping off Mets fans, the team will hand out blue over-size foam index fingers to fans at tomorrow's Tigers game, featuring the slogan "Make Wright #1" to promote David Wright for the All-Star Game. [UPI] » 6/22/10 11:20am 6/22/10 11:20am

Dutch Women Detained At World Cup For Wearing Orange Dresses

Thirty-six female fans were ejected from Holland's World Cup match against Denmark and interrogated for hours for allegedly wearing orange dresses to illegally promote Bavaria beer, though there's no branding on the dress and the company denies hiring them. [Guardian] » 6/15/10 2:40pm 6/15/10 2:40pm

Ladies Get A Special Kind Of World Cup Coverage

The World Cup is a big freakin' deal for soccer fans all over the globe, yet the media somehow manages to forget, as per usual, that women actually watch sports. Well, some women do - others just ruin everything. » 6/14/10 6:00pm 6/14/10 6:00pm

High School Coach Throws Volleyball In Disgust, Hits Player

Video of New Jersey Southern High School coach Eric Maxwell throwing a volleyball at a girl's head has gone viral. Maxwell, who is on one-year probation, claims he was actually aiming at the wall and asked for forgiveness. [BestWeekEver, PressOfAtlanticCity] » 2/02/10 2:30pm 2/02/10 2:30pm

"Sex Appeal" Doesn't Sell Women's Sports, Just Sex

In response to officials' admission that "physical attractiveness is taken into consideration" when making court assignments at Wimbledon, some commentators actually argued that there's nothing wrong with using sex to sell women's sports, but research suggests otherwise. » 7/07/09 4:00pm 7/07/09 4:00pm