Jameis Winston Cleared of Sexual Assault Charges By FSU Conduct Board

Jameis Winston, the Florida State University quarterback accused of sexually assaulting a fellow student in 2012, has been cleared of charges that he violated FSU's student conduct code. A lawyer for the woman who accused him of assault told reporters in a statement yesterday, "At some point we have to recognize that… » 12/22/14 10:10am 12/22/14 10:10am

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 Star Says the Only Thing As Bad As Rape Is Being Accused Of Rape

Jameis Winston is a victim: a victim of being accused of rape, according to him. The Florida State University football star, who was accused of sexually assaulting a fellow student in 2012, maintained his innocence in a student conduct hearing this week before the Florida Supreme Court, reading from a statement in his… » 12/04/14 11:50am 12/04/14 11:50am

Report: FSU, TPD Hindered Jameis Winston Investigation (UPDATED)

In News That Will Shock Nobody But Will Never Stop Being Appalling, FOX Sports' Kevin Vaughn reports that Tallahassee Police Department reports on the alleged rape were given to Tim Jansen, either by TPD or the university. According to Vaughn, TPD gave case files to the University in November 2013, once they learned… » 10/12/14 10:51pm 10/12/14 10:51pm

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

Jameis Winston's Accuser Will 'Absolutely' Sue FSU QB and Police Dept

In an interview with ABC News, Pat Carroll, the attorney for Jameis Winston's alleged rape victim, said that she "absolutely" plans to file a civil lawsuit against the Winston — FSU's star quarterback and recent Heisman Trophy winner, whose sexual assault investigation was recently dropped — as well as against the… » 1/09/14 12:10pm 1/09/14 12:10pm

Jameis Winston, FSU QB Accused of Rape, Named AP Player of the Year

Jameis Winston, the Florida State quarterback whose rape charges were dropped after a delayed investigation, has been named the Associated Press national athlete of the year. This newest honor joins a long litany of postseason accolades — including the Heisman, the Walter Camp national player of the year, the Davey… » 12/24/13 3:20pm 12/24/13 3:20pm

Don't Push Jameis Winston Too Far on That Rape Investigation Business

On Saturday, Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston helped his team win 45-7 against Duke University in the ACC championships. After the game, ESPN reporter Heather Cox used her interview with Winston to discuss the investigation into whether Winston was the perpetrator of a sexual assault coming to a… » 12/09/13 10:25am 12/09/13 10:25am

What Not to Do When Your Favorite Athlete's Rape Charges Are Dropped

Yesterday, the Florida State Attorney's office dropped the rape investigation against FSU football player Jameis Winston, and of course, the Internet was a dick about it. So behold: our guide on how not to talk about the Jameis Winston rape case, since it's so hard for people to figure this out on their own. » 12/06/13 3:30pm 12/06/13 3:30pm

FSU QB and Alleged Rapist Jameis Winston Has a Sexy Fan, So, YOU KNOW.

What to do when you're a journalist writing about how Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston's fans are sticking by him even though he's an alleged rapist? Make sure you include some "relevant" details about some of those fans, like the skimpy outfit one woman wore to watch him play. » 11/25/13 2:30pm 11/25/13 2:30pm

Cops Fumble Sexual Assault Investigation of Florida State Quarterback

A female Florida State student who accused the school's Heisman-contender quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual battery says that the police warned her against reporting the crime, since Tallahassee is a "big football town" and it might make her life more difficult if the public got wind of this sort of thing. You… » 11/20/13 4:15am 11/20/13 4:15am