Baylor Football Player Allegedly Took Photos As Teammates Raped Another Student

A former Baylor University volleyball player alleges in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday that she was gang raped by as many as eight members of the university’s football team in 2012 and that Baylor officials failed to properly investigate the attack. The ex-student, identified as Jane Doe, claims that she was drugged at a party that […]

Congress Confirms Another Former Goldman Sachs Honcho For Trump

WASHINGTON ― The Senate voted Monday to confirm Jay Clayton as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, making a Wall Street power lawyer one of the nation’s top financial regulators. Clayton, a partner at the elite corporate law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, is also one of several top Trump appointees with a Goldman Sachs […]

Americans Would Pay $17.2 Billion To Prevent Another Deepwater Horizon Disaster

As the world looks back on BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster seven years later, a study released this week highlights the costly ecological impacts of the largest maritime oil spill on record. Scientists found that Americans would be willing to pay an estimated $ 17.2 billion to prevent another catastrophe like the BP oil spill, which […]

Uber, Reeling From Controversies, Loses Another Executive

Uber’s top executive for communications has left the beleaguered company, continuing a wave of turnover in the highest ranks.  Rachel Whetstone’s departure as head of communications was announced in an email Tuesday to employees from CEO Travis Kalanick.  In 2015, Whetstone left Google to become the ride-hailing app’s senior vice president of policy and communications. […]

Ice Cube Scores Another Venture With Professional Basketball League

After more than two decades of success in music and Hollywood, Ice Cube is bringing his talents to sports with the launch of his basketball league, BIG3. According to multiple reports, the league will kick off in late June and feature eight traveling teams competing in 3-on-3, half court games with former NBA players. Cube […]

Boxing Writer Jeffrey Sussman Delivers Another Knockout Read

Pound for pound, Jeffrey Sussman is the strongest boxing writer alive. Boxing has taken it on the chin of late. Few interesting fighters, few interesting fights. And worst of all, from a literary perspective, few interesting books on boxing. It’s hard to imagine in a world of mixed martial arts and fantasy sports, but for […]

College Athletes Lost Another Fight To Get Paid. But There’s A Silver Lining.

On Monday, a federal appeals court ruled against three track and field athletes who had sued the University of Pennsylvania and the NCAA on the grounds that they were employees who did not receive fair compensation under federal wage and hour laws. The ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was the latest […]