2 Former Baylor Football Players Arrested In Connection With 2013 Gang Rape Claims

Two former Baylor University football players have been charged with sexual assault for an alleged gang rape involving a female student in 2013. A U.S. marshal arrested former Baylor Bears running back Shamycheal Chatman, 23, in Houston, Texas, on Thursday and took him into custody, the Dallas News reported. Chatman’s arrest came one day after his […]

University Of Minnesota Football Players End Boycott Over Sexual Assault Suspensions

University of Minnesota football players announced Saturday morning that they had ended the boycott of all team activities they launched earlier this week, according to a statement emailed to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The team will immediately resume preparations for the team’s Holiday Bowl appearance, the players said. The football players launched the short-lived boycott […]

University Of Minnesota President Refuses To Bow To Boycotting Football Players

The University of Minnesota president and athletic director on Friday refused to yield to protesting football players, who walked out of practice and threatened to boycott their upcoming bowl game over the suspensions of 10 teammates involved in a campus sexual assault investigation. Minnesota President Eric W. Kaler and Athletic Director Mark Coyle told players in statements […]

Sport and Society for Arete-Sexual Abuse in British Youth Football

It has been almost three weeks now since the first stories of child abuse in British football were published in The Guardian. The first revelation involved one player coming forward to describe how he was abused by his youth football coach at the Crewe Alexandra football club. The charges came from Andy Woodward, age 43, […]

High School Football Star Claps Back At Racist Instagram Post

Ashton Brooks, a black student athlete who made history by becoming the first girl to join Midland, Michigan’s Dow High School varsity football team, has one of the classiest responses to a racist Instagram post comparing her to a gorilla.  Brooks is the top football kicker in her conference, and the first ever female varsity […]

USC Football Osa Masina Charged With Rape In Utah

A University of Southern California football player was charged in Utah on Thursday with raping a 19-year-old woman in July, according to court documents. The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office also charged Osa Masina, 19, with two counts of forcible sodomy in connection with an alleged sexual assault in the town of Cottonwood Heights […]

Colin Kaepernick’s Pig Socks Can’t Be As Bad As This Football Team’s Name

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said his socks depicting police officers as pigs are part of a personal protest against “rogue cops” who endanger their well-intentioned colleagues and the community.  Photos of Kaepernick wearing the socks surfaced Thursday, insulting law enforcement, stirring controversy and vaulting the quarterback back into the news. Kaepernick had another front-page moment […]

College Football Player Spots Boy Sitting Alone At Lunch And Joins Him

It was perhaps one the simplest gestures, but one that will forever leave a mark on one Florida mom. A team of Florida State football players was visiting a Tallahassee middle school Tuesday when one wide receiver went out of his way to join a child who was seen eating lunch by himself. The sixth […]

The 8 Most Damning Lines From The Baylor Football Sex Abuse Report

Baylor University is finally waking up to these facts: For years, there was a massive, systematic failure within the Baylor football program when it came to issues of sexual assault. When faced with assault accusations against its players between 2012 and 2015, Baylor’s football program repeatedly failed to properly report the misconduct as lawfully required by Title […]