Ex-Vanderbilt Football Player Found Guilty In Gang Rape Of Unconscious Student

A former football player for Vanderbilt University was found guilty on Friday of the 2013 rape of an unconscious woman on the floor of a dorm room. Brandon Banks, now 23, is the third ex-football player from the Nashville university to be charged in the assault. After 15 hours of deliberation, a jury found Banks […]

Hank Williams Jr. Returns To ‘Monday Night Football’ After Comparing Obama To Hitler

It looks like ESPN is ready to forgive Hank Williams Jr. ― but not quite forget that he once compared Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler. The country star is returning to “Monday Night Football” with his new version of “All My Rowdy Friends Are Here on Monday Night,” the theme song that once kicked off […]

Devon Gales Was Paralyzed Playing Football. He Just Walked Again.

The word “comeback” is overused in sports, but in the case of Devon Gales, it might not be strong enough. On Sept. 26, 2015, Gales, a receiver for the Southern University football team, became paralyzed from the waist down when he blocked the University of Georgia kicker on a kickoff return and shattered his C6 […]

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 […]

Drew Brees Talks Balancing Football With Raising 4 Kids

Drew Brees is one of the NFL’s good guys. Few players are more involved in the community, and few are more respected on and off the field. The 38-year-old quarterback of the New Orleans Saints is now working to raise awareness about the signs of exertional heat stroke, a significant cause of death in high school […]

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 […]