Carl Pelini Says He Never Used Drugs, Wants His Job Back

Former Florida Atlantic head coach Carl Pelini had remained silent since abruptly resigning last week, which we soon learned was for alleged use of cocaine and marijuana. We've obtained a statement from Pelini addressed to the university president, president of the board of trustees, and general counsel, retracting… » 11/07/13 5:43pm 11/07/13 5:43pm

Carl Pelini Was Turned In By An Assistant Coach

According to documents obtained by SBNation and the Associated Press, Carl Pelini resigned as FAU coach after two witnesses reported seeing him use drugs. One of them also added that he saw Pelini use cocaine. That witness? According to the Sun Sentinel, it was FAU's D-line and special teams coach Matt Edwards. » 11/01/13 6:55pm 11/01/13 6:55pm

FAU Students Stage Sit-In To Protest Stadium Deal With For-Profit…

Some members of the Florida Atlantic University student body are not very happy about the fact that their school has agreed to sell the naming rights to its on-campus stadium to GEO Group, a slimy corporation that operates detention centers and for-profit prisons across the globe. On Monday, a group of FAU students… » 2/26/13 5:25pm 2/26/13 5:25pm

FAU Stadium's New Prison Sponsor Is Frantically Trying To Wipe Abuse…

On Tuesday we told you that Florida Atlantic had reached a 12-year, $6 million naming rights deal for its new stadium. The lucky winning bidder was Geo Group, one of the country's largest operators of for-profit prisons, and the target of numerous lawsuits and allegations claiming prisoner abuse. » 2/21/13 10:35am 2/21/13 10:35am

Florida Atlantic Football Joins The Prison-Industrial Complex

Florida Atlantic has been playing in its new on-campus stadium for two years, but has had a devil of a time selling the naming rights. No more, as the Owls plan to announce later today they've finalized a deal with The Geo Group, one of the world's largest operators of detention centers and for-profit prisons. » 2/19/13 9:30am 2/19/13 9:30am