Don’t Let Anyone Tell You The O’Bannon Ruling Conflicts With Title IX

I'm already starting to see rumblings out there that the recent ruling by Judge Claudia Wilken (of which I present a broader, preliminary analysis here) is somehow incompatible with the existing obligation of universities to comply with Title IX. That's simply false, and it's important to understand why before that… » 8/13/14 4:46pm 8/13/14 4:46pm

Christy Mack Posts Photos, Account Of Alleged Beating By War Machine

MMA fighter War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver) is wanted by Las Vegas police in connection with the alleged beating of his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack and another unnamed victim on Friday. Today, Mack released a statement on what happened, along with photos of her injured face and body. The images, which follow… » 8/11/14 6:15pm 8/11/14 6:15pm

Report: Air Force Football Players Used Date-Rape Drugs At Party

The United States Air Force Academy has called for an Inspector General's investigation of the athletic department after the Colorado Springs Gazette discovered numerous honor code violations among athletes dating back to 2010, including an allegation that members of the football team used roofies to rape women at a… » 8/03/14 7:14pm 8/03/14 7:14pm

Report: Dustin Johnson Had "Sexual Indiscretion" With PGA Player's Wife

Yesterday, golfer Dustin Johnson released a statement saying he would be stepping away from the game to take care of "personal challenges." According to a report today on Golf.com, Johnson was suspended six months for testing positive for cocaine. He's allegedly failed three drug tests since 2009, one for weed and… » 8/01/14 2:40pm 8/01/14 2:40pm

Dave Dombrowski And Billy Beane Have An Entertaining GM Rivalry

There are few occasions when you want to hear from your team's general manager. Usually, he's explaining why something went wrong, talking about how the team's trying not to suck, or saying goodbye as he's fired. The best times, though, are in free agency and at the trade deadline—unless your GM's Ruben Amaro—so… » 8/01/14 12:05pm 8/01/14 12:05pm

NBA Draft Prospect Skips College For China (And $1.2 Million)

Point guard Emmanuel Mudiay has the potential to be a lottery pick in next year's NBA draft, but he won't be spending a year in college before going pro. Mudiay's taking his talents to China for the required year between high school and the NBA, and he's getting a hefty chunk of money for his efforts. » 7/22/14 12:44pm 7/22/14 12:44pm