Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Daily Fantasy Partners Names The NBA, Jerry Jones, And More (UPDATE)

A new class-action lawsuit against companies who partnered with daily fantasy companies DraftKings and FanDuel has been filed and names the NBA, NHL, and MLB, groups led by Jerry Jones, Robert Kraft, and James Dolan, in addition to media companies, credit card companies, and banks in the suit. SI reports that Antonio… »11/21/15 1:03pm11/21/15 1:03pm


Jameis Winston Is Threatening To Sue CNN To Prevent Airing Of College Rape Documentary

Sexual assault on college campuses is a major problem, and several high profile cases have brought national attention to the crisis and its accompanying administrative cover ups. Not only is on-campus sexual assault widespread—according to a study, 1 in 4 college women will be a victim of a sexual assault—but it’s… »11/21/15 10:47am11/21/15 10:47am

Former College Football Player Sues NCAA Over Transfer And Scholarship Policies

Devin Pugh played football for Weber State in 2011 and 2012, then, after his coach Ron Mcbride retired, found himself out of a scholarship when the new administration pulled it. Pugh tried to transfer to another Division I school, but had his offers rescinded after he was not granted a transfer waiver from the NCAA… »11/07/15 3:45pm11/07/15 3:45pm

Ben-Gals Cheerleaders Win $255,000 Settlement In Lawsuit Against The Bengals 

NFL teams tend to treat their cheerleaders not so much as valued employees, but rather as rock-dumb sex objects. Hits include the ridiculous list of petty fines Raiderettes could earn for, say, “improperly polishing their boots,” the Ravens’s exacting micromanagement over cheerleaders’s weight, and the Bills explaining »10/24/15 4:52pm10/24/15 4:52pm

Bastian Schweinsteiger To Sue Company Making Nazi Soldier Toy That Looks Like Him

On left side of the picture above, we have Bastian Schweinsteiger, Germany captain and Manchester United midfielder. On the right is “Bastian,” a Chinese toy company’s newest Nazi soldier in its WWII collection. You can probably understand why the real Bastian is a little upset. »10/22/15 12:55pm10/22/15 12:55pm

Here Come The Daily Fantasy Class Action Lawsuits

It was only a matter of time. With the public now aware that until yesterday DraftKings and FanDuels employees were allowed to bet on and win enormous sums of money on each other’s sites, as well as a startling lack of transparency regarding which employees possess valuable insider information and how they are allowed… »10/08/15 7:08pm10/08/15 7:08pm

Derrick Rose Claims Rape Accuser Consented to Group Sex

Perpetually injured NBA star Derrick Rose is being sued for sexual battery by an ex-lover who alleges Rose and his friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013. Rose’s attorneys responded cavalierly when the suit was filed in August, accusing Jane Doe of trying to “shake down” a wealthy ballplayer. He filed his official… »9/30/15 12:37pm9/30/15 12:37pm

Here Are The Details From The Derrick Rose Rape Lawsuit [UPDATED]

The lawsuit filed against Derrick Rose, accusing him of drugging and gang raping an ex-girlfriend, provides more details about what the woman says happened that night in Los Angeles. The complaint actually names 13 defendants—Rose and his friends Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen, and 10 unnamed “John Does”—and lists… »8/27/15 6:08pm8/27/15 6:08pm

Michael Jordan Gets $8.9 Million In Steak Lawsuit

Michael Jordan, the man from the crying meme, was awarded $8.9 million by a federal court in Chicago yesterday after he won his lawsuit against Dominick’s, a now-defunct grocery store that used his image in an advertisement for steak in 2009. The ad ran in a commemorative issue of Sports Illustrated and only two… »8/22/15 12:45pm8/22/15 12:45pm

Tom Brady's Lawsuit Will Be Heard In New York, Like The NFL Wanted

Yesterday, the NFLPA filed its suit on behalf of Tom Brady, claiming the NFL contravened and exceeded its own CBA-granted disciplinary powers in suspending him four games for Ballghazi. The suit was, as expected, filed in Minnesota, where the union has won a series of favorable judgments. It was so expected that the… »7/30/15 11:05am7/30/15 11:05am

Woman Alleges Permanent Neck Injury Due To Marlins' Shark Attack

A lawsuit filed last month in Miami-Dade County court alleges a woman suffered serious and permanent injuries after being attacked by a fake shark during a 2013 Miami Marlins game. The Marlins, like most shitty (and a few good) teams, hold a mascot race between innings in a futile attempt to distract fans from the… »7/03/15 9:57am7/03/15 9:57am

Suit: Second Former St. Joseph's Softball Player Says She Was Hazed

A second former softball player has sued St. Joseph’s University and its softball team coach, Terri Adams, saying she was forced to endure hazing and was threatened when members of the team believed she was the source of a media report about it. The lawsuit was filed earlier this month in federal court, 16 days after … »6/23/15 9:57am6/23/15 9:57am

Astros, Rockets Suing Comcast Over Failed CSN Houston Network

In 2010, MLB’s Houston Astros and the NBA’s Rockets held $550 million in equity of their then-flagship network, Comcast SportsNet Houston. Four years later, DirecTV bought the network’s assets for a mere $1,000. Those four disastrous years have now resulted in a massive lawsuit brought by the professional sports clubs… »6/11/15 7:19pm6/11/15 7:19pm

Lawsuit: Softball Hazing Drove Player To Suicidal Thoughts

A former softball player at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia has sued the school in federal court, alleging that she was forced to drink, simulate sex, and was mocked for her sexual orientation as part the team’s hazing. The former player, who filed Monday as Jane Doe, says in her complaint she was “often… »5/21/15 5:43pm5/21/15 5:43pm

Jameis Winston Goes After Accuser In Vicious Countersuit

Jameis Winston’s legal team has filed their response to Erica Kinsman’s civil lawsuit, which accused him of sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment and “intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of forcible rape.” Winston is denying the rape and all of Kinsman’s claims, which was expected. But this… »5/11/15 6:00pm5/11/15 6:00pm