Lawsuit: NCAA Athletics Violate Labor Laws

Add this to the growing number of legal shots fired at the NCAA: A lawsuit filed in federal court says the current setup violates federal labor laws and athletes should be paid. The lawsuit was filed Monday in Indianapolis. The crux of the lawsuit's argument is this: Students in work-study programs—including those… » 10/24/14 7:26pm 10/24/14 7:26pm

Report: Almost All Ex-Players Will Take NFL's Concussion Settlement

ESPN's Outside The Lines reports today that lawyers involved in the concussion case expect "no more than a few hundred" of the approximately 18,000 former NFL players involved to opt out of the settlement. Just nine players have filed paperwork to opt out so far, OTL reports, and the deadline is Tuesday. » 10/13/14 4:43pm 10/13/14 4:43pm

Top Female Soccer Players Sue FIFA Over Bullshit Artificial Turf

After weeks of pleading with FIFA to change its mind about playing the 2015 women's World Cup on field turf instead of grass and being met with nothing but stubbornness, a handful of women's soccer's biggest stars have filed a lawsuit against FIFA to try and force the organization to put the upcoming games back on… » 10/01/14 4:22pm 10/01/14 4:22pm

Lawsuit: George O'Leary Called NFL "One Big 'Ru-Ru' Tribe" (What?)

In March, University of Central Florida defensive coordinator Paul Ferraro left the team after barely two months on the job due to "personal reasons," whatever that means. According to a breach of contract lawsuit Ferraro filed this past Friday, that translates to head coach George O'Leary firing Ferraro for objecting… » 9/29/14 9:28pm 9/29/14 9:28pm

Lawsuit: Soccer Team's Hazing Incident Led To Permanent Brain Injuries

Haley Ellen Hunt, a former Clemson soccer player, has sued players, coaches, and members of the university's administration. The suit alleges she suffered severe injuries when, during a hazing ritual, she was blindfolded, told to blindly sprint as fast as she could, and crashed head-first into a brick wall. » 9/10/14 6:15pm 9/10/14 6:15pm

Judge Rules Against Donald Sterling, Who Will Lose The Clippers

Donald Sterling's ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers was finally wrested away from him thanks to a judge's ruling on Sterling's lawsuit against his wife, Shelly, which was meant to block the sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer. The judge ruled a clean sweep in favor of Shelly Sterling, and the sale of the team… » 7/28/14 6:11pm 7/28/14 6:11pm

What's The Matter With CrossFit?

On May 12, CrossFit filed suit against the National Strength and Conditioning Association, claiming the NSCA's Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research published a study based on "'junk' science" to suggest that the fitness program "causes injuries at a high rate." The motive, the suit alleges, was to undermine… » 7/24/14 10:16am 7/24/14 10:16am

Guy Who Sued Ryan Braun Arrested For Posting Brotastic Deposition Vids

Earlier this week, Ralph Sasson posted video of his depositions from his now-dismissed defamation lawsuit against Ryan Braun. Unfortunately for Sasson, all filings and discovery (which includes deposition transcripts and videos) in the case were sealed via court order because the ordering judge was pissed at Sasson's… » 7/23/14 11:12pm 7/23/14 11:12pm

Guy Suing Ryan Braun Posts Highlight Reel Of His Brotastic Deposition

Ralph Sasson, the typically aggro-bro law student you see in the video above, is a former long-time friend of Ryan Braun's who is suing the Brewers star and Braun's agent, Nez Balelo, for defamation. Sasson is also the kind of guy who's not afraid to say "fuck it" and post not only his full 90-minute deposition on… » 7/18/14 1:41pm 7/18/14 1:41pm