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Results Of Baylor Investigation: We Need Another Investigation 

In reaction to one of its football players being convicted of sexually assaulting another student, Baylor announced it would investigate “the circumstances associated with this case.” Merely a week later, the university released results from the law professor-led investigation at 7 p.m. Central on a Friday—ensuring… » 8/29/15 12:37pm Saturday 12:37pm

Baylor And Boise State Won't Stop Playing The Blame Game On Sam Ukwuachu

Last Thursday, a Waco jury found Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu guilty of sexual assault. Since then, the two universities that had him on their teams—first Boise State, then Baylor, which took him as a transfer—haven’t bothered themselves with much public reflection. There have been no apologies, no candid… » 8/26/15 8:50am Wednesday 8:50am

Frat Boys Designate House 'Freshman Daughter Drop Off,' Helpfully Offer to Fuck Moms, Too

Freshman women at Old Dominion University were given a very special welcome last week when they arrived on campus: Large banners that read “Rowdy and fun/Hope your baby girl is ready for a good time,” “Freshman daughter drop off,” and “Go ahead and drop off mom too.” Photos of the helpful offers to fornicate with… » 8/24/15 1:20pm 8/24/15 1:20pm

Baylor’s Investigation Of Sam Ukwuachu Was Shameful

As awareness has spread about rape—and pressure has increased on universities to prevent and address it among their students—two justice systems have formed. There’s the one we’ve had for centuries: the cops, the courts, and if it goes to trial, a verdict. Now there’s a second track, one where universities, under the… » 8/21/15 9:00am 8/21/15 9:00am

Accuser Testifies In Baylor Football Player's Sexual Assault Trial

The trial for Baylor’s Sam Ukwuachu began today in a Waco courthouse. Ukwuachu, who transferred to Baylor from Boise State but never played a down, was indicted on two counts of sexual assault stemming from what happened in the early hours of Oct. 20, 2013. Very little about what happened that day—or the… » 8/18/15 6:02pm 8/18/15 6:02pm

The Baylor Football Sexual Assault Trial You Haven't Heard About

On Oct. 20, 2013, at 3:09 p.m., the call came to Waco police from Baylor Scott & White hospital saying a woman had been sexually assaulted earlier in the morning. Police began their investigation, and the woman identified the attacker as someone she knew, incoming football player Sam Ukwuachu, a Pearland, Texas,… » 8/17/15 5:48pm 8/17/15 5:48pm

Patrick Kane's Lawyer Is Arguing With People On Facebook

Patrick Kane’s attorney Paul Cambria felt compelled today to reply to a Facebook post about the news that an off-duty Buffalo cop served as Patrick Kane’s driver the night he allegedly raped a woman at his home. The thread’s on the private Facebook page of Buffalo-based blogger Alan Bedenko; a reader forwarded us… » 8/17/15 12:55pm 8/17/15 12:55pm

Christy Mack Says War Machine Used "Arsenal" Of MMA Skills To Hurt Her

Christy Mack spoke out against her ex, former UFC star War Machine, on tonight’s Real Sports on HBO—alleging the MMA fighter attempted multiple rapes and repeated other sadistic forms of violence against her. War Machine remains in jail, awaiting trial on the charges that include attempted murder and sexual assault.… » 7/21/15 11:15pm 7/21/15 11:15pm

Bill Cosby's Wife: Women Consented to Drugs and Sex 

The New York Post reports that, during a meeting on Tuesday night, Bill Cosby’s wife Camille told a group of close professional advisors that she believes her husband’s accusers consented to both drugs and sex. Camille Cosby’s words come on the heels of an Associated Press report of a 2005 deposition in which Bill… » 7/12/15 3:01pm 7/12/15 3:01pm

Here Are The Documents Bill Cosby Didn't Want You To Read [Updated]

Today saw the unsealing of documents from the 2005 civil suit in which Andrea Constand said Bill Cosby drugged and raped her while she worked at Temple University. The unsealing followed a request from the Associated Press, which Cosby’s legal team fought it on the grounds that Cosby isn’t a “public” person. Federal… » 7/06/15 6:42pm 7/06/15 6:42pm

Cosby Claims He's Not A Public Figure To Keep Embarrassing Docs Sealed

Bill Cosby, who has sold out arenas, who has been televised into millions of homes, who lectured America on the virtues of buckled pants, who has spoken at rally after rally, who has served on the board of trustees of a public university, claims he is not a public figure. Or rather, that’s the argument his lawyers… » 6/29/15 8:10pm 6/29/15 8:10pm

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 6:00pm 5/11/15 6:00pm

Amy Schumer's Sketch About Football Players Who Rape Was Perfect

The joke here doesn’t need to be deeply explained, does it? Inside Amy Schumer pulled off a clever Friday Night Lights parody last night in which the archetypal conflict between coach and town involved allowing the high school football players to rape. The laughs don’t come at the expense of the victims, which is why… » 4/22/15 12:45pm 4/22/15 12:45pm

Jameis Winston Sued Over Sexual Assault Allegation

Erica Kinsman, who accuses Jameis Winston of raping her in 2012, has followed up her Title IX lawsuit against FSU with a lawsuit against Winston himself—reportedly accusing the Heisman-winning quarterback of sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment and “intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of… » 4/16/15 5:04pm 4/16/15 5:04pm

How Did Darren Sharper Avoid Arrest For So Long?

ProPublica, Sports Illustrated, and The New Orleans Advocate teamed up to produce a thoroughly reported story seeking to explain how exactly former NFL player Darren Sharper was able to avoid getting arrested for months years despite being accused of rape multiple times. The whole story is worth a read, but the short… » 4/08/15 12:41pm 4/08/15 12:41pm

Woman Who Protested Oregon Accessing Rape Victim's Records: I'm Fired 

A woman who spoke out against the University of Oregon after it accessed the counseling records of a student who said she was raped by several basketball players has been let go, according to an email she sent to colleagues today. In the email, which was first obtained by the Register-Guard, Karen Stokes said her… » 3/26/15 6:27pm 3/26/15 6:27pm