Bob Knight Can't Stay Away From The Rape Metaphors

Bob Knight, who famously told Connie Chung in 1988 that ''if rape is inevitable, relax and enjoy it,'' once again went to the well of sexual assault-themed metaphors on Mike & Mike today. » 3/25/14 11:18am 3/25/14 11:18am

Darren Sharper Acquaintance Charged With Rape, Held Without Bond

Erik Nunez, an acquaintance of Darren Sharper and possibly a former Saints employee, has been accused of sexually assaulting the same two women on the night Sharper allegedly assaulted them in the same New Orleans apartment. Nunez turned himself in Friday morning. » 3/01/14 6:03pm 3/01/14 6:03pm

Police Will Investigate Alleged Rape Of Missouri Swimmer

Following a report published last week by ESPN's Outside the Lines that detailed the alleged rape and subsequent suicide of former University of Missouri swimmer Sasha Menu Courey, the Columbia, Mo., police department has opened an investigation into the alleged attack. » 1/27/14 1:18pm 1/27/14 1:18pm

What Not to Do When Your Favorite Athlete's Rape Charges Are Dropped

Yesterday, the Florida State Attorney's office dropped the rape investigation against FSU football player Jameis Winston, and of course, the Internet was a dick about it. So behold: our guide on how not to talk about the Jameis Winston rape case, since it's so hard for people to figure this out on their own. » 12/06/13 4:13pm 12/06/13 4:13pm

Frat Bro Issues a Damn Good Apology for Rapey 'Rapebait' Email

Last week, a gross, rapey email sent to the entirety Georgia Tech's Phi Kappa Tau fraternity by the house's social chair went viral. Rightfully so; it was a rapey, misogynistic piece of trash that referred to getting women as "luring rapebait." Now, the author of the infamous letter has offered an apology— and a damn… » 10/10/13 4:34pm 10/10/13 4:34pm

'A Town Destroyed for What Two People Did': Dispatch from Steubenville

A few hours before Steubenville High School’s first football game of the 2013 season, a six-year-old held my hand and showed me the two photos of cute teenage boys on her “big girl” bedroom walls: Justin Bieber and Cody Saltsman. She wore a tiny jersey with Cody’s number—he’s a senior wide receiver/defensive back for… » 9/16/13 12:24pm 9/16/13 12:24pm

Vanderbilt Player Accused of Rape Kicked Off His New Football Team

Earlier this week it was reported that former Vanderbilt University football player and alleged rapist JaBorian "Tip" McKenzie had started playing for his new school, Alcorn State College. But late Thursday night, University President Dr. M. Christopher Brown II released a statement clarifying that, at least for now,… » 9/13/13 1:49pm 9/13/13 1:49pm

HS Soccer Players Allegedly Raped Fellow Camper With Broomstick

On Monday, we told you about three Massachusetts high school soccer players who had been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident at a team-building camp. At the time, the nature of the alleged assault wasn't known, but now Boston.com has the grisly details. » 9/04/13 2:24pm 9/04/13 2:24pm

Four Former Vanderbilt Football Players Charged With Rape

Some details of the sex crimes investigation that led to the dismissal of four Vanderbilt football players in June have been released, and the four players linked to the investigation have been charged. Brandon Vandenburg, Brandon Banks, JaBorian McKenzie, and Cory Batey have each been charged with five counts of… » 8/09/13 5:36pm 8/09/13 5:36pm

Serena Williams On Steubenville: "I'm Not Blaming The Girl But ..."…

Serena Williams is letting the press back into her life, big time. If you're unfamiliar, this is the "Serena comes out of her shell" part of the Serena dialectic, which is only a few pungent quotes from a full retreat and the "Why won't Serena let herself be loved?" stage. » 6/18/13 4:37pm 6/18/13 4:37pm

Lou Piniella Made A Super-Awkward Reference To Rape During Today's…

So the Toronto Blue Jays took a lot of talent from the Miami Marlins during the last MLB offseason. One could probably find lots of words to describe the trade effectively. "Raided." "Pillaged." "Ravaged." "Pilfered." "Devastated." "Looted." "Purloined." One would probably not want to say "raped." YES Network color analyst Lou… » 3/20/13 5:40pm 3/20/13 5:40pm

Andray Blatche Played Pretty Well In His Second Game Since Allegedly…

Here are three Andray Blatche-related headlines since Tuesday, January 8, when news broke that Blatche had somehow been involved in an alleged rape—if in no other way, then by having rented the room in which the alleged rape took place: "Andray Blatche 'not worried at all,'" from ESPN, "Blatche Focuses on Job as Inquiry… » 1/12/13 9:50am 1/12/13 9:50am

Steelers Safety Ryan Clark Made A Good Point About Hypocritical…

If there's one thing we learned while sifting through the assorted vitriolic, typo-ridden responses to the Why Your Team Sucks series, it's that many fans have no perspective when it comes to their favorite teams and players. Morals go out the window ("He basically paid his debt to society!"), logical fallacies become… » 1/05/13 12:10pm 1/05/13 12:10pm

"She Is So Raped Right Now": Partygoer Jokes About The Steubenville…

The video above was released today by the hacktivist outfit KnightSec, which has been leading the digital crusade in response to the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl at the hands of two Steubenville (Ohio) High School football players. In the video, Michael Nodianos, a former Steubenville High student and baseball… » 1/02/13 2:00pm 1/02/13 2:00pm