Florida State Just Taking A Stroll In Front Of Joe's Crab Shack

We've given Florida State its share of grief today, but it's important to remember that not all scandals are created equal. There are felonies, and there are misdemeanors (though college football coverage often swirls those two together like mixers in a glass). There are the ones that make you say, "Oh my God, that's… » 10/29/14 6:14pm Wednesday 6:14pm

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

Meet The Nearly Naked Calendar Boys Of Ohio State's Band

Back in July, Ohio State fired its band director after it discovered a raunchy band culture that included fake orgasms, explicit songs, and nicknames like "Pat Fenis." Now former band director Jonathan Waters has sued Ohio State. The university recently answered in court and, as part of the court filings, mention… » 10/23/14 1:20pm 10/23/14 1:20pm

Treon Harris To Cops: "So Is This Going To Be On ESPN And Stuff?"

The University of Florida dumped a bunch of documents today, this time lightly redacted, about the investigation into the sexual battery allegation against freshman quarterback Treon Harris. The case was closed with no charges filed, and Harris will start the Gators' next game. The records include a transcript of… » 10/22/14 5:50pm 10/22/14 5:50pm

Ex-NFL Wives: We Felt Pressure To Keep Quiet About Domestic Violence

Two former NFL wives talked to the Washington Post about why they stayed in abusive relationships, and both describe in the story published Friday how the league, the union, coaches, and even cops encouraged them to stay silent. They say not to expect the newfound focus on domestic violence to make a meaningful… » 10/20/14 1:58pm 10/20/14 1:58pm

Lululemon's Buffalo Store Taunts Fans With "Wide Right/No Goal"

Being a Buffalo sports fan can be pretty depressing. The Bills are, at best, mediocre and remain the only franchise to lose four Super Bowls in a row while winning zero. The Sabres offer little relief, having also won zero championships and promising to be one of the worst teams in the NHL this season. Buffalonians… » 10/15/14 3:30pm 10/15/14 3:30pm

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

Cops: Shelby Asked For A Z-Pak After He "Fucked A Hooker At The Club"

Despite being tased three times by police, Miami Dolphins DE Derrick Shelby was chatting away at the hospital about his night, including the hooker he "raw dogged," according to additional police reports released today. » 10/10/14 5:02pm 10/10/14 5:02pm

Treon Harris's Lawyer: Whatever Happened, The Accuser Is To Blame

Treon Harris's lawyer released a statement today, and it's the standard defense lawyer drivel you'd expect from a guy who's a go-to wrangler for football players in trouble. His client, the University of Florida's freshman quarterback, is being investigated by university police in connection with an alleged sexual… » 10/09/14 1:10pm 10/09/14 1:10pm

They had to release something because state law says incident reports are public record. Because of the right to redact, a lot of times reporters never ask for them and wait for an arrest affidavit or search warrant or anything else that's more likely to give details. But in high-profile stuff like this, people will… » 10/08/14 6:32pm 10/08/14 6:32pm