Title IX

Former wrestlers sue Ohio State over team doctor, alleging he was a 'prolific sexual predator'

Four former wrestlers say in a lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about a now-dead team doctor and failed to stop his “rampant sexual misconduct” that went on nearly two decades.<p>The lawsuit describes Richard Strauss, who killed himself years after retiring from …

Ohio State University

Baylor’s Rhule able to focus more on football in 2nd season

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Matt Rhule feels like he has a completely different job going into his second season as Baylor’s coach.<p>More of his focus can now …

College Football

Don't blame Bill Beekman for being Michigan State's easy choice

Michigan State interim president John Engler did exactly what he said he wouldn't do Monday when he hired an insider for an outsider's job.<p>Or at …

Detroit

Hawaii governor signs law protecting LGBTQ students under Title IX

Hawaii State Capitol – Photo: Gillfoto, via Wikimedia.<p>Earlier this month, Hawaii Gov. David Ige (D) signed a law that provides additional protections …

LGBTQI

Be More. PBS.

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Film Festivals

Wednesday: Universities grapple with increased attention to Title IX concerns

<i>This interview will be on "St. Louis on the Air" at noon on Wednesday; this story will be updated after the show. You can</i> <i>listen live</i><i>.</i><p>Last week, …

Higher Education

Valentin Named NCAA woman of the Year Nominee

<b>INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (EMUEagles.com)</b> - Eastern Michigan University gymnastics alumnus Kendall Valentinwas selected as a nominee for the 2018 NCAA Woman …

College & University

Also in today’s roundup, Dagny Brynjarsdottir signs contract in Iceland, and Barcelona Women are making an appearance in LA Phil Murphy, Governor of New Jersey, on his love for soccer and the richness of its diversity https://t.co/t4imycMgQN @MikeWoitalla pic.twitter.com/hYX2oTAPYl — SoccerAmerica (@socceramerica) July 14, 2018 In congruence with ongoing controversy surrounding the managing of Sky […]

<i>Also in today’s roundup, Dagny Brynjarsdottir signs contract in Iceland, and Barcelona Women are making an appearance in LA</i><p>Phil Murphy, Governor of …

Women's Soccer

5 Times Reebok Made an Impact on Pop Culture

Reebok has positioned itself at the center of sports and culture throughout its history, creating classic footwear for the ages. Here, FN chronicles …

Shoes

Harvard Students Must Take Title IX Training Before Registering For Class

2:29 PM 07/16/2018<p>Students at Harvard University must take an online Title IX training before being allowed to register for courses.<p>Harvard faculty …

Conservative View

Bowlsby has reasons to feel bullish about Big 12 Conference

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Bob Bowlsby never bought into the negative perceptions some have about the Big 12, and these days the commissioner has plenty of …

College Sports

Women in Sports Leadership | 2018 Film Festival | PBS Online Film Festival

About the Film<p>While there is an explosion of women participating in athletics today, a shockingly small number of them are coached by women.Prior to …

Film Festivals

Texas reportedly wanted Baylor out of the Big 12 in 2016

In 2016, at the height of the ongoing sexual assault scandal engulfing the Baylor Bears football program and entire university, Texas Longhorns …

College Football

Cal announces $30M plans to improve softball, beach volleyball facilities

In an effort to provide existing women’s teams at Cal with facilities similar to those of their male counterparts, UC Berkeley will be constructing …

Student Journalism

Couch: Bill Beekman might be a good dude, but MSU is taking a risk in making him AD

EAST LANSING – Bill Beekman is anything but an inspiring hire as Michigan State’s athletic director.<p>He’s a deeply internal candidate from a school …

College Sports

I Am Evidence, directed by Trish Adlesic and Geeta Gandbhir; Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, edited by Roxane Gay; Querying Consent: Beyond Permission and Refusal, edited by Jordana Greenblatt and Keja Valens; all this can be yours, by Isobel O’Hare

Single Page<p>Discussed in this essay:<p><i>I Am Evidence,</i> directed by Trish Adlesic and Geeta Gandbhir. HBO, 2018. 86 minutes.<p><i>Not That Bad: Dispatches from</i> …

Los Angeles

BYU will appeal judge’s ruling that its police department should be subject to Utah’s open-records laws

Brigham Young University will appeal a judge’s ruling that its police department is a governmental entity that should have to comply with Utah’s …

Salt Lake City

Citing 'firmer' budget and sex abuse scandal, CPS to hire social workers, staff

As sexual abuse and special education scandals continue to loom over Chicago Public Schools, district CEO Janice Jackson committed to hire some 250 new social workers and case managers for the fast-approaching academic term.<p>The $26 million effort would give 78 schools at least one new special …

Chicago

Texas Tech quarterback race has head coach Kliff Kingsbury excited: 'It's a challenge and we're fired up'

5 of the biggest stories of Texas Tech's offseason, from off-the-field trouble to defensive promise<p>The Red Raiders also had a hush-hush quarterback …

College Football

UC regents to convene over nonresidents, lab management, independent auditor

The UC Board of Regents will convene at UCSF Mission Bay on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss nonresident students, management of the Los Alamos …

Higher Education

Is It Time to Make Sports Gender-Neutral? We Asked, You Answered

<i>Last week, we asked:</i> <b>Should all sports go gender-neutral?</b> <i>You answered, and here are your thoughts, edited for clarity.</i><p>Cami Kidder, Los Angeles<p>This …

Gender-Neutral

University of Minnesota further beclowns itself with proposed transgender sensitivity rules

Just because we don’t have the federal government pushing changes to Title IX rules regarding transgender policies anymore doesn’t mean that the …

Conservative View

Niyo: MSU sends muddled message with Beekman's permanent hiring

CLOSE<p>Michigan State president John Engler introduces Bill Beekman as permanent athletic director.<p><i>East Lansing —</i> Brian Mosallam knows what so many of …

Detroit

Revisiting The Age-Old 'Sex Talk' In The Age Of Hookups

Sex talk 2.0 is about being more present, listening more and talking more, writes Maribeth McKeon Sanabria.

Feminism

While Kavanaugh was a member, DKE flew under the radar

In the week since Brett Kavanaugh ’87 LAW ’90 was nominated to the Supreme Court, many Yale undergraduates have fixated on one eyebrow-raising aspect …

Student Journalism

Higher Education Notes: UNL’s Morrill Hall to again host Sunday with a Scientist events

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Morrill Hall again will be the place for Sunday with a Scientist, once this month and once in September.<p>The July …

Higher Education

Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

Updated:Saturday, July 14 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-07-14 18:22:16 GMT<p>Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in …

Tennis

UPON FURTHER REVIEW by Mike Pesca Read by Mike Pesca Shira Springer Peter Thomas Fornatale Jesse Eisenberg Ben Lindbergh and a Full Cast | Audiobook Review

Author Mike Pesca assembles a cadre of "what-if?" questions from the sports world. Malcolm Gladwell starts things often with a cerebral foreword, …

Jesse Eisenberg

Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University on Friday settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.<p>Terms of the settlement with the woman, identified in court papers only as Jane Doe, were …

Ken Starr

Baylor University settles Title IX lawsuit in which gang rape by up to 8 football players was alleged

A former Baylor volleyball player who said the school mishandled her complaint of having been gang-raped by up to eight Bears football players in …

College Sports