Akron Basketball Player Suspended After Being Charged With Assaulting Teammate

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The University of Akron has suspended basketball player Khadim Gueye, apparently for fighting with a teammate in mid-December, following his Thursday arrest on a charge of assault, a first-degree misdemeanor. Gueye, a 7-foot, 245-pound sophomore transfer center from South Carolina, allegedly hit teammate Mark Kostelac, a 6-11, 250-pound sophomore, during a Dec.…

Kentucky Football Player Arrested for Drug Trafficking

A University of Kentucky football player was arrested early Thursday morning, May 24, in Lexington, Kentucky. Wildcats defensive back Marcus Walker was arrested on charges of trafficking marijuana and trafficking cocaine and possession of paraphernalia. Walker was booked into jail just before 6 a.m. Thursday. Walker had about five pounds of marijuana and an ounce…

Former UF Football Player Arrested for Home Invasion Robbery

A former University of Florida offensive lineman has been arrested for home invasion robbery. According to deputies, a resident inside knew Vincent Dimenna, 22 and let him and his girlfriend into the apartment at The Crossings of Santa Fe.  They then say Dimenna attacked one person inside. Another suspect then joined them and the three…

Former Lion and Stanford Cardinal Stanley Wilson Arrested Again in Oregon

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Former NFL player Stanley Wilson, who’s known for trying to break into homes naked, was arrested again May 23 in Beaverton, Oregon. This time police say he was trying to steal a vehicle from a Mercedes Benz dealership. Officers responded to the dealership on after learning 35-year-old Wilson was trying to steal a…

UGA Bulldog Tray Bishop Arrested for Felony Eavesdropping

ATHENS — A Georgia football player was arrested earlier this week on charges of felony eavesdropping/surveillance as a result of an incident that allegedly occurred last fall. Bishop Detravion “Tray” Bishop, a redshirt freshman defensive back from Dawson, Ga., was booked into Athens-Clarke County Jail at 12:25 p.m. on Wednesday and released less than an…

Big Baby Davis Arrested for Marijuana Charges

Police say former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel in February on drug possession and distribution charges.  WMAR-TV in Baltimore reports that Davis was arrested Feb. 7 at a Hampton Inn in Aberdeen.  According to court records, the hotel owner smelled marijuana coming from Davis’ room.  Aberdeen police Lt. William…

FAU Is Alleged to Have Falsely Reported Female Athletes to Comply With Title IX

To comply with Title IX, the federal law that mandates equal opportunities for men and women, the percentage of athletic opportunities for female athletes at a U.S. college must be roughly proportional to the percentage of female students at the school. This was a problem for Florida Atlantic University, which in 2016 found that women…

Subpoena Issued to Nike Youth Basketball League

UPI is reporting that a subpoena has been served on the Nike EYBL as part of the on-going investigation into bribery, fraud and corruption in college basketball.  According to the UPI: “Employees of Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League have been subpoenaed by FBI for furtherance of investigation,” attorney and Forbes contributor Darren Heinter tweeted on Wednesday,…

Former Pacer Chuck Person Arrested and Charged in Federal Bribery Case

Auburn assistant coach Chuck Person was suspended without pay, effective immediately, the university announced Tuesday afternoon. The suspension comes following Person’s arrest after facing six federal charges, including corruption, stemming from an FBI investigation into NCAA corruption. “This morning’s news is shocking,” the university said in a statement released Tuesday that was also posted to president Steven Leath’s…