NFL Player Kendricks Prosecuted for Securities Fraud

Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks was indicted by the federal government on insider trading charges Wednesday morning. Kendricks and a former associate — “Black-ish” TV writer Damilare Sonoiki — were each charged with one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and one count of securities fraud. Kendricks, who spent the first six seasons of…

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…

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…

Former Ohio State Football Player Charged With Rape and Kidnapping

A former Ohio State football player faces charges of rape and kidnapping after he was arrested by Columbus police earlier this month.  According to the Columbus Dispatch: “Bri’onte R. Dunn, 24, of Alliance, who played for the Buckeyes from 2012 to 2015 as a backup running back, faces charges from an Aug. 20 incident on…

Redskin Player’s Home Robbed During Game With the Raiders

According to the Washington Post, “Washington Redskins player Trent Williams’s home was robbed of some expensive jewelry while the team was playing a Sunday night game against the Oakland Raiders — and his family was home, according to people familiar with the incident. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office declined to identify who lived in the…

Pitino and Louisville AD Reportedly Fired Due to Bribery Scandal

Multiple media outlets are reporting that Rick Pitino has been fired as the head coach at the University of Louisville.  According to the Washington Post: “Rick Pitino survived the tawdriest of scandals during his tenure as coach of the Louisville men’s basketball team, first a 2009 extortion attempt during which he admitted to having sexual…

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…

Former Clemson Basketball Player Charged In Bribery Scheme

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A former Clemson basketball player is among 10 people, including four coaches, arrested on charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, according to Joe Galbraith, Clemson’s Assistant Athletic Director for Communications and court papers. Merl Code, an Adidas employee, is accused of working alongside Jim Gatto, the head of sports marketing at…