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No More Band-Aids for Gaping Wounds – Baylor as a Warning to Collegiate Sports

At some point, as Title IX lawsuits are accumulating at Baylor University, the public becomes aware, and shock and horror prevail. The most recent filing alleged 52 rapes in a four year period from 2011 to 2014. Asserting a “show ‘em a good time” approach to football recruiting, Kendal Briles, former Head Coach Art Briles’ son and now the offensive coordinator at Florida Atlantic University was reported in the suit to have asked a student athlete, “Do you like white women? Because we have a lot of them at Baylor and they love football players.” Though not yet corroborated, the allegations are so numerous, that they reach incredulous proportions.

Dec 31

News Blitz 12/31/16

Concussion Discussion: The NFL will finally have to undergo discovery regarding its knowledge of concussions. On Twitter, Daniel Wallach broke the news of a New York Appellate Court’s denial of the NFL’s motion to halt discovery. Fifty depositions per side can now proceed, and are scheduled to take place between April 2017 and March 2018. …

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How the Derrick Rose Trial Mirrors Society’s Conceptions of Rape

Rape, or sexual assault is a crime that invokes nearly unilateral outrage in society, but it is one of the most misunderstood and difficult offenses to successfully prosecute. Using forced vaginal, oral, or anal intercourse as a definition of rape, it is estimated to affect[1] one out of every five to six American women.

Nov 22

The Blitz 11/22/16

Concussions & CTE: News: 38 ex-NFL players sue NFL, 32 teams attempting to force the NFL to recognize “living-CTE.” PDF of lawsuit: https://t.co/nYJ6IcKuVz pic.twitter.com/5HTiEOmIvJ — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) November 22, 2016 Names of the 38 ex-NFL players suing the NFL in new CTE lawsuit: pic.twitter.com/WbRjxaD6Qu — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) November 22, 2016 Plaintiffs in new …

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