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Sportswriters Are Too Outraged By Kareem Hunt To Bother To Learn What Domestic Violence Is Sportswriters Are Too Outraged By Kareem Hunt To Bother To Learn What Domestic Violence Is

The video, once again, is brutal. In the recording from The Metropolitan at the 9 hotel in Cleveland, you can see Kareem Hunt shove and kick a 19-year-old woman. The day the video was published by TMZ, Hunt still was a running back with the Kansas City Chiefs. That night, he was cut. Nobody has signed Hunt yet, and…

Masin Elijé Is Still Talking About His Harassment Accusation Against Dwight Howard, But Almost No One Else Is Masin Elijé Is Still Talking About His Harassment Accusation Against Dwight Howard, But Almost No One Else Is

On Saturday night, Masin Elijé started a Twitter thread saying that he had dated Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard. Elijé also wrote that, after breaking up with Howard, he was harassed and threatened by both Howard and a man named Calvin who works for him.

Report: College Basketball Team Members Offered Woman Escort Work After She Reported They Sexually Assaulted Her Report: College Basketball Team Members Offered Woman Escort Work After She Reported They Sexually Assaulted Her

A freshman student at the University of North Texas reported last year to her resident assistant that she was sexually assaulted by members of the college basketball team, according to a recent report by WFAA-TV in Dallas. The RA reported it to campus authorities. Then, hours after the report was made by the RA, two…

It Didn't Go Well For The Lawyers Trying To Get A New Derrick Rose Trial It Didn't Go Well For The Lawyers Trying To Get A New Derrick Rose Trial

LOS ANGELES — A three-judge panel heard arguments Friday for and against vacating a jury’s decision to find Derrick Rose and two of his friends not liable in a 2016 civil rape trial. A woman, going by Jane Doe, sued Rose as well as his friends Ryan Allen and Randall Hampton in federal court, saying they gang raped her…

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Deadspin Up All Night: Always Remember Us This Way Deadspin Up All Night: Always Remember Us This Way

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Suit: Ex-MSU Staffer Says He Didn't Try Covering Up Sexual Assault, Was "Mentoring Student Athletes"  Suit: Ex-MSU Staffer Says He Didn't Try Covering Up Sexual Assault, Was "Mentoring Student Athletes" 

A former Michigan State football employee whose contract wasn’t renewed after police said he investigated a sexual assault complaint made against several football players without reporting it is suing the university. In his lawsuit, filed on Monday, Curtis Blackwell says that Michigan State ended his contract because…

SafeSport, The Government's Attempt To Combat Athlete Abuse, Can't Use Its Grant Money To Investigate Athlete Abuse SafeSport, The Government's Attempt To Combat Athlete Abuse, Can't Use Its Grant Money To Investigate Athlete Abuse

The Associated Press reported yesterday that a federal grant designed to pay for SafeSport, the national organization created to combat abuse of athletes, won’t be usable for one of SafeSport’s biggest needs—hiring more investigators to handle incoming reports of abuse.

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Dr. Z's Lesser-Known Book Was One Of The Truest Things About Football Ever Written Dr. Z's Lesser-Known Book Was One Of The Truest Things About Football Ever Written

Longtime football writer Paul Zimmerman, better known as Dr. Z, died today at age 86, his former colleague Peter King announced. Zimmerman hadn’t written for years due to a series of strokes, but for a time he was one of the best football writers out there and worth remembering today. Here’s what I wrote for The…

Bucks Owner Wes Edens Is Being Subpoenaed In The Wall Street Sex Dungeon Lawsuit [Update] Bucks Owner Wes Edens Is Being Subpoenaed In The Wall Street Sex Dungeon Lawsuit [Update]

In two separate civil suits, multiple women say that Wall Street portfolio manager Howard Rubin—infamous for his role in Merrill Lynch losing $275 million dollars in one quarter in 1987, later documented in the bestselling book Liar’s Poker—paid people to lure them to a Manhattan penthouse, where he bound them, beat…

Police: Ex-Boyfriend Shot Dead Utah Track Athlete, Then Killed Himself Police: Ex-Boyfriend Shot Dead Utah Track Athlete, Then Killed Himself

University of Utah track and field athlete Lauren McCluskey was found shot dead Monday night in the backseat of a vehicle outside a campus dormitory, according to university police. The suspected shooter was 37-year-old Melvin Rowland, a man McCluskey’s family said she had recently stopped dating. Rowland’s body was…

Sue Paterno Endorses Candidate Who Got Penn State Its Wins Back Sue Paterno Endorses Candidate Who Got Penn State Its Wins Back

Before someone tries convincing you that America’s relationship with college football is healthy, normal, and totally fine, remember this campaign video. Pennsylvania State Sen. Jake Corman is up for re-election this year; the Republican has been in the Commonwealth’s Senate since 1999, when he ran for the seat his…

SafeSport Bans Swimming Coach Sean Hutchison For Sexual Abuse SafeSport Bans Swimming Coach Sean Hutchison For Sexual Abuse

The U.S. Center for SafeSport banned swimming coach Sean Hutchison on Friday for what its documents called a violation of policies by “digitally penetrating a minor, receiving oral contact from a minor, and engaging in sexual intercourse all with an athlete whom he coached.” That swimmer is Ariana Kukors-Smith, who…

Deadspin Up All Night: I'm Not Ready To Make Nice Deadspin Up All Night: I'm Not Ready To Make Nice

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Melisa Reidy-Russell Overcame Baseball's Bureaucracy And Took Control Of Her Own Story Melisa Reidy-Russell Overcame Baseball's Bureaucracy And Took Control Of Her Own Story

Late Wednesday, a day after the Chicago Cubs had been eliminated from the playoffs, Major League Baseball announced that it was suspending Addison Russell for 40 games for “violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violent, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy.” Russell will also be required to “participate in…

Another Empty Congressional Hearing About Sexual Abuse In Sports Came And Went  Another Empty Congressional Hearing About Sexual Abuse In Sports Came And Went 

With many of the cameras and reporters gone, the fourth Senate hearing about sexual abuse in Olympic sports took on a different tone. There was no yelling. There was no demanding of answers. CEOs of the organizations that oversee Olympic sports had a few chuckles. The grandstanding was gone, just the empty gestures of…

Second Lawsuit Says USA Diving Ignored Ongoing Sexual Abuse By A Coach Second Lawsuit Says USA Diving Ignored Ongoing Sexual Abuse By A Coach

Another lawsuit was filed earlier this week against USA Diving, saying the organization ignored repeated reports by multiple divers of ongoing sexual abuse by a coach. The lawsuit, filed in federal court, also names an Indiana club known as RipFest Diving, the man who oversaw that club, former Olympic diving coach…

Addison Russell's Ex-Wife Says She Will Cooperate With MLB's Abuse Investigation Addison Russell's Ex-Wife Says She Will Cooperate With MLB's Abuse Investigation

Melisa Reidy-Russell, ex-wife of Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell, said in an interview with ESPN’s Jesse Rogers that she will cooperate with MLB’s domestic violence investigation of her ex-husband now that their divorce is finalized. The divorce became official at the end of August, and earlier this month …

Brett Kavanaugh and the Myth That Sports Build Better Men Brett Kavanaugh and the Myth That Sports Build Better Men

Brett Kavanaugh needed to project a certain type of masculinity on Thursday, so he talked about sports. He was captain of his high school varsity basketball team. He played football too, offense and defense. He lifted weights. He ran track. He supported other women playing sports. He’s coached his daughter’s youth…

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