When pro athletes are accused of abuse, how often does punishment follow?

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext SlideBuy Photo Nashville Predators Austin Watson appears in the Williamson County General Sessions Court with his attorney Mark Puryear III Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn. Watson is accused of a misdemeanor domestic assault charge.(Photo: Mark Zaleski/ For the Tennessean)Buy Photo When the NHL suspended Predators forward […]

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California Youth Water Polo Coach Charged in Sexual Abuse of Players – Swimming World News

Bahram Hojreh. Photo Courtesy: Rose Palmisano, Orange County Register/SCNG By Michael Randazzo, Swimming World Contributor Multiple news outlets in the Los Angeles area have reported that Bahram Hojreh, a prominent Southern California youth water polo coach, has been accused of sexually abusing seven of his female players in Los Alamitos, CA. Sean Emery and Dan […]

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Former student's lawsuit says Concordia University failed to protect athletes from sex abuse by baseball coach

A former student at Concordia University Chicago filed an updated civil lawsuit Thursday against the former head baseball coach and the school, a move that comes two months after the coach was convicted of criminal sexual assault. The new complaint accuses the university of negligence and failing to protect its student-athletes. Former Concordia head baseball […]

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Roberto Firmino will not be charged by FA for alleged racial abuse at Mason Holgate

“Roberto has co-operated fully with the process and shown a willingness to engage and assist throughout, with the only objective being to discover the truth of what happened.” The FA explained their decision in a detailed statement, but were eager not to question the integrity of Holgate’s complaint following their deliberations. “We are completely satisfied […]

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Arizona officials not charges in HS abuse

PHOENIX (AP) _ Three metro Phoenix high school officials accused of failing to notify authorities of sexual and physical abuse of football players will not be charged with crimes because players who were victimized and their parents were among witnesses who declined to cooperate with investigators, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Three students were charged last […]

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