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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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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Professional Athletes Convicted Of Crimes

The knowledge is inconclusive. The most up-to-date yr for which the Bureau of Justice Statistics has complete arrest information is 2010. That 12 months, according to the Union-Tribune database, 8 NFL players had been charged with intimate violence crimes, which equates to 4.7 players out of 1000. (The numbers are comparable for 2006, 2007, 2008, […]

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