State College, PA – Former Penn State Football Player Sues Franklin, University, Ex-Teammate Over Hazing Allegations –

A former Penn State football player has filed a federal lawsuit alleging he was harassed and hazed by other team members and subjected to retaliation by the coaching staff after reporting the conduct. Attorney Steven Marino filed the lawsuit on Monday in U.S. Middle District Court of Pennsylvania on behalf of former Nittany Lion defensive back […]

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Augustana University football, baseball player charged with burglary, assault

CLOSE An Augustana University football and baseball player was arrested early Saturday on several charges, including first-degree burglary. According to jail records, Peyton Zabel was booked into the Minnehaha County Jail at about 6 a.m. Saturday and was charged with first-degree burglary, disorderly conduct and underage possession of alcohol. Those charges were later amended to four […]

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Man charged in wreck that killed former University of Oregon football player Fotu Leiato is released from jail

A 22-year-old man charged with causing a drunken-driving crash that killed former University of Oregon football player Fotu Leiato has been released from jail. Court officials said Pedro Chavarin Jr. left the Lane County Jail on Friday, after a judge reduced his bail from $250,000 to $100,000. Conditions of Chavarin’s release were not made available […]

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Lehigh University football player charged with assault accepted into first-offender program

A Lehigh University football player charged with assaulting a fellow student, causing facial fractures, was accepted Wednesday into a first-offender program that will allow him to avoid a criminal record. Though 22-year-old Thomas Zuewsky was accused of aggravated assault, he was able to convince Northampton County prosecutors that he wasn’t the aggressor in the October […]

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