Online Broadband Guide
Online Broadband Guide


Baylor Lawsuit Alleges 52 Rapes By Football Players In Four Years

A former Baylor University student filed a lawsuit against the school Friday for negligence and Title IX violations after she alleged two football players raped her in 2013, according to the Dallas Morning News' Sarah Mervosh. Lawyers for the Virginia woman - Elizabeth Doe in the lawsuit - claim to have uncovered evidence of far more sex crimes committed by Baylor players as the program rose to national prominence from 2011 to 2014. A student athletic trainer also accused Chatman of raping her; she was reassigned to a female team and her tuition was waived in exchange for signing an NDA.

The lawsuit claims that an entire series of sexual abuse has taken place within the Baylor program.

Beyond the specific rape allegations levied against Armstead and Chatman, the suit alleges Baylor promoted a culture that "used sex to sell" the program to high school players who were considering committing to the university. The anonymous woman's lawsuit claims two football players raped her after a party on April 18, 2013.

When the door opened, the roommate's boyfriend saw Doe partially unclothed on the floor, said "she is not fine", and told Armstead and Chatman he was calling 911, the lawsuit states. Both players had previously been named in police reports about rape on that date.

According to the lawsuit, campus officials didn't investigate her case until 2015.

Then-Baylor coach Art Briles was sacked last May after an investigation into the sexual assault scandal involving football players.

An internal investigation previous year found that the football program operated as if it was "above the rules" and that assistant coaches and staff interfered or stifled investigations into alleged assaults by players.

Doe says some "Bruins" hostesses also had sex with players after they made the team. Matt Rhule was hired as Baylor's football coach on December 7, leading to staff changes and Bennett leaving Baylor on good terms, per Rhoades' letter. The other had transferred. Art wasn't involved in anything like that, ' Cannon said.

Some have moved to new jobs, including Briles' son and former offensive coordinator, Kendal Briles to Florida Atlantic, and defensive coordinator Phil Bennett to Arizona State.

follow

editors' picks

January 30, 2017
Plan for California to secede from the United States picking up steam
The United States fought the Civil War from 1861 to 1865 after eleven Southern states attempted to secede from the union. Despite legal hurdles, there have been previous attempts by some states to secede from the United States.

January 29, 2017
Arsene Wenger's regret: "I should have shut up completely'"
Jose Mourinho intends to keep a close watch on how the Football Association deal with the misconduct charge facing Arsene Wenger . Wenger had apologised immediately after the 2-1 win when speaking to the media and also discussed the incident in midweek.

January 29, 2017
Kenya, al-Shabab each claims to kill scores
Friday's attack comes two days after al-Shabaab attacked a hotel in Mogadishu, claiming 14 lives and injuring 51 people. The group also claimed to have taken over the base, run by the African Union Mission In Somalia (AMISOM).

January 28, 2017
American Airlines earns $2.7 billion 2016 net profit
American's 2016 revenue was $40.2 billion, down 2% year-over-year, while expenses were essentially flat at $34.9 billion. We are impressed by the company's efforts to reward shareholders through stock repurchases and dividend payments.

January 28, 2017
Fiat Chrysler's hourly UAW employees to get $5000 in 2016 profit sharing
The company's last traded volume of 13.79 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 13.32 million shares. A gap is a change in price levels of a stock between the close of one session and the opening of the next one.

January 28, 2017
Maxim Group Reiterated VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW) As 'Hold'
The stock has recently been recorded at 2.16% away from the 52 week high and 102.01% away from the 52 week low. VMware, Inc .is a provider of virtualization infrastructure solutions and cloud infrastructure solutions.

January 26, 2017
Federal Judge Blocks $37 Billion Merger Of Aetna & Humana
In a note to clients, Ana Gupte of Leerink Partners said Cigna would be the "most likely" bidder for Humana , followed by Anthem . A federal just has ruled against the proposed acquisition of the health insurance company Humana by its larger rival, Aetna .

January 26, 2017
Is Apple trying to imbibe its footprints in India?
The company has sought the duty waivers for its suppliers, citing the inverted duty structure as a reason for the request. Currently, there is the Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme to promote manufacturing of electronic items in India.

January 23, 2017
On 'SNL' even Putin makes fun of Trump's Inauguration crowds
It quickly broke into song as the Trump advisor revealed she is of a similar celebrity status as Trump himself. Trump now is - and just how much some people around the world disagree with the tone he's already set.

January 22, 2017
Trump inauguration: Melania, Ivanka and Tiffany Trump SPARKLE in designer ball gowns
As an accomplished master of Instagram , Ivanka has demonstrated she understands the value of curating her public face. However, it is unclear what her exact role is, but unofficially, she will be the President's most trusted consultant.