Matthew Belardine, a former volunteer football coach at Steubenville (Ohio) High School, was found guilty on Tuesday for offenses related to the rape of a 16-year-old girl in 2012.
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April 22, 2014
April 04, 2014
Later this month, a former Steubenville (Ohio) High School volunteer football coach is expected to enter a guilty plea for his connection with the highly publicized rape case.
March 25, 2014
A Los Angeles jury last week found football-helmet maker Riddell not responsible for a head injury suffered by a former student-athlete while wearing one of the company's helmets.
March 19, 2014
A new class-action lawsuit against the NCAA argues that capping student-athlete compensation at the value of a scholarship constitutes an antitrust violation.
February 27, 2014
A federal appeals court has struck down an Indiana school district's policy requiring short hair for boys on the basketball team, ruling that the lack of a similar policy for girls'-team basketball players results in illegal sex discrimination.
January 07, 2014
One of the two former Ohio high school football players convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl was released from a juvenile detention facility less than a year after his sentencing.
October 25, 2013
A Minn. high school student-athlete who was indefinitely suspended from sports after tweeting about "drilling" his teammates will be allowed to wrestle this season.
October 16, 2013
A seven-month investigation into an alleged sexual assault by a high school football player in a small Missouri town has set the internet ablaze.
October 08, 2013
An Ohio grand jury handed out its first indictment of a school district employee for alleged crimes committed in relation to the Steubenville rape case.
September 03, 2013
The three Somerville High School juniors allegedly entered a freshman cabin and sexually assaulted three victims.