Scandals and Crime

Natasha Howard is one of two WNBA players that have been accused of domestic violence. (Image: Getty)

Domestic Violence Allegations Affect Two WNBA players

Two recent allegations of WNBA players involved in domestic violence incidents has resulted in one 10-game suspension, and looming disciplinary action. Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams and Natasha Howard of the Seattle Storm were the two players involved. Williams received the 10-game suspension for a dispute with an ex-girlfriend. […]

Former USC assistant basketball coach Tony Bland was one of three that were sentenced this week for their part in a college basketball bribery scandal. (Image: AP)

Three College Basketball Assistant Coaches Sentenced in Bribery Scandal

Three assistant college basketball coaches that were ensnared in a 2017 FBI bribery scandal were sentenced this week. Former USC coach Tony Bland, former Arizona coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson, and former Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina coach Lamont Evans all learned their fate. The coaches had accepted […]

Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu is reportedly the victim of an extortion attempt by a member of his family. (Image: Courtesy of Kansas City Chiefs)

Kansas City’s Tyrann Mathieu Possible Extortion Target by Cousin

A cousin of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu has been charged in an alleged extortion plot on the NFL player. The accused, Geourvon Sears, and his family countered, saying that the former LSU standout had put a bounty out on Sears, and threatened other members of his family. Sears […]

LSU head basketball coach Will Wade was reinstated by the university after being suspended for more than a month. (Image: Getty)

LSU Basketball Coach Will Wade Reinstated, but for How Long?

After more than a month away from LSU, the university reinstated head basketball coach Will Wade on Monday. The second-year coach had been suspended by athletic director Joe Alleva since March 8 for not answering questions regarding any possible involvement with his relationship with runner-agent Christian Dawkins. Dawkins is one […]

Conor McGregor is reportedly the subject of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault in Ireland. (Image: Julio Cortez/AP)

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Alleged Sexual Assault in Ireland

The New York Times reported on Tuesday that UFC superstar Conor McGregor was facing an investigation for an alleged sexual assault in Dublin, Ireland. That report came less than a day after McGregor announced his retirement from mixed martial arts in a Twitter post. Police Won’t Confirm McGregor’s Involvement According […]

Robert Kraft has been charged in a police sting of a massage parlor for soliciting, and so far has refused to accept a plea deal. (Image: Getty)

Patriots’ Owner Robert Kraft Allegedly Refuses Plea Deal

New England Patriots’ owner Robert Kraft is apparently determined to fight his arrest for soliciting a prostitute on two separate occasions at a Florida massage parlor in January. Sources have said he is turning down a plea agreement offered by prosecutors. Kraft was one of 100 men arrested in a […]

Enes Kanter isn’t going to London with the Knicks, saying he fears for his safety in Europe while Turkish authorities want him arrested. (Image: David Zalubowski/AP)

Turkey Seeks International Arrest Warrant for Knicks Center Enes Kanter

Turkish prosecutors are accusing New York Knicks center Enes Kanter of being a member of a terror organization, and are seeking an international warrant for his arrest. According to Turkish newspaper the Daily Sabah, the Istanbul chief prosecutor’s office has prepared an extradition request for Kanter, saying that he is […]

Italian Daniele Bracciali, who was ranked as high as 49th, was banned for life last year for fixing tennis matches. (Image: Keystone)

Crime Ring Busted by Spanish Police in Tennis Match Fixing Scheme

The sport of tennis received another serious charge of match fixing, the second scandal in as many years. Spanish police said 83 people were indicted, including 28 professional players, in a scheme that was run by an Armenian crime gang. The ring bribed lower level tennis players to fix matches, […]

Charles Oakley (center) pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge that allowed him to avoid jail time after a cheating incident at the Cosmopolitan. (Image: Sporting News)

Charles Oakley Pleads No Contest in Cosmopolitan Casino Cheating Case

Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct, a move his lawyers say will fully resolve the casino cheating accusations leveled against him by the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Oakley was arrested by Nevada Gaming Control Board agents on July 8 […]

NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France is taking an indefinite leave of absence from his post after an arrest on a DWI charge in the Hamptons on Sunday. (Image: Getty)

NASCAR CEO Brian France Arrested for DWI, Takes Indefinite Leave of Absence

NASCAR CEO and chairman Brian France was arrested on Sunday on charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a controlled substance. According to the Sag Harbor Village Police Department, located on Long Island in New York, France was arrested at 7:30 pm on Sunday, then held overnight […]

Sports Stars, Squads See Share of Scandals in 2017

The world of sports saw a fair amount of controversies in 2017 and two of them had the potential to damage the organizations that oversee them. The NCAA had to confront the dirty little secret that has been known to those in the sports for years in regards to recruiting. […]