Scandals and Crime

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 […]

Free agent cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was arrested after being accused of cheating at an Indiana casino on Wednesday. (Image: Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department)

Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones Arrested at Indiana Casino, Released on Bail After Pleading Not Guilty

Cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was arrested at the Rising Sun Casino in Indiana on Wednesday after an altercation with agents from the Indiana Gaming Commission. The charges against Jones include battery on a public safety official, cheating at gambling, attempted theft, resisting law enforcement, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication. Jones […]

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 […]

Hall of Fame College Basketball coach was fired by Louisville after he was caught up in the sport’s corruption and bribery scandal this year. (Image: Getty Images)

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. […]

Title Odds Might Drop on NCAA Basketball Teams Under FBI Investigation

Odds for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship could be affected by the news that the FBI had arrested four assistant coaches for bribery and corruption charges and placed three other programs under investigation. One online betting site Bovada had taken future odds off its website and more could follow suit. […]

Ryan Lochte Lied About Robbery, Brazil Law Enforcement Says

Ryan Lochte and Team USA Olympic swimmers James Feigen, Jack Conger, and Gunnar Bentz were not victims of a robbery but vandals at a gas station in Rio de Janeiro according to Brazilian police. At a press conference Thursday afternoon, Civil Police Chief Fernando Veloso said the story Lochte pushed […]