Art Briles - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Art Briles Lawsuit: Baylor football players recorded gang rapes AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a program that fostered sexual violence. A former Baylor volleyball player, identified as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, alleges she was raped by four or more players after being taken from a ... Wed, 17 May 2017 18:06:00 GMT 2017-05-17T18:06:00Z Former Baylor assistant drops lawsuit, moves to arbitration AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Baylor University assistant athletic director is dropping his lawsuit against the school and several regents and will pursue his claims in arbitration, his lawyer indicated Thursday. Colin Shillinglaw's lawyer, Gaines West, informed the Dallas civil trial court of the move but vowed to continue to try to prove Shillinglaw's c... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 21:47:00 GMT 2017-04-06T21:47:00Z Baylor scandal inspires raft of Texas campus assault bills AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers are pushing for tougher sexual assault reporting requirements on college campuses in response to the ongoing investigations into Baylor University's handling of sexual assault allegations involving its football program. The Legislature convenes every other year and is in session for the first time since the Baylor scan... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:17:00 GMT 2017-04-05T19:17:00Z Briles says he didn't cover up sexual assaults at Baylor AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Breaking months of public silence, former Baylor coach Art Briles said Thursday he could no longer "remain silent" and insisted he did not cover up sexual violence by his players or try to obstruct any investigations tied to the assault scandal at the nation's largest Baptist university. Briles released a one-page letter defending him... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 23:12:00 GMT 2017-03-02T23:12:00Z Texas Rangers to investigate Baylor handling of sex assaults AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' top law enforcement agency has opened a preliminary investigation into Baylor University and how it handled reports of sexual and physical assault over several years. The Texas Rangers confirmed Wednesday they are working with the McLennan County prosecutor's office to "determine if further action is warranted." Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:37:00 GMT 2017-03-02T00:37:00Z Baylor suspends football player hit with protective order Baylor safety Travon Blanchard has been suspended after the school was notified that a woman's request for a protective order against him had been granted by a court. The Baylor athletic department released a statement Tuesday, saying it was aware of the complaint made against Blanchard through the McLennan County District Attorney's Office. ... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 02:22:00 GMT 2017-03-01T02:22:00Z Pick 6: Rhule, Herman among new coaches facing scrutiny Setting expectations for Baylor in Year One under coach Matt Rhule is complicated. Baylor is still navigating the fallout of a scandal that led to the firing of coach Art Briles and the departures of an athletic director and school president. There is at least a possibility NCAA sanctions could follow. The Bears are coming off a trouble... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:38:00 GMT 2017-02-15T07:38:00Z Big 12 to withhold 25 percent of revenue share from Baylor The Big 12 Conference said Wednesday it will withhold millions of dollars in revenue from Baylor until an outside review determines the university and athletic department are complying with Title IX guidelines and other regulations in the wake of a campus sexual assault scandal. The league said it would withhold 25 percent of future revenue distribution p... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 21:28:00 GMT 2017-02-08T21:28:00Z Baylor assistant fired; charged with soliciting prostitute WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University fired a newly hired assistant strength and conditioning coach after he was arrested on a prostitution solicitation charge, the latest legal development at a school wracked a by a sexual assault scandal. Brandon Washington was fired Saturday after school officials learned he had been arrested earlier in the day on a mis... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 20:31:00 GMT 2017-02-07T20:31:00Z Now attention turns to 2017 NFL offseason, draft The New England Patriots have some more catching up to do. Bill Belichick hardly took time to relish the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history when he declared "in all honesty, we're five weeks behind in the 2017 season to most teams in this league." After overcoming a 25-point deficit to win their fifth title, the Patriots will pick ... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:17:00 GMT 2017-02-07T07:17:00Z Court filing details former Baylor football coach's conduct WACO, Texas (AP) — A new court filing detailed allegations that former Baylor University football coach Art Briles ignored sexual assaults by players, failed to alert university officials or discipline athletes and allowed them to continue playing. The filing is in response to a lawsuit against Baylor and several officials including interim President Davi... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:32:00 GMT 2017-02-03T15:32:00Z Attorneys: Briles drops libel suit against Baylor officials WACO, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor football coach Art Briles has dropped the defamation lawsuit filed against four university officials he accused of making false statements against him, according to attorneys in the case. Briles in December sued the three regents and a university vice president for libel and slander, claiming they falsely stated that he kn... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:07:00 GMT 2017-02-02T17:07:00Z Some Baylor assistants finding jobs and mixed reactions AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor coach Art Briles conceded months ago that the sexual assault scandal that led to his firing likely ended his career. That's not the case for some of his former assistants, including his son. At least three former assistants and staff members from last season have new jobs, while others are still lookin... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 07:27:00 GMT 2017-01-31T07:27:00Z New lawsuit against Baylor alleges 52 rapes in 4 years WACO, Texas (AP) — A former Baylor University student who says she was raped by two football players filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the school that alleges there were dozens more assaults of women involving other players. The lawsuit by the student, who is listed in the documents only as "Elizabeth Doe," alleges at least 52 rapes by more than 30 f... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:34:00 GMT 2017-01-28T13:34:00Z Baylor is No. 1 in AP poll for 1st time, 'Nova falls to 3rd A decades-long Baylor fan got emotional with coach Scott Drew after the Bears won their last game to remain one of two undefeated teams in the country. The fan told Drew, "I thought we could go to a Final Four, but I never thought I'd see the day when Baylor was ranked No. 1." That day came Monday, when the Bears (15-0) moved up a spot ... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:28:00 GMT 2017-01-09T23:28:00Z NCAA: Baylor penalized for football recruiting violations WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor has been fined $5,000 for NCAA football recruiting violations, the latest blow for a program trying to pick up the pieces from a sexual assault scandal and struggles on the field. The NCAA announced the punishment Wednesday after an investigation found that assistant football coaches violated NCAA rules in spring 2015. The penalt... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 19:47:00 GMT 2016-12-21T19:47:00Z 40 bowls in 17 days and reasons to watch every single one Doing its best to challenge the premise that there can never be enough college football, the bowl system gives fans 40 FBS games from Dec. 17 through Jan. 2 that include 17 teams with 6-6 records and two more that went 5-7. Too much, you say. Nonsense. Every game is special in its own way and for the third straight year we are here with a reason to watch ... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:13:00 GMT 2016-12-14T18:13:00Z Baylor Rhule: Bears introduce coach in campus celebration WACO, Texas (AP) — Matt Rhule views his new job at Baylor as a calling, and with the passion of a pastor delivered a message of moving forward with the Bears. The son of a minister and football coach, Rhule was formally introduced Wednesday as coach at the world's largest Baptist university, and a Big 12 Conference program that has dealt with the fallout of a scandal. ... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 02:15:00 GMT 2016-12-08T02:15:00Z Rhule facing big task as Baylor's coach after Temple success Matt Rhule is taking on a Texas-sized challenge at Baylor after leading Temple to unprecedented success. After consecutive 10-win seasons with a roster filled by kids from Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and a football life spent mostly near those areas, Rhule will be introduced on the Waco campus Wednesday as the new coach of a Big 12 Conference program hit hard by scandal and... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:47:00 GMT 2016-12-07T01:47:00Z BOWL STORIES: Finales, contrasts in style, coaching carousel The Alabama invitational, um, College Football Playoff is set, along with 38 other bowl games big and small. From coaching intrigue to record-setting runs there should be plenty of story lines to follow. THE PLAYOFF Top-ranked Alabama and Nick Saban are attempting to win an unprecedented fifth nati... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:38:00 GMT 2016-12-05T07:38:00Z Baylor's Jim Grobe has no plans to coach after this season Jim Grobe came out of semiretirement to help Baylor get through a tumultuous season. After that is done, he has no plans to coach again. Grobe said Monday that he told new Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades early in the season that he didn't want to be a candidate to be the full-time coach. That conversation came a month into the season when the Bears were still undefeate... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:11:00 GMT 2016-11-28T22:11:00Z No Texas football teams in AP poll for 1st time since 1997 College football in Texas has hit a low point not seen for nearly two decades. There were no teams from the state of Texas ranked in The Associated Press poll this week for the first time since Sept. 14, 1997. Depending how the bowl season goes, this could be a first of sorts for Texas college football in the 80-year history of the AP poll . ... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:53:00 GMT 2016-11-28T21:53:00Z Liberty names former Baylor AD McCaw new athletic director LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Ian McCaw, former athletic director at scandal-plagued Baylor, is the new athletic director at Liberty University. The school made the announcement on its web site Monday. McCaw replaces Jeff Barber, who resigned abruptly on Nov. 18. McCaw spent 13 years at Baylor, and the school won four national championships and... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:42:00 GMT 2016-11-28T21:42:00Z Baylor settles with 2 women who reported sexual assaults WACO, Texas (AP) — Two women who reported being gang-raped by Baylor University football players have reached a settlement with the school, which has been hammered by months of criticism that it ignored or mishandled assault claims for years. The settlement was announced Tuesday night in a joint statement by Baylor interim President David Garland and the ... Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:45:00 GMT 2016-11-23T17:45:00Z