Sexual Misconduct, Violation of Title IX Sidelines OU Starting Linebacker for 1 Year

Source:  GUERIN EMIG/Tulsa World NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma suspended linebacker Frank Shannon for a year as the result of an on-campus Title IX sexual misconduct allegation process that concluded June 18, according to a statement released by OU President David Boren on Monday. That has not, however, prevented Shannon from taking part in team activities during the Sooners’ …

Ex-NFL Players Appealing $765M Concussion Deal’s Approval

Source: Associated Press via Fox Business New PHILADELPHIA –  Seven former professional football players are challenging a tentative class action settlement of NFL concussion claims. Their appeal echoes their previous complaints some players won’t be fairly compensated under the settlement, which would cover nearly 20,000 retired players for 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody has granted preliminary approval …