Posts tagged Baylor University athletics
More than 10 years ago, Baylor — a small, private Baptist university in the middle of Texas — found itself at the epicenter of scandal when one basketball player murdered a teammate.
This involved guns, drugs, lies, a coach covering up details, and ultimately, the NCAA sanctioning the Bears with some of the harshest penalties of that time.
Fast-forward to this week when Baylor announced it would suspend with the intention of firing it’s $6 million, ultra-successful head football coach Art Briles in the wake of an investigation of countless sexual assaults involving players in his program.
For years, numerous players at Baylor have been accused of sexually assaulting women while their team was winning games and becoming not just a powerhouse in the Big 12, but a consistent contender for the College Football More >