A federal magistrate has ordered Baylor University to stop trying to “hide the ball” and turn over documents to attorneys who represent 15 Jane Doe plaintiffs who allege they were sexually assaulted and that the school was indifferent to the assaults.
Allegations that a former chairman of the Baylor Board of Regents made racial slurs against black football players and inappropriate sexual remarks about female students at the university are unfounded, according to the results of a yearlong independent investigation.
The state’s top criminal appeals court agreed Wednesday to take another look at a rape case involving a former Baylor football player whose arrest provided the spark that ignited the sexual assault scandal that engulfed the school’s football program in 2016.
A District Executive Committee Wednesday reconfirmed the eligibility of two players who transferred from Colorado to Mount Vernon High School, where former Baylor head coach Art Briles is now coaching.
An appeals court has reversed the 2015 rape conviction of a former Baylor football player whose arrest provided the spark that ignited the sexual assault scandal that engulfed the school’s football program in 2016.
Baylor is rejecting claims by an attorney who represents 10 Jane Doe plaintiffs who allege they were sexually assaulted and that the school was indifferent to the assaults that the women are being subjected to questions during depositions that “belittle, harass, and further traumatize.”
Baylor says it will file a response next week to a claims by an attorney who represents 10 Jane Doe plaintiffs in sexual assault suits against the school that the women are being subjected to questions during depositions that “belittle, harass, and further traumatize.”
A suit filed by a former Baylor football recruit who says he was kicked off the team and wrongfully stripped of his scholarship, and left with no place to stay amid the school’s sexual assault scandal has been dismissed.
A federal judge Thursday gave the law firm whose review of Baylor’s handling of sexual assaults led to the firing of the university’s head football coach two weeks to turn over thousands of documents related to the investigation.
A judge has set a deadline for the law firm that reviewed Baylor’s handling of sexual assault cases to produce documents sought by attorneys for 10 women who are suing the university, alleging they were sexually assaulted and that the school was indifferent to the assaults.
Jury selection got underway Tuesday in the sexual assault trial of a former Baylor standout after a visiting judge denied defense motions to disqualify prosecutors and to dismiss the charges altogether.
Hundreds of prospective jurors are scheduled to report Friday afternoon to complete preliminary questionnaires in preparation for the sexual assault trial of a former Baylor University football player.
A regional appeals court has issued a new order in the ongoing appeal of the 2015 sexual assault conviction of a former Baylor University football player whose case helped fuel the scandal that engulfed the school’s football program.
The 2016 Baylor University sexual assault scandal was largely blamed on out-of-control football players and the alleged failures of former head coach Art Briles, but a little publicized study two years earlier was critical of Baylor’s failure to comply with policies and laws designed to protect coeds from sexual abuse.
An independent review of changes to Baylor’s athletic procedures and governance has been completed, the Big 12 Conference’s board has accepted a report of the review, and the school will again participate fully in revenue distributions, the conference announced Tuesday.
A former Baylor football recruit who says he was kicked off the team and wrongfully stripped of his scholarship, left with no place to stay, no food to eat and forced to sleep on the streets of Waco until his mother could get the money to fly him home to Florida has filed suit against the university.
The federal judge hearing the Jane Doe sexual assault lawsuits against Baylor University today reversed course and issued an order unsealing testimony and evidence that could have a big impact on the cases.
A Waco businessman who accused a former Baylor University Board of Regents chairman of using a racial slur to describe Baylor football players and a sexually insensitive term for Baylor coeds will comply with a subpoena seeking video and any other evidence he has to prove his claim by an Oct. 15 deadline.
A motion filed Tuesday by attorneys representing 10 Jane Doe plaintiffs in a sexual assault lawsuit against Baylor University alleges that “Title IX and discrimination were not priorities while hundreds of Baylor women were being raped.”
An NCAA investigation into Baylor University may finally be coming to a head and former Baylor head football coach Grant Teaff says it's time that "we commit to turning this thing around from the top."
Baylor officials are investigating allegations a former board of regents chairman made racial slurs against black football players and inappropriate sexual remarks about female students, allegations the former official strenuously denies.
Baylor regents initially voted not to fire head football coach Art Briles, but just days later decided to terminate him, a university regent testified during a deposition in a Jane Doe sexual assault lawsuit against the school.
An explosive audio tape laced with profanity obtained by KWTX shows just how severed the relationship was between Baylor assistant coaches and members of the Board of Regents during a tumultuous football season in which head coach Art Briles was fired.
Fired head Baylor football coach Art Briles says he is compelled to defend himself. But in a statement, Baylor University says the continued efforts of Briles and his supporters to rewrite history cannot go unchallenged.
A Waco lawyer on Wednesday filed a motion intended to bar a plea bargain and allow for a victim’s impact statement in the case of a Baylor sexual assault in which a former fraternity president is charged.
An ex-Baylor fraternity president charged with four counts of sexual assault in connection with an alleged rape in which the victim was left lying outside unconscious is scheduled to enter a plea in the case next month.
In a 135-page filing late Friday afternoon, Baylor asked a federal judge to set limits on discovery in a lawsuit filed on behalf of 10 Jane Doe plaintiffs who allege they were sexually assaulted and that the school was indifferent to the assaults.
A former Baylor vice president is no longer advising the school’s president and the university was changing his directory listing Thursday to reflect that, a day after a reform group said the revelation he was an advisor to the president was “disquieting and disturbing.”
Convicted rapist and former Baylor player Tevin Elliott was allowed to roam the campus for 25 days after he was suspended from football indefinitely, according to documents obtained exclusively by KWTX.
Documents produced by fired Baylor head coach Art Briles in response to a subpoena in a Jane Doe sexual assault lawsuit against the university show that “multiple senior Baylor administrators knew about a serial sexual assault assailant” in the fall of 2011, but failed to act, according to a court filing Thursday.
Baylor may be talking publicly about shooting for a bowl game this season, but privately the university is considering self-imposed sanctions that could include a bowl ban, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Tuesday evening.
Baylor’s principal alumni group is renewing its call for transparency after the university’s former athletic director testified during a deposition that the school's sexual assault scandal was manufactured to cover up a much larger problem.
Former Baylor University athletic director Ian McCaw, in a deposition made public Friday, laid the responsibility for the sexual assault scandal that engulfed the school’s football program at the feet of Baylor regents and the campus police department, but the university dismissed the assertions as “baseless.”