Sixteen girls from ages 13 to 19 gathered early Saturday morning at the Ortmayer Stadium to participate in the La Verne Futbol Academy’s winter soccer camp, led by University of La Verne women’s soccer coach Lauryn Pehanich.
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On Dec. 7, 2012, a 20-year-old Florida State University student claimed she was raped by Jameis Winston, the school’s football star. When she told the police and school administration, they did nothing.
Now that the college basketball season has ended it is time for decisions. The top college basketball prospects around the nation decide if they want to take their talents to the NBA. Many have already declared and many more will.
A topic debated among many in the college sports world is whether student-athletes should be paid for the revenue they bring in to their universities.
Women have made great advances over the years. However, one of the areas that is lacking in progress for women is professional sports.
BYU sophomore center Brandon Davies did not get the luxury of having school officials ignore his offense. Davies did not get caught with drugs, did not get a DUI, nor did he get caught accepting money from sports agents but he willingly admitted to having consensual sex with his girlfriend.
Student-athletes have to find more time to balance their hectic lifestyles consisting of sports and school work.
Controversy has reached the world of sports blogs and news Web sites recently, as influential people are beginning to take notice of their impact on professional and college sports.