Ted Leonsis close to securing Arena Football League team to play at Verizon Center – Washington Post

Ted Leonsis is close to expanding his Washington sports empire by adding an Arena Football League team that would play at Verizon Center beginning in the spring of 2017, according to a top official at his ownership group. “We’re in serious negotiations and we’re excited about the opportunity,” said Randall Boe, executive vice president and […]

Lawsuit accuses Tennessee football players of beating up teammate who’d helped rape victim – SB Nation

A federal lawsuit filed by six Tennessee students accuses five recent or current UT athletes, including multiple football players, of sexual assault. It describes the school leadership’s investigation process as one that appears especially indifferent to such accusations. Head coach Butch Jones’ name appears about a dozen times, several times alongside documentation that Jones knew of […]

Oregon Ducks add graduate transfer lineman Zac Morgan to football team – OregonLive.com

The Oregon Ducks have added another graduate transfer to their football team, announcing Wednesday that offensive lineman Zac Morgan is headed to Eugene from the University of Dayton. Zac MorganDayton athletics  Morgan, a 6-foot-7, 280-pound left tackle from Mokena, Illinois, earned first-team all-Pioneer Football League honors during the 2015 season for the Flyers of the Football […]