Kim Mulkey, the head coach of the women’s basketball team at Baylor University, had strong words for parents who were concerned about female students’ safety on campus. After the women’s team clinched the Big 12 regular season title on Saturday, Mulkey used her postgame speech to defend her school, which has been under fire for a sexual assault scandal under former football coach Art Briles.
There’s at least one legislator in Texas that wants the state to get involved with the sexual assault scandal at Baylor. Texas state representative Roland Gutierrez filed HR 644 on Friday, asking Texas governor Greg Abbot to have the Texas Rangers investigate “the obstruction of justice surrounding the sexual assault of young female students at Baylor University.” The resolution goes on to say that “the level of cover-up that has been both reported and also admitted at this point is appalling,” Baylor fired coach Art Briles in May following an investigation into allegations of rape at the school that showed it failed to comply with Title IX regulations and sometimes even discouraged the reporting
Kyle Busch’s day at the Daytona 500 went from sublime to ruined in a matter of minutes. Forty-six laps after winning NASCAR’s first-ever race stage, Busch wrecked out of the race, victim of a blown tire. “Goodyear tires just suck,” Busch told a handful of reporters in the garage.