• USA Today

    Kansas star Jackson charged with criminal damage

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas freshman Josh Jackson has been charged with misdemeanor criminal damage after allegedly vandalizing a woman's car outside a Lawrence bar. Lawrence police responded to a report Dec. 9, and the case against Jackson was filed in Douglas County District Court on Friday. The Kansas City Star reported earlier this month that Jackson and sophomore guard Lagerald Vick were persons of interest in the case. According to the district attorney's office, Jackson allegedly followed the woman to her car after she threw a drink at Jackson's friend in the bar. Jackson allegedly argued with the woman, and her car was damaged in that time. Witnesses told investigators that he kicked

  • A 'perfect storm' is brewing for legalized sports gambling
    Yahoo Finance

    A 'perfect storm' is brewing for legalized sports gambling

    The American Gaming Association, the foremost lobbying group on behalf of casinos and gaming operators, began ramping up its PR effort to repeal PASPA (the 1992 federal law that banned sports betting) well before the presidential election. “We have a perfect storm coming together,” says AGA president Geoff Freeman.

  • Locker room fight over music volume results in a University of Maine player breaking his jaw
    The Dagger

    Locker room fight over music volume results in a University of Maine player breaking his jaw

    A request to “turn the music down” escalated quickly in the Maine locker room on Feb. 14. What started as a request, ended up sending a player to the hospital with a broken jaw. A public safety officer from the University of Maine came to the locker room after an ambulance transported senior guard Marko Pirovic to the hospital where he had to have surgery on two bilateral fractures in his jaw.