Friday, March 7 2014 9:24 PM EST2014-03-08 02:24:48 GMT
There's a new effort underway to combat bullying. This time it comes in the form of a bill that Louisiana state lawmakers could soon consider down in Baton Rouge. And it comes from a Shreveport state representative. HouseMore >>
There's a new effort underway to combat bullying. This time it comes in the form of a bill that Louisiana state lawmakers could soon consider down in Baton Rouge. And it comes from a Shreveport state representative.
Multiple media outlets including ESPN and CBS Sports have
obtained information that Sports Illustrated is set to release a multi-part
investigative series alleging NCAA violations and other improprieties at
Oklahoma State University during a time period that includes Les Miles time as
The report alleges numerous violations including coaching
staff and boosters paying athletes for jobs not performed, and overpaying for
In addition, the report will allege that the school's drug
abuse policy was not uniformly administered by staff.
The report also says that hostesses within the OSU ‘Orange
Pride' program provided sex to recruits.
Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said, "We are
shocked by the allegations raised about our football program. We take the
allegations seriously. Whether they have merit or not, we don't know. But we
will find out."
The majority of violations are alleged to have taken place
between 2001 and 2007.
Les Miles was head coach at OSU from 2001 until taking his
job at LSU in 2005.
After Saturday's game against UAB, WAFB Sports Director Steve
Schneider asked Les Miles about the Sports Illustrated report.
Coach Miles responded saying "I don't know of any
improprieties while I was the coach there. I can tell you this: we have always
done things right and I really enjoyed my time at Oklahoma State…it has never
been a place where you needed to cheat to have success."
The Sports Illustrated article will be released sometime this
Thursday, March 6 2014 4:00 PM EST2014-03-06 21:00:31 GMT
(CNN) - Facebook is cracking down on guns. A new policy plans to block minors from seeing gun sale postings. The social media site will also pull posts of sales that don't require a background check.More >>
Facebook plans to pull posts of gun sales that don't require a background check.More >>
Wednesday, March 5 2014 1:17 PM EST2014-03-05 18:17:50 GMT
A man claiming to be a crime-fighting vigilante was arrested after allegedly attacking a man with a metal pole. "Post Miranda, the defendant advised that he was trying to fight crime in the area andMore >>
A man claiming to be a crime-fighting vigilante was arrested after allegedly attacking a man with a metal pole.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 7:40 AM EST2014-03-07 12:40:30 GMT
North Louisiana Senator Robert Adley, R-Benton, says last week's fund raiser by 19th Judicial District Court Judge Janice Clark did not make the judicial side of government look good. Adley's concernedMore >>
A fundraising loophole allows Louisiana lawyers to host campaign events for judges, so one state lawmaker wants to tighten up the way judges can raise money.More >>
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