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August 18, 2022

Briles Claims Baylor Wrongfully Terminated Him

CBSSports.com/By Robby Kalland Baylor is not yet done with Art Briles, as the former coach is accusing the school of wrongful termination after he was let go on May 26, following an investigation into sexual assault allegations brought against football players. In an emergency motion filed on Wednesday in Waco’s federal court, Briles accused Baylor of using him and the football program as “camouflage” for institutional failure to comply with Title IX regulations. “The conclusion is inescapable that the motive of Baylor University and the Board of Regents was to use its Head Football Coach and the Baylor Athletic Department…

Starr No Longer Chancellor At Baylor

By Ben Kercheval (CBS Sports) Ken Starr, who previously served as Baylor’s president before being reassigned to chancellor, has told ESPN he is resigning from that position. Starr is stepping down as “a matter of conscience” and will remain a professorĀ at Baylor’s law school. Speaking on ESPN’s Outside the Lines hours after the report, Starr maintained he was ignorant to the allegations and incidents of sexual assault, noting specifically the violence was off campus where drinking is allowed: Starr also said Baylor was “unapologetically Christian” and “that is why these episodes of sexual violence are so grievous.” Last week, Baylor…