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  • FAMU's Champion died 'because his friends beat him to death,' prosecutor tells jurors

    FAMU's Champion died 'because his friends beat him to death,' prosecutor tells jurors
    The mother of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion clutched his ballcap Tuesday as she arrived for the trial of Dante Martin, the former band member accused of organizing the hazing ritual that killed her son. "I carry this hat with me as...
  • CB West football backers blast cancellation of season

    The buck stopped with Central Bucks School Superintendent David Weitzel. Faced with an auditorium full of about 800 angry parents, coaches and friends of the Central Bucks West High School's football team, Weitzel quietly stood his ground Tuesday night,...
  • Victims only ones without blame in C.B. West football hazing scandal

    As he emerged from the door of the auditorium on Tuesday night, Brian Hensel looked physically and emotionally drained. As the circle of mini-cameras and microphones surrounded the Central Bucks West head football coach, his words were tightly chosen...
  • State, defense rest in FAMU hazing trial

    State, defense rest in FAMU hazing trial
    Lawyers for Dante Martin did not call a single witness in defense of the former Florida A&M University percussionist accused of organizing the ritual that killed FAMU drum major Robert Champion nearly three years ago. Martin, 27, also did not testify in...
  • Man convicted in hazing death of Florida A&M band member

    Man convicted in hazing death of Florida A&M band member
    A 26-year-old former member of Florida A&M's vaunted marching band was convicted of manslaughter and hazing Friday, nearly three years after band member Robert Champion was beaten to death with drumsticks, mallets and other items during a hazing ritual....
  • Hazing conviction, public service and traffic: Letters

    Hazing conviction, public service and traffic: Letters
    Hazing death conviction The death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion was senseless. It didn't have to happen. Nevertheless, the brutal way in which Champion died speaks volumes. Of course, Dante Martin's guilty verdict in the fatal...
  • Hazing conviction sends right message

    Hazing conviction sends right message
    The hazing death of Florida A&M University Drum Major Robert Champion led to the suspension of the university's celebrated band and toppled both the band director and FAMU's president from their positions. Soon the case could bear another distinction:...
  • Central Bucks West suspends football season over hazing allegations

    Central Bucks West suspends football season over hazing allegations
    The Central Bucks West High School football program is suspended following allegations of “waterboarding” and the forcing of a new player to grab another player’s genitalia during the summer training sessions. Superintendent David P....
  • Is high school football an endangered sport?

    Is high school football an endangered sport?
    October was a bad month for high school football. Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey canceled the rest of its season after seven football players were criminally charged and five coaches were suspended over sexual assault allegations. Two...
  • Pennsylvania high school's football season canceled over hazing

    Pennsylvania high school's football season canceled over hazing
    A school district in suburban Philadelphia canceled a high school football team's season and suspended its coaching staff after investigating reports of hazing. Central Bucks School District Superintendent David Weitzel said in a statement to district...
  • Ridgefield Police Investigating High School Sports Hazing Incident

    Ridgefield Police Investigating High School Sports Hazing Incident
    RIDGEFIELD — Police are investigating hazing incidents that involved an undisclosed number of athletes at Ridgefield High School, the department confirmed Tuesday. "We ordered the investigation after we were made aware of it," Ridgefield Police...