Former Auburn associate head softball coach Corey Myers—son of former head coach Clint Myers, who abruptly retired this summer—was banned from campus for having romantic relationships with multiple students whom he supervised or coached, according to a letter from the school’s Title IX office obtained by ESPN.
Before coaching softball at Auburn—where he was accused of subjecting players to sexualized attention from his son—Clint Myers coached the same sport at Arizona State; public records released Friday to Deadspin reveal that Myers’s son, Corey, was the center of an investigation there, too, into his improper involvement…
Last month, ESPN reported that former Auburn softball player Alexa Nemeth had filed a complaint alleging that players suffered sexual harassment and abuse under then-head coach Clint Myers. This complaint, per ESPN, also said that “Coach Clint Myers knowingly let his son Corey Myers have relations and pursue…
A Title IX complaint and a subsequent letter from a former player describe Auburn’s softball program under recently retired head coach Clint Myers as one where players were subjected to a pattern of inappropriate, sexualized attention by the coach’s son, according to an ESPNW report.
The Atlee Little League softball team was disqualified from the 2017 Junior League Softball World Series championship game over a social media post, aimed at their recently vanquished semifinal foes, showing several members of the team flipping the bird. The disqualification took place just hours before Atlee was…
No. 10 Oklahoma defeated No. 1 Florida, 7-5, in a marathon 17-inning first game of the Women’s College World Series. After a wild series of extra innings that saw both starting pitchers come back in and both teams score two runs in the 12th inning to keep things going, a three-run home run for Oklahoma first baseman…
Lamar University’s softball team saw their season come to a frustrating and confusing end today, when a hastily declared rainout wiped out their last four runs and lost them the National Invitational Softball Championship to the Liberty University Flames.
When the University of Minnesota’s softball team gathered for dinner to watch the NCAA tournament selection show, spirits were high. The Big Ten champs went a school-record 54-3 this season, and were ranked second in the last coaches poll and 11th in the RPI.
A fan taking in a Southern Arkansas Muleriders softball game this afternoon used up all of his coordination to make an incredible snag, stretching to catch a homer from the bed of a pickup truck. Overenthused and underprepared, he promptly toppled headfirst out of said pickup truck.
Auburn’s softball team beat Florida 1-0 yesterday, and after the game Tigers shortstop Haley Fagan got into it with Florida head coach Tim Walton.
Carson-Newman hosted Erskine for a Division II softball double-header Tuesday afternoon. The series provided plenty of runs and little tension, as the hometown Eagles took the first game 10-2 and lost the second 8-2, ending a nine-game winning streak for Carson-Newman.
We’re the last member of the internet viral content economy to discover and post this video of a 15-year-old softball pitcher absolutely annihilating her teammates in a friendly game, but damn, it’s too good not to.
The International Olympic Committee voted today to add five events (really six because baseball and softball are different sports, just not to the IOC) to the summer Olympic slate, beginning in Tokyo in 2020. Baseball, softball, karate, skateboard, sports climbing, and surfing will all take their place at the Olympics.
Baseball history has been so thoroughly explored that it seems impossible there could be room for another book. Comparatively neglected is softball’s past—which, it turns out, is completely fascinating and a compelling lens on twentieth-century women’s history.
The College Softball World Series is coming up in two weeks, and thanks to a new NCAA initiative, it’ll be a lot less fun than last year. Regional tournaments open this weekend, and the NCAA has decided that they will crack down and enforce an arcane rule against props in the dugout starting with this first round of…
The fourteenth-ranked Missouri softball team is playing today’s game against South Carolina under protest after players claim an “unjust investigation” is taking place against the program.
Is this a thing? I’ve seen little dust devils pop up and die out in dry areas from time to time in my life, but are huge dirt tornados like this, which formed in the middle of a college softball game between Lynchburg and Bridgewater last weekend, like, normal?
It’s taken a couple hundred years for people to figure out what to do about the bunt, maybe the least aesthetically pleasing display of “athleticism” in the major sports, but this Pennsylvanian high schooler has shown us the way forward:
A former Kent State softball player is suing the university and its former softball coach, Karen Linder, accusing Linder of pressuring the player to cover up her rape allegation against the coach’s son. When Lauren Kesterson did report the rape, Linder resigned but used her influence among former and current softball…
The Little League Softball World Series has erupted in controversy after a team from Snohomish, Washington threw its game against a North Carolina squad, allegedly to knock out a tough Central Iowa All-Stars team from the tournament.