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Criminals, Justice, and Football

The name Ma’lik Richmond might not mean anything to you, but he was at the center of a scandal five years ago that many will never forget. 1,160 more words

College Football

Player Jailed For Rape Will Sit Out A Year At Youngstown St

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of rape as a teen in a case that drew international attention will be part of the Youngstown State football team this year but won’t be allowed to play in any games, the school said Wednesday in responding to criticism surrounding his participation. 337 more words

Sports

Player jailed for rape will sit out year at Youngstown State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of rape as a teen in a case that drew international attention will be part of the Youngstown State football team this year but won’t be allowed to play in any games, the school said Wednesday in responding to criticism surrounding his participation. 500 more words

Presto NCAA

Convicted Steubenville Rapist Not Allowed To Play Football For YSU This Year

Ma’lik Richmond (6’4 250lb Sophomore), the player convicted of the 2012 rape of a 16-year-old-girl in Steubenville, will not be permitted to play in games for the 2017 football season.According to his bio on the YSU football web site he attended  California (Pa.) and Potomac State College of WVU. 647 more words

Convicted Rapist Allowed To Play College Football. Yes You Read That Right.

Youngstown State football coach Bo Pelini has spent the last week explaining his decision to allow Ma’Lik Richmond—a former high school football player found guilty of rape in juvenile court… 269 more words

Rape Culture

Petition lobbies Youngstown State football team to remove player convicted of rape

Youngstown State student Katelyn Davis has started a Change.org petition to remove defensive tackle Ma’Lik Richmond from the school’s football program. Richmond and a high school teammate were convicted in juvenile court in 2013 of raping a 16-year-old in 2012. 247 more words

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Youngstown State grad embarks on underwater mission for NASA


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Sixty-two feet below the surface, teams of astronauts, scientists, and engineers will spend up to three weeks at a time doing research underwater to prepare for space missions. 453 more words

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