Jessica Luther is an investigative journalist, author, and podcaster living in Austin, Texas. She has written extensively on the intersection of sports and gendered violence, including for Texas Monthly. Her investigative work has earned awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors, Investigative Reporters & Editors, and the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault. She is the author of two books: Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape and Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back: Dilemmas of the Modern Sports Fan, the latter of which she coauthored with Kavitha Davidson.

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August 22, 2015

Details About Sam Ukwuachu’s Final Days at Boise State Based on Notes From the School’s Assistant Athletic Director

When trying to determine what exactly Chris Petersen told Art Briles, assistant Boise State Athletic Director Marc Paul’s vivid description of Sam Ukwuachu’s troubled final days at the university fills in some gaps.

August 20, 2015

Silence at Baylor

A much-talked-about football player at Baylor University—whom coaches “expect back” this fall—is currently on trial for the sexual assault of a fellow student. Questions now swirl around what the program knew and when they knew it.

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