Category: Sports investigations

Through public records, Yahoo Sports learned University of Kansas subpoenaed by feds

Yahoo Sports used the Kansas Open Records Act to get confirmation that the federal Screen Shot 2018-07-12 at 12.05.51 PM.pnggovernment had subpoenaed the University of Kansas in a federal investigation over basketball endorsement deals. The university denied the request, but in doing so, acknowledged it had the documents.

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Sports fan site uses FOIA for confirmation that lacrosse is coming to Florida State

The sports fan site SB Nation got an inkling that Florida State University was working to add lacrosse to its team sports offerings. To get confirmation, the site used the Florida Public Records Act to request emails to and from the university president and athletics director regarding lacrosse. The emails revealed that the school was indeed working to add the sport to their roster.

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