Attorneys for two women whose recently dismissed lawsuit sparked the University of Colorado football scandal complained to a federal judge Thursday that school lawyers are seeking reimbursement for lavish spending.
A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a pair of lawsuits filed against the University of Colorado by two women who say they were raped by football players or recruits in a case that ignited a recruiting scandal at the state's flagship school.
Saying he's done nothing wrong, Colorado coach Gary Barnett told the Denver Post he has no plans to resign despite the fact he is the lone key figure remaining from the recruiting scandal that rocked the university.
A leader of an independent commission that investigated the University of Colorado football recruiting scandal said the panel was "stabbed in the back" and that head coach Gary Barnett should be fired.
The state's top prosecutor said Wednesday he would consider reopening a criminal investigation into the University of Colorado's sex-and-alcohol recruiting scandal if he finds any new evidence that would hold up in court.
New details in the Colorado football recruiting scandal involve two trainers who say they were sexually assaulted and a "slush fund" financed by coach Gary Barnett's football camp, according to a grand jury report.
University of Colorado athletics officials say they're facing a $2.1 million budget shortfall because football ticket sales suffered from last year's sex-and-alcohol recruiting scandal and from the general economy.
The University of Colorado has relaxed some recruiting restrictions imposed last year amid a sex-and-alcohol scandal and is allowing prospective football players to spend more time meeting with current team members.