UT Regents to Meet Over Coaching Scandals

The University of Texas System regents have called a special meeting on Sunday to discuss recent coaching scandals at the system's flagship university, the University of Texas at Austin.

On Friday, UT-Austin Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds issued a statement revealing that Major Applewhite, the co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, was involved in "inappropriate, consensual behavior with an adult student one time during the 2009 Fiesta Bowl activities."

The news came on the heels of a report that women's track coach Bev Kearney had an affair with a student athlete roughly a decade ago. Kearney resigned under pressure following ...

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