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Sexual assault, abuse, and rape by athletes is a devastating crime.  These crimes by themselves are horrendous, but when committed by athletes there are many different factors involved.  Through extensive research this paper will show contributing factors that may result in assault, abuse, or rape by athletes.  Special treatment for athletes throughout their career, belief in sexual male dominance, and the role of alcohol are all important factors.  Other crucial factors are the attitudes and responses of: society, juries, victims, coaches, and athletes.  This paper will explore all these issues and show that changes need to be made in all the areas to combat the growing percentages of sport assault, abuse, and rape against women.
Sexual abuse by athletes is evident at every level, from high school team members to professional players.  In the last decade, some of the most noted athletes in big league sports have been accused of sexually abusing or attacking women.  In many cases, however, the woman decided not to bring it to public trial, and charges were dropped:
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