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  • Long Legal Battle Looms Following C of C Firing of Wojcik

    by apmiller@postandcourier.com August 2014

    Doug Wojcik pulled into the driveway of his West Ashley home on that late June afternoon thinking the worst was probably behind him. Wojcik had learned just hours earlier that outgoing College of Charleston president George Benson had handed down a one-month suspension without pay during the month of August and ordered the former Naval Academy guard to undergo counseling for allegations of verbal abuse against his players and members of the athletic department staff. Sure there would be apologies to make and fences to mend, but after the healing process was over, Wojcik thought he could get back to being the head basketball coach of the College of Charleston. He could not have been more wrong.

  • Detroit Arena Forced to Improve Disability Access

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    The Detroit Red Wings may soon have a new home, but in the meantime, some upgrades are in order for their current one.

  • Penn State Board Seeks Input in NCAA Settlement Talks

    by Joe Juliano; Inquirer Staff Writer August 2014

    Lawyers for the NCAA, Gov. Corbett, and other state officials think they can settle within the next month a lawsuit over the $60 million in penalties Penn State is paying for its mishandling of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual- abuse scandal.

  • Suing NFL Not Easy Decision for Head Injury Sufferers

    by Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY Sports August 2014

    The injured brain of Merril Hoge keeps giving him problems. So why didn't Hoge join thousands of other former players who are suing the league with similar complaints?

  • Players: Kick Synthetic Turf Out of '15 Women's World Cup

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    No senior men's or women's World Cup has ever been played on synthetic turf, and a group of top international women's players would like to keep in that way.

  • Fired Penn Fitness Director Waives Theft-Charge Hearing

    by Joseph A. Slobodzian; Inquirer Staff Writer August 2014

    Amy M. Wagner was fired by the university in May for allegedly stealing cash and items from the center's lost and found.

  • Did Biogenesis Founder Bosch Reach Teens with Steroids?

    by Andrew Brandt August 2014

    Today marks the one year anniversary of Major League Baseball's largest suspension sentencing, where more than a dozen players' seasons were halted due to their doping ties with Biogenesis.

  • Negligence, Athletic Trainers at Heart of Football Lawsuit

    by John T. Wolohan August 2014

    Colter Rios was playing in a junior varsity football game for Grossmont (Calif.) High School in 2008 when he felt a pop in his right ankle as he was tackled. Although he complained of pain when he tried to stand up, his coaches sent him back into the game without having the ankle examined. Colter was eventually removed from the game and sent to the athletic trainer to get his ankle taped.

  • School District Asks High Court to OK Sale of High School

    by Martha Woodall; Inquirer Staff Writer August 2014

    The Philadelphia School District has asked the state Supreme Court to swiftly reject a lawsuit that aims to block the sale of William Penn High School to Temple University.

  • Iowa's Free-Tuition Student Ticket Promo Goes Awry

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    Attracting students to college football games is a challenge for schools across the country. As AB reported last year, even the Alabamas of the world are having a tough time drawing students away from the tailgating scene and into the stadium. Last week, the University of Iowa launched a promotion to solve this problem.