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  • Air Force Academy Outlines Plan of Action to Fix Athletics

    by Tom Roeder, tom.roeder@gazette.com September 2014

    The academy's athletic programs came under fire after an August investigation revealed athlete misconduct, including drug use, drinking, sexual assault and cheating on tests.

  • With Rosters Thin, School Board Rethinking 'One Strike'

    by Debbie Wygent Correspondent September 2014

    First offenses involving underage drinking have reduced the ranks of Octorara Area High School's volleyball, football and soccer teams, as well as its Heroes group consisting of 12th-graders who mentor elementary students with a drug-free message.

  • Winningest Girls' Hoops Coach in Ohio Faces DUI Charge

    by staff and wire reports September 2014

    David A. Butcher is scheduled to appear today in Fairfield County Municipal Court. Authorities said Butcher drove a Ford Escape left-of-center while crossing Milnor Road,

  • Administrator: One Word Would Strengthen Drug Policy

    by Luanne Rife luanne.rife@roanoke.com 981-3209 September 2014

    Student athletes in Botetourt County might find it harder to do an end-run on the substance abuse policy.

  • Air Force Gymnasts Punished for Underage Drinking

    by Tom Roeder, tom.roeder@gazette.com September 2014

    The Air Force Academy is taking disciplinary steps against its men's gymnastics team after a probe uncovered underage drinking, and the academy also is investigating allegations of misconduct by a men's basketball staffer.

  • Punishment of Colts' Irsay Shows Goodell is NFL's Boss

    by Nancy Armour September 2014

    No one is above the NFL. Not a player. Not a coach. Not a team executive or general manager. Not even an owner. If there were any last doubts about how serious Roger Goodell is when it comes to protecting the image of the NFL, the commissioner dispelled them Tuesday with his stiff punishment of Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay.

  • U. of Washington to Sell Beer in 'Off-Leash' Deck

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    Washington Husky fans are being given a longer leash at home football games this year.

  • For 21 Colleges, Alcohol Sales Drive Concessions Revenue

    by Eric Olson, The Associated Press August 2014

    A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free. North Texas, SMU and Troy University will begin beer sales to the general public this season.

  • NFL Seeks Answers for Players' Growing Marijuana Use

    by EDDIE PELLS; Associated Press August 2014

    As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana s possible benefits for concussions and other injuries, the NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating its tenuous relationship with what is recognized as the analgesic of choice for many of its players.

  • Experts Applaud School District's Strict Alcohol Policy

    by Eric Peterson epeterson@dailyherald.com August 2014

    Experts on the risks of underage drinking are applauding Glenbard High School District 87's alcohol policy, as well as the strict enforcement that's been called into question by dozens of parents and students in recent days.