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  • Former Army Coach Defends Trips: No Beer, No Women

    by Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com October 2014

    When Army football recruits took a bus trip with head coach Bobby Ross, there was no drinking or dancing in the aisles like a trip for recruits earlier this year.

  • Air Force Academy to Remain Silent on Athletics Issues

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

    The Air Force Academy says leaders have said all they can about a review of the school's athletic department that came after a player misconduct scandal.

  • Ole Miss Aware of Photo Showing Star Player with Bong

    by Hugh Kellenberger, The Clarion-Ledger October 2014

    OXFORD — Ole Miss is aware of a photo circulating the Internet of star Robert Nkemdiche with a bong. “I’m very aware of the picture and also when it was taken and where it was taken,” Rebels coach Hugh Freeze said.

  • NFL Begins Testing Players for Human Growth Hormone

    by Gary Mihoces, USA TODAY Sports October 2014

    For the first time, the NFL began random testing Monday for human growth hormone. This isn't the last battle against performance-enhancing drugs, but it is the latest.

  • Prep Coach Drove Athletes to Meet While Under Influence

    by Brenda Rindge September 2014

    A Spartanburg High School assistant cross-country coach was arrested for driving under the influence while transporting athletes to a meet in Charleston County on Friday.

  • 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.