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  • 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.

  • NCAA (Finally) Issues Punishment Against U. of Miami

    by Michael Gaio October 2013

    It's been more than two years, but the NCAA finally issued its punishment on the University of Miami following an investigation into the school's athletic department.

  • Prep Athlete Plays Designated Driver, Gets Suspended

    by Michael Gaio October 2013

    A high school volleyball player in Massachusetts has been suspended for five games and stripped of her status as team captain for doing something most of us would consider a good deed.

  • Is There a Steroid Problem in Military Fitness Centers?

    by John Agoglia September 2013

    Like other athletes, the pressure to perform better has some military members turning to performance enhancing drugs. 

  • 'Keg Race' Led Cornell to Nix Men's Fall Lax Season

    by Paul Steinbach September 2013

    Monday marked the beginning of National Hazing Prevention Week. The day also brought word that a Cornell University investigation into alleged hazing activity within its men's lacrosse program concluded that upperclassmen had coerced freshmen into drinking beer as part of a "keg race," which resulted in several players vomiting.

  • Hazing Leads Skidmore to Cancel Spring Soccer Season

    by Paul Steinbach February 2013

    Skidmore College officials informed the school's men's soccer team Thursday that its spring schedule had been cancelled following an investigation into an off-campus hazing incident last fall.