• NCAA Faces Questions About Regional Hockey Sites

    by The Bismarck Tribune March 2015

    The NCAA wants to take home-ice advantage away from its regional hockey tournaments. Yet, the effort to secure neutral sites reveals an imbalance between an electrifying atmosphere and hundreds of empty seats.

  • Virginia Governor to Declare Homeschoolers Ineligible

    by Harry Minium, The Virginian-Pilot March 2015

    HB 1626, sponsored by Del. Rob Bell, R-Albemarle County, was dubbed the Tebow bill after former University of Florida star and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow, who played high school football in suburban Jacksonville, Fla., while being homeschooled.

  • Tennessee Fires Donnie Tyndall Amid NCAA Probe

    by Michael Gaio March 2015

    The University of Tennessee has fired men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, the school announced Friday morning. Gary Parrish of CBS Sports first reported Tyndall's departure.

  • Florida House Passes Bill to Overhaul Prep Sports

    by Nick Williams, Tribune staff March 2015

    The Florida House of Representatives' Education Committee approved a bill Thursday by a 12-5 vote that would overhaul the governance of state high school sports and allow students to transfer for athletic purposes without consequence.

  • USC 'Dismayed' with NCAA Bias in Bush Investigation

    by Michael Lev, staff writer, The Orange County Register March 2015

    USC expressed disappointment and dismay at the NCAA's handling of the Reggie Bush case after reviewing documents that indicate bias against the school on the part of college sports' governing body.

  • Ohio State Looking Into QB's Product Pitch on Instagram

    by From staff and wire reports March 2015

    Ohio State's compliance office is checking into whether any NCAA rules were violated when a picture of quarterback Braxton Miller promoting himself as a distributor of Advocare products appeared on his Instagram page before being removed.

  • Documents Suggest NCAA Bias in Case Against USC

    by Michael Lev STAFF writer, The Orange County Register March 2015

    The NCAA violated its own rules and went out of its way to make an example of USC while adjudicating the Reggie Bush case, according to previously sealed documents released Tuesday.

  • Bill Would Allow Prep Transfers, May Replace FHSAA

    by Nick Williams, Tribune staff March 2015

    Proposed legislation working its way through the Florida House of Representatives could eventually lead to high school athletes transferring virtually at will, and it would create a new governing body for high school athletics.

  • Opinion: NCAA's Stance on Amateurism a Joke

    by Deron Snyder, The Washington Times March 2015

    In the collegiate model of sports, the young men and women competing on the field or court are students first, athletes second. I left off the quotation marks in an attempt to keep a straight face while telling a whopper. Consider it deadpan in print.

  • NFL to Consider 23 Rule Proposals This Week

    by The Tampa Tribune March 2015

    Once again, potential tweaks to the current instant-replay system will be discussed during a three-day session that could have a major impact on the way games are played this fall.