• Ole Miss Recruits Expected Some Punishment by NCAA

    by Antonio Morales February 2017

    Ole Miss hasn't received a single commitment yet for its 2018 recruiting class and is one of three SEC programs, along with Missouri and South Carolina, without a 2018 commit right now.

  • U.S. Bank Stadium Oversight Panel to Get Interim Chief

    by Rochelle Olson February 2017

    Gov. Mark Dayton will announce an interim chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) on Thursday, putting the beleaguered U.S. Bank Stadium oversight panel en route for two new leaders by the end of the week.

  • Texas Policy on Transgender Participation Sees Scrutiny

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    The University Interscholastic League, a Texas governing body that regulates public school athletics, has been drawn into controversy regarding a policy enacted roughly a year ago through the popular vote of the state’s superintendents and athletic directors.

  • New NCAA Allegations, Bowl Ban for Ole Miss

    by Emily Attwood February 2017

    The NCAA's investigation into conduct of the Ole Miss football program has concluded, resulting in eight additional charges to the notice of allegations and a self-imposed one-year bowl ban, the university announced on Wednesday. In addition, the school will forfeit $7.8 million in postseason revenue.

  • Council Member Resumes Push to End Fitness Club Tax

    by Ryan M. McDermott February 2017

    Commonly known as the "yoga tax," the 5.75 percent levy is applied to sales at a "fitness club, fitness center, or gym the purpose of which is physical exercise," as defined by the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue.

  • NCAA About to Put the Heat on Ole Miss Coach Freeze

    by Dan Wolken February 2017

    The NCAA is coming hard for Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze, charging his program with serious cheating allegations, the school with lack of institutional control and the head coach for unsatisfactory oversight of his assistants.

  • NSGA to Collaborate with Positive Coaching Alliance

    by the Chicago Daily Herald February 2017

    The National Sporting Goods Association will collaborate with Positive Coaching Alliance, a national nonprofit developing Better Athletes, Better People through youth and high school sports.

  • Wayne County Vets Detroit Jail Site Stadium Proposal

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    More than a week ago, Rock Ventures submitted a proposal to Wayne County, Mich., offering to buy a parcel of land currently home to the county’s half-finished jail project in downtown Detroit with the purpose of using the site for a future Major League Soccer stadium development, according to Curbed.

  • FHSAA Denies School's Championship Reinstatement Bid

    by Jodie Wagner Palm Beach Post Staff Writer February 2017

    Pahokee representatives asked the panel for an undue hardship waiver for the student who was at the center of sanctions that were levied by the FHSAA in January.

  • Opinion: Gymnasts Case Illustrates Youth Vulnerability

    by Deron Snyder February 2017

    The United States Olympic Committee appears to be the latest culprit in a troubling pattern of betrayal: another organization that should protect kids but instead has allowed them to be prey.