Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
Big 12 Admits Officiating Error in Game at Oklahoma St.
by Kellis Robinett The Wichita Eagle October 2015
The Big 12 acknowledged an officiating error occurred during Oklahoma State’s 36-34 victory against Kansas State on Saturday at Boone Pickens Stadium.
Fight at Youth Football Game Gets Both Teams Banned
by Jason Scott October 2015
With less than 30 seconds left in a game between the Otay Ranch Broncos and the Inland Empire Ducks, a fight among adults in attendance broke out in the stands.
Boeheim to Use Brown Example During NCAA Appeal
by The Buffalo News October 2015
Syracuse University men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim will meet with the NCAA's Infractions Appeals Committee on Monday in Indianapolis, according to a report by ESPN's Andy Katz that surfaced on Wednesday night.
Appeals Court Rules NCAA Violated Antitrust Laws
by Rustin Dodd The Kansas City Star October 2015
In the ongoing and contentious fight over compensation for college athletes, the NCAA scored a narrow split decision in federal appeals court Wednesday.
Opinion: U. of North Dakota Name Change Is Shameful
by Alan O'Neil October 2015
On a recent Saturday, there was a full schedule of college football games. Among the teams competing were the; Alcorn State University Braves, Catawba College Indians, Central Michigan Chippewas, Florida State Seminoles, Mississippi College Choctaws, University of Illinois Fighting Illini, University of Utah Utes and the University of North Dakota ...?
Private Schools in Tennessee Mull Move to Division II
by Chris Thomas, email@example.com September 2015
A shift to Division II is at the forefront of the conversation as area Division I private schools weigh options for their athletic futures, and one school is already planning to make the switch. Concord Christian School is close to finalizing its move from Division I to Division II, school headmaster Ruston Pierce said on Tuesday. The move is pending approval from the school’s board of directors, which next meets on Oct. 26.
Opinion: Larry Brown Not Worth Violations Risk
by Nancy Armour, firstname.lastname@example.org September 2015
Larry Brown's record is mind-boggling. Not the NCAA championship or the NBA title. Not the 1,500-plus career victories or the fact he has won almost 60% of games he has coached. No, the stat that really stands out is 3-for-3. As in, at all three of his stops as a college coach, Brown's programs have been hit hard for NCAA violations. "I have nothing to be ashamed of in any of those cases," Brown said Tuesday after the NCAA suspended him and banned SMU from the postseason for multiple infractions, including academic fraud and unethical conduct.
NCAA Bans SMU Hoops from Postseason, Coach Suspended
by Jason Scott September 2015
The NCAA has banned SMU men’s basketball from 2016 postseason play, and has suspended coach Larry Brown for 30 percent of his team’s games due to a lack of head coach control.
NCAA Leaders Could Be Losers in Daily Fantasy Game
by Ryan Kartje, The Orange County Register September 2015
On DraftKings, the most prominent site in this rapidly burgeoning industry of daily fantasy, one could have played UCLA freshman quarterback Josh Rosen for Saturday's game against Arizona for a mere $7,600 of a $50,000 salary cap.
Coach Admits to Ordering Hit on Ref, Resigns, Recants
by Jason Scott September 2015
The assistant coach of the two Texas high school football players who blindsided a referee during a game earlier this month has resigned.