• ‘One Turf Concept’ Offers Protocol for Multi-Sport Fields

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    World Rugby, FIFA and the International Hockey Federation (FIH) have joined forces in order to develop a new, universal protocol for multi-sport playing fields.

  • NCAA Stands Firm on HB 2 Stance, Warns North Carolina

    by Jeff Mills March 2017

    Last year, the NCAA Board of Governors relocated NCAA championships scheduled in North Carolina because of the cumulative impact HB 2 had on local communities' ability to assure a safe, healthy, discrimination-free atmosphere for all those watching and participating.

  • N.C. Bill Seeks Student-Athlete Advocacy Commission

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In a bill filed Tuesday, North Carolina lawmakers proposed the creation of the Legislative Commission on the Fair Treatment of College Student-Athletes. The purpose of the commission would be to advocate on behalf of student-athletes by investigating their concerns within the University of North Carolina system.

  • Opinion: NBA Addressing Rest Issue in Wrong Way

    by Nancy Armour March 2017

    Coaches and general managers are entrusted to decide what is best for their players and teams, and asking owners to overrule them puts everyone in dangerous territory.

  • Minnesota Provost Clears Three Players in Assault Case

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In a final round of appeals, three Minnesota football players have been granted a reprieve from punishments stemming from sexual assault and harassment allegations made in September.

  • Opinion: NCAA's State Punishments Raise Red Flags

    by Ed Hardin March 2017

    Say what you will about the right to demonstrate or the right to free speech or the NCAA's right to make a stand, but North Carolina is getting ready to lose six years of tournaments over a law that restricts something that can't be policed.

  • Group's $50K Turf Donation Contingent on Messaging

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    The Greenfield (Ind.) Central School District has received an offer of a $50,000 donation to help replace the turf on the high school football field – but, it’s an offer they are reluctant to accept.

  • Officials Admit Mistake in Gonzaga Win

    by Amy Donaldson March 2017

    Within minutes of Gonzaga's 79-73 victory over Northwestern at Vivint Arena, a statement was released by the NCAA addressing the mistake that caused Collins to get tagged with a technical with just under five minutes to play.

  • Evansville Mayor Opposed to Ballpark Tax

    by John T. Martin March 2017

    Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said a revenue stream is needed to fund repairs at Bosse Field, but he opposes a tax levy for that purpose.

  • N.C. Governor Urges Lawmakers to 'Erase' HB2

    by News & Record March 2017

    Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper urged lawmakers gathered Monday night to repeal the state's "bathroom bill" very soon, saying the law is "the dark cloud hanging over our state of promise."