RECENT ARTICLES
  • Florida State's Winston Cleared in Conduct Code Hearing

    by Rachel Axon, USA TODAY Sports December 2014

    Jameis Winston has been found not responsible of violating Florida State's student conduct code in relation to a December 2012 allegation of sexual assault by a female FSU student.

  • State Representative Wants to Bring Back 'Lady Vols'

    by John Shearer and Dan Fleser December 2014

    A Tennessee state representative added his voice of protest to Saturday’s rally for reinstating the Lady Vols name for all women’s sports teams at Tennessee.

  • 500 NFL Employees Turned in Phones for Rice Probe

    by Associated Press December 2014

    Two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters in New York turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell and staff pursued the Ray Rice case.

  • Little League Review: No Violation of Residency Rules

    by Michelle Manchir. Tribune reporter December 2014

    Little League International said Tuesday it has found no merit in complaints by an Evergreen Park athletic organization that Jackie Robinson West skirted residency rules in building its national championship team.

  • Senator: Make College Athlete Compensation S.C. Law

    by jhartsell@postandcourier.com December 2014

    Under a bill pre-filed by state Sen. Marlon Kimpson, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina would be required to pay some of their athletes both a weekly stipend and a trust-fund payment upon graduation.

  • PIAA Heat Acclimation Rules Go to District Review

    by Chris Harlan and Bill West December 2014

    The state-mandated heat acclimation period for football teams would increase from three days to five under a proposal the PIAA Board of Directors reviewed at this week's meeting in Mechanicsburg.

  • NCAA: Paterno Estate Trying to Influence Public Opinion

    by Lori Falce, Centre Daily Times (State College, Pa.) December 2014

    In court documents filed Wednesday, the NCAA said the reason the estate of former Nittany Lions head coach Joe Paterno wants to modify a protective order in its lawsuit is to try the case in the media.

  • New NFL Code of Conduct Met with Criticism from NFLPA

    by Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY Sports December 2014

    Much to the chagrin of the NFL players union, team owners adopted a new personal-conduct policy Wednesday.

  • Michigan Takes Step to Ban College Athlete Unions

    by Michael Gaio December 2014

    In April, football players at Northwestern cast a historic vote to determine if they would unionize. Student-athletes in Michigan may never get that chance.

  • Big Ten Approves Enhanced Concussion Protocols

    by Michael Gaio December 2014

    Editor's note: The following is a press release issued by the Big Ten Conference.

    ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C) held its annual December meeting in Indianapolis on Sunday, December 7, and took another step toward improving student-athlete welfare when it approved a conference recommendation to establish enhanced concussion protocols.