Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
- 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."
- Transgender Bathroom Bill Advances in Texas Senate
by Bradford Richardson March 2017
A bill that would make Texas the second state to regulate intimate public facilities on the basis of biological sex advanced to the state's Senate floor Wednesday.
- USOC Officials: Gymnastics CEO Must Resign
by Christine Brennan March 2017
Officials within the U.S. Olympic Committee say USA Gymnastics President and CEO Steve Penny must resign so the national governing body can move forward in the midst of a sexual abuse scandal.
- Utah Senate Approves Restructuring of UHSAA
by Benjamin Wood March 2017
The Utah Senate on Wednesday approved a bill requiring the Utah High School Activities Association to shrink its board, install an appellate panel and follow state open meetings and records requirements.
- Inside the NCAA Tournament Selection Process
by Brad Senkiw March 2017
A 10-member committee comprised of university athletic directors will sit down Sunday and complete what's expected to be another compelling and controversial bracket.
- NCAA Reports $1.4B in Expenses for 2016
by Steve Berkowitz March 2017
The NCAA incurred $1.4 billion in expenses during its 2016 fiscal year as it began allocating more than a decade's worth of accumulated money to legal settlements and costs and a special one-time distribution to Division I schools.
- Utah State House Approves UHSAA Requirements
by Lee Davidson March 2017
The Utah House on Monday passed a law placing the Utah High School Activities Association under Utah's open meetings and records laws, and cutting the group's governing body in half.