Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
Opinion: No Football Title Game for Big 12 Wise
by George Schroeder, USA TODAY Sports May 2015
One week after Bob Bowlsby suggested his league had to do something about being left out of the College Football Playoff, the Big 12 decided to do nothing -- and that's the right thing to do.
Prep Coach-Athlete Recruiting Meeting Brings Probation
by Ward Gossett Chattanooga Times Free Press May 2015
Cleveland High School has been placed on probation and fined, along with other penalties, by the TSSAA for recruiting violations.
Opinion: NFL Tries to Hide True Nature with Tax Switch
by Robert Lipsyte May 2015
Just in time for last week's draft of college players, the National Football League announced that it was giving up its non-profit status "to eliminate the distraction associated with the misunderstanding of the league office's status."
Maine Goes to Five Enrollment Classes for Basketball
by Tom Chard, Staff Writer May 2015
The Maine Principals' Association approved the most sweeping change to high school basketball in generations Thursday, expanding the annual postseason tournaments to five enrollment classes.
MIAA Votes Down Rugby as Varsity Sport, 13 to Nil
by Dan Ventura May 2015
Rugby is experiencing a growth in several Massachusetts communities, just not enough to sway the MIAA board of directors.
Lady Vols Backlash Draws Response from UT Chancellor
by Ben Frederickson firstname.lastname@example.org April 2015
University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy Cheek responded to critics of the Lady Vols name change in a mass email last week, acknowledging “differences of opinion” about the branding decision while standing by the controversial shift.
West Palm Spring Training Park Clears Florida Senate
by John Pacenti and Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writers April 2015
The Florida Senate and House may not be able to play ball on health care and the budget, but that doesn't mean they are going to stand in the way of bringing spring training back to West Palm Beach
NFL Voluntarily Opts to Drop Tax-Exempt Status
by Stephen Dinan, THE WASHINGTON TIMES April 2015
Commissioner Roger Goodell said complaints that the wealthy league was skimming millions of dollars from taxpayers had become a "distraction."
How Is South Carolina Reclassification Going to Work?
by Lake Morris April 2015
Last week the South Carolina High School League’s (SCHSL) executive committee held its April meeting, and the board approved, among other things, adding a competition classification by creating AAAAA starting in 2016.
NFL Institutes Mandatory Violence Seminar for Rookies
by Lindsay H. Jones, USA TODAY Sports April 2015
The program features blunt definitions of what domestic violence and sexual assault entail as well as examples of scenarios that could be considered as or escalate into such crimes.