Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
Amendment to Bill Would Keep Old Dominion in FBS
by Harry Minium January 2015
A bill designed to cap student athletic fees at the 15 state colleges and universities was amended by a House subcommittee on Monday, in part to ensure that Old Dominion can remain in the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Rejection of IHSA Playoff Change a Win for Tradition
by MIKE CLARK. firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @mikeclarkpreps January 2015
When the results of this year's amendment voting came out on Tuesday morning, plenty of people were paying attention to one item in particular: Proposal 10.
Proposal Would Revamp Calif. Prep Football Playoff
by Record Searchlight January 2015
If the California Interscholastic Federation approves a proposal in January to expand the regional bowls, every team with a section title would be chosen to play in the bowls.
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 email@example.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.