Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
- Soil Report Complicates Rec Center Renovations
by Courtney Cameron June 2017
Planned renovations for the recreation center in Louisville, Colo., were complicated by a soil report, released Friday by Ground Engineering of Denver, that outlined the potential for significant subsidence and shifting soil on the chosen site.
- 3-on-3 Basketball Comes to Summer Olympics
by Zach Braziller June 2017
In an effort to gain more interest from young people and in urban areas, the International Olympics Committee on Friday announced it was adding 3-on-3 basketball to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
- IOC Nearing Decisions on 2024, '28 Games
by Scott M. Reid June 2017
The International Olympic Committee's executive board on Friday recommended that the IOC take the unprecedented step of awarding both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games this year.
- TSSAA Adjusts Pitch Count, Adds Soccer Mercy Rule
by Cecil Joyce June 2017
Only one season old, the TSSAA baseball pitch count rule will undergo revisions in 2018. The TSSAA Board of Control voted on Wednesday to amend the rule, which went into effect during the 2017 season.
- Youth Soccer Player Disqualified for Looking Like a Boy
by Courtney Cameron June 2017
On Sunday, eight-year-old Mili Hernandez was disqualified from the finals of the Springfield (Neb.) Soccer Club Tournament along with her entire team when officials mistook her for a boy.
- TSSAA Investigates Football Program Rules Violations
by Stephen Hargis June 2017
In a six-page resignation letter Thursday, former Memphis Trezevant principal Ronnie Mackin outlined numerous allegations of rules violations. The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association has launched an investigation into the claims.
- NBA's Silver Talks Age Requirement, Extending Season
by Greg Logan June 2017
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the league and the NBA Players Association will take the next year to study the possibility of changing the eligibility rules for the draft. Silver cited concern about curtailing the burgeoning number of one-and-done players leaving college to enter the NBA Draft.
- Auburn AD Proposes Swapping Divisions with Missouri
by Mark Long June 2017
One Southeastern Conference athletic director wants the league to swap Tigers. Auburn's Jay Jacobs made it clear Wednesday that he would like his program to change divisions with Missouri, a trade that would make financial and geographical sense and likely provide the league with more competitive balance. The Western Division has won eight consecutive SEC title games, including the last three by powerhouse Alabama.
- UNC Poised for NCAA Fight in Notice of Allegations Response
by Luke DeCock May 2017
We're headed for a showdown now. There's no way around it. Whatever happens to North Carolina, whether the university is punished by the NCAA or wriggles off the hook, the battle lines have never been drawn more sharply. After five years, judgment is coming.
- NBA Announces Return of All-Star Game to Charlotte
by Steve Reed May 2017
The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Charlotte in 2019, a couple of years later than anticipated. The NBA announced that the All-Star weekend will be held Feb. 15-17 in Charlotte and the game will be played at the Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets.