Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
Board Sets Eligibility Rule for Junior High Athletes
by Mike Pettinella; GENESEE CORRESPONDENT August 2015
The Batavia School Board has approved a first-time academic eligibility policy for extracurricular activities for seventh and eighth grades and a revised policy for ninth through 12th grades, effective with the 2015-16 school year.
Minnesota: Teague Failed to Disclose VCU Complaint
by Brandon Stahl; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) August 2015
The University of Minnesota said Monday that former athletic director Norwood Teague failed to disclose that he was facing a gender discrimination complaint at the time he was being recruited and then after he was hired.
Answers to Lingering Questions in Athlete Union Case
by Chicago Daily Herald August 2015
The National Labor Relations Board halted the effort to unionize Northwestern's football team without answering the biggest question of all: Are the players effectively university employees?
Ruling: Northwestern Players Cannot Unionize
by Stuart Goldman August 2015
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in a unanimous decision that Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships cannot form a union, a ruling seen as a victory for the NCAA.
OHSAA Reverses Course on Charter, STEM Students
by Marc Pendleton August 2015
Five area high school football teams reverted back to their original divisions from 2014 and eight others were realigned following the Ohio High School Athletic Association's release of new divisional assignments late Thursday night.
USOC Makes It Clear That It Loves L.A.
by Scott M. Reid STAFF writer, The Orange County Register August 2015
Los Angeles' track record in hosting the 1932 and 1984 Games, wealth of existing venues and overwhelming political and public support made the city an obvious, and safe, choice for the USOC as it tries to rebound from Boston's disastrous and ultimately ill-fated seven-month bid for the 2024 Games.
UNC Reports New Violations to NCAA
by Brooke Pryor email@example.com August 2015
Days before it planned to release its response to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations, North Carolina has reported new information to the NCAA's enforcement staff.
Should Department of Education Control OSSAA?
by Laura Godlewski July 2015
Controversy is raging in Oklahoma over whether the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association should be placed under the direction of the Oklahoma Department of Education.
Opinion: Brady Tarnishes Image, Polishes Goodell's
by Jarrett Bell, firstname.lastname@example.org, USA TODAY Sports July 2015
No consultants, spin doctors or even enabling NFL owners could spruce up Roger Goodell's reputation like one man -- Tom Brady -- managed to do with one stunning revelation. Brady had his cellphone destroyed.
Report: Tyndall to Be Charged with So. Miss Violations
by Ben Frederickson email@example.com July 2015
The lengthy NCAA investigation into former Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall and the Southern Miss program he departed to briefly coach the Vols is reportedly nearing its conclusion — a notice of allegations.