• White House Meeting May Include State of College Sports

    by Steve Berkowitz and Dan Wolken January 2015

    A meeting including Obama administration officials, NCAA executives and college athletics directors is scheduled at the White House this week, according to three people with direct knowledge of the meeting.

  • 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. 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 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.