Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
New NCAA Benefits May Change Recruiting Game
by Dan Wolken, @DanWolken, USA TODAY Sports February 2015
Whereas coaches used to go into homes with pictures of weight rooms and presentations about academics, they will soon be armed with dollar figures and cost-of-living adjustments.
IOC, UNESCO Pushes for Better Phys. Ed. in Schools
by The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) February 2015
The International Olympic Committee and other international organizations are urging governments to improve physical education in schools.
NHL Players in No Rush to Adopt 3-on-3 OT Format
by Kevin Allen, USA TODAY Sports February 2015
NHL players have reservations about a potential move to use three-on-three play in overtime next season to lower the number of games decided by shootouts. "My real concern is that top guys are going to be put in these situations, and there will be more wear and tear on them," NHL Players' Association executive Mathieu Schneider told USA TODAY Sports.
Latest NFL Leak Takes Some Air Out of Deflategate
by Bart Hubbuch, The New York Post February 2015
Deflategate could be turning in the Patriots' favor, if the latest media leak in the NFL's investigation proves true.
CIF Votes to Dramatically Expand Football Playoffs
by Mike Guardabascio, Press - Telegram (Long Beach California) February 2015
The CIF State Federated Council created a seismic shift in the world of California high school football Friday, approving a plan to drastically expand the state football championship bowl series.
NFL Reports Significant Drop in Concussions
by Bob Glauber, Newsday January 2015
Concussions are down in the NFL by 25 percent from last year and by 36 percent during a three-year span, according to figures released Thursday by the league’s Health and Safety Committee.
California State Football Playoff Expansion Nixed
by Steve Fryer STAFF writer, The Orange County Register January 2015
The CIF-Southern Section Council voted Wednesday against a proposal that would expand the CIF State football playoffs to 51 teams and more than double the number of championship games.
CHSAA Shoots Down Transfer Rule Changes
by BRENT W. NEW email@example.com - January 2015
Safety measures, equity, class changes, new board directors were among the approved changes at the Colorado High School Activities Association's legislative council meeting on Thursday.
Bill Targets Healthy Living Via Shared Facility Use
by WHITNEY BURDETTE, DAILY MAIL CAPITOL REPORTER January 2015
The bill would allow county school boards and the local school administrators in West Virginia to allow their properties to be used for unorganized recreation without concern of liability.
Opinion: UT Chattanooga Proves Title IX Imperfect
by Mark Wiedmer January 2015
Sometimes justice wins out in sports. Monday's news that the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team received its first national ranking in 30 years when it was voted No. 25 in the latest Associated Press poll would be a prime example.