• IHSA Advances Proposal to Revamp Football Playoffs

    by Daily Herald report November 2014

    The Illinois High School Association's Legislative Commission voted Monday to refer six proposals to amend the IHSA constitution and bylaws to a vote of the general membership.

  • Campus Judicial Systems in Legal Gray Area

    by Collin Binkley, Mike Wagner, Jill Riepenhoff and Sara Gregory November 2014

    Those who work in the campus judicial system say that, because the private proceedings aren't bound by the laws and rules of criminal courts, they function differently and hold different standards. They point out that, legally, schools are allowed to enforce their own rules.

  • Opinion: If FSU Won't Punish Winston, NCAA Should

    by ZACH BRAZILLER November 2014

    The NCAA should do what Florida State refuses to do: Punish Jameis Winston for breaking a rule.

  • NCAA Tourney May Mirror Approach to Football Playoff

    by Nicole Auerbach, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    The first set of College Football Playoff rankings, released Oct.28, brought such buzz that some in the sports media compared it to Christmas. And it hasn't waned since.

  • UT Football Players Suspended Amid Rape Allegations

    by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel November 2014

    Butch Jones’ weekly press conference on Monday was supposed to be one of the Tennessee coach’s most triumphant of the season, instead he had to discuss disciplinary issues.

  • Opinion: Time for FIFA to Come Clean

    by Nancy Armour,, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    FIFA's announcement clearing Russia and Qatar to host the next two World Cups would be comical if it wasn't so pathetic.

  • Report: NCAA, Freeh Emailed During PSU Probe

    by Jeremy Roebuck and Angela Couloumbis November 2014

    Louis Freeh regularly conferred with the NCAA and kept its top officials informed as his firm investigated Pennsylvania State University's handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, according to e-mails unearthed by critics of Freeh and the league.

  • UNC Faculty Debate Role in Athletics Oversight

    by LAURA OLENIACZ; 919-419-6636 November 2014

    The debate at the Faculty Executive Committee meeting was sparked by a letter to the editor in The Daily Tar Heel by four faculty members that asked for more representation from College of Arts and Sciences faculty on a faculty committee that advises the chancellor on athletics issues.

  • Columnist: Key Is Not to Get Caught by NCAA

    by John Adams November 2014

    Tennessee fans probably are trying to decide whether they should be worried about their men’s basketball program. And not just because it has been picked to finish either last or second to last in the SEC this season.

  • Opinion: NCAA Rushed to Judgment in Penn State Case

    by Mike Sielskim, Inquirer Columnist November 2014

    Sometimes you'll hear a person or an organization or an institution described in inflammatory terms: power-hungry, arrogant, invasive, bullying. Still, even in our age of instant and oft-artificial outrage, it's rare that the person or organization or institution actually meets the measure of those epithets, actually behaves in a manner consistent with the very worst expectations we have for it.