• IOC Officials Set to Visit Los Angeles

    by Scott Reid December 2016

    The IOC 2024 Evaluation Commission's visit to L.A. on April 23-25 will be the first of three stops by the group that will play a leading role in determining whether L.A., Paris or Budapest hosts the 2024 Games.

  • NCAA Investigation Finds Potential Violations at Rutgers

    by Tom Canavan December 2016

    The NCAA issued a notice of allegations on Tuesday, stating that the department had not been operating in full compliance with NCAA and university standards.

  • USA Gymnastics Responds to Abuse Allegations

    by Paul Parilla and Steve Penny December 2016

    USA Gymnastics believes that even one instance of child abuse, whether at a school, church or gym, is one too many. Athlete safety and well-being must not be taken for granted and requires as much diligence and attention as the training required for a perfect routine.

  • North Carolina to Kill Controversial 'Bathroom Bill'

    by Jonathan Drew December 2016

    Outgoing Gov. Pat McCrory announced he would call legislators back to the Capitol on Wednesday to repeal the law known as HB2, which excludes sexual orientation and gender identity from antidiscrimination protections.

  • FIFA: Doping Probe Unlikely to Cost Russia World Cup

    by Martin Rogers December 2016

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino appeared to guarantee Russia's status as host of the 2018 World Cup on Monday, even as soccer's global governing body opened a preliminary investigation into claims of state-sponsored doping offenses.

  • OHSAA Investigates Dayton Public Schools Over Forfeits

    by Marc Pendleton December 2016

    A faceoff between Dunbar High School coaches and Dayton Public Schools Athletic Director Mark Baker has resulted in separate investigations that could lead to Ohio High School Athletic Association penalties.

  • U. of Minnesota FB Team Boycotts Bowl Game

    by Courtney Cameron December 2016

    On Thursday night, University of Minnesota football players came together as a team in support of 10 suspended teammates who are facing a Title IX investigation into an alleged rape.

  • County Officials Revoke Club’s Rights to Field Lights

    by Courtney Cameron December 2016

    Last Thursday, local officials in Harrison County, Miss., sent a message to the constituents of the South Mississippi Soccer Club by turning off the field lights, effectively halting practice and enforcing the value of resource frugality.  

  • New MLB Rules Ban 'Insensitive' Pranks on Rookies

    by The Associated Press December 2016

    Major League Baseball created an Anti-Hazing and Anti-Bullying Policy that prohibits “requiring, coercing or encouraging” players to wear "costumes that may be offensive to individuals based on their race, sex, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identify or other characteristic.”

  • Opinion: FIFA Should Strip World Cup from Russia

    by Martin Rogers December 2016

    FIFA wants you to believe it is different now, reformed, rebuilt and far removed from the regime of corruption that led to the long-overdue downfall of former president Sepp Blatter.