Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
The Government Is Taking Notice in Its Citizens' Health
by Ronale Tucker Rhodes June 2008
At what point does there become a need for government to step in and take some sort of authoritative role?
Coaches Embrace More Sophisticated Recruiting Methods, NCAA Responds
by Paul Steinbach June 2008
As coaches embrace more sophisticated recruiting methods, the NCAA braces for the next big thing.
Dispute Over State Tourney Photos Affects Newspaper Coverage of Prep Events in Illinois
by Michael Popke April 2008
A dispute over photographs taken at state tournaments is affecting how Illinois newspapers cover interscholastic athletics.
Female Golfer On Mixed-Gender Team Tees Off On Mass. Athletic Association
by John T. Wolohan January 2008
A female member of a mixed-gender golf team tees off on the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association.
Schools Struggle to Adapt to New Statewide Sports Schedules
by Michael Popke November 2007
As schools in two states struggle to adapt to new sports schedules, more changes may be on the way.
U.S. Soccer Federation Program Reflects Shift from Competition to Development
by Nicholas Brown October 2007
A new program from the U.S. Soccer Federation reflects a focal shift from competition to player development.
Inter-Conference Partnerships a Step Toward Football Officiating Consistency
by Paul Steinbach September 2007
Inter-conference partnerships may signal a first step toward football officiating consistency.
A Connecticut Law Spurs Adoption of Alternative Field-Care Options
by Michael Popke August 2007
A Connecticut law reinforces a trend to adopt alternative field-care options.
Middle Tennessee State Football Rises from the Academic Progress Rate Abyss
by Paul Steinbach July 2007
Through administrative teamwork, Middle Tennessee State football rises from the Academic Progress Rate abyss.
by Paul Steinbach March 2007
The NCAA's proposed ban on male practice players draws widespread criticism.