Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
High School Swimming Moves Forward After Suit Ban
by Michael Popke December 2009
Prep swimming moves forward following the ban of controversial high-tech suits.
New Jersey Sports Administrators May Have Found New Way to Level Playing Field
by Michael Popke July 2009
New Jersey sports administrators may have found a new way to level the playing field.
Supreme Court Will Review NFL Antitrust Case
by Andrew Cohen & John T. Wolohan July 2009
The NFL hopes the court will expand its lower-court victory by making all professional sports leagues immune from antitrust laws; "Sports Law" contributor John T. Wolohan offers an opinion about the league's chances of victory.
NCAA Rule Intended to Protect Student-Athletes does Opposite, Court Says
by John T. Wolohan May 2009
An NCAA rule intended to protect student-athletes does the opposite, a court says.
Court Determines that Interscholastic Sports Participation Is Privilege, Not Right
by John T. Wolohan April 2009
Another court determines that participation in interscholastic athletics is a privilege, not a right.
Third-Party Health Club Certification Effort Could Benefit Industry
by Andrew Cohen February 2009
A third-party health club certification effort is afoot that could benefit club users and owners alike.
Climbing Wall Association Struggles With Regulatory Agencies
by Andrew Cohen July 2008
It doesn't look as though the Climbing Wall Association's struggle with regulatory agencies will end any time soon.
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.