• Coaches Warnings Part of HS Basketball Rule Changes

    by Sun Journal May 2017

    High school basketball coaches may be subject to an official warning for misconduct during games beginning next season, according to one of several rule changes recently approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

  • Opinion: NFL Should Go Back to Sudden Death Overtime

    by Jarrett Bell May 2017

    This is not your father's NFL. I get it. You can now watch games on your phone. The crucial play might just be reversed with an instant replay review from the league's Manhattan nerve center. It's the evolution of a brand and game.

  • Nevada May Offer Betting Within New Raiders Stadium

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    As the NFL plans for its foray into the world’s most well-known gambling hotspot, the league continues to grapple with how it will operate in Las Vegas while keeping its distance from betting.

  • Payout for Iowa Discrimination Suits Reaches $6.5M

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Former Iowa athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, have settled discrimination suits filed against the University of Iowa for a total of $6.5 million.

  • No Further Penalty in Cheerleading 'Sugar Daddy' Probe

    by Andrew Knapp May 2017

    Coastal Carolina University will take no more action against its cheerleading squad after it suspended the team over anonymous allegations of prostitution, drug use and cheating, the Conway school said Friday.

  • Record Rainfall Delays Inglewood Stadium Construction One Year

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Record rainfall in Los Angeles has caused significant construction delays, postponing the opening date of shared Rams/Chargers stadium in Inglewood, Calif., by one year.

  • UNC to Respond to Latest Notice of Allegations

    by Dan Kane May 2017

    Tuesday was the deadline for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and three people involved in the academic fraud scandal to respond to the NCAA's latest notice of allegations.

  • ACC Coaches Worry Early Signing May Cause Problems

    by Matt Porter May 2017

    The apparent goal of an early signing period, in the best intentions of college football's administrators, was to make it easier on recruits. Those with a firm college decision would lock up a spot early, and go back to enjoying the last moments of their time as high school students. For some, it appears the pressure may have shifted.

  • IHSAA Mulls Limits for Offseason Contact

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    A rules-change proposed at this year’s spring area principals meeting was brought up for further discussion at the Indiana High School Athletic Association executive committee meeting earlier this month.

  • Study: Odds of Cancer Caused by Infill One in a Million

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    A $200,000 testing project to determine the safety of synthetic turf sports fields containing crumb rubber infill found that the likelihood of developing cancer due to contact with the surface is less than one in a million.