Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
Colorado School to Honor Fallen Soldiers with Patch
by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) August 2015
After its original plan to honor fallen members of the U.S. armed forces with names on the back of jerseys was denied, the Fossil Ridge High School football team has found a compromise.
Hundreds of Bears Fans Not Grasping NFL Purse Rule
by Frank Main August 2015
Bears fans are still getting flagged for penalties as the result of a 2013 National Football League rule change banning big purses and other bags that many don't seem to be aware of.
UHSAA Panel: Coach Didn't Violate Recruiting Rules
by Amy Donaldson August 2015
A Utah High School Activities Association panel didn't like the involvement of an Orem assistant football coach in an all-star league, but it didn't think his influence violated the state's recruiting rules.
District Denies Football Team's Plan to Honor Military
by Colorado Springs Gazette August 2015
The Poudre School District in northern Colorado has denied a request from the Fossil Ridge High School football team to individually honor fallen members of the U.S. armed forces by putting their names on the back of their jerseys, saying the district is worried it could open the door to similar requests for other causes.
Softball Team Suspected of Tanking Eliminated
by Tom Mahon email@example.com August 2015
A Little League softball team was eliminated from the World Series playoffs yesterday under unusual circumstances.
U. of Cincinnati Athletes Get Big Benefit Boost
by Steve Berkowitz and Andrew Kreighbaum August 2015
The difference between what the University of Cincinnati could cover under an athletic scholarship and what it reported as the actual cost of attending the school used to be a problem for Bearcats coaches.
Court: NFL Can Ban Off-Duty Officer Guns in Stadiums
by David Chanen, Staff Writer, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) August 2015
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the National Football League can ban off-duty officers from bringing guns into stadiums on game day. But in sending the case back to Hennepin County District Court, the court also made it clear that it is leaving the door open for the ban to be overturned.
Principal, AD Back; District Still Mum on Grade Changes
by Brenda Rindge, firstname.lastname@example.org August 2015
The Goose Creek High School principal and athletic director have been reinstated, district officials said Friday.
Judge Points Out Deflategate Absurdity
by Mike Foss, email@example.com, USA TODAY Sports August 2015
Judge Richard M. Berman will be forgotten in a few weeks once the NFL season kicks off. Until then, you should know him as a hero.
Sources: Football Eligibility Focus of Grade Probe
by firstname.lastname@example.org August 2015
The Goose Creek High School principal and athletic director are accused of altering a student's grades so that he would be eligible to play football for the Gators, according to sources familiar with the probe.