Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
Minnesota Bill Aims to Undo HS Transgender Policy
by Michael Gaio March 2015
Minnesota legislators have introduced a new bill that would undo the state high school league's controversial transgender athlete policy.
In Search of Uniformity in College Hoops Officiating
by Nicole Auerbach, @NicoleAuerbach, USA TODAY Sports March 2015
Imagine a typical Saturday in February, a day full of college basketball games that all reach their final buzzers without a single officiating controversy.
Opinion: NCAA Misses Chance with Syracuse Ruling
by Mark Wiedmer, Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) March 2015
When the NCAA sort of, kind of put the hammer down on the Syracuse basketball program Friday for academic chicanery and other issues, a parallel thought instantly seized college hoops fanatics everywhere: Namely, should the North Carolina program and new Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall be afraid, very afraid or hopeful?
Opinion: NCAA Report Proof It's Time for Boeheim To Go
by Paul Newberry, Associated Press March 2015
For the better part of a decade, Jim Boeheim oversaw a college basketball program that broke all sorts of rules, yet the only real price he's required to pay is a nine-game suspension next season. Actually, he should be getting ready to coach his final game at Syracuse.
Opinion: 'Tebow' Laws Troubling for Home Schooling
by Robert Holland March 2015
The specter of potential Tebows being victimized and sidelined forever by denial of equal access for home-schoolers to government schooling’s perks has helped advocates in 30 states shatter this supposed barrier to shared athletic glory and potential riches.
UT at Chattanooga Playing Title IX Numbers Game
by David Cook March 2015
To talk about University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Title IX troubles is to sooner or later realize this: Football and wrestling take up an awful lot of room.
Prep Team Reinstated in Playoffs After Jersey Violation
by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015
A California high school girls’ basketball team that was forced to forfeit a win after a jersey violation has been reinstated in the playoffs after winning an appeal.
The Citadel Cracking Down on Hazing
by amanda kerr; firstname.lastname@example.org March 2015
A total of 11 cadets have either dropped out or been suspended from The Citadel amid an unprecedented inquiry by the military college into alleged acts of hazing.
Stadium Progress Delayed Over FEMA Objections
by Brian Francisco Washington editor March 2015
FEMA has suspended $5.5 million in hazard mitigation grants for Indiana because it contends that parts of the Kokomo ballpark are being built in a flood-prone area that is supposed to remain open green space.
Fenway Park Neighbors Call for Increase in Parking Fines
by MARIE SZANISZLO and COLNETH SMILEY Jr. March 2015
Fed-up Fenway neighbors -- tired of scofflaw Red Sox fans stealing their residential spaces -- want to see fines more than doubled to $100 for foul parking around the ballpark.