Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
Cobb: Rules Followed During Braves Stadium Hearings
by Dan Klepal, Katie Leslie, Brad Schrade; Staff June 2014
Cobb Commission chairman Tim Lee said he had heard enough debate on the county's plan to build the Atlanta Braves a new stadium --- so much that he didn't feel obligated to prolong the decision any longer when it came time to cement nearly $400 million in public financing Tuesday night.
UC Irvine May Again Open Baseball Facility to 'Superfan'
by Kim Pierceall STAFF writer, The Orange County Register June 2014
The tale of UC Irvine's "Superfan" has gone national with the Wall Street Journal weighing in on its front page, turning the long-haired fanatic with a "No. 1" finger pointed to the sky into one of its famous dotted images.
Group Advocates for UNC Academic Whistleblower
by Wes Platt email@example.com; 919-419-6684 May 2014
The leader of a national whistleblower advocacy group has asked Tom Ross, president of the University of North Carolina System, to delve into allegations of mistreatment by learning specialist Mary Willingham.
Community Weighs In on City's Plan to Charge Race Fees
by MATT MURPHY Daily Mail STAFF May 2014
The final, amended version proposed charging $2,200 to organizations wishing to use Charleston's Kanawha Boulevard for their event, and $500 for courses established elsewhere.
K-State Grants Transfer to Women's Basketball Player
by Super User May 2014
Kansas State granted a release to women's basketball player Leticia Romero on Tuesday after amending its transfer policy, ending an embarrassing spat that had generated national attention.
Utah Compliance Staff Seeking to Improve Self-Audits
by Matthew Piper The Salt Lake Tribune May 2014
A review of recent Utah Athletics compliance self-audits shows that the U. -- so far as it knows -- has steered clear of significant violations. It's also evident that compliance staff wants to know more.
Cubs Unveil Revised Reno Plan, Threaten to Leave Wrigley
by FRAN SPIELMAN. City Hall Reporter May 2014
The Cubs on Tuesday showcased - and put a $75 million price tag on - their revised plan to add more signs, seats and lights at Wrigley Field and said if the team is not allowed to "control our ballpark," it would consider moving and look first at other Chicago sites.
Cobb Commissioners Approve Major Stadium Agreements
by Dan Klepal, Brad Schrade; Staff May 2014
At a packed public meeting, county commissioners approved a series of seven legal agreements with the team and with several community agencies that will be involved in building, operating and paying for a new $622 million ballpark in the Cumberland Mall area.
Opinion: Transfer Reform Sorely Needed in College Sports
by Bob Hunter, The Columbus Dispatch May 2014
If you have somehow missed the sad case of Kansas State women's basketball player Leticia Romero, a guard from Spain who has been trying to transfer because of a change in coaching staffs, it looks like a billboard advertising what's wrong with major-college athletics.
Northwestern Football Players Cast Historic Union Vote
by Michael Gaio April 2014
Northwestern football players cast their votes to determine if they will unionize Friday morning. The vote by about 70 scholarship players will be watched closesly by colleges and universities across the country due to the impact it could have on the dynamics of college athletics. However, the outcome of the vote may not be known for some time.