Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
The Latest Example of Poor Social Media Behavior
by Michael Gaio November 2014
Jake Marchment and Greg Betzold certainly aren't the first athletes to get in trouble thanks to social media, but they are the latest. (At least that we know of.)
As Co-Owner, County Wants Say in Turner Field's Fate
by David Wickert, Katie Leslie; Staff November 2014
In an Oct. 28 letter to Reed and others obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, County Commission Chairman John Eaves has asked to be included in any future negotiations over the stadium's fate.
Opinion: College Football Playoff System Not Good Enough
by Bob Brookover; Inquirer Columnist November 2014
Nearly six years passed before baseball finally made things right by instituting an extensive replay system in 2014. Let's hope college football does not wait a half-dozen years before it moves from its four-team College Football Playoff system to something far more adequate.
NFL Players Support Peterson's Return to Field
by Tom Pelissero, @TomPelissero, USA TODAY Sports November 2014
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman wouldn't comment Tuesday on the possible return of exiled star Adrian Peterson. But Peterson's teammates said they'd have no problem with him returning after the resolution of his court case in Texas.
Some UNC Faculty Call for Athletic Department Reforms
by LAURA OLENIACZ firstname.lastname@example.org November 2014
Faculty members called for changes to the special-talent admissions process and to the time student-athletes can devote to practice and games at a standing-room-only meeting Friday.
Cal U. Cancels Game After Players Beat Man Unconscious
by Michael Gaio October 2014
California University of Pennsylvania has canceled Saturday’s football game against Gannon University after five of its players were arrested in connection with a violent beating outside a California restaurant.
Schools Sharpen Focus on Issue of Phony Transcripts
by Zach Braziller October 2014
In the wake of alleged transcript fraud at Westchester Community College that cost two former players Division I scholarships, St. John's is looking into newcomer Keith Thomas' transcript, to see if it was altered as well, sources confirmed to The Post.
AIA Approves First Out HS Transgender Athlete
by Andrew Brandt October 2014
The Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board has approved the state's first ever transgender student-athlete to compete as their self-identified gender.
Club Hockey Team Funding Jeopardized by Fees Violation
by Jill Himmelfarb email@example.com 239-263-4767 October 2014
Florida Gulf Coast University’s club hockey was denied funding due to a violation in finance code regulations when the club charged tryout fees to every student trying out for the team.
School District Reports Hazing Ritual Known as 'Ripping'
by Kathy Boccella, Inquirer Staff Writer October 2014
The Cheltenham School District says a hazing incident occurred last month in which members of the boys' soccer team were dangled by their underwear, a technique referred to as "ripping."