• MLB Mulls Harsher Penalties for Fan Behavior

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Major League Baseball officials will be entering into a planned discussion to hash out the parameters of potential stadium policy changes meant to check unruly fans.

  • Opinion: Rules Protecting Young Athletes a Good Idea

    by Steve Christilaw May 2017

    It's taken time, but we've learned that there aren't an infinite number of throws built into a human arm. Nolan Ryan and Gaylord Perry aside, arm trouble affects scores of pitchers for every one that ever makes it into a major-league uniform.

  • Coach Suspended for Asking Sexual Questions of Player

    by Eli Francovich May 2017

    East Valley high school softball coach Ray Riggin, 54, said he was only attempting to be a father figure to one of his players, according to school records.

  • New Rule Says HS Coaches Can't Also Be ADs

    by Marc Pendleton May 2017

    A new job description for athletic directors at Belmont, Dunbar, Meadowdale, Ponitz, Stivers and Thurgood Marshall high schools would no longer allow them to coach.

  • HS Football Program Penalized for Un-Enrolled Player

    by Troy Provost-Heron May 2017

    Clinton High School's football program has been penalized by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association for allowing a student who was not enrolled at Clinton to participate in a spring scrimmage and practice with the team.

  • Complaints Lead to Revocation of Team's Gym Access

    by Tyler Jett April 2017

    Amid a dispute over an unsanctioned team using county basketball courts without permission, Ringgold Youth Sports Association's president handed his key to the facility to Catoosa County on Thursday.

  • Former Student-Athlete Files $102M Defamation Suit

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., is being sued by a former student-athlete seeking damages in excess of $102 million for emotional distress, loss of athletic opportunities and damage to his reputation, according to WSET.

  • In Wake of Penalties, Athletic Director Renews Contract

    by Jeremy P. Kelley April 2017

    Dayton's school board approved a two-year contract renewal for district athletic director Mark Baker, in the wake of major state penalties imposed on Dayton Public Schools athletic programs.

  • Competitive Boxing Mulls Hijab-Inclusive Uniform Policy

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    This weekend, 16-year-old Amaiya Zafar will box in her first competitive match in Minnesota. After three-and-a-half years of focused training, Zafar was granted a religious exemption last week by national governing body USA Boxing to compete wearing a hijab.

  • Youth Soccer Players Record Attack on Teammate

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    An elite youth soccer team has been temporarily suspended after video surfaced of the 14- and 15-year-olds attacking a teammate in a hotel room.