Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
ESPN Uncovers Records That Show Rose Bet as Player
by Frank Fitzpatrick, The Philadelphia Inquirer June 2015
All of Pete Rose’s impressive entries in baseball’s record books — the National League hits mark he set as a Phillie, the major-league standard that came during his second stint with the Reds — may ultimately mean nothing now that the contents of another record book have been made public.
FSU Has Been on Both Sides of Grad Transfer Debate
by Tom D'Angelo, Palm Beach Post June 2015
Florida State has been on both sides of the graduate transfer rule, losing quarterbacks Clint Trickett to West Virginia and Jacob Coker to Alabama before Everett Golson decided to join the Seminoles last month.
Residents Shocked to Learn 'Park' is Private Property
by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) June 2015
For 21 years, Joanne and John K'Miller have enjoyed walking their dog to their neighborhood park in Briargate and strolling around its pretty pond.
Vote on Football Early Signing Period Tabled
by Dayton Daily News June 2015
A decision to create an early signing period for college football has been put on hold until the entire recruiting process gets a comprehensive review.
What Does Cardinals Hack Mean for Other MLB Organizations?
by Gordon Wittenmyer, Chicago Sun-Times June 2015
The ramifications for the Cardinals are almost as hard to predict as the likelihood of wider cyber-transgressions in the multi-billion-dollar industry of professional sports with rapidly growing technical departments far removed from the field - in front offices looking for finer and finer analytical edges.
Senator Applauds Changes to Sex Assault Policies, Wants More
by Rachel Axon, USA TODAY Sports June 2015
Last July, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., questioned colleges' handling of sexual assault during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on college sports. That day, her office released results of a survey of 400-plus colleges and universities.
Cardinals Investigated by FBI for Hacking Astros
by David Just, Chicago Sun-Times June 2015
The St. Louis Cardinals are being investigated by the FBI and Justice Department officials for hacking into the internal networks of a former division rival to steal information about player personnel, according to the New York Times.
Charleston to Vote on Hammock Ban in Parks
by Diane Knich, Post & Courier June 2015
Just when hammock users were starting to rest easy, officials say they are going to renew their push for a ban in city parks.
Report: FSU Athletes Treated Leniently by Legal System
by Brendan Sonnone, Orlando Sentinel June 2015
Florida State athletes appear to be treated more leniently by local law enforcement than the average college-aged student in Tallahassee, according to a report from ESPN.
SEC Sets Example with Domestic Violence Policy
by Shannon McCaffrey, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution June 2015
When the SEC moved recently to ban its schools from accepting athletes subject to charges of sexual or domestic violence at another institution it was calculated to strike a new and improved tone of zero tolerance.