Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
NHL Ice-Scrape Policy Speeds Game, Slows Momentum
by Frank Seravalli, Daily News Staff Writer October 2014
When the horn blew at the end of regulation on Saturday night and the Zambonis rolled onto the ice, there had to be an audible sigh of relief from the Flyers' bench. On the other side, the Canadiens had to groan at one of the NHL's new wrinkles for this season: a dry scrape of the whole ice surface by both Zambonis to scoop up loose snow.
NBA Toys with Shortening Game from 48 to 44 Minutes
by Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Sports October 2014
The NBA's willingness to explore the impact of switching from a 48-minute to a 44-minute game should not be minimized.
BB Gun Game Lands Seven NC State Players on Bench
by Wire reports October 2014
North Carolina State suspended seven players - including its leading tackler and a second defensive starter - for this week's game against Louisville for their involvement in a BB gun incident, coach Dave Doeren said Monday.
Florida State Asks Winston About Autograph Payments
by Tom D'Angelo, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer October 2014
Florida State reportedly is looking into whether its embattled quarterback, Jameis Winston, was paid for autographs being sold online.
FSU Letter to Winston Details Code Violations in Question
by Sean Rossman, USA TODAY Sports October 2014
A letter sent to Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston provides details of four student conduct code violations a former judge will consider during the Heisman Trophy winner's formal disciplinary hearing.
Opinion: Ban on Playground Swings Won't Save Lives
by The Washington Times October 2014
Going to school these days isn't what it used to be. Kids are marched through metal detectors on the way to a disappointing lunch of arugula with a side of alfalfa sprouts. Now they're ruining recess. Swings in Seattle are now forbidden.
Sayreville Superintendent: Football Program in Jeopardy
by Post wire report October 2014
Seven high school athletes are facing charges for an alleged series of horrific hazing cases and a town is in upheaval. The football program at Sayreville War Memorial High School may be more trouble than it's worth, the school's superintendent said.
HS Athlete Charged with Felony Assault Still Playing
by Andrew Brandt October 2014
In August, teenager Nick Vincenzo was jumped, robbed and beaten by three young men and a juvenile in North Ridgeville, OH.
Four Off HS Football Team as Girls' Locker Video Probed
by Glen Rosales, Journal North October 2014
Four students who were on the Escalante High School football team "are not on the team anymore" as the school investigates allegations that boys took secret cellphone video of a girl's volleyball team changing clothes in a locker room last week, according to the football coach.
Georgia AD: Bogus Info Rampant in Gurley Benefits Case
by Scott Adamson, Anderson Independent-Mail (South Carolina) October 2014
A day after the University of Georgia announced that junior tailback Todd Gurley had been suspended indefinitely, athletic director Greg McGarity released a statement on the matter. With most media outlets reporting that Gurley’s suspension centers around whether or not he received compensation for signing memorabilia, McGarity says there is “misinformation” in many of the reports.