Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
Principal, AD on Leave Amid Grade-Altering Probe
by Brenda Rindge August 2015
Goose Creek High School s principal and athletic director are on administrative leave amid allegations of attempted grade-tampering for a student-athlete, sources told The Post and Courier on Wednesday night.
Ex-VCU Women's Coach Got Title IX Settlement
by John O'Connor Richmond TimesDispatch August 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University said Tuesday that former women's basketball coach Beth Cunningham received a $125,000 settlement when she left the university.
Cal Field Hockey Mulls Title IX Complaint After Displacement
by Laura Godlewski August 2015
Almost two years ago, the University of California Berkeley told its women's field hockey team they would lose their practice and game facility because the school was building a new parking garage in the space.
Fired Staffer Barred from Distributing Planet Fitness Data
by Scott Dolan, Portland Press Herald (Maine) August 2015
A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order against a Maine man who was fired Monday from the Planet Fitness corporate headquarters in New Hampshire prohibiting the man from distributing any confidential company information in his possession.
Opinion: 'Guns in Parks' Law Needs to Offer Flexibility
by Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) August 2015
When Gov. Bill Haslam signed the controversial “guns in parks” law in April, he warned of the unintended consequences of removing local control over whether to allow firearms in city or county parks.
Players: Banning Smokeless Tobacco a Waste of Effort
by Mark Gonzales, Chicago Tribune August 2015
Chicago Cubs reliever James Russell sported an amused look on his face when he learned the city of San Francisco will try to ban a traditional habit that he and some of his baseball brethren have shared for years. "It's not going to stop me from dipping," Russell after being informed Mayor Edward M. Lee signed an ordinance in May that will ban smokeless tobacco from all public fields, including AT&T Park, starting Jan. 1.
Youth Basketball Team DQ'ed for Playing a Girl
by Laura Godlewski August 2015
The 11-under Charlottesville Cavs basketball team had reached the semifinal of the National Travel Basketball Association (NTBA) tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C., when it found out it had been disqualified from the tournament because one of its players is a girl.
OHSAA Charter School Rule Upsets Parents, Coaches
by Bill Bush, The Columbus Dispatch August 2015
About 20 charter-school students played sports on a Columbus City Schools team last school year, meaning they made up only one-third of 1 percent of the district's 6,000 or so student athletes.
High-Testosterone Women Fight to Compete
by Las Vegas Sun August 2015
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand recently secured the right to compete as a woman, even though her natural level of testosterone may exceed international track and field regulations for female athletes.
Investigation into Basketball Program Finds No Wrongdoing
by David Just August 2015
The University of Illinois announced Monday that its outside investigation into the Illini women's basketball program found the allegations of racism to be unsupported.