• Rec Committee Makes Compromise on 5K, 10K Race Fees

    by Rachel Molenda, Staff writer June 2014

    Organizations that want to host 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer races in Charleston would still have to pay a fee for associated city services under a proposed ordinance, but the Parks and Recreation committee made changes Tuesday that should satisfy the city and organizations, said chairwoman Susie Salisbury.

  • Should Chiropracters Be Ruling on Athletes' Concussions?

    by The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) June 2014

    The Ohio legislature has ignored expert medical advice and put children at risk by opening the door for chiropractors to independently clear young athletes to resume play after they've suffered a concussion.

  • Policy Banning Parents from Coaching Gets Pushback

    by Dan Brown; June 2014

    Parents and coaches from across Berkeley County converged on a board of education meeting demanding some answers, or at best, a frank explanation as to the motivation behind the county board s consideration of changing a longstanding volunteer coaches policy.

  • Bills Looking to Sell Beer Hour Earlier, Curb Tailgating

    by Tom Precious; News Albany Bureau chief June 2014

    Tailgaters be warned: The Buffalo Bills would like more of your money. Your beer money, to be precise.

  • Jesse Jackson Seeks Probe of Chicago HS Eligibility Issue

    by Becky Schllikerman and Michael O'Brien, Staff Reporters June 2014

    The Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling for a "thorough investigation" of Chicago Public Schools basketball teams a day after learning of what he called "widespread incompetence" by CPS officials.

  • Sports Camp Coach Admitted Molesting Boy, Police Say

    by Eric Hartley, Staff Writer June 2014

    In two secretly recorded conversations just before his arrest, a Seal Beach sports camp owner admitted to molesting a teenage boy years earlier, according to a court filing by police.

  • Columnist: UNC Can't Quite Bury Academic Mess

    by Mark Wiedmer June 2014

    The 2005 NCAA championship game had just ended, North Carolina nipping Illinois for the crown. Out on the court inside St. Louis's Edward Jones Dome, UNC guard Rashad McCants lifted high his jersey, baring his torso for everyone inside the dome, if not the entire country. Standing near me on a press row, a sports writer with North Carolina ties leaned close, pointed toward McCants' antics and said, "Roy [Williams] isn't going to be happy about that."

  • Opinion: AD Accused of Planting Contraband Got Off Light

    by Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico) June 2014

    Albuquerque Public Schools penalized former Sandia High School Athletic Director Tom Knauber with what amounts to a two-shot foul when the district should have tossed him out of the game.

  • Bill Paves Way for Bike-Sharing Program in Philadelphia

    by CINDY STANSBURY; Daily News Staff Writer, 215-854-5914 June 2014

    City Council's Transportation and Public Utilities Committee approved a bill yesterday that would pave the way for a bike sharing program in Philadelphia The bill, introduced by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, now moves to Council for a full vote.

  • UT: No Evidence Official Had Inappropriate Relationships

    by Megan Boehnke June 2014

    After 13 months and a $66,015.50 investigation, a private firm hired by the University of Tennessee found no evidence that a former director of judicial affairs had inappropriate relationships with student-athletes.