• Syracuse Opts Out of Tourney Amid Infractions Case

    by From staff and news services February 2015

    Syracuse University announced Wednesday that it has instituted a self-imposed postseason ban for the current men's basketball season as part of its case pending before the NCAA Committee on Infractions.

  • Team Owner Admits Falcons Faked Crowd Noise

    by From wire reports February 2015

    Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he has seen enough of the NFL's investigation of fake crowd noise at Atlanta's home games to acknowledge wrongdoing.

  • Another Bizarre Score: Prep Basketball Game Ends 2-0

    by Michael Gaio February 2015

    It wasn't a controversial blowout, but the final score was equally as unusual. A boys high school basketball game in Alabama ended with just one made basket.

  • Ineligible Player Costs Basketball Team 17 Wins

    by John Varlas 901-529-2350 February 2015

    The Manassas boys basketball team will forfeit 17 victories for using an ineligible player. The school was informed of the penalties Monday in a letter sent from the TSSAA on Monday.

  • Falcons Angrily Await Results of Fan Noise Probe

    by D. Orlando Ledbetter; Staff February 2015

    Falcons owner Arthur Blank said he was "embarrassed and angered" when he found out in November that the franchise was being investigated by the league office for piping in crowd noise to the Georgia Dome over the past two seasons.

  • NHL Players in No Rush to Adopt 3-on-3 OT Format

    by Kevin Allen, USA TODAY Sports February 2015

    NHL players have reservations about a potential move to use three-on-three play in overtime next season to lower the number of games decided by shootouts. "My real concern is that top guys are going to be put in these situations, and there will be more wear and tear on them," NHL Players' Association executive Mathieu Schneider told USA TODAY Sports.

  • Latest NFL Leak Takes Some Air Out of Deflategate

    by Bart Hubbuch, The New York Post February 2015

    Deflategate could be turning in the Patriots' favor, if the latest media leak in the NFL's investigation proves true.

  • NFL Investigating Falcons Over Fake Crowd Noise

    by D. Orlando Ledbetter; Staff February 2015

    The Falcons are being investigated for piping in fake loud crowd noise through the Georgia Dome's sound system for the past two seasons. If the allegations are true, the Falcons could be fined and possibly lose a draft choice.

  • NCAA Official: Academic Misconduct on the Rise

    by Bozeman Daily Chronicle February 2015

    The head of NCAA enforcement says academic misconduct is on the rise in college athletics and his department is currently handling 20 open investigations.

  • NCAA Turmoil Continues to Grow at Southern Miss

    by Ben Frederickson January 2015

    Two Southern Miss basketball players who were recruited and signed by Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall are now ineligible in accordance with NCAA rules, Southern Miss announced Thursday.