Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
Will Redefined College Scholarships Bring Shenanigans?
by Steve Berkowitz, @ByBerkowitz, USA TODAY Sports January 2015
Saturday at the NCAA convention, college and athlete representatives from the nation's five wealthiest conferences likely will vote to redefine an athletic scholarship so it can cover not only the traditional tuition, room, board, books and fees but also the incidental costs of attending college. It's a straightforward idea.
Boy, 11, Testifies of Sex Abuse by Football Coach
by JULIE SHAW; Daily News Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org January 2015
The thin 11-year-old told a Common Pleas jury yesterday that he used to sleep over some weekends in his football coach's home bedroom.
Dartmouth: Many Athletes Among 64 Cheating Students
by Rob Wolfe Valley News Staff Writer January 2015
Dartmouth College has charged 64 students with honor code violations following allegations of widespread cheating in a sports ethics class
Prep Inequity: 161-2 Basketball Rout Raises Concerns
by Landon Negri, The Orange County Register January 2015
Competitive inequity and fairness again became issues this week in high school sports in the Inland area after an usually lopsided nonleague girls basketball game between San Bernardino Arroyo Valley and Bloomington on Monday night.
Post-Scandal Sayreville: AD Resigns, Team to Play in Fall
by Michael Gaio January 2015
The months-long fallout in the wake of the hazing scandal at Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey continues.
NFL Head of Officiating Admits Blown Call
by Press Services January 2015
The NFL's head of officiating was candid Monday when talking about the Dallas Cowboys' 24-20 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
NHL Fines Flyers for Violation of Travel Policy
by Sam Carchidi; Inquirer Staff Writer January 2015
As if losing the last five games of their road trip wasn't bad enough, the Flyers were fined an undisclosed amount by the NHL on Sunday for violating a league travel policy.
Professional Tennis On Guard Over Match-Fixing
by Douglas Robson, @dougrobson, USA TODAY Sports December 2014
Anyone seeking to influence the outcome of last month's elite ATP World Tour Finals would have faced a hefty ante. Champion Novak Djokovic pocketed more than $2 million for his week's work, including a walkover in the final against Roger Federer.
Florida State's Winston Cleared in Conduct Code Hearing
by Rachel Axon, USA TODAY Sports December 2014
Jameis Winston has been found not responsible of violating Florida State's student conduct code in relation to a December 2012 allegation of sexual assault by a female FSU student.
Virginia Lawmaker Seeks Limits on Student Athletic Fees
by Staff reports December 2014
Following recommendations from the state's watchdog agency, Del. M. Kirkland Cox, R-Colonial Heights, said Thursday he will seek limits on the fees students are charged for athletics at Virginia's public universities.