• Opinion: Baseball Ties Better Than Extra-Long Games

    by Joel Sherman April 2017

    We like resolution. We like tradition. I get it. Yet, I think the major leagues should allow ties if a game remains deadlocked after 12 innings.

  • Opinion: In Arkansas, Football Won Out Over Guns

    by The Washington Times April 2017

    The National Rifle Association took on the Razorbacks of the University of Arkansas over a law that would have enabled fans to take their guns to the game, and the Razorbacks won.

  • After Altercation, MLS Union Questions Security

    by Anne M. Peterson April 2017

    A day after Major League Soccer suspended Colorado goalkeeper Tim Howard for an altercation with a fan, the MLS Players Union questioned security at Sporting Kansas City's stadium.

  • NCAA Approves Changes for College Football Recruiting

    by Matt Porter April 2017

    The NCAA's Division I Council approved changes Friday that included an early signing day in December and the addition of a 10th assistant coach.

  • New NCAA Rule May Require Football Knee Pads

    by Tim May April 2017

    Come Saturday, Big Ten officials may choose to enforce a new NCAA rule that demands the knees be covered by the pants and enclosed pads at Ohio State's spring game.

  • Virginia Self-Reports Recruiting Violations

    by Richmond Times Dispatch April 2017

    The NCAA has fined the University of Virginia athletics department $5,000 and accepted the school's self-imposed penalties for recruiting violations committed last year by the football program.

  • Renovations Push UC Basketball Games to HS Gym

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Ongoing renovations at the University of Cincinnati’s Fifth Third Arena have displaced the school’s basketball teams, forcing the Bearcats to hold court in various other local venues.

  • Professor Proposes Pay for College Athletes

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    A law professor from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio has proposed a compensation model that would pay collegiate athletes.

  • Home Run Balls Terrorize the Neighbors

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    The youth league baseball fields owned by the Holy Spirit Church in Fremont, Calif., have been reported to the city for endangering the neighbors with escaped baseballs. The smaller of the two fields, located at the edge of church property, directly faces a line of private back yards, where home run baseballs frequently land.

  • Florida House Bill Bars Stadiums from Public Land

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In an effort by Florida House leaders to limit public assistance to private companies, HB 77 was passed 82-33 in a vote Thursday. The proposed bill disallows sports franchises from building or renovating stadiums on publicly owned land.