• Opinion: Frosh Ineligibility Could Aid 'Student-Athlete'

    by The Philadelphia Daily News February 2015

    Making freshman athletes ineligible would not be about punishing or controlling the player. It would be about making the player decide whether he is serious about college or going only because the NBA won't let him enter the draft right out of high school.

  • Nacita: Disregarding Baylor Guidance a Mistake

    by The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) February 2015

    Baylor announced Tuesday that Silas Nacita, whose story of overcoming an unstable family situation to play major college football made him a fan favorite, was no longer part of the program.

  • Opinion: Lawmaker's Concussion Bill a Fumble

    by Doug McKain February 2015

    Senate Bill 7 is major overkill on what is needed for a concussion protocol, involving major expenses to schools to have this many highly skilled medical personnel on an oversight team when it would not require this many medical team members to establish a protocol that already has been studied and guidelines established.

  • Poll: Handling Sexual Assault Incidents

    by Dennis Van Milligen February 2015

    In the wake of numerous stories on sexual assaults by athletes at all levels AB is investigating the topic for a story in an upcoming issue. We'd like your opinion. Please weigh in below.

  • Coaches of 'Tanking' Girls Basketball Teams Suspended

    by Tom Kreager Daily News Journal February 2015

    Riverdale coach Cory Barrett and Smyrna coach Shawn Middleton were removed as coaches through the end of the 2015-16 school year, along having their basketball coaching supplements withheld.

  • Anti-Bullying Policy Coming to Nashville Parks?

    by Michael Gaio February 2015

    In an effort to align with the city's public school district, Nashville's Metro Parks and Recreation has proposed an anti-bullying policy of its own.

  • Bill Would Let Voters Have Say in High-Debt Projects

    by Joey Garrison The Tennessean February 2015

    Tennesseans would have the final say the next time their mayor wants to build an arena, football stadium or convention center if a newly filed state bill clears the Tennessee General Assembly.

  • Opinion: Prep Teams' Fate Deserved for Trying to Lose

    by David Climer, USA TODAY Sports February 2015

    What transpired at the Riverdale-Smyrna girls high school basketball game Saturday is an utter embarrassment.

  • Girls' Basketball Suspensions Follow Illegal Workout

    by Marc Pendleton February 2015

    At least seven area girls varsity high school basketball players have been hit with two-game suspensions for violating an Ohio High School Athletic Association rule after participating in a non-sanctioned practice on Friday.

  • Girls' Basketball Teams Sanctioned for Tanking

    by Daily News Journal February 2015

    The TSSAA removed Riverdale and Smyrna from the high school girls basketball postseason on Monday following a report from a high school referee in charge of their District 7-AAA consolation game held Saturday where he said that both schools “played to lose the game.”