RECENT ARTICLES
  • NCAA, ACC Hint at N.C. Return After Repeal

    by Jeff Mills March 2017

    A law most legislators did not like, let alone embrace, might be innocuous enough to bring college sports championships back to North Carolina. Definitely maybe.

  • North Carolina Governor Signs 'Bathroom Bill' Rollback

    by Mark Barrett March 2017

    The compromise measure, approved earlier in the day by the state General Assembly, repeals the law but keeps some aspects of HB2 in place.

  • Are Padded Numbers Masking Title IX Violations?

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    An investigation into federal roster reporting at the University of Washington has unearthed some discrepancy between the women’s rowing team participation totals as reported to the Department of Education compared to the roster published by the school online.

  • NC Bill Would Let Parents Clear Kids for Play

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    A bill supported by lawmakers in North Carolina would give parents the power to determine when a child who has suffered a concussion is fit to return to play, without the input of a qualified medical professional.

  • Coaches Suspended Under Alleged Visa Violations

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    On Friday, the Paterson (N.J.) School District announced the suspension of athletic supervisor Gregory Cooper along with girls’ basketball coach Ray Lyde Jr., and track coach Natalie Jordan from Eastside High School.

  • Texas Policy on Transgender Participation Sees Scrutiny

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    The University Interscholastic League, a Texas governing body that regulates public school athletics, has been drawn into controversy regarding a policy enacted roughly a year ago through the popular vote of the state’s superintendents and athletic directors.

  • Proposed Texas Law a Threat to Tourism

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    The NFL took a strong position on Friday in a public announcement countering proposed Texas legislation that would require transgender persons to use public restrooms corresponding to their biological sex rather than their chosen gender, saying the bill may prevent the league from hosting future Super Bowls in Texas, per The Huffington Post.

  • Drury Coach Steps Down to Head Anti-Hazing Task Force

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Brian Reynolds, head swimming and diving coach for Drury University in Springfield, Mo., has announced his intention to step down as coach in order to devote his time to an anti-hazing task force he plans to create with the help of dean of students Tijuana Julian and athletic director Mark Fisher.

  • Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) group and the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) Joint Response regarding 30% Protein Rule

    by Contributors: Randy Bird, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, Amy Bragg, RD, CSSD, LD, Amy Freel, MS, RD, Christine Karpinski, PhD, RD, CSSD, LDN, Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD, Travis Thomas, PhD, RD, CSSD, LD, and Kelly White, MS, RD, CSSD, LD January 2017

    Background:

    Discussion at the December 2014 Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports (CSMAS) meeting included consideration of the dietary protein needs of collegiate student-athletes. The Committee requested a joint response from the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) group and the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) regarding the state of the science and the state of practice within collegiate athletics on student-athlete dietary protein needs.

  • NCAA's 30 Percent Protein Calorie Rule Deregulated

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    The NCAA has overturned a regulation limiting the amount of protein permitted to be contained in supplements provided by an institution to its student-athletes.