Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
Florida HS Coach Out Amid Foreign Recruiting Scandal
by Michael Gaio March 2015
On the bright side, Lake Wales High School’s boys’ basketball coach led his team to a winning record on the court. On the down side, he was willing to do almost anything — including recruiting students from other countries to get there. At least that’s what a report filed by the school to the Florida High School Athletic Association is claiming.
Were Laws Broken to Bring Down Little League Champs?
by Mary Mitchell March 2015
The attorney for Jackie Robinson West Little League said he is being stonewalled in his efforts to find out if someone broke the law while trying to bring down the team.
NCAA Amends Basketball Tournament Travel Policies
by The Associated Press March 2015
Under a new policy, teams that fly to tournament sites and have start times after 3 p.m. local time will spend the night, win or lose.
KU Defends State-Funded Jet Use; Self Trips Total $1M
by Tim Carpenter, Topeka Capital-Journal (Kansas) March 2015
A House committee explored Monday the acquisition of a seven-passenger Cessna Citation CJ4 by the University of Kansas to provide private flights for athletic, medical and administrative personnel.
Minnesota Bill Aims to Undo HS Transgender Policy
by Michael Gaio March 2015
Minnesota legislators have introduced a new bill that would undo the state high school league's controversial transgender athlete policy.
In Search of Uniformity in College Hoops Officiating
by Nicole Auerbach, @NicoleAuerbach, USA TODAY Sports March 2015
Imagine a typical Saturday in February, a day full of college basketball games that all reach their final buzzers without a single officiating controversy.
Opinion: NCAA Misses Chance with Syracuse Ruling
by Mark Wiedmer, Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) March 2015
When the NCAA sort of, kind of put the hammer down on the Syracuse basketball program Friday for academic chicanery and other issues, a parallel thought instantly seized college hoops fanatics everywhere: Namely, should the North Carolina program and new Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall be afraid, very afraid or hopeful?
Opinion: NCAA Report Proof It's Time for Boeheim To Go
by Paul Newberry, Associated Press March 2015
For the better part of a decade, Jim Boeheim oversaw a college basketball program that broke all sorts of rules, yet the only real price he's required to pay is a nine-game suspension next season. Actually, he should be getting ready to coach his final game at Syracuse.
Opinion: 'Tebow' Laws Troubling for Home Schooling
by Robert Holland March 2015
The specter of potential Tebows being victimized and sidelined forever by denial of equal access for home-schoolers to government schooling’s perks has helped advocates in 30 states shatter this supposed barrier to shared athletic glory and potential riches.
UT at Chattanooga Playing Title IX Numbers Game
by David Cook March 2015
To talk about University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Title IX troubles is to sooner or later realize this: Football and wrestling take up an awful lot of room.