Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
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.
Deputies Confirm Alibi of Wrestler in Gym Mat Death
by Christian Boone, Staff December 2014
Lowndes County sheriff's deputies have released a report confirming the alibi of the older of two brothers still being investigated by federal prosecutors in the death of a Valdosta teen found dead in a gym mat.
Ex-Coach Cleared of Allegation of Playing Injured Athlete
by Chris Thomas, Knoxvielle News-Sentinel December 2014
Former Powell football coach John Allen was placed on administrative suspension from coaching with pay on Oct. 17 amid allegations that he "unnecessarily" placed students at risk of injury.
UGA Avoids Probation for NCAA Rule Violation
by Ken Sugiura; Staff December 2014
Georgia's swift and decisive reaction to initial reports that swim coach Jack Bauerle may have violated NCAA rules resulted in a relatively favorable outcome when the infractions committee issued its final ruling Tuesday.
Committee Responds to Skewed Voting Accusations
by AB Staff December 2014
After an exhaustive investigation, Athletic Business’ Committee on Voter Compliance has discovered proof that more than 100,000 votes cast on behalf of Texas A&M’s Kyle Field were done so using an automated voting script. Therefore, AB has deemed Kyle Field ineligible from the 2014 College Facility Playoff effective immediately.
Football Realignment Set for Four Years, Barring Appeal
by Anthony Chiang Palm Beach Post Staff Writers December 2014
Doug Socha spent most of Monday anxiously waiting for the Florida High School Athletic Association to release its tentative new football districts.
PIAA Heat Acclimation Rules Go to District Review
by Chris Harlan and Bill West December 2014
The state-mandated heat acclimation period for football teams would increase from three days to five under a proposal the PIAA Board of Directors reviewed at this week's meeting in Mechanicsburg.