Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
Community Weighs In on City's Plan to Charge Race Fees
by MATT MURPHY Daily Mail STAFF May 2014
The final, amended version proposed charging $2,200 to organizations wishing to use Charleston's Kanawha Boulevard for their event, and $500 for courses established elsewhere.
K-State Grants Transfer to Women's Basketball Player
by Super User May 2014
Kansas State granted a release to women's basketball player Leticia Romero on Tuesday after amending its transfer policy, ending an embarrassing spat that had generated national attention.
Utah Compliance Staff Seeking to Improve Self-Audits
by Matthew Piper The Salt Lake Tribune May 2014
A review of recent Utah Athletics compliance self-audits shows that the U. -- so far as it knows -- has steered clear of significant violations. It's also evident that compliance staff wants to know more.
Cubs Unveil Revised Reno Plan, Threaten to Leave Wrigley
by FRAN SPIELMAN. City Hall Reporter May 2014
The Cubs on Tuesday showcased - and put a $75 million price tag on - their revised plan to add more signs, seats and lights at Wrigley Field and said if the team is not allowed to "control our ballpark," it would consider moving and look first at other Chicago sites.
Cobb Commissioners Approve Major Stadium Agreements
by Dan Klepal, Brad Schrade; Staff May 2014
At a packed public meeting, county commissioners approved a series of seven legal agreements with the team and with several community agencies that will be involved in building, operating and paying for a new $622 million ballpark in the Cumberland Mall area.
Opinion: Transfer Reform Sorely Needed in College Sports
by Bob Hunter, The Columbus Dispatch May 2014
If you have somehow missed the sad case of Kansas State women's basketball player Leticia Romero, a guard from Spain who has been trying to transfer because of a change in coaching staffs, it looks like a billboard advertising what's wrong with major-college athletics.
California Prep Leagues Plan Realignment Appeals
by STEVE FRYER, STAFF WRITER May 2014
The Sunset and Pacific Coast leagues in football are among the Orange County leagues that plan to appeal their placement in playoff divisions for future school years.
Does Running Clock in Prep Football Soften Game?
by Rob Oller, The Columbus Dispatch May 2014
If only high-school sports were as black and white as the vertically striped shirts of those who officiate the games. No in-betweens; just clean lines separating right from wrong. Then tough issues would be solved in a snap. Instead, most solutions print only in gray scale.
Senators Pressure NFL to Replace 'Redskins' Nickname
by S.A. Miller, THE WASHINGTON TIMES May 2014
A group of 50 members from the Senate Democratic caucus signed on to a letter Thursday urging NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to follow the lead of the National Basketball Association, which banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for his racist comments about African-Americans attending basketball games.
Pac-12 Presidents Lobby Peers, Push for More Autonomy
by Bruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star May 2014
With major college conferences hoping to gain autonomy to make changes to the NCAA model in August, Pac-12 presidents have proactively sent a letter of proposals to their peers in the other four major conferences.