Law & Policy: Rules & Regulations
UHSAA Okays Success Rate Formula for Reclassification
by James Edward Deseret News June 2014
A year after a sixth classification was introduced to Utah high school football, the Utah High School Activities Association is tweaking how teams are placed in classifications.
Columnist: Tennesee AD Needs to Uphold Standards
by Pam Strickland June 2014
The 28-page report summarizing an investigation into whether the former head of the recently renamed Office of Student Judicial Affairs at the University of Tennessee had inappropriate relationships with apparently long-gone student athletes reads like a Peyton Place-style rumor mill.
McCants Doubles Down on UNC Academic Fraud Claims
by Harold Gutmann June 2014
CHAPEL HILL - Rashad McCants said last week that he didn't attend class, that tutors wrote his papers and that coach Roy Williams was aware of what was happening during his final semester in 2005, when North Carolina won the men's basketball national championship.
Mayor Seeks Release of Angels Stadium Reno Report
by ART MARROQUIN, STAFF WRITER June 2014
Mayor Tom Tait is calling for the public release of a report that details $150 million in needed upgrades at Angel Stadium that are a cornerstone of lease negotiations between the city and the baseball team.
Rec Committee Makes Compromise on 5K, 10K Race Fees
by Rachel Molenda, Staff writer June 2014
Organizations that want to host 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer races in Charleston would still have to pay a fee for associated city services under a proposed ordinance, but the Parks and Recreation committee made changes Tuesday that should satisfy the city and organizations, said chairwoman Susie Salisbury.
Should Chiropracters Be Ruling on Athletes' Concussions?
by The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) June 2014
The Ohio legislature has ignored expert medical advice and put children at risk by opening the door for chiropractors to independently clear young athletes to resume play after they've suffered a concussion.
Policy Banning Parents from Coaching Gets Pushback
by Dan Brown; email@example.com June 2014
Parents and coaches from across Berkeley County converged on a board of education meeting demanding some answers, or at best, a frank explanation as to the motivation behind the county board s consideration of changing a longstanding volunteer coaches policy.
Bills Looking to Sell Beer Hour Earlier, Curb Tailgating
by Tom Precious; News Albany Bureau chief June 2014
Tailgaters be warned: The Buffalo Bills would like more of your money. Your beer money, to be precise.
Jesse Jackson Seeks Probe of Chicago HS Eligibility Issue
by Becky Schllikerman and Michael O'Brien, Staff Reporters June 2014
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling for a "thorough investigation" of Chicago Public Schools basketball teams a day after learning of what he called "widespread incompetence" by CPS officials.
Sports Camp Coach Admitted Molesting Boy, Police Say
by Eric Hartley, Staff Writer June 2014
In two secretly recorded conversations just before his arrest, a Seal Beach sports camp owner admitted to molesting a teenage boy years earlier, according to a court filing by police.