RECENT ARTICLES
  • City's Proposed 5.75 Percent 'Yoga Tax' Gets Political

    by Andrea Noble, THE WASHINGTON TIMES June 2014

    D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said a plan by mayoral candidate David A. Catania to eliminate the proposed "yoga tax" is a political maneuver and defended picking the taxing option over other proposals because it would not exclusively affect city residents.

  • 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; dbrown@berkeleyind.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.