• Policy Banning Parents from Coaching Gets Pushback

    by Dan Brown; 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.

  • Columnist: UNC Can't Quite Bury Academic Mess

    by Mark Wiedmer June 2014

    The 2005 NCAA championship game had just ended, North Carolina nipping Illinois for the crown. Out on the court inside St. Louis's Edward Jones Dome, UNC guard Rashad McCants lifted high his jersey, baring his torso for everyone inside the dome, if not the entire country. Standing near me on a press row, a sports writer with North Carolina ties leaned close, pointed toward McCants' antics and said, "Roy [Williams] isn't going to be happy about that."

  • Opinion: AD Accused of Planting Contraband Got Off Light

    by Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico) June 2014

    Albuquerque Public Schools penalized former Sandia High School Athletic Director Tom Knauber with what amounts to a two-shot foul when the district should have tossed him out of the game.

  • Bill Paves Way for Bike-Sharing Program in Philadelphia

    by CINDY STANSBURY; Daily News Staff Writer, 215-854-5914 June 2014

    City Council's Transportation and Public Utilities Committee approved a bill yesterday that would pave the way for a bike sharing program in Philadelphia The bill, introduced by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, now moves to Council for a full vote.

  • UT: No Evidence Official Had Inappropriate Relationships

    by Megan Boehnke June 2014

    After 13 months and a $66,015.50 investigation, a private firm hired by the University of Tennessee found no evidence that a former director of judicial affairs had inappropriate relationships with student-athletes.

  • AD, Coaches Fired in High School Recruiting Scandal

    by Michael Gaio June 2014

    An ugly scandal in the Dallas Independent School District is coming to a close with the firings of the district's athletic director, two top basketball coaches and 12 others.

  • Athletics Officials Split Over Transgender Student Law

    by Rhiannon Potkey June 2014

    As a teacher and an athletic director at Ventura High School, Dave Hess is always pondering hypotheticals. He tries to anticipate scenarios before they arise in a changing educational and athletic landscape. Hess would always prefer to have rules and regulations for guidance. That’s why he was pleased when California became the first state in the nation to spell out the rights of transgender K-12 students, in a law Gov. Jerry Brown signed in September. AB 1266 took effect Jan. 1.