Law & Policy: Sportsmanship
Detroit Prep Team Wins Basketball Game 80-0
by Michael Gaio January 2015
It's a score that will make you look twice and no, it's not a typo. The girls basketball team from Detroit area powerhouse Cass Tech beat Detroit Osborn 80-0 in a playoff game Wednesday night.
Lessons for NFL in 2004 Clemson-USC Brawl
by Gene Sapakoff January 2015
The 2004 Brawl a football slugfest that marred the Tigers 29-7 victory over the Gamecocks at Death Valley didn't have a chance to stain reputations because school officials quickly administered strong penalties.
Prep Hoops Coach Resigns, Players Suspended
by Nick Sambides Jr. BDN Staff January 2015
The actions come in the wake of complaints about unsportsmanlike tactics during a Mattanawcook Academy boys basketball game against Houlton High School on Friday night, according to a school official.
Fan Disturbances Force Prep Basketball Rescheduling
by Marc Pendleton January 2015
Most of the remaining City League boys high school basketball games are being moved to Sunday afternoons - starting Feb. 1 - in the aftermath of several disturbances among fans at some of the Friday night games.
Brawling Prep Basketball Teams Get Fines, Probation
by Chris Thomas, Knoxville News-Sentinel January 2015
The Maryville and William Blount high school basketball programs were placed on two years probation and fined $1,500 apiece for a fight during a game last week at William Blount High School.
U. of Memphis Disciplines 12 Players for Bowl Brawl
by Phil Stukenborg, The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) January 2015
The penalties — meted out by the U of M in cooperation with American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco — include suspension from team practices, scrimmages and games. Game suspensions will be from one-half to two games.
Penn State AD Condemns '409' Decals, Then Apologizes
by Michael Gaio January 2015
On Friday, the NCAA agreed to restructure the sanctions on Penn State University and restore 111 victories it had stripped from Joe Paterno's record in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal.
Prep Coach Suspended Two Games Over 161-2 Score
by Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times January 2015
A Southern California high school basketball coach has been suspended for bad sportsmanship after his team won 161-2 in one of the state's most lopsided games in history.
Prep Soccer Coach Banned Six Weeks for Red Cards
by Jarrett Guthrie, Tribune correspondent January 2015
Tampa Prep boys soccer coach Doug Smith was suspended six weeks by the Florida High School Athletics Association after receiving two red cards during the Terrapins' match on Tuesday at Jesuit.
High School Disciplining Five Athletes for Bullying
by Rick Kambic. firstname.lastname@example.org @Rick_Kambic January 2015
Mundelein High School is disciplining five student athletes after an investigation into bullying on the football and wresting teams, school officials said.