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  • Conflict Exposes Rifts Between Parents, Coaching Staff

    by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling, Matt Hongoltz-Hetling Valley News Staff Writer August 2015

    A conflict between a high school basketball coach and a member of the Hartford School Board has both sides side asking administrators to take a more active hand in reining in the other side's behavior.

  • Jimbo Fisher Addresses Seminoles' Off-Field Issues

    by Brad Senkiw brad.senkiw@independentmail.com 864-260-1283 Follow Brad Senkiw on Twitter @BradSenkiw_AIM July 2015

    Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher drew the largest media crowd at ACC Kickoff on Monday in Pinehurst, North Carolina. It took 20 minutes, however, before Fisher fielded a question about actual football.

  • Called Out on Strikes, Teen Breaks Umpire's Face

    by Bill DiPaolo Palm Beach Post Staff Writer July 2015

    Enraged that he was called out on strikes, a 16-year-old baseball player punched an umpire under the left eye, causing serious injuries to the umpire's face, according to a Jupiter police report.

  • U. of Miami Football Team Discipline on Honor System

    by Matt Porter Palm Beach Post Staff Writer July 2015

    In UM's team code, if a player earns a strike -- for a violation like being tardy or absent for a team activity or class -- they must report for a 5 a.m. session with strength coach Andreu Swasey. Two strikes, his whole position group does a "Sunrise." Three strikes, and the whole offense or defense runs.

  • Players, ACC Commish Back FSU Steps Since Incidents

    by Tom D'Angelo Palm Beach Post Staff Writer July 2015

    ACC Commissioner John Swofford was pleased with "the leadership" the university showed by being proactive following Cook's arrest. He said he told Thrasher that he did the right thing by speaking directly to the team.

  • Little League Softball Coach Sorry for Ejection, Arrest

    by Larry Mahoney, Bangor Daily News (Maine) July 2015

    Jarrod Williams said he is remorseful. The coach of the Brewer Little League 9- and 10-year-old all-star softball team said he regrets his actions that led to his ejection and subsequent arrest on a disorderly conduct charge during a District 3 tourney game in Bangor last week.

  • Atlanta Hawks GM Absolved of Racism, Still Dismissed

    by Chris Vivlamore; Staff June 2015

    The Danny Ferry era came to an official end Monday. The embattled Hawks general manager said he is "relieved" and took full responsibility for comments that ultimately led to his departure after a nearly year-long controversy.

  • Atlanta Hawks GM Absolved of Racism, Still Dismissed

    by Chris Vivlamore, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution June 2015

    The Danny Ferry era came to an official end Monday. The embattled Hawks general manager said he is "relieved" and took full responsibility for comments that ultimately led to his departure after a nearly year-long controversy.

  • Columnist: Must the Show Always Go On in Sports World?

    by Scott Adamson June 2015

    Just hours after a hate-fueled gunman killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston on Wednesday night, the state of South Carolina tried to go about its business.

  • Police Advise Assault Charge in HS Football Fight

    by Greg Lee gregl@spokesman.com, (509) 844-8168 June 2015

    Spokane Valley police are recommending a fourth-degree misdemeanor assault charge against a Coeur d'Alene football player who allegedly ripped a helmet off a Sandpoint player and hit him with it during a camp scrimmage Thursday.