• Prep Soccer Team Accused of Using Racial Slurs at Game

    by Mike Connors June 2014

    One day before its state semifinal contest, Grassfield's boys soccer team was dealing with allegations that some of its players had used racial slurs toward opposing players in the region final against C.D. Hylton.

  • Game Changer Program Fights Violence with Hoops Skills

    by Aaron Besecker; News Niagara Reporter June 2014

    A basketball and character-building program aimed at involving young people in something positive will make its home in Niagara Falls for a second straight year.

  • Columnist: Outside Influences Remain a Concern in Sports

    by Deron Snyder, THE WASHINGTON TIMES June 2014

    The term "suspension of disbelief" usually refers to works of fiction. We're expected to shelve any concerns about the plausibility of novels, movies and plays, in order to engage with the art form and enjoy the experience.

  • Coach Presence Key to Keeping Locker Room Order

    by Jarrett Bell,, USA TODAY Sports June 2014

    The voice boomed from the back of the auditorium, without apology. Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera was worked up during a question-and-answer session

  • Mother Claims Coach Hit Son, Seeks Teaching Ban

    by Mackenzie Mays, Staff writer May 2014

    A baseball coach at Riverside High School allegedly hit a student in the face and later resigned from his coaching position but is still working there as a teacher, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha County Circuit Court Wednesday.

  • Prep Coach's Season Over After Confrontation with Ump

    by Rick O'Brien; Inquirer Staff Writer May 2014

    Pope John Paul II baseball coach John Duffy was suspended for the remainder of the season by the school Thursday for his actions during last week's Pioneer Athletic Conference championship game.

  • Coach/AD on Leave after Recording Emerges of Tirade

    by The Orange County Register May 2014

    The recording features La Mirada High baseball coach Kim Brooks repeatedly cursing at his players, questioning their dedication to the program and inviting some players to transfer to another school.

  • Latest Donald Sterling Interview Digs Hole Even Deeper

    by Nancy Armour,, USA TODAY Sports May 2014

    Every time he opens his mouth, Donald Sterling reminds his fellow NBA owners why he has to go. Now. Already a pariah for his vile and racist comments, it didn't seem possible the Los Angeles Clippers owner could further damage his image and, by association, that of the NBA. Yet that's exactly what he did in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper that aired Monday, throwing gasoline on a fire the NBA had only just begun to get under control. Despite his repeated insistence that he's not a racist, everything else Sterling said showed him to be an ignorant and hate-filled person. He trashed Magic Johnson, claiming -- wrongly -- that the Lakers' Hall of Famer has done nothing for the black community.

  • Coach Suspended After Recorded Tirade Set to Return

    by Janis Carr, The Orange County Register May 2014

    Suspended Cal State Fullerton baseball coach Rick Vanderhook was reinstated Friday after a lengthy investigation into improper and unprofessional conduct, the school announced.

  • Dolphins Safety Jones Fined for Tweet About Michael Sam

    by NEWS WIRE SERVICE May 2014

    Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones was fined an undisclosed amount Sunday and will undergo educational training after sending a negative tweet about Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be selected in the NFL draft.