Law & Policy: Sportsmanship
OU Coaches, Players Stand Against Racist Frat Chant
by Nancy Armour, email@example.com, USA TODAY Sports March 2015
The sight of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops and his football team walking arm-in-arm across campus is one of the most powerful responses yet to that reprehensible video of fraternity members singing racist chants.
False Claims of High School's Gameday Racism Spread
by Michelle Malkin March 2015
Last week, thanks to hyperbolic grievance-mongers and irresponsible reporters, the students of Holy Spirit High School in Absecon, N.J., garnered international headlines and Internet infamy.
School Board Head Admonished for Cursing at Coach
by T.J. Holmes firstname.lastname@example.org 530-225-8263 March 2015
The president of the Shasta Union High School District Board of Trustees has been admonished by the board for what it calls his “highly inappropriate” behavior toward a district staff member at a January basketball game.
Opinion: Playing to Lose Makes a Mockery of Sports
by Record Searchlight (Redding, California) March 2015
We all assume the people involved in an athletic contest want to win, or at least if posed with a question whether they choose winning or losing, that they would choose victory.
Opinion: Stallings, Vandy Take Step in Right Direction
by Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) March 2015
For part of Saturday afternoon, you couldn’t help but wonder who the guy was in the Kevin Stallings mask standing in front of the Vanderbilt bench.
Vanderbilt Coach Threatens to 'Kill' Player, Apologizes
by Michael Gaio February 2015
Vanderbilt men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings' team had just knocked off in-state rival Tennessee before his postgame outburst became the biggest story of the night.
U. of Idaho Coach Apologizes for Bench Behavior
by Spokesman Review (Spokane, WA) February 2015
Video of University of Idaho men's basketball coach Don Verlin apparently berating an assistant coach on the bench during a game was a popular choice on the Internet last week.
Kansas State Fans Storm Court, Chaos Ensues
by Michael Gaio February 2015
Kansas State’s Bramlage Coliseum is nicknamed the “Octagon of Doom” and claims to have the largest student section in the Big 12. Monday night, that section spilled onto the court in a doomsday scene for players, coaches and fans.
School Apologizes for Team Photo with Doll on Cross
by Katlyn Smith email@example.com February 2015
After clinching the regional title, Woodstock High School's girls basketball team posed for a picture with a Barbie doll — their symbol of "girl power" — stuck over a crucifix at a Catholic school.
Manslaughter Plea Entered in Soccer Ref's Death
by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern February 2015
A recreational soccer player in Michigan who was charged with punching a referee and killing him during a game has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors. Bassel Saad will serve eight to 15 years in prison as part of the deal and will plead either guilty or no contest to involuntary manslaughter, according to his lawyer, Cyril Hall.