Law & Policy: Sportsmanship
Maine Soccer Rivals Team Up to Clear Fields of Snow
by Bangor Daily News November 2014
Team members from Bangor Christian, Orono and Central high schools had to do a little extra work in order to make sure they would be competing for Eastern Maine soccer championships on Thursday.
Rookie Tradition: Utah Jazz Players Sport Pink Backpacks
by Jody Genessy Deseret News November 2014
Following a time-honored tradition, the Utah Jazz rookies have been issued pink backpacks to sport around during their first year in the NBA.
Theft Accusations Mar HS Championship Game
by AARON CARTER; Daily News Staff Writer email@example.com November 2014
As if last week's confusion surrounding the Class A city title matchup between KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy and Bishop McDevitt wasn't enough, allegations of theft arose before the two teams even played a down on Saturday.
Report: Team Saw No Racism in Watermelon Ritual
by Amanda Kerr, Post & Courier (Charleston, SC) November 2014
An investigation into the Academic Magnet High School football team's postgame victory ritual found none of the players involved were aware their team's postgame watermelon ritual could be taken as racist, according to a Charleston County School District report.
Maryland's Handshake Snub Results in Suspension, Fine
by Washington Times Staff November 2014
The Big Ten came down hard on Maryland for its pregame display before Saturday's game at Penn State.
'Change the Name' Protesters: We Are Not Mascots
by Randy Furst, Dee DePass, Star Tribune November 2014
Buoyed by thousands of protesters from Minnesota and at least 10 other states who converged on TCF Stadium on Sunday, activists determined to retire the Washington Redskins nickname vowed to take their campaign to every remaining Washington NFL game this season.
Brawls Lead to Bans for Tennessee High School Teams
by Andrew Brandt November 2014
On October 23, two Tennessee high school football teams were banned from postseason play for three years following an on-field brawl. On Friday, another pair of Tennessee teams had an altercation and were handed the same sentence.
Maryland Coach, AD Apologize for Team's Pregame Snub
by Chris Adamski, Pittsburgh Tribune Review November 2014
Seven weeks after Rutgers coach Kyle Flood refused to say "Penn State" in an apparent attempt to spawn a Big Ten rivalry, Maryland took a different route.
Cal U. Cancels Game After Players Beat Man Unconscious
by Michael Gaio October 2014
California University of Pennsylvania has canceled Saturday’s football game against Gannon University after five of its players were arrested in connection with a violent beating outside a California restaurant.
Two Prep Football Players Suspended After Bus Incident
by Jean Cowden Moore firstname.lastname@example.org October 2014
Two Agoura High School football players and three coaches have been suspended after an incident on a bus that officials said was of a sexual nature.