Law & Policy: Sportsmanship
UT Condemns Vulgar Student Chant at Neyland Stadium
by David Cobb, Knoxville News-Sentinel October 2014
The University of Tennessee in an email Monday condemned profanity chanted by students in the closing seconds of Saturday’s 10-9 loss to the University of Florida as “totally unacceptable.”
Patriots All Class, Jaguars Crass on NFL Sidelines
by Michael Gaio October 2014
The New England Patriots won their game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night, but more important, won over the hearts of just about everyone watching with a touching tribute to Bengals' offensive lineman Devon Still.
Parents Fear Retaliation Over Hazing Allegations
by Amy Donaldson, Deseret News October 2014
"Any veiled threat can make you fearful of losing what your kids have worked for," said one dad, who shared the information on the condition of anonymity.
High School Soccer Team 'Adopts' Autistic Boy
by Phil Anastasia; Inquirer Columnist September 2014
Zach Osmun became a "Little Brother" of the Lenape team through a program administered by TOP Soccer, a community-based outreach organization that provides opportunities in the sport to special-needs youngsters.
High School Suspends 21 Athletes Amid Hazing Probe
by Brian Rokos, Staff Writer September 2014
Ayala High in Chino has suspended 21 varsity football players from school because of a hazing incident at a hotel while the team was in St. George, Utah.
Unruly Parents Cause Two HS Soccer Games to End Early
by JAMES YODICE JOURNAL STAFF WRITER September 2014
Two varsity soccer games were stopped prematurely last weekend - one in Clovis, the other in Las Cruces - because of out-of-control parents.
HS Girls' Soccer Team Pays Visit to Injured Opponent
by Marc Pendleton September 2014
The Wayne High School girls soccer team came up with a big assist for Northwestern this past weekend.
Lady Vols Take Pride in Softball Loss to Challenger Team
by Victor Lee, email@example.com September 2014
The Tennessee softball team had the best bad game in its history Thursday night, tripping and whiffing its way to a lopsided loss to a co-ed team from The Challenger League.
IHSA Bans Soccer Teams with High Yellow Card Totals
by Brian Webster Staff Writer September 2014
The Illinois High School Association's new rule will ban from postseason play any squad that accumulates 25 or more yellow cards during its regular schedule.
Columnist: Hawks Owner More Scoundrel Than Racist
by DeWayne Wickham September 2014
The majority owner of the Atlanta Hawks is the latest member of professional sports' ruling class to stumble into the national spotlight.