Law & Policy: Sportsmanship
Four Off HS Football Team as Girls' Locker Video Probed
by Glen Rosales, Journal North October 2014
Four students who were on the Escalante High School football team "are not on the team anymore" as the school investigates allegations that boys took secret cellphone video of a girl's volleyball team changing clothes in a locker room last week, according to the football coach.
Criticism of Officials New Trend in College Football?
by Dan Wolken, USA TODAY Sports October 2014
Claims of bias in college football officiating are as old as the game itself, but when Iowa State athletics director Jamie Pollard went to a podium Saturday and essentially accused Big 12 officials of systematically sticking it to the Cyclones, it sent shock waves through college athletics and particularly the officiating community.
Father Accused of Attacking Son's Youth Football Coach
by Associated Press October 2014
Authorities say a youth football coach has been attacked by the father of one of his players after a game in southern New Jersey.
Bullying Probe Ends Prep Football Powerhouse's Season
by Tom Mahon, Daily News Staff Writer October 2014
School district officials announced that Sayreville War Memorial High in New Jersey will forfeit its remaining six games while police and the Middlesex County prosecutor's office conducts investigations.
U. of Minnesota Invites Redskins to Nicknames Debate
by Maura Lerner, Staff Writer, Star Tribune October 2014
The debate is part of a series of educational events about American Indian heritage that the U has scheduled in the run-up to the Nov. 2 game, which has drawn protests over the use of the Redskins nickname.
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.