• Kentucky Boys' Basketball Champs Under Investigation

    by Paul Steinbach October 2017

    Did illegal recruiting help the Bowling Green High School boys' basketball program win its first Kentucky state championship last season? The Kentucky High School Athletic Association is currently looking into alleged recruiting violations by the school, which won its final 29 games during a 36-2 season, including in a 67-56 victory over Cooper in the title game.

  • SMG Terminates U.S. Bank Stadium Security Contract

    by Courtney Cameron September 2017

    In a public statement Tuesday, U.S. Bank Stadium operator SMG announced the termination of a three-year contract with Monterrey Security after only one year due to inadequacies in record-keeping, employee training and background checks.

  • How to Avoid Iowa’s Costly Discrimination Mistakes

    by Kristi Schoepfer September 2017

    In May, the University of Iowa settled two lawsuits filed by former members of its athletic department: Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director, and Tracey Griesbaum, former women's field hockey coach. Both Meyer and Griesbaum alleged the university was liable under the Iowa Civil Rights Act, Chapter 216, for sexual orientation discrimination, gender discrimination and retaliation. Further, Meyer's lawsuit alleged wage discrimination and unequal pay based on gender.

  • Valpo, MVC Seek Venue Change in Horizon League Suit

    by Pat Hickey August 2017

    Why did the NCAA Division I Horizon League file a lawsuit in Vanderburgh County? That is what the defendants, Valparaiso University and Missouri Valley Conference, look to dismiss and transfer for improper venue, according to a memorandum filed on Friday.

  • College Game Contracts: Bands, Mascots, Sponsors

    by Steve Berkowitz August 2017

    Here are some of the more notable provisions from contracts for this weekend's games.

  • NFL Works On Contract Extension for Goodell

    by Dayton Daily News August 2017

    The league is working on a five-year contract extension for Goodell, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal is not complete. Sports Business Journal first reported the negotiations.

  • L.A. Has Business to Settle Before 2028

    by Eddie Pells August 2017

    Sometime over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement.

  • Stadium Security Firm Lobbies for Renewed License

    by Rochelle Olsen July 2017

    The head of U.S. Bank Stadium's Chicago-based security firm made a rare public appearance to speak to...

  • Family Fitness Ordered to Retract Cancellation Policy

    by Courtney Cameron July 2017

    Family Fitness Center of western Michigan has been issued a cease and desist order regarding its cancellation fees from the Michigan attorney general’s office.

  • Planet Fitness Privacy Suit Decision Appealed

    by Courtney Cameron July 2017

    Yvette Cormier, whose Planet Fitness membership was cancelled after she complained about seeing a transgendered person in the club's locker rooms, says she's taking her case to the Michigan Supreme Court. 

    A Midland County Court dismissed Cormier's suit on Jan. 4, 2016, and the decision was affirmed by the Michigan Court of Appeals on June 1 of this year.