Thursday, November, 30, 2017
Teammate Allegedly Assaulted in Superintendent Home
The Bixby (Okla.) Police Department was notified this month of assault allegations made against members of the Bixby High School football team by a fellow teammate over an incident that took place Sept. 27.
Wednesday, November, 29, 2017
Former SU Basketball Coach Files Discrimination Suit
Former men’s basketball coach at Seattle University, Cameron Dollar, has filed suit in the King County Superior Courts, accusing the school of firing without cause, harboring racial bias and failing to provide full compensation.
Tuesday, November, 28, 2017
Gym Members Evacuated During Carbon Monoxide Scare
Emergency responders were called to a South Asheville, N.C., strip mall around 9 p.m. Monday after multiple detectors sounded an alarm warning of high carbon monoxide levels.
Monday, November, 27, 2017
USD Faculty Propose Ban of Division I Football Program
At its monthly meeting, the Faculty Assembly of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of San Diego discussed “the prudence of an institution of higher education sanctioning an activity that may be dooming its participants to debilitation,” according to the San Diego Tribune.
Wednesday, November, 22, 2017
Product Spotlight 2017: Aquatic Components
Wednesday, November, 22, 2017
Competitive Pole Sport Aims for Olympics
The International Pole Sports Federation has gained Observer status from the Global Association of International Sports Federations.
Tuesday, November, 21, 2017
Study: Spit Could Predict Concussion Duration
Researchers have discovered five genetic molecules called microRNAs, found in the blood, spinal fluid and saliva, which were able to predict with 85 percent accuracy which test subjects would still be showing symptoms of concussion one month later. According to the NY Daily News, standard clinical surveys are only 65 percent accurate.
Monday, November, 20, 2017
NCAA Settles with Scholarship Athletes for $208M
On Friday, a federal judge in California approved a $208.7 million settlement to compensate 43,000 current and former student-athletes who went to school on traditional sports scholarships prior to a newer version that covers the full cost of attendance.
Friday, November, 17, 2017
Site of Platform Collapse Had No Building Permit
In a recent interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokesperson Jose Ysea revealed that no building permits had been filed prior to the construction of a platform that collapsed Saturday night, injuring dozens at a children’s birthday party.
Thursday, November, 16, 2017
Gun Violence Leads NY College to Shed ‘Shooter’ Mascot
In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting in October and other incidents of widely publicized gun violence around the country, Marist College athletic director Tim Murray has made the decision to rename the school’s traditional Red Fox mascot, who has worn the name “Shooter” since 1979.