Monday, December, 19, 2016
More Men’s Teams Suspended for Online Commentary
The Princeton men’s swimming and diving team and the men’s soccer team at Washington University in St. Louis have joined the ranks of men’s teams facing suspension after reports were made alleging their participation in public comments and actions of a sexist or racist nature.
Friday, December, 16, 2016
U. of Minnesota FB Team Boycotts Bowl Game
On Thursday night, University of Minnesota football players came together as a team in support of 10 suspended teammates who are facing a Title IX investigation into an alleged rape.
Thursday, December, 15, 2016
County Officials Revoke Club’s Rights to Field Lights
Last Thursday, local officials in Harrison County, Miss., sent a message to the constituents of the South Mississippi Soccer Club by turning off the field lights, effectively halting practice and enforcing the value of resource frugality.
Wednesday, December, 14, 2016
Experts Gather at Sports and Sustainability International
Last month, top sports industry sustainability experts came together in Lausanne, Switzerland, for the inaugural meeting of Sports and Sustainability International (SandSI), a global initiative that aims to harness the far-reaching influence of sports to promote sustainable development in the industry and in the global market economy and community.
Tuesday, December, 13, 2016
Wash. Reps Work to End Stadium Gun Ban
Republican legislators for Washington state have proposed a new bill which, if passed, would end the ban on concealed firearms inside public sporting venues. The bill, supported by representatives Matt Shea, David Taylor and Bob McCaslin, is expected to be introduced during the January legislative session.
Monday, December, 12, 2016
Wash. School Invests in Disaster-Fortified Gymnasium
Ocosta Elementary School in Westport, Wash., has taken emergency evacuation planning to the next level by turning its new gymnasium into an earthquake and tsunami bunker.
Friday, December, 09, 2016
Class-Action Suit Targets Big 12, NCAA
The Big 12 will be joining the NCAA as a defendant in a refiled civil lawsuit brought by former members of the University of Texas at Austin football team. Former athletes and their families are seeking damages for brain injuries sustained on the college playing field.
Thursday, December, 08, 2016
WIAA and NFHS Launch #MyReasonWhy Campaign
The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletics Association has partnered with the National Federation of State High School Associations to help launch a social media campaign highlighting the benefits of participation in high school extracurricular activities and sports.
Wednesday, December, 07, 2016
Soccer Fan Calls Police over Field Fight
On Sunday night, a spectator of a local soccer game in Waukesha, Wis., called the authorities after witnessing a physical fight break out between the players of opposing teams, according to a police report.
Tuesday, December, 06, 2016
San Diego Schools Neglecting Field Safety Tests
Data obtained through a survey by the Voice of San Diego shows that very few public schools in San Diego county are conducting regular field tests to monitor the hardness of turf fields. Only a few school districts could report having ever tested their fields, and of those, several conducted one test immediately after installation and then never again.