Tuesday, January, 23, 2018
HS Coach Throws in Towel, Citing Parent Interference
After seven years leading the team, Brainerd (Minn.) High School head boys' basketball coach Scott Stanfield has announced his intent to resign the post at the end of the current season due to excessive pressure from community parents over playing time.
Monday, January, 22, 2018
MSU Trustee Breaks Ranks, Calls for Simon's Resignation
After the MSU student government unanimously approved a resolution calling for the resignation of university president Lou Anna Simon Thursday night, the Board of Trustees staged a closed-door meeting Friday to draft a statement of continued support for Simon.
Friday, January, 19, 2018
Police Captain Under Review for Altercation with Ref
The Wichita (Kan.) Police Department confirmed Tuesday that a man accused of confronting and shoving a 17-year-old female youth basketball referee at a game Saturday is a Wichita police captain, according to USA Today.
Thursday, January, 18, 2018
WNBA Star Claims Assault, Negligence at Cal-Berkeley
On Wednesday, WNBA’s Layshia Clarendon filed suit in the Alameda County Superior Court alleging sexual assault by University of California-Berkeley assistant athletic director Mohamed Muqtar and negligence on the part of university regents.
Wednesday, January, 17, 2018
Title IX Review Prompts Women’s Soccer at SIU
Following an internal review of Southern Illinois University Athletics last year — during which it was found that the program violates Title IX by offering fewer opportunities to women athletes than to men — the SIU Board of Trustees submitted a proposal to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights Nov. 10 outlining the school’s commitment to creating a women’s soccer team.
Tuesday, January, 16, 2018
USC AD Brings Coach’s Complaint to SEC Commissioner
University of South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley made a complaint to the SEC league office concerning controversial officiating and physical play during the Gamecocks’ Jan. 7 game against Missouri.
Monday, January, 15, 2018
Fresno State Postpones $60M Stadium Renovation
Fresno State will postpone plans for a $60 million renovation of Bulldog Stadium, proposed by former athletic director Jim Bartko, in favor of undergoing gradual improvements to the site and directing funds to facility upgrades at the Robert E. Duncan Athletic Building.
Friday, January, 12, 2018
UNL Rec Sees Participation Boom with Free Week
In the first week of the semester — especially in the season of resolutions — the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Campus Recreation Center is experiencing a participation boom.
Thursday, January, 11, 2018
NY Bill Requires Extension of Baseball Netting
New York Assemblywoman Amy Paulin of Westchester County has introduced a new bill intended to improve fan safety at the state’s large baseball stadiums, the timesunion reports.
Wednesday, January, 10, 2018
Concussed Athlete Files Suit Against Athletic Trainer
Attorneys for former Belt High School football player Robert Back, who sustained a permanent brain injury during a game in 2014, are requesting that the courts assign legal responsibility for the incident to an athletic trainer employed through the Benefis Health System.