- Thursday, November, 03, 2016
HS AD, Principal Stripped of Duties After Investigation
An athletic director and principal have been removed from their duties at a Louisiana high school following an investigation into allegations of illegal grade changes for more than a dozen of the school’s football players.
- Wednesday, November, 02, 2016
Military May Relax Fitness Standards for Recruits
Fitness standards are among several requirements for recruits entering the military that may become more relaxed, allowing a greater chance for admission.
- Tuesday, November, 01, 2016
Hot Topics of the Rio Olympics, as Captured by Social Media
"Fora Temer" signs popped up at various points inside Maracanã Stadium, site of men's and women's soccer and the opening and closing ceremonies at the recent Rio Summer Olympics. Fans holding signs with the slogan — which translates to "Temer Out" — wanted the removal of Michel Temer, Brazil's interim president.
- Monday, October, 31, 2016
UW Chancellor Responds to Obama-in-Noose Costume
University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank released a statement Sunday in response to a fan who wore a costume as President Barack Obama in a noose at Saturday’s Wisconsin-Nebraska football game at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis.
- Friday, October, 28, 2016
NCAA Passes Revenue Distribution Policy for Academics
The NCAA approved a policy Thursday that will change its revenue distribution model and reward Division I schools for their academic success.
- Thursday, October, 27, 2016
Youth Football Team Removed for Fielding 19-Year-Old
A team of 13- and 14-year-old football players has been removed from its youth league in Rhode Island after the team’s coach put a 19-year-old into a game.
- Monday, October, 24, 2016
HS Football Official Kneels During National Anthem
A high school football official took a knee during the national anthem before a game Friday night in North Carolina.
- Thursday, October, 20, 2016
After Forfeits, Private HS Football Team to Play Again
A Seattle-area powerhouse private high school football team will play its first game since Sept. 16 after four straight forfeit wins over schools that chose not to play it due to player safety concerns.
- Wednesday, October, 19, 2016
Report: Rangers Ballpark Could Cost Arlington $1.675B
The proposed $1 billion ballpark for the Texas Rangers may reportedly cost the city of Arlington almost $1.7 billion, more than three times the initial estimate.
- Monday, October, 17, 2016
Youth Football Coach Shot and Killed in Florida
A youth football coach in Florida was shot and killed last week, moments after his team’s nighttime practice.
- Tuesday, August, 30, 2016
Blog: Elaine LaLanne, 90, and Son Keep Legacy Alive
There she was, all 90 years of her, doing push-ups with P90X founder Tony Horton on stage at the IDEA World convention in Los Angeles.
- Wednesday, November, 11, 2015
Blog: Leadership Void Apparent at University of Missouri
The recent events at the University of Missouri have shown both a leadership void in key positions at the school as well as strong leadership values on campus.
- Friday, August, 14, 2015
South Carolina Displays Kindness to Rival Clemson
When it comes to college rivalries, some of the more prominent include Ohio State-Michigan, Duke-North Carolina, Auburn-Alabama, USC-UCLA and Missouri-Kansas.
You can certainly add Clemson-South Carolina to that list. The two head football coaches at each school, Dabo Swinney at Clemson and Steve Spurrier at South Carolina, love to throw barbs at one another, as evidenced by this ESPN article.
- Tuesday, August, 11, 2015
Allegations at Minnesota Shouldn’t Deter Advances of Women in Athletics
After reading the sexual harassment allegations that forced Norwood Teague to resign as the athletic director at the University of Minnesota and the report of more allegations from a newspaper reporter who covers the Gophers’ men’s basketball team, I told a colleague in passing that Teague likely has acted this way for years. That may have been unfair, but the feeling was this type of behavior didn’t come out of the blue.
- Tuesday, June, 23, 2015
Blog: Diddy, with a Kettlebell, in the UCLA Weight Room
The Diddy attack at the UCLA training complex on Monday has taken on a life of its own. What have we learned? We’ve learned that a kettlebell can be used as a deadly weapon.
- Monday, June, 22, 2015
Blog: No Need to Rename Bruce Jenner Sports Complex
Before Caitlyn Jenner’s introduction as a transgender woman, she was, of course, Bruce Jenner, who shot to superstardom by winning the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
- Thursday, May, 14, 2015
Blog: Winning Fuels Seahawks in Frank Clark Case
The Frank Clark story just won’t go away. That’s because The Seattle Times won’t let it go away.
- Thursday, March, 19, 2015
Blog: The Buzz from IHRSA 2015
There was a lot of buzz in the room during Bill McBride’s session last Wednesday at the IHRSA show in Los Angeles.
True, attendees were interested in what McBride had to say about “Progressive Opportunities in the Health and Fitness Industry.” But what literally created the buzz was the noise from the headsets worn by international attendees. A row of glassed-in interpreters sat in the back of the room to deliver McBride’s session in Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Russian.
- Wednesday, March, 18, 2015
Blog: NCAA Tourney Memories Still Sting 20 Years Later
You’ve seen the shot thousands of times. As March Madness begins in earnest this week, you’ll see it a few more.
Few moments in sports are better than the buzzer-beater. Shot goes up. Buzzer sounds. Shot goes in. Crowd erupts.
Jubilation if you’re on the winning team. Deflation if you’re on the losing end.
- Friday, February, 20, 2015
Blog: Off and Running at iClubs and Athletic Business
A little over a month ago, I officially accepted my new job as the editor of iClubs and a contributor to Athletic Business. So far, it’s been busy, and that’s a good thing.