Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
- Pop Warner Adopts New Safety Program
by Andy Berg March 2018
The largest youth football league in the United States will implement USA Football’s American Development Model this year.
- Officials Admit Mistake in C-of-C, Auburn Game
by Andrew Miller March 2018
The NCAA admitted that the three-man officiating crew that called Friday's NCAA Tournament game between College of Charleston and Auburn made a mistake in the final seconds of the contest.
- Former Player Says Purdue Nixed His Degree Choice
by Courtney Cameron March 2018
In an essay to Boilermakers blog Hammer & Rails earlier this week, former Purdue safety Albert Evans shares details of his college experience trying to juggle football and an education.
- MIAA Panel Works to Avoid Repeating Golf Fiasco
by Telegram & Gazette March 2018
The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association golf committee spent much of its meeting Thursday at the organization’s headquarters trying to figure out a way to avoid a recurrence of last fall when Lunenburg junior Emily Nash carded the lowest score in the Central Mass.
- Opinion: NCAA Should Give Undrafted Athletes 'Do-Over'
by Doug Robinson March 2018
The number of players leaving school early for the draft has increased dramatically in recent years, and yet for many it's a risky, all-or-nothing proposition: Get drafted or go home.
- SDSU Headed to Kansas Despite Travel Ban
by Andy Berg March 2018
The San Diego State University men’s basketball team says it’s going to Kansas regardless of a California law that prohibits state-funded travel to places with discriminatory legislation.
- FBI Probe Hangs Over NCAA Tournament
by Eddie Pells March 2018
March Madness will provide a three-week break from the troubling headlines that have consumed college basketball. All four of the tournament's No. 1 seeds have been caught up in allegations of rule-breaking.
- Opinion: Committee Rewards Big Leagues at Expense of Little Guys
by Paul Woody March 2018
On Selection Sunday, we weep for those left behind. We gnash our teeth and pull our hair over the injustice done to Notre Dame, Louisville, Southern California and Baylor. But who will weep for Vermont, other than the Catamount fans?
- Arizona's Turmoil Prompts Policy Review
by Caitlin Schmidt March 2018
Starting this week, an attorney who specializes in gender discrimination law will lead a comprehensive review of the processes and policies at the University of Arizona and also examine how the university coordinates with supporting agencies such as law enforcement and health care.
- After Nassar, Michigan Looks to Improve Required Reporting
by David Eggert March 2018
Michigan is looking to shore up its law that requires certain people to report suspected child sexual abuse to authorities to address gaps that were exposed after disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar admitted to sexually assaulting female athletes.