Law & Policy: Governing Bodies
Officials Approve Baseball Stadium Demolition
by Melanie Burney November 2018
The Camden County Improvement Authority approved a $939,000 contract Thursday to demolish Campbell's Field, ending a once-promising era of professional baseball on the Camden waterfront. The vacant stadium, once home to the Camden Riversharks, will be torn down to make way for new athletic fields.
Arkansas State, Miami Settle Lost Game Suit for $400K
by Andy Berg November 2018
The University of Miami and Arkansas State have finally come to terms over a football game that was cancelled ahead of Hurricane Irma.
If NCAA Punishes BYU, How Will it Handle Bluebloods?
by Dick Harmon November 2018
BYU may win an appeal of the NCAA's committee on infractions' decision to vacate as many as 47 games that Nick Emery participated in while receiving improper benefits.
Michigan State’s Izzo Decries New NCAA Rules
by Andy Berg November 2018
Michigan State men’s head basketball coach Tom Izzo isn’t happy with the officiating at the start of the season, and he’s not blaming the referees.
Gophers Appeal NCAA Decision to Deny Waiver Request
by Marcus Fuller November 2018
Marcus Carr, a guard for the Gophers men's basketball team who transferred from Pittsburgh in the spring, had his waiver request to play this season denied by the NCAA.
NCAA Gains Federal Approval to Investigate Violations
by Courtney Cameron November 2018
The NCAA has been given the go ahead by the federal government to begin looking into policy violations surrounding the federal basketball investigation. According to YAHOO! Sports, this preliminary step could launch one of the most important actions ever taken by the NCAA enforcement division.
USA Climbing Moves Headquarters to Salt Lake City
by Christopher Kamrani November 2018
Utah’s ongoing Olympic vibe just got a little stronger. On Tuesday, the Utah Sports Commission announced that USA Climbing, the national governing body for the sport that will make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo is relocating its headquarters from Boulder, Colo., to Salt Lake City.
Opinion: USOC Should Fire Everyone at USA Gymnastics
by Gregg Doyel November 2018
The United States Olympic Committee on Monday announced something it should have announced months ago: USA Gymnastics is no longer the national governing body of U.S. gymnastics.
USOC Takes Steps to Strip USAG of Governing Body Status
by Scott Reid November 2018
The U.S. Olympic Committee has run out of patience with USA Gymnastics' inability to establish effective leadership and eradicate a culture of abuse that enabled the decades-long sexual abuse of hundreds of young gymnasts.
Youth Football Team Claims Racism After League Ouster
by Andy Berg October 2018
A youth football team in Baltimore feels it was discriminated against on the basis of race after being banned from the Carroll County Youth Football and Cheer League playoffs.