• NMAA Gets Approval to Punish Misbehaving HS Fans

    by James Yodice July 2018

    By a 59-12 vote, schools voted to confirm a referenda item that went out following last month's board of directors meeting. With this now confirmed, athletes, coaches and fans have been put on notice by the New Mexico Activities Association.

  • SEC Consulting Pro Leagues on Legal Betting

    by Florida Times-Union July 2018

    SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said on Monday that the conference is intently studying the possible fall-out over the legalization of sports gambling in the U.S. and admitted that the league may have to force its historically secretive coaches into some kind of standardized injury reports.

  • MLB, Players' Association Appear Headed for Clash

    by Ronald Blum July 2018

    Major League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games, an initiative likely to be met by a testy union stung by declining free-agent prices and already raising the possibility of a work stoppage after the 2021 season.

  • Mizzou Tutor Ready to Reveal Names in Fraud Case

    by Andy Berg July 2018

    A former tutor for the University of Missouri says she’s ready to release the names of athletes for whom she took tests and completed assignments. 

  • Sarah Hirshland Named New Permanent CEO of USOC

    by Courtney Cameron July 2018

    Last Thursday, the U.S. Olympic committee named top golf executive Sarah Hirshland to the position of CEO, according to the Huffington Post.

  • World Cup Final Delayed by On-Field Protesters

    by Bob D'Angelo July 2018

    Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia was disrupted briefly Sunday when four people dressed in old-fashioned police uniforms ran onto the pitch, The Independent reported.

  • PHIT Act Clears Another Hurdle

    by Andy Berg July 2018

    Congress is moving forward with legislation that would promote fitness by offering tax breaks on everything from fitness equipment to yoga classes.

  • MLB's All-Star Festivities Include Green Initiatives

    by Adam Zielonka July 2018

    As Major League Baseball takes over the Washington region for the 89th MLB All-Star Game and its accompanying activities, more than baseball is on the schedule.

  • New NFL Rule Restricts Options for Snow Removal

    by Andy Berg July 2018

    A new NFL rule will make it harder for teams to clear snow from the field during inclement weather.

  • As Watchdogs Circle, Ex-Coaches Defend Rep. Jordan

    by Jessica Wehrman July 2018

    Two congressional watchdogs early Monday called on the Office of Congressional Ethics to conduct a preliminary inquiry into reports that U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan ignored complaints of sexual harassment by a former doctor for Ohio State's wrestling team.