• Six Florida A&M Programs Clipped for NCAA Violations

    by Paul Steinbach May 2019

    Florida A&M University lacked institutional control and did not monitor its athletics program, resulting in systemic underlying certification violations, according to an NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions panel.

  • PHIT Coalition Lands on Capitol Hill to Support Bill

    by Jason Scott May 2019

    On Wednesday the PHIT Coalition is landing on Capitol Hill to meet with members of congress as they rally support for the PHIT (Personal Health Investment Today) Act.

  • Maine Bill Bans Use of Native American Mascots

    by Andy Berg May 2019

    Maine has just become the first state to ban the use of Native American mascots in all public schools, including colleges and universities.

  • Archdiocese of Detroit Ends Youth Sports on Sundays

    by Andy Berg May 2019

    In keeping with the Catholic precept of recognizing Sunday as a day of rest, the Archdiocese of Detroit is doing away with youth sports on that day.

  • NCAA Working Group to Mull Name, Image, Likeness Use

    by Jason Scott May 2019

    One of the largest issues facing the NCAA is whether it should allow student-athletes to profit from use of their names, images and likenesses — and on Tuesday, the NCAA took a step toward addressing that issue.

  • Courts Rarely Interfere in State Association Decisions

    by Paul Anderson May 2019

    State athletics associations often make decisions regarding the eligibility of student-athletes at member institutions, and their power to do so is nearly absolute. Courts rarely interfere in the business of these independent entities, but it can happen. Such was the case in Davenport v Savares, Complaint for Temporary and Permanent Injunction and Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order, Case No: CV 19-2 (Circ. Ct. Pike County, Jan. 10, 2019).

  • IAAF Rules Require Hormones for Female Track Athletes

    by Andy Berg May 2019

    The International Association of Athletics Federations has taken a dramatic step in regulating biological gender in track and field. 

  • New York Abbreviates Athletics Schedules Statewide

    by Andy Berg May 2019

    The state of New York has decided to adjust its high school athletics schedule, approving a move to cut a week off of the fall, winter and spring seasons. 

  • Minnesota Grad Students May Lose Fitness Benefits

    by Andy Berg May 2019

    Grad students at the University of Minnesota are worried about their fitness benefits as the school is slated to switch health insurance providers.

  • NCAA Plans for Combined Basketball Championships

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    The NCAA is changing things up when it comes to how it holds national championship basketball games across divisions.