• Florida HS Hit with Charges for Improper Contact

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    A Florida high school has self-reported a violation of improper contact with another Florida High School Athletics Association member school.

  • Colorado Lawmakers Push for Student-Athlete Pay

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Lawmakers in Colorado are prepping legislation that would break with longstanding NCAA amateur rules that prohibit colleges and universities from paying student-athletes.

  • Former High School Coach Sues School, AD over Abuse

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    The athletic director at a Catholic high school in California is being accused by a former coach of verbal abuse, making threats and devaluing the school’s girls’ sports programs.

  • Avenatti Alleges Nike Paid Multiple Amateur Athletes

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Former Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti on Saturday released documents he claims show that Nike paid money to amateur basketball players Bol Bol, Deandre Ayton and Brandon McCoy.

  • Virginia’s Guy Yanks Wedding Registry Over NCAA Rules

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Virginia basketball guard Kyle Guy and his fiancee may be shorting themselves some loot after they took down their wedding registry for fear it might violate NCAA rules. 

  • Courts Rarely Interfere in State Association Decisions

    by Paul Anderson April 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).

  • NCAA Says Rugs Are Not Tournament Souvenirs

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    College basketball players are literally trying to pull the rug out from under the NCAA during 2019 basketball tournament.  

  • Coach Refutes Tribal Council’s Claims of Racial Taunts

    by Andy Berg March 2019

    A girls' basketball coach in Idaho is accusing the local tribal leader of “character assassination” for claiming that her players used racial taunts during a tournament game.

  • High School Exits Conference Over Transgender Policy

    by Andy Berg March 2019

    Grace Brethren Christian School in Maryland is accelerating its departure from its athletic conference over disagreements about the standing transgender policy.

  • Only Grass Pitches Allowed at 2023 Women’s World Cup

    by Andy Berg March 2019

    FIFA has decided to nix synthetic turf fields at the 2023 Women’s World Cup. The stipulation was included in requirements sent to those countries bidding for the international tournament.