• Bill Proposes Study on Treatment of College Athletes

    by Andy Berg March 2019

    Legislation that would have authorized Maryland college athletes to unionize has suffered a setback, with the author of the bill now setting the stage to better understand how college athletes in the state are treated. 

  • NCAA Seeks Evidence from FBI Hoops Probe

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    The NCAA has sought permission from the Southern District of New York to gather information from the FBI’s probe into college basketball for the purposes of its own investigation, according to the Louisville Courier Journal.

  • Ex-Packer Coach McCarthy Goes on Tirade at Prep Game

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    The kind of abusive situation that has helped precipitate a shortage of high school referees was on full display Tuesday night as one prep ref squad found itself on the receiving end of a former professional football coach’s rage.

  • High School Pays Coach $116K in Separation Agreement

    by Andy Berg February 2019

     A Texas school district and its embattled head varsity football coach have reached a separation agreement that includes a hefty payout for the coach.

  • Transgender Girls Win State Track Championships

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    The results of the Connecticut girls' state open indoor track championships have reignited the debate over how and where transgender athletes should be able to compete.

  • NJSIAA to Require Student-Athletes View Opioid Video

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    Beginning next fall, high school student-athletes in New Jersey — and the parents of players under 18  — will be required to watch a video raising awareness that high school athletes face a higher risk of becoming addicted to prescription pain medication.

  • Alumni, Fans Hope Billboard Will Get Coach Fired

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    The kind of publicity that University of Richmond men’s basketball coach is getting is not the kind anyone wants.

  • NFHS Rule Swap Spooks Mass. HS Coaches, Refs

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    After decades of adhering to NCAA rules for high school sports like football, baseball and volleyball, Massachusetts is poised to join 48 other states in adopting the National Federation of State High School Associations rules for those sports.

  • HS Swimmer Competes Despite Harassment Suspension

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    A high school swimmer’s participation in a meet despite an earlier suspension over “substantiated cases of harassment” has caused an uproar in Indiana’s swimming community.

  • Arkansas ADs Express Concerns over Gambling Rules

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    A quartet of Arkansas college athletic directors have submitted their thoughts on rules that will govern college sports betting in their state.