• Holy Cross Suspends Women’s Basketball Coach Gibbons

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., has suspended longtime women’s basketball coach Bill Gibbons.

  • NCAA's Penalties on Missouri Draw Backlash

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    On Thursday, the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions handed down harsh penalties to three programs at the University of Missouri after it found that a former tutor had done coursework for athletes.

  • Investigation Into McNair Death Cost Maryland $1.57M

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    The University of Maryland is discovering the high cost of uncovering the truth.

  • LHSAA Lifts Ban on Immigrants Playing Prep Sports

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    In a vote taken Friday at the Louisiana High School Athletics Association’s annual convention in Baton Rouge, member principals agreed to allow students to use either the Louisiana Student Secure ID or a special LHSAA-only number to register for teams, eliminating the requirement to produce a Social Security number and thus allowing some immigrant students to play high school sports.

  • Blackface Post Could Result in Coach’s Termination

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    A high school coach and substitute teacher has been suspended after posing for and posting a picture of himself in blackface on Facebook.

  • NCAA Guidelines Aim to Prevent Non-Traumatic Deaths

    by Jason Scott January 2019

    Tragedies such as those endured by the University of Maryland, where offensive lineman Jordan McNair suffered heatstroke during a preseason conditioning workout and died, have caused concern across the college sports landscape.

  • Idaho Rejects Latest Appeal to Implement Shot Clock

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    The Idaho High School Athletic Association has rejected the latest appeal to implement a shot clock for boys' and girls' basketball competition, despite the vast majority of coaches favoring such a rule change.

  • NJ Bill Would Make Sensitivity Training Mandatory

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    A New Jersey lawmaker and high school football coach is recommending mandatory sensitivity training for all prep coaches and athletic directors.

  • NCAA Approves Stipends for Final Four Families

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    The NCAA  has officially adopted a new policy that will make it easier for the families of student-athletes participating in this year’s men’s and women’s Final Fours to make it to the high-profile tournaments.

  • High School Loses Appeal Over Pregame Smoke

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh has lost its appeal to lift a one-game suspension on head football coach Jon LeDonne, based on his team's use of sideline smoke devices last season.