• UT Cheer Coach Still on Paid Leave over Racist Remarks

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    A cheer coach at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has not returned to her job after being placed on paid leave back in June for making racially insensitive remarks.

  • FHSAA Eyes RPI Model for Football Playoff Rankings

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    The Florida High School Athletic Association's Football Advisory Committee voted unanimously at its annual meeting Thursday to move away from the current playoff power points formula in favor of one that relies on a ratings percentage index (RPI).

  • State Legislators Call for Davenport Reinstatement

    by Jason Scott January 2019

    Count the Alabama House of Representatives among those calling for the state’s high school athletic association to reinstate star basketball player Maori Davenport.

  • Fan Behavior Forcing Officiating Turnover in Michigan

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    According to the Michigan High School Athletic Association, game officials are leaving the profession or staying away for three reasons: life events such as a move or the birth of a child, local officiating politics and abusive behavior by adult spectators.

  • AHSAA Responds to Backlash Over Player Suspension

    by Jason Scott January 2019

    The story spread like wildfire among college athletics devotees: a top women’s basketball recruit from Alabama had been suspended for her senior season for receiving a stipend check for her participation in a USA Basketball tournament in violation of AHSAA rules.

  • Youth Coach Claims He Was Fired for Lopsided Wins

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    An eighth-grade basketball coach at Fegely (Ind.) Middle School is alleging that he was fired for being just a tad too good, leading the way to lopsided wins, such as a 90-10 victory in his team’s home opener.

  • American University Offers Free Admission for Shutdown

    by Jason Scott January 2019

    With the federal government shuttered, many federal employees have more time on their hands and less money to spend on filling it.

  • Penn State Coach Suspended for Pushing Player

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers wasn't courtside with his team Sunday night after he was suspended for a game for pushing a player during last Thursday’s game against Michigan.

  • Ole Miss Returns $350K It Received from Ponzi Operator

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    The University of Mississippi’s athletic department has agreed to return funding it received from a businessman who has since been convicted of a massive Ponzi scheme.

  • Illinois Coaches Hand Off Prep Football Scheduling

    by Andy Berg December 2018

    High school coaches and athletic directors in Illinois have agreed to turn over football scheduling to a higher power.