• U. of Arizona Denies 'Zero-Tolerance' Violence Policy

    by Andy Berg October 2017

    The University of Arizona’s athletic department is refuting charges that it had a “zero-tolerance” policy toward athletes implicated in domestic violence incidents.

  • Levi's Stadium Case Illustrates 'Associational Discrimination'

    by Kristi Schoepfer-Bochicchio October 2017

    The Americans with Disabilities Act became law in 1990. It prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including all places open to the general public. Levi's Stadium opened as the home of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers in 2014, and today ranks as the fourth most expensive venue in the league at a cost of $1.3 billion.

  • Goodell: NFL Not Changing Its National Anthem Policy

    by Barry Wilner October 2017

    In the face of fan unrest and accusations from the president about the league being unpatriotic, the NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand.

  • Georgia AD: Scandal Good for College Basketball

    by Andy Berg October 2017

    At least one Division I basketball program sees the recent corruption scandal as a good thing.

  • Pitino Claims Ignorance, Files Suit Against Adidas

    by Courtney Cameron October 2017

    Former head basketball coach Rick Pitino of Louisville has filed suit against Adidas America, Inc., and Adidas North America, Inc., seeking restitution for “damages caused by the company's bribing of recruits,” according to Sports Illustrated.

  • FBI Subpoenas OSU for ‘Mountain’ of Documents

    by Andy Berg October 2017

    The FBI is taking to the next level its investigation of NCAA basketball.

  • Microchips Suggested as Anti-Doping Solution

    by Andy Berg October 2017

    Microchips are used to track lost pets, so why can’t they be used to mitigate doping in professional sports?

  • Debate Ensues Over Benefits of Late Pac-12 Kickoffs

    by Anne Peterson October 2017

    Washington coach Chris Petersen has moved on from the debate over Pac-12 After Dark, those late-night televised conference games that end in the wee hours on the East Coast...

  • Michigan Passes Concussion Protocol Update

    by Courtney Cameron October 2017

    As the concerns about head injuries continue to swirl around youth sports, legislatures are taking a look at concussion protocols at the state level.

  • Opinion: Baseball Needs Games to Be Shorter

    by Telegram & Gazette October 2017

    The owners in Major League Baseball may sometimes crow about attendance, but the fact is baseball is losing popularity. According to a Forbes article from just this past week, the 2017 MLB regular season marks the third consecutive season of total attendance declines, and five out of the last six that saw drops.