RECENT ARTICLES
  • Competitive Boxing Mulls Hijab-Inclusive Uniform Policy

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    This weekend, 16-year-old Amaiya Zafar will box in her first competitive match in Minnesota. After three-and-a-half years of focused training, Zafar was granted a religious exemption last week by national governing body USA Boxing to compete wearing a hijab.

  • Youth Soccer Players Record Attack on Teammate

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    An elite youth soccer team has been temporarily suspended after video surfaced of the 14- and 15-year-olds attacking a teammate in a hotel room.

  • Oklahoma Law Will Hold Boosters Accountable

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Last Thursday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed into law Senate Bill 425, which allows a provision for universities to bring suit against boosters whose actions result in penalties for the school. The law goes into effect November 1.

  • Ex-NFL Agent Pleads Guilty to Athlete Inducement

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Monday afternoon, a list of three-year-old felony charges were resolved when former NFL agent Terry Watson pleaded guilty to violating North Carolina’s sports agent law. An initial investigation was launched in 2010 by the office of the Secretary of State, following up on an NCAA probe into the UNC football program.

  • Renovations Push UC Basketball Games to HS Gym

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Ongoing renovations at the University of Cincinnati’s Fifth Third Arena have displaced the school’s basketball teams, forcing the Bearcats to hold court in various other local venues.

  • Professor Proposes Pay for College Athletes

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    A law professor from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio has proposed a compensation model that would pay collegiate athletes.

  • Home Run Balls Terrorize the Neighbors

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    The youth league baseball fields owned by the Holy Spirit Church in Fremont, Calif., have been reported to the city for endangering the neighbors with escaped baseballs. The smaller of the two fields, located at the edge of church property, directly faces a line of private back yards, where home run baseballs frequently land.

  • Florida House Bill Bars Stadiums from Public Land

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In an effort by Florida House leaders to limit public assistance to private companies, HB 77 was passed 82-33 in a vote Thursday. The proposed bill disallows sports franchises from building or renovating stadiums on publicly owned land.

  • Are Padded Numbers Masking Title IX Violations?

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    An investigation into federal roster reporting at the University of Washington has unearthed some discrepancy between the women’s rowing team participation totals as reported to the Department of Education compared to the roster published by the school online.

  • NC Bill Would Let Parents Clear Kids for Play

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    A bill supported by lawmakers in North Carolina would give parents the power to determine when a child who has suffered a concussion is fit to return to play, without the input of a qualified medical professional.