• Holy Cross to Remain Crusaders but Drop Knight Mascot

    by Telegram & Gazette March 2018

    A month after college leadership decided to keep the college’s “Crusader” nickname, Holy Cross President Rev. Philip L. Boroughs announced in a message this week the school will drop its knight mascot.

  • District Disciplines Officials for Roles in Basketball Brawl

    by Jeremy Kelley March 2018

    Mark Baker Crystal Phillips Dayton Public Schools took disciplinary action against at least two employees for their roles in handling the aftermath of a Jan. 10 basketball brawl between Dunbar and Thurgood Marshall.

  • Bill Would Legalize Sports Betting in New York

    by Yancey Roy March 2018

    A key senator accelerated his push to legalize sports betting in New York by formally introducing a bill Thursday that would allow it — but only at upstate casinos.

  • Superintendent Apologizes After Game Ends 93-7

    by Jason Scott March 2018

    A Massachusetts school superintendent apologized for what she called an “unfortunate situation” after a girls’ basketball team from her district trounced another team in a state playoff game by a final score of 93-7.

  • Transgender High School Wrestler Outed by Coach

    by Andy Berg March 2018

    A transgender wrestler at Wilmington (Ohio) High School was allegedly outed by his coach in front of teammates.

  • Administrators Look Into Taunts at HS Basketball Game

    by Annysa Johnson February 2018

    For the second time in a month, Franklin High School administrators are investigating a racially charged incident, this one involving the alleged taunting of black players on a visiting basketball team from Racine.

  • S.C. Coach Sues Missouri AD for Defamation

    by Courtney Cameron February 2018

    In a defamation suit filed Thursday in Richland County, S.C., South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley sought damages up to $75,000 from Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk, after comments made last month.

  • Coach Attacks Ref at Fourth-Grade Basketball Game

    by Andy Berg February 2018

    A brawl broke out at a fourth-grade basketball game after one of the coaches attacked a referee.

  • Michigan Tech Coach Apologizes for Postgame Fight

    by Jason Scott February 2018

    A hard-fought college hockey game ended with a clash between coaches on the ice this weekend.

  • USC Player Says OSU Fans Used Racial Slurs

    by Jason Scott February 2018

    A women’s basketball player from the University of Southern California has accused fans at Oregon State of targeting her team with racial slurs.