Law & Policy: Sportsmanship
Basketball Team Attacks Ref in Amateur Tournament
by Andy Berg July 2018
An Under-17 basketball game devolved into a brawl when players attacked a referee during the semifinals of The Association tournament at the Lake Point Sports Complex in Emerson, Georgia.
Fans Clean Up Stadium After World Cup Victories
by Andy Berg June 2018
Japan and Senegal both took home wins Tuesday at the World Cup and their fans decided to celebrate in an admirable way.
High School Tennis Players Face Discipline over Photo
by Paul Steinbach May 2018
A high school in Georgia is investigating an incident in which a photo of tennis players wearing white bags reminiscent of Ku Klux Klan hoods appeared last week on social media.
Wisconsin Basketball Team Considered Boycott
by Andy Berg May 2018
Will the NCAA eventually see a Division I men’s basketball team boycott a game over player compensation? Nigel Hayes thinks so.
Chicago Little League Game Marred by Racist Taunts
by Andy Berg May 2018
A little league game in the Chicago area over the weekend devolved into racist taunts and verbal abuse from the home team.
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.
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.