Jameis Winston to Face a Disciplinary Hearing to Determine Whether he Violated FSU’s Code of Conduct

The Federal Department of Education has recently initiated a Title IX investigation into the manner in which Florida State conducted its inquiry of the alleged sexual assault involving Jameis Winston and a female Florida State student back in December 2012. As a result of the DOE investigation, Florida State, who has previously stated that the […]

NFL Penalizes Player for Kneeling in Muslim Prayer.

Last week FIBA would not allow the Qatari Women’s Basketball team to compete at the Asian Games if they wore their traditional religious head scarves.  During a Monday Night Football game, the NFL penalized a Muslim player who knelt in prayer after scoring a touchdown.  Sports, which has traditionally taken a leadership role on social issues […]

Charlie Weis Fired As Coach of Kansas Football Team – Why Termination Clauses are Vital in Coaching Contracts.

The first college football coach to be fired comes early this year as the Kansas Jayhawks announced it will be releasing its head coach, Charlie Weis, from his official duties just four games into the season. Coach Weis posted a 6-22 career record with the Jayhawks, including a 1-18 record in Big 12 play. The […]

Charlie Weis: Being Paid Not To Coach – by Two Different Universities.

The first college football coach to be fired in 2014 comes early this year as Kansas fired its head coach, Charlie Weis, just four games into the season. Coach Weis posted a 6-22 career record with the Kansas Jayhawks, including a 1-18 record in Big 12 play. The Jayhawks posted two wins this season over […]

FIBA to the World “Diversity Shines Here” – Unless You Are a Woman

For those of you who are unaware, the 2014 Asian Games began this week in South Korea. The competition is the world’s second-largest multi-sport event, with about 9,500 athletes representing 45 countries. (Where’s ESPN?) But even before the Games began, members of the Qatari women’s basketball team were told by FIBA, the governing body of […]

UPDATE: Antitrust Lawsuits Against the NCAA Regarding Scholarships Are Advancing Through Court.

A federal judge decided not to consolidate two cases alleging the NCAA’s previous ban on multiyear scholarships and limits on football scholarships are illegal. By way of background, as of 2012, the NCAA gives colleges and universities the option to offer multiyear scholarships to all athletes. This amended a previous rule instilled in 1973, which […]