Friday Sports Briefs

Golfer Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Caddy Rudolph Hermstadt, an amateur golf champion, was arrested in Waterbury, Connecticut after he was captured on a surveillance video choking and punching his caddy, Jeremy Eterginio, inside the 19th Hole Cafe at the East Mountain Golf Course on July 22.  The Associated Press (via the Hartford Courant) has the story.  […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Pop Warner Limits Contact in Practice to Avoid Concussions From Kurt Warner to Tom Brady Sr., there has been a lot of recent talk concerning whether kids should play football in light of the dangers posed by concussions. In response to these concerns, the Pop Warner youth football organization has implemented new rules limiting contact in practice, according to the […]

NCAA to Allow Multi-Year Scholarships

The new NCAA rule allowing colleges and universities to offer multi-year scholarships to student-athletes survived an override effort by schools which opposed the rule change.  Steve Wieberg of USA Today reports that an override of the legislation was passed by the narrowest of margins: Opponents needed 207 of 330 votes by schools and conferences – a five-eighths […]