Friday Sports Briefs

Super Bowl Clean Zones Create Controversy, Lawsuit Michael McCann has an excellent article and analysis on SI.com concerning the NFL’s use of “clean zones” in Indianapolis, the site of this year’s Super Bowl, and a lawsuit arising out of the use of clean zones at the Super Bowl last year in Dallas.  McCann describes clean zones […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Connecticut Considers Reporting Requirements for Youth Coaches In the wake of recent events at Penn State University, the Connecticut General Assembly is considering requiring youth coaches to report child abuse when they see or suspect it.  Josh Kovner of the Hartford Courant has the story. NCAA’s Proposal on Multiyear Scholarships Ron Morris of The State (South Carolina) has written […]

Friday Sports Briefs

“Schools, not NCAA, standing in the way of positive scholarship change” Andy Staples of SI.com has a great article on how colleges and universities are balking at the NCAA’s attempt at reform.  The NCAA recently decided to allow schools to provide student-athletes with a $2,000 stipend and to offer multi-year scholarships.  A number of schools, […]