February 26, 2015

Massachusetts to require background checks on refs

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association has approved a new measure that will require background checks for all of the state's high school referees. [caption id="attachment_11085" align="alignright" width="288"] Massachusetts will be...

February 9, 2015

Mass. lawmaker seeks background checks on referees

A Massachusetts lawmaker has proposed a bill that would require background checks on those who referee high school sporting events. Currently, more than 20 states conduct background checks on officials. Massachusetts was put under the spotlight la...

March 7, 2013

Do more to ensure the safety of referees

We’re never going to agree with every call given by our referees. But schools and leagues still have a responsibility to ensure their safety and prevent unspeakable acts of violence that, unfortunately, are becoming more common. Late last year i...

September 27, 2012

Alabama Board Considering Raises For Coaches

DecaturDaily.com, 103788 TUSCALOOSA -- The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees' compensation committee will participate in a conference call Thursday...

November 27, 2011

Iowa Men’s Basketball Coach Receives First Technical While Trying To Shake Team Out Of Slump: 11-28-2011

IOWA CITY, IA. — Late in the first half of Wednesday's loss to Campbell, Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery kicked the scorer's table in frustration.He slammed a clipboard during a second-half timeout. When freshman Josh Oglesby passed on an ...