May 5, 2015

Indiana approves ‘past-link’ rule on transferring athletes

The Indiana High School Athletic Association's Board of Directors on Monday unanimously approved a new rule aimed at student-athlete transfers. The "past-link" proposal, which originated with the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association, was designe...

May 4, 2015

Silver: Youth coaches against intentional fouling changes

A lot has been made of the "Hack-a-Shaq" strategy in basketball, especially lately as it has been used against DeAndre Jordan to minimize his offensive effectiveness for the L.A. Clippers. Some like it, but many more hate it. [caption id="attach...

April 27, 2015

Indiana to consider implementing ‘past-link’ rule

The Indiana High School Athletic Association may consider implementing a new rule that would strengthen penalties on some student-athlete transfers. Referred to as the "past-link" rule, student-athletes would be ineligible for 365 days if it's est...

April 27, 2015

Report: NCAA ‘likely’ to reduce shot clock in basketball

The NCAA appears "likely" to reduce the shot clock in college basketball, according to a report Monday from ESPN. ESPN reported that rules committee chairman Rick Byrd said the shot clock would be reduced from 35 to 30 seconds, if the change was a...

March 4, 2015

Girls hoops team banned for uniforms wins appeal

A California high school girls basketball team that was booted from the postseason for wearing illegal uniforms will be reinstated. Narbonne High School won its appeal and will play on Saturday for the section championship. However, the team will...

March 2, 2015

Illegal uniforms get basketball team booted from Calif. playoffs

A southern California girls high school basketball team has been removed from the playoffs after wearing uniforms that were not in compliance with the rules. During Saturday's game, Narbonne (Harbor City) wore jerseys with pink around its numbers,...

January 15, 2013

Playing by the rules

States say high schools and their coaches need to be more vigilant in preventing illegal transfers and recruiting tactics The next time a parent or summer league coach calls you up to offer the services of the region's top young athletes, you ma...