July 26, 2018

Arizona athletic transfer numbers remain high despite rule changes

The number of Arizona athletes transferring high schools remains high despite new penalties that were put in place two years ago by the state athletic association. Prior to the 2016-17 school year, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) put...

May 15, 2018

Michigan adopts tougher rules for student-athlete transfers

Michigan's athletic association announced this week it adopted stricter rules for student-athletes who transfer high schools to play sports. Transfers previously were required to sit out one semester, but the Michigan High School Athletic Associat...

March 2, 2017

Utah advancing bill that would change state athletic association

Utah's legislature is moving a bill that would take some power away from the state's athletic association and create more transparency from the organization. The bill (HB 413) passed through the House Education committee on Wednesday, despite obje...

November 9, 2016

Utah could ease transfer restrictions on high school athletes

High school athletes in Utah will have an easier time transferring to another institution under a proposal that has preliminary approval from the state board of education. Current rules prevent students from transferring and immediately playing sp...

September 7, 2016

Utah considers loosening restrictions on HS transfers

Utah could soon give more freedom to high school student-athletes who want to transfer to another school for sports. [caption id="attachment_17446" align="alignright" width="289"] Utah could soon give more freedom to student-athlete transfers. | P...

August 19, 2016

Ala. athletic association creates team to investigate transfers

Alabama's athletic association is combating illegal transfers by creating a team to vet and investigate cases at the state's high schools. Alabama High School Athletic Association Executive Director Steve Savarese told that the newly-develo...

May 5, 2016

Indiana tables changes to ‘past link’ bylaw

Indiana will still consider strengthening its "past link" rule for student-athlete transfers, but not until later this summer. The Indiana High School Athletic Association had been discussing changes to a bylaw added last year that ruled transfe...

May 4, 2016

Tom Izzo: Today’s athletes don’t fight through adversity

It's transfer season in college basketball, and this year could set another record for the number of athletes who jump ship looking for a fresh start. The growing trend has irked a lot of people in college basketball, and Michigan State men's bas...