Kahlil McKenzie, ranked as high as second in the nation among high school football recruits, has been ruled ineligible for the current season, despite having broken no laws or done anything wrong at all, really. Read more...
Legia Warsaw beat Celtic, 6-1, in their UEFA Champions league qualifier. Only an administrative error led to the Polish side using an ineligible player as an 86th minute sub in the second leg so UEFA ruled the match a forfeit, which means a 3-0 win for Celtic. Show More Summary
A virtual all-star team of college football talent won't see the field during the 2014 season because of ineligibility. Whether it's because of academics, NCAA transfer rules or disciplinary action that resulted in a suspension or dismissal from the team, plenty of big-time players will not be eligible again until 2015 at the earliest. Show More Summary
If the Florida State Seminoles are going to repeat as national champions this year, they will have to do it without the services of wide receiver Isaiah Jones. The sophomore has been ruled academically ineligible, according to head coach...Show More Summary
It's long been assumed that our state treasurer, Ted Wheeler, would run for re-election in 2016. But as it turns out, he's ineligible. At least, that's according to a legal opinion (pdf) issued by Oregon's attorney general, Ellen Rosenblum. First, let's recap our recent history: In March 2010, Treasurer Ben Westlund passed away while in office. Show More Summary
On Friday, UEFA handed Celtic FC a Champions League reprieve when the governing body ruled that Legia Warsaw had fielded an ineligible player during its 6-1 aggregate victory over the champions of Scotland in the third qualifying round. The player … Continue reading ? Legia Warsaw Suggest Meeting With Celtic; Scottish Champs Decline is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Last season wasn't a total wash for Fordham's Antwoine Anderson. While the freshman guard was ruled ineligible and had to sit out the entire 2013-14 campaign, that didn't prevent him from using the time off to do what he could to improve...Show More Summary
Bad news struck the Fordham Rams right before the start of the 2013-14 regular season. Manny Suarez, a 6'10" freshman forward, was ruled academically ineligible by the NCAA. As a result, he would have to sit out the entire season. It...Show More Summary
Jovon Robinson is headed to Auburn…again. Nearly two years after being ruled ineligible during his freshman training camp, the talented running back has renewed his commitment to the Tigers. Robinson, now the nation's No. 1 overall junior...Show More Summary
Longtime Rep. John Conyers Jr. faces the daunting prospect of a write-in campaign after the Michigan Democrat was ruled ineligible for the state's primary election Tuesday. The Wayne County Clerk announced that Conyers did not file the required number of signatures to qualify for the...
As happens every time a loanee is due to face his parent club, a mini-controversy has developed over Gareth Barry’s ineligibility for this weekend’s game between Everton and Man City. On loan at Everton, Premier League loan rules stipulate that loanees cannot play against their parent clubs, and that’s always been the way, but with [...]
An Arizona judge ruled Thursday that Darren Sharper was ineligible for bail on a sexual assault charge there, which could prevent the ex-NFL star’s release from L.A. County jail, where he has spent the last seven weeks.
A panel for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta on Tuesday deemed illegal a 2012 attempt by Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) to purge the state's voter rolls of noncitizens and other ineligible voters. Occasional voter purges are common and indeed necessary to ensure that only properly registered voters are allowed to cast ballots. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball and the players association agree to the most significant toughening of its antidrug rules in eight years.
Baseball is juicing up its anti-doping program, adding more and better drug tests, longer suspensions and, for the first time, postseason ineligibility for anyone in violation of the rules. The changes come on the heels of 2013’s Biogenesis doping scandal, which showed players were using banned substances without fear of testing positive.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — USDA has announced a final rule for the federal Women, Infants and Children nutrition program that continues to single out fresh, white potatoes as the only ineligible fresh fruit or vegetable. Click here for the full story
The Supreme Court will soon determine how mentally disabled a person must be to be considered ineligible for capital punishment: A 2002 Supreme Court ruling already bars the execution of people with an intellectual disability. But [convicted murderer Freddie Lee] Hall’s lawyers are expected to argue that many US states assess mental ability using outdated measures […]
An increasing number of prospective patients for bone marrow transplant are over age 55, but many in this group who need it are ruled ineligible because high-dose chemotherapy traditionally preceding it is in many cases lethal to such patients. Show More Summary
I have learned Scarlett Johansson, who plays Samantha, Joaquin Phoenix’s Operating System in the upcoming Spike Jonze film Her has been ruled ineligible to compete for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for this year’s Golden Globe awards. ...Show More Summary
It's clear now that the NCAA uses public opinion as its final appeals process. It ruled former marine Steven Rhodes ineligible to play football at Middle Tennessee State because he had played in a military rec league. It ruled Colgate basketball player Nathan Harries ineligible because he had played church league hoops. Show More Summary