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
A U.S. government-funded foreign aid organization is considering sending hundreds of millions of dollars in grants to countries whose flawed, corrupt or undemocratic governments should almost certainly be ineligible for the money according to he agency's own internal guidelines. The Millennium Challenge Corporation, or MCC, is an independent U.S. Show More Summary
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — The NCAA has ruled Tennessee defensive lineman Maurice Couch permanently ineligible following a September report that he received improper benefits. Tennessee’s football program released a statement through its Twitter account Friday that Couch had been ruled ineligible and that it plans to appeal. Show More Summary
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will play in 2013. The NCAA opted to suspend the reigning Heisman Trophy winner for the first half of his team's season opener against Rice on Saturday rather than rule the quarterback ineligibleShow More Summary
Steven Rhodes, the former Marine who was ruled ineligible by the NCAA because he played intramural football a few years ago, has been reinstated. The NCAA just rendered its decision: As a part of its continued review of Steven Rhodes’ eligibility, NCAA staff determined he may play immediately. Additionally, he will maintain all four years […]
Former Marine Steven Rhodes wanted to serve his country and play college football. But an odd set of circumstances might keep that from happening. A report by SI.com details the rule that makes Rhodes ineligible. Bylaw 184.108.40.206.1 states that an athlete must sit for one season if they do not play college sports right after... Show More Summary