NHL Team Replaces New Assistant Coach for Refusing to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

A National Hockey League (NHL) team has replaced its new assistance coach after he refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Sept. 13 that Sylvain Lefebvre, who signed a three-year-contract with the team last June, …

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International Olympic Committee Investigates Chinese Gold Medalists Over Mao Zedong Badges

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is investigating two Chinese gold medalists who wore badges featuring the image of the country’s former leader Mao Zedong during a medal ceremony on Aug. 2. Chinese cyclists Bao Shanju and Zhong Tianshi wore the …

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Loyola Maryland Basketball Star Santi Aldama To Keep College Eligibility While Entering NBA Draft

Loyola University Maryland’s Santi Aldama announced Wednesday he is putting his name in the 2021 NBA Draft while staying enrolled at the college. The sophomore forward is looking to gauge the assessment of his draft stock before fully committing to …

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Florida House Passes Bill Banning Transgender College Students From Women’s Sports

The Florida House of representatives passed the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” banning transgender students from women’s college sports in a vote Wednesday with 77 votes in favor and 40 against. After a over 90-minute debate, the Florida House passed …

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Alabama Lawmakers Considering Bill That Would Allow Pay for College Athletes

Alabama joined over 20 other states by introducing a bill allowing college athletes to be paid. The bill would allow college athletes in the state to receive compensation for their name, image and likeness, and would take effect July 1 …

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears NCAA Athlete Compensation Case

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments from the National Collegiate Athletic Associated in a case deciding whether the organization can cap education-related benefits paid to college athletes. The case comes amid a broader debate over student athletes’ compensation …

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