Does Praying Before Vols Football Games Violate The First Amendment?

By:  Richard Braun, RulingSports.com Intern (Twitter:  @RicBraun) Last week, the University of Tennessee decided that it would continue to allow pregame prayers at Neyland Stadium. This comes on the heels of a letter they received complaining about the public prayers, calling them unconstitutional. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), an atheist group based in Wisconsin, wrote the letter to the university stating that having a … Continue reading Does Praying Before Vols Football Games Violate The First Amendment?

National Association of Basketball Coaches Files Amicus Brief In Fisher v. University of Texas At Austin Case

On August 13, 2012, the National Association of Basketball Coaches, along with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, Black Coaches & Administrators and a group of college basketball coaches and administrators filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in the Fisher v. University of Texas At Austin, Et Al. case.  An amicus brief is a filing by an individual or group of individuals not directly … Continue reading National Association of Basketball Coaches Files Amicus Brief In Fisher v. University of Texas At Austin Case

Testimony Got Him Here: Should Roger Clemens Testify in His Criminal Trial?

Today, at a defense table in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, sits the former Major League Baseball pitcher who won more Cy Young Awards than any other pitcher in the history of Major League Baseball. Roger Clemens is currently on trial for six felony counts, including:  Obstruction of Congress, False Statements and Perjury.  The charges stem from Clemens’ participation in … Continue reading Testimony Got Him Here: Should Roger Clemens Testify in His Criminal Trial?