Encouraging such behavior in children is much different from requiring it from adults.
Brigham Young University officials on Thursday stood by the decision to dismiss a standout player on the Cougars' highly ranked men's basketball team, saying they are treating Brandon Davies just like they would any other student.
The school's athletic department announced Tuesday that Davies -- a starting forward from Provo would no longer be part of the team this season. The university came into the week ranked third in the nation in the Associated Press Top 25 and Coaches polls.
Officials did not specify why, exactly, Davies was being suspended during a press conference Thursday.
But the Salt Lake Tribune, citing "multiple sources," said that the sophomore violated the honor code provision prohibiting premarital sex among students.
Saturday, March 05, 2011
I Guess You Have To Admire BYU For Enforcing Its Standards, Even On Star Athletes
I never really understood this rule, though: