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A class action lawsuit accuses Notre Dame and the NCAA of "reckless disregard" for player safety.
October 18, 2016

Lawsuit accuses Notre Dame of ignoring head injuries

A former Notre Dame football player is part of a class action lawsuit accusing the university of ignoring safety regulations with regard to head injuries. [caption id="attachment_17825" align="alignright" width="301"] A class action lawsuit accus...

October 7, 2016

Schools refusing to play Archbishop Murphy’s football team

For the third time this season, a Washington high school football team is refusing to play against Archbishop Murphy over concerns about player safety. Granite Falls High School earlier this week announced it would forfeit its game against the pri...

huddle football
October 4, 2016

Florida Christian school files lawsuit over pregame prayer

A Christian school in Florida has filed a lawsuit against the state athletic association, a move prompted by an incident late last year when its football team was prevented from leading fans in prayer over a stadium loudspeaker. Cambridge Christi...

October 3, 2016

10 innovative products that are leaving their mark

Product innovations constantly change the way athletic administrators and coaches operate their programs. The trick is figuring out which new inventions best fit high schools and colleges. In Coach and Athletic Director’s second annual Innovatio...

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September 13, 2016

College football player suspended five years for knocking out referee

A California community college football player has been suspended five years after an incident last weekend where he knocked a referee out cold during a game. [caption id="attachment_17505" align="alignright" width="273"] Screenshot via YouTube, A...

September 13, 2016

Drills to improve your defensive backs

Ohio Northern University football coach Dean Paul shows off a few of the drills he uses to improve his defensive backs. [embed][/embed]...

September 6, 2016

Safety concerns prompt Alaska HS football team to forfeit mid-game

An Alaska high school football team walked off the field mid-game last week after watching two of its players sent to the hospital on what the coach called "dirty" tactics. Ketchikan football coach Jim Byron said the forfeit was prompted by safety...

John Curtis Christian High School (Louisiana)
September 1, 2016

Top 25 prep football program to vacate wins from three seasons

One of the nation's top high school football programs must vacate wins from the past three seasons for using a "recruited player," according to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association. [caption id="attachment_17422" align="alignright" widt...

Philomath High School (Oregon)
September 1, 2016

Coach, six players charged in Oregon HS football team hazing

A coach and six players of an Oregon high school football team face charges for an alleged hazing ritual that took place during summer training camp. [caption id="attachment_17416" align="alignright" width="128"] Philomath High School (Oregon)[/ca...

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August 29, 2016

Study: Playing with a concussion doubles recovery time

From the University of Arkansas Young athletes with sport-related concussions who were not immediately removed from the field took nearly twice as long to recover as those who did not continue to play, according to a research team led by Universit...