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December 5, 2016

Opposition continues to build against Friday college football

USA Football is the latest organization to speak out against scheduling college football games on Fridays, a day that's typically reserved for high school football nationwide. USA Football joins at least 28 other state coaching organizations thro...


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November 30, 2016

New Jersey bans tailgating at high school football championships

New Jersey's athletic association has banned all tailgating at this year's high school football state championships, an attempt to curb alcohol use in stadium parking lots. Four stadiums will host this weekend's championship games, and the New Jer...


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November 29, 2016

Florida adopts new high school football playoff point system

Florida high school football has adopted a new system for determining how teams are seeded for the postseason. Beginning with the 2017 season, teams will earn anywhere from 15 to 50 points depending on who they play and how they fare. Bonus points...


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November 29, 2016

Indiana quarterback quitting football: ‘I need my brain’

Indiana's appearance in a college football bowl game later this month will be the last for Hoosiers backup quarterback Zander Diamont. The junior announced over the weekend that he would quit football at the end of the season, citing concussion fe...


November 23, 2016

Result of Illinois high school football game heads to court

An Illinois judge on Wednesday will consider overturning the result of a high school football playoff game that ended in controversy when officials improperly applied a penalty at a critical moment. Fenwick and Plainfield North high schools faced ...


The Notre Dame football program must vacate wins from its 2012-13 and 2013-14 season due to academic misconduct.
November 22, 2016

Notre Dame football forced to vacate wins over academic fraud

The Notre Dame football program must vacate wins from the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons after the NCAA ruled that a student athletic trainer committed academic misconduct on behalf of players. [caption id="attachment_17825" align="alignright" width=...


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November 22, 2016

NFHS survey: High school football decline is slowing

The latest national participation survey by the National Federation of State High School Associations revealed that more kids are playing prep sports than ever before. That’s a fine achievement, but the focus continues to be on football and whether...


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November 17, 2016

Video: Rex Ryan delivers message to high school football team

The Canisius High School (New York) football team plays for a state championship tonight, and to get the players in the right state of mind Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan stopped by to address the team. The school posted a short clip of Ryan'...


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November 10, 2016

N.M. calling for change after stunning end to prep football game

A wild finish to a New Mexico high school football game has the state's athletic association calling for a nationwide change to the game's rules. In late October, Goddard and Artesia high schools faced off with Artesia holding a slim 35-34 lead i...


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November 8, 2016

HS associations ‘disappointed’ in Big Ten’s choice to play on Fridays

Athletic associations in states with Big Ten schools are expressing disappointment in the conference's decision to begin playing Friday games during the 2017 football season. Associations in Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Ohio have all released sta...