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February 13, 2024

USC upgrades basketball arena as part of athletic facility ‘grand vision’

The University of Southern California (USC) has upgraded its men's and women's basketball arena, the Galen Center, as part of the athletic department's vision for a renewed athletic campus. As part of USC President Carol Folt’s strategic vision ...

February 5, 2024

Pennsylvania referee dies after collapsing during JV basketball game

A Pennsylvania high school referee died after collapsing during halftime of a game over the weekend. Michael Roebuck, 46, collapsed while refereeing a junior varsity basketball game and later died en route to the hospital. Westmoreland County offi...

February 5, 2024

NCISAA approves NIL policy for 2024-25 school year

The North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) recently announced the adoption of a Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) policy. The new policy will take effect for the 2024-25 school year. “We recognize that the sports world i...

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February 5, 2024

New Mexico State indefinitely suspends player after in-game sucker punch

A New Mexico State University men's basketball player has been suspended indefinitely after he punched a player from Liberty University during a game last week. New Mexico State announced the decision on Friday to suspend Robert Carpenter indefini...

February 5, 2024

CA superintendent placed on leave after allegations of harassment towards softball team

A California superintendent was placed on leave last week—nearly a year after she allegedly bullied members of a girls' high school softball team for not applauding loud enough for her daughter during a ceremony. The Poway Unified School Distric...

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February 5, 2024

Delaware State University announces plans for facility upgrades

Delaware State University recently announced upgrades and replacements for its athletic facilities. During a recent meeting, school president Tony Allen and athletic director Alecia Shields-Gadson detailed the projects that have been approved. One...

January 30, 2024

Study: 80% of Nebraska officials quit within first three years

According to recent results shared from a 2022 survey from the Nebraska Schools Activities Association (NSAA), nearly 80% of sports officials quit within their first three years. The survey found the most common reason given for leaving the positi...

January 29, 2024

Football field maintenance during the winter months

The holidays are finally in the rearview. Basketball and other indoor sports are in full swing. All that—coupled with the winter weather—can mean only one thing: It is time to start thinking about your football field.  If that sounds a little...

January 29, 2024

Challenges of hiring & retaining coaches

For whatever reason—and there can be a myriad of them, you have a vacancy on your staff, and you need to hire a new coach. In the past, this might simply mean posting the position within your school district, reviewing the applications, interviewin...

January 29, 2024

Strength training principles for football athletes

Football is the greatest team sport in the entire world. It’s the most violent, intense, mentally and physically demanding game there is. As in life, one can’t be successful by themselves. It takes a team of young men from different background...