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volleyball
September 19, 2023

IHSAA ruling overturned; Beach and indoor volleyball are different sports

A review committee has overturned a ruling by the Indiana High School Athletic Association that would take away a year of eligibility if athletes participated in beach volleyball events during their high school season. The decision comes after a j...


hofstra
September 19, 2023

Hofstra University unveils athletic facility upgrades

The Hofstra University Department of Athletics unveiled major facility upgrades to its three fall on-campus facilities as the University continues to make incredible infrastructure and physical improvements to better position its student-athletes for...


ai
September 13, 2023

Former Maryland high school football coach arrested by FBI

One of the most successful high school football coaches in Maryland was arrested over the weekend following a federal indictment. Former Dunbar High School football coach Lawrence Smith, who has won seven state championships, was arrested last Fri...


south carolina
September 13, 2023

South Carolina lawmakers may alter how high school sports are managed

South Carolina lawmakers are discussing big potential changes surrounding equality and fairness in high school athletics. The state House Education and Public Works Ad Hoc Committee on high school athletics met for the first time Monday to discuss...


cardiac
September 12, 2023

How schools can prepare for sudden cardiac arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart suddenly stops beating. It can cause death within minutes. Certain conditions can lead to sudden cardiac arrest, but not all the causes are known. When a person's heart stops beating, quick action can mean t...


tucker
September 11, 2023

Michigan State suspends Mel Tucker amid sexual harassment allegations

Michigan State University announced the suspension of head football coach Mel Tucker amid ongoing sexual harassment allegations. Michigan State athletic director Alan Haller said the suspension will be without pay. Haller also announced Harlon Bar...


cte
September 11, 2023

BU study suggests CTE may strike at younger ages

New research from Boston University on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) suggests the degenerative brain disease may strike at younger ages than previously thought. The troubling finding was discovered during the brain autopsies of 152 ...


cte
September 11, 2023

WVU Neuroscience Institute to offer free in-state concussion testing

The WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) will offer free statewide concussion testing as part of the Rockefeller Concussion Network. The RNI outreach program will provide West Virginia youth access to baseline and post-injury ImPACT test...


turfgrass
September 6, 2023

Land-grant university scientists make turfgrass safer, more environmentally-friendly

From elite college football players to those in preschool and elementary soccer leagues, athletes of all skill levels are busy running, kicking and throwing balls across a variety of surfaces. As they compete, players’ bodies often are slammed, ...


kansas
September 6, 2023

Kansas ATC gathers equipment for Maui student-athletes impacted by wildfires

An athletic trainer from a Kansas High School is doing her part to provide relief to student-athletes who were impacted by the recent wildfires in Maui. Mark Padfield is the athletic trainer at Tonganoxie High School and has been collecting donate...