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February 5, 2010

Football Coach Asked To Resign, Says He Won’t Do It

Camden High (N.J.) football coach, Durwin Pearson, who went 2-8 last season, and has been asked to resign because he is not a teacher at the school, has said he will not resign. Coaches must apply for their job each year and Pearson, a police officer...


February 5, 2010

Florida Teen Dies At Halftime Of Game

Phillip Jackson, 18, a center on the Sandalwood High (Fla.) basketball team, died yesterday after collapsing during halftime of a game against Nease High. Faculty praised Jackson for his focus as he was doing well in academics, playing on the footbal...


February 5, 2010

Florida State Facing Academic Scandal

Florida State University is facing a big-time academic scandal that includes university academic support staffers doing the work for up to 61 athletes. The scandal made national headlines when ESPN’s "Outside The Lines" did a feature on it this...


February 5, 2010

FieldTurf H.S. Football Awards Announced

FieldTurf and Howie Long announces the winners of the 2009 FieldTurf High School Football Awards at the AFCA convention in Orlando this week. A winner was named for each of the eight regions of the United States. To find out who won and their respect...


February 5, 2010

East Carolina Names Alum McNeil As Football Coach

East Carolina University has named alum Ruffin McNeill as its new football coach. McNeill’s most recent job was as interim head coach at Texas Tech. He was hired at Texas Tech in 2000 as linebackers coach and eventually became defensive coordin...


February 5, 2010

Delaware Scales Back Plans For New Athletic Facility

A year after proposing a plan for a new athletic performance center for sports medicine, athletic training, strength and conditioning and academic purposes, as well as a new football stadium, the University of Delaware now has scaled back its plans. ...


February 5, 2010

Cornell To Name Austin As Head Coach

Cornell is set to name Ole Miss offensive coordinator, Kent Austin, as the school’s new football coach. Austin had been at Ole Miss, his alma mater, for the last two seasons. His other coaching experience comes from the Canadian Football League...


February 5, 2010

Cornell Football Coach Resigns

Jim Knowles, Cornell football coach, has resigned from his post and it is being reported that he has accepted a coaching position at an unnamed program Knowles was 26-34 in five years with the program.http://www.theithacajournal.com/article/20091223/...


February 5, 2010

Continuing To Break Down H.S. Head Injuries

The Los Angeles Times continues to break down the controversial topic of head injries at the high school level.http://www.latimes.com/sports/football/nfl/wire/sns-ap-fbh-youth-concussions,0,3104916.story...


February 5, 2010

Connecticut Releases New Concussion Legislation

Legislation in Connecticut has been released that would require high school coaches to be trained to spot the signs of concussion and injured athletes would have to sit out practices and games until cleared by doctors. The legislation needs to be app...