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california
March 23, 2021

California High School Football Player Dies after Collapsing on Field

On an evening where high school football, by and large, returned to the state of California, tragedy struck the football community. Last Friday, according to a report from the Sacramento Bee, a Kennedy (CA) High School senior lineman collapsed on ...


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March 22, 2021

Top 10 Colleges with Highest Student-Athlete Percentage

It's long been stated that it's best to surround yourself with those who have similar goals as you. A recent survey from Match College released the 2021 Alternative College Ranking Index, which shows which colleges have the highest sports particip...


philadelphia
March 18, 2021

Philadelphia Public League Finds Success through Adversity

Navigating a pair of crises over the last calendar year has been taxing on everyone. In addition to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has been full-blown in the United States since the middle of March 2020, the country has faced a reckoning ...


bill
March 17, 2021

Maryland Bill Would Protect Student-Athlete’s Health & Wealth

A bipartisan Maryland bill that's advancing through the General Assembly has aims of not only protecting collegiate student-athletes' financial standing but also their physical wellbeing. Entitled the Jordan McNair Safe and Fair Play Act, the bill...


learning
March 16, 2021

Sports Under 40: Learning Through Leading

I have always had a passion for athletics and coaching for as long as I can remember. I am very grateful to have the opportunity to do something I love for a living. As an athletic director for a Charter School District, overseeing athletic programs ...


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March 15, 2021

Announcer Caught Using Racial Slur Toward OK Girls’ Basketball Team for Kneeling

An Oklahoma high school basketball announcer was caught on tape using racial slurs toward a girls basketball team that kneeled for the national anthem late last week. According to a report in AL.com, the incident took place before a game between N...


transgender
March 12, 2021

500+ College Student-Athletes to NCAA: Support Transgender Athletes

More than 500 collegiate student-athletes unified to send a joint letter to the NCAA on Wednesday demanding immediate action against states with bans on transgender student-athletes. A total of 545 student-athletes from at least 85 schools in ever...


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March 11, 2021

College ADs Reject Hypothetical Compensation Model for Student-Athletes

The results of a recent survey show college athletic directors drastically rejected a hypothetical model that would mirror professional leagues in terms of compensation. The LEAD1 Association, which represents the athletics directors of the 130-me...


miles
March 10, 2021

Les Miles Out as KU Football Coach After New LSU Allegations

Les Miles stepped down from his post of head football coach at the University of Kansas, according to the institution Monday. In a statement, the university said Miles and KU "mutually agreed to part ways effective immediately," and the search for...


athletes
March 9, 2021

Iron Sharpens Iron: Motivation They Need to Hear

A very good psychologist friend of mind relates a hard-hitting analogy when speaking of motivation:  “The lion doesn’t need to be motivated when on the hunt. Motivation courses through his veins – it’s in his DNA. He is self-motivated. H...