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parents
May 27, 2020

Survey: Parents feel comfortable with kids returning to play in fall

According to a new study, parents feel far more comfortable to allow their children to travel and compete in sports in the fall as opposed to this month. The study, conducted by the Huddle Up Group, a sports tourism consultancy based in Phoenix, A...


referees
May 27, 2020

How COVID-19 pandemic affects referees

The aftershocks of the COVID-19 pandemic on the country's economy are beginning to hit the already fragile state of high school and youth referees. The number of sports officials is decreasing nationwide, according to Ohio University's Online Mast...


ncaa
May 26, 2020

NCAA to allow student-athletes to resume activities June 1

Collegiate student-athletes across the country rejoice! The NCAA Division 1 Council announced that all student-athletes can resume voluntary activities in their respective sports starting June 1. The decision came on May 22 — two days after the ...


handshakes
May 21, 2020

NFHS director offers alternatives to handshakes

As athletic programs and administrations attempt to resume normal activities in the fall months, a leader among the high school athletic landscape thinks one time-honored tradition may fall to the wayside. In a recent op-ed post on The Stateline S...


nfhs
May 21, 2020

NFHS releases recommendations for reopening school sports

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) on Tuesday, May 19 released a series of guidelines and recommendations for its 51-member state high school organizations to consider as they prepare for the reopening of high school ath...


covid-19 pandemic
May 20, 2020

Colleges cut sports programs due to COVID-19 pandemic

As Woodard and Bernstein once were suggested, always follow the money. And as it pertains to COVID-19 pandemic and the current landscape of the NCAA, the same is also true. The NCAA canceled all winter and spring sports 10 weeks ago, including the...


task force
May 18, 2020

CHSAA deploys task force for fall sports plans

With the spring sports season at both the high school and collegiate levels canceled for the 2020 season, athletic associations around the country are starting to form task forces to detail how to be ready for the fall. The Colorado High School Ac...


california
May 14, 2020

California Collegiate Athletic Association suspends NCAA games for fall

While universities and colleges in Texas and schools from the Southeastern Conference push forward with plans for a collegiate fall sports season, California has taken a very different approach. On May 12, the California Collegiate Athletic Associ...


williamson
May 13, 2020

Lawsuit seeks Zion Williamson to admit family was paid for his Duke tenure

Former Duke star basketball forward and current NBA rookie Zion Williamson is caught in the middle of a lawsuit for receiving financial benefits from the Blue Devils, as well as Nike and Adidas. According to a story from The Washington Post, the l...


guidelines
May 11, 2020

ACHA announces guidelines for return of college sports

New guidelines have been laid out by the American College Health Association (ACHA) for how to safely return to sports in the college athletics world amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, May 7, the ACHA announced additional guidance for insti...