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September 16, 2020

Ohio HS Reinstates 2 Suspended Football Players

Two suspended football players from Little Miami (OH) High School have had their suspensions from the team reversed following running on to the field carrying a "thin blue line" flag and a "thin red line" flag, according to a report from the Cincinna...


September 15, 2020

Athletic Organization Insurance: Considering the Options

{Sponsored} Preparing for any sports event comes with a long to-do list, and purchasing insurance can sometimes fall off the radar. However, signing up for coverage requires careful consideration and should never be a last-minute decision. Choosing a...


football
September 15, 2020

Big Ten, Pac-12 Updates on Fall Football

Update: September 17, 2020: On Tuesday, September 16, the Big Ten's presidents and chancellors voted unanimously to hold a fall football season beginning on October 24. Each team will attempt to play eight games in eight weeks before the Big Ten cha...


resigned
September 14, 2020

Michigan AD Resigned in Objection To HS Sports Resuming

A Michigan high school athletic director has resigned down from his post as the state has loosened its restrictions on high school sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Matt Unke announced his resignation as the Tawas Area High School athletic direct...


September 10, 2020

Keeping Students Safe with a Single Application Lasting up to 90 Days

{Sponsored} As we kick off the new school year, there are still many unknowns. How will facilities remain safe for students and staff? Who will handle  sanitization? How much extra custodial staff will be needed in order to keep larger facilities, s...


resiliency
September 10, 2020

NFHS Director Opines on Start of HS Sports

In another installment of the National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) executive director's 'Voice' column, Karissa Niehoff remarked on the start of an unusual fall sports season across the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "T...


covid-19
September 9, 2020

Cal U Football Player Dies of COVID-19 Complications

Jamain Stephens, an NCAA Division II football player at California University of Pennsylvania, passed away this week with the university's athletic department confirming his death. It appears Stephens, a senior defensive lineman, died from complicati...


lighting
September 9, 2020

Shedding Light on Price vs. Total Cost of Ownership

{Sponsored} “How much does it cost?” When it comes to sports lighting and the decision to upgrade to LED, that’s always the first question. But what if someone told you there was a better question to ask? What if, instead, you were to ask...


coach
September 8, 2020

Kansas Coach Arrested After Allegedly Posing As Teen Online

An assistant boys high school basketball coach in Topeka, Kansas allegedly posed as a teenage girl on social media to get explicit photos from other teenagers, according to the FBI. Jeffrey D. Pierce, the assistant basketball coach of Seaman (KS) ...


survey
September 4, 2020

Survey: LGBTQ Athletes Have Higher Self-Esteem, Grades

According to a new survey from The Trevor Project, LGBTQ youths who participate in sports are likelier to have higher self-esteem, do better in school, and show fewer symptoms of depression compared to their LGBTQ peers. They surveyed more than 17...