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June 4, 2021

Sports Under 40: The Impact of Professional Development

Growing up in the ’80s and ’90s without a cellphone or any type of electronic communication, my “friend requests” were sent out through playing team sports. Accepting this “request” indicated a bond that was like no other type that only p...


nil
June 3, 2021

NFHS Rules Committee Weighs In on Religious, Culture Concerns of Athletes

The executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has updated her op-ed blog on NFHS.org this week. Dr. Karissa Niehoff, in her third year at the helm of the NFHS, has used use 'NFHS Voice' blog to share up...


massachusetts
June 2, 2021

Massachusetts to Hold NFL-Style HS Football Combine

An NFL-style training combine is coming back to the Bay State this month. The Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association has partnered with HardKore Athletic Performance of Rockland to stage its annual Athletic Combine at Xaverian Brothe...


ihsa
June 1, 2021

IHSA Survey: 3% of Student-Athlete COVID Cases Due to Sports

A recent survey from the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) shows only three percent of COVID-19 cases found in student-athletes stemmed from athletics. The survey drew from more than 1,400 responses across 10 different sports, and showed the...


gallup
May 27, 2021

Gallup Survey: 2/3 Americans Favor Birth Gender for Sports

A majority of Americans believe that birth gender, rather than gender identity, should govern participation in competitive sports, according to a new Gallup survey with details published on UPI.com. While 61% of Americans favor allowing openly tra...


robert morris
May 27, 2021

Robert Morris Cuts D1 Men’s & Women’s Hockey

Robert Morris University announced today it will no longer field NCAA Division I men’s and women’s ice hockey teams as part of a series of strategic initiatives intended to position the university to be amongst the most agile and professionally f...


florida
May 26, 2021

Florida Basketball Players Leave HS for Pro League

High school sophomore twins, Matt and Ryan Bewley, have foregone their junior and senior seasons at West Oaks Academy in Florida to play for the newly-formed Overtime Elite professional league. The 6-foot-9 forwards are not only bypassing their fi...


transgender
May 26, 2021

New Alabama Transgender Bill May Affect Zero Youth Athletes

A bill that was signed into action last month by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey which bars transgender public school athletes from competing on teams based on the gender they identify with may affect as little as zero youth athletes in the state. That ...


illini
May 26, 2021

Illini Athletic Administrators Reflect on Past Year

Randy Ballard is the associate director of athletics for the University of Illinois. Jeremy Busch is the assistant athletic director of sports medicine for the university and also serves as the head athletic trainer for the Illini football team. I...


uconn
May 26, 2021

UConn Sports Medicine Adds Foot & Ankle Program

With backgrounds in athletics and 25 years in private practice, married podiatrists Drs. Karla and Michael Scanlon joined the Foot and Ankle Program at UConn Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in February 2020, seeing patients in Storrs and Willi...