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March 21, 2017

Auriemma: ‘If your body language is bad, you’ll never get in the game’

Video from a Geno Auriemma press conference during last year's NCAA women's Final Four is getting a lot of attention this week, and it's worth revisiting given its strong message to young athletes. Auriemma, who has led UConn to 109 straight wins ...


March 20, 2017

Examining a young athlete’s chances of playing pro basketball

Parents might think their child has a great shot to make the pros, but statistics suggest otherwise. Figures from the NCAA show just how few players make it to the NBA. During the 2015-16 school year, there were 546,428 high school boys basket...


February 9, 2017

N.J. coach suspended for allegedly housing six players

A New Jersey high school basketball coach is under investigation after state officials apparently discovered as many as six of his players living at his home.  Paterson Eastside High School boys basketball coach Juan Griles has been suspended whi...


February 7, 2017

College of Charleston found using ‘improper basketballs’

The Colonial Athletic Association has reversed the outcome of two College of Charleston women's basketball games after discovering the team used "improper basketballs." According to a report from ESPN, the association would not elaborate on what m...


January 25, 2017

Prep hoops coach who confronted fan won’t return to team

A Pennsylvania high school basketball coach who confronted a fan during a game last week will not be allowed to return to the team. Strong Vincent High School girls basketball coach Paul Przepierski was already suspended after going into the stand...


January 19, 2017

Prep basketball coach suspended after altercation with spectator

A Pennsylvania high school basketball coach has been suspended after going into the stands during a game to confront a boisterous fan.  Strong Vincent High School girls basketball coach Paul Przepierski, who teaches at a separate school, was lead...


December 15, 2016

Morehead State basketball coach resigns after battery charge

Morehead State men's basketball coach Sean Woods resigned today amid allegations that he physically abused players during a game last month. Woods had already been suspended for three games following the incident, which allegedly took place during...


November 22, 2016

NFHS survey: High school football decline is slowing

The latest national participation survey by the National Federation of State High School Associations revealed that more kids are playing prep sports than ever before. That’s a fine achievement, but the focus continues to be on football and whether...


November 14, 2016

Kennedy HS (Iowa) finds athletic success through relationships, culture

The culture that has come to define Kennedy High School’s athletic program is best illustrated by former principal Dr. Mary Wilcynski and her profound memory. The way coaches remember it, prior to each school year Wilcynski would study the enrol...


October 20, 2016

NBA announces first youth basketball guidelines

The NBA and USA Basketball have teamed up to develop the first-ever youth basketball guidelines aimed at improving the way children, parents and coaches experience the game, with a specific emphasis on promoting player health and wellness. These g...