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touch
April 16, 2024

Study: A friendly touch can improve basketball performance

According to a research team at the University of Basel in Switzerland, a friendly pat on the back ahead of a stressful situation can actually improve a basketball player's in-game performance. A recent story from JPost.com detailed a recent study...


behavior
April 16, 2024

Study: Parents’ sideline behavior greatly impacts young athletes

If you're a parent chauffeuring kids around to their various athletic practices, games, or lessons, you should be mindful of your behavior from the sidelines or bleachers. A new study, entitled "Monkey see, monkey do? Exploring parent-athlete beha...


naia
April 9, 2024

NAIA unanimously votes to ban trans athletes from women’s sports

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced a policy that bans transgender athletes from partaking in women's athletics. At its annual conference meeting earlier this week, the NAIA Council of Presidents unanimously vote...


washington
April 8, 2024

Study: suicide second-leading cause of death for college athletes

University of Washington researchers have shared the findings from a 20-year study on the mental health of college student-athletes. The findings show that suicide is the second-leading cause of death for college-aged student-athletes with the...


washington
April 8, 2024

Univ. of Washington football using coach-to-player communication tech

The University of Washington football team will be relying on technology as well as new additions to boost their on-field performance this fall. The Huskies have already brought on Steve Belichick, former New England Patriots defensive coach and s...


ohsaa
April 8, 2024

OHSAA expands 7-on-7 football opportunities

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has announced that football 7-on-7 competition is now permitted at any time before and after the season, other than the 28-day no-contact period immediately after the season. Previously, 7-on-7 com...


kansas
March 25, 2024

Kansas lawmakers put forth bill to protect referees from abuse

Kansas lawmakers are presenting a bill to help combat the ongoing referee shortage brought on by unruly spectators. Should the bill be passed, Kansas will be the 23rd state to put in protections for officials and referees. The bill states that phy...


minnesota
March 25, 2024

Minnesota boys basketball team refused to play opposing coach who used racial slur

A Minnesota high school boys basketball team refused to play its opponent after the opposing head coach was reinstated from suspension for using a racial slur while speaking to his team. Eden Prairie head coach David Flom was reinstated after a De...


mhsaa
March 25, 2024

Star MHSAA track & field athlete ruled ineligible for season

A Mississippi high school track and field freshman has been ruled ineligible to compete this season, according to the Mississippi High School Athletic Association (MHSAA). Tupelo High School freshman Andrew Brown is regarded as the fastest freshma...


massachusetts
March 13, 2024

Massachusetts player accused of spitting on opponent

A Massachusetts boys basketball player has been accused of spitting in the face of an opponent during the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Division 3 state semifinal earlier this week. The incident allegedly took place aft...