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tennessee
January 12, 2022

Tennessee Lawmaker Attempted to ‘Pants’ Referee During HS Game

A Tennessee House Republican has apologized after trying to fight and pants a referee at a high school basketball game. Rep. Jeremy Faison apologized for the incident in a tweet on Tuesday. "I acted the fool tonight. I'm hoping to be able to mak...


yankees
January 11, 2022

Yankees Hire Rachel Balkovec to Manage Low-A Team

Rachel Balkovec will become the first female manager in affiliated professional baseball, tabbed by the Yankees to manage the Low-A Tampa Tarpons next season, according to a report from MLB.com. She confirmed the news to MLB.com late Sunday nig...


eating disorders
January 10, 2022

Are Male Athletes Affected by Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders are not just a female athletes’ issue. According to an article in the Journal of Clinical Sports Psychology, an estimated 8% of male athletes, as compared to 33% of female athletes, also have serious eating disorders (anorexia, ...


gators
January 10, 2022

Gators Add Tiger Jones, Paul Silvestri to Football Staff

Tiger Jones was announced as the Gators director of speed improvement and skill development by head coach Billy Napier on Saturday while announcing Paul Silvestri's hiring as the team's director of sports health. Jones arrives at The Swamp after s...


upenn
January 10, 2022

UPenn Swimming Star Beaten By Another Transgender Athlete

A University of Pennslyvania swimmer Lia Thomas, a transgender woman, was defeated in her first competition since a record-breaking performance. During the Ivy League meet featuring UPenn, Dartmouth, and Yale, Iszac Henig, a transitioning male fro...


connecticut
January 6, 2022

Connecticut High School Suspends Girls’ Basketball Coach Following 88-Point Win

A Connecticut high school suspended its girls' varsity basketball coach and apologized after defeating an opponent 92-4 earlier this week. Sacred Heart Academy, in Hamden, CT, defeated Lyman Hall by 88 points and led 29-0 after the first quarter, ...


unscoutable
January 5, 2022

How to be Unscoutable to Opposing Basketball Teams

One aspect of coaching I always loved was scouting and game planning. Not the hours or the late-night trips to watch an opponent. But the putting together of the game plan was a fun challenge for me. It was like putting the pieces of a puzzle togethe...


excel
January 4, 2022

Holding Athletes Back to Excel in HS Sports is a Growing Trend

A recent article from the Evansville Courier & Press discussed the growing trend of parents holding back their student-athletes in an effort for them to mature more, and therefore, excel in his or her sport of choice. The article's author, Gor...


barbell
December 20, 2021

Building a Culture of Trust through the Barbell Back Squat

On fourth and one, with the game on the line, the stronger team has an advantage. Anyone who has been in that situation knows that what matters goes beyond physical strength. Strength of mind, and the strength of bonds between teammates, often determ...


practice
December 20, 2021

Maximizing the Individual Practice Periods

Among players and coaches, the consensus seems that their favorite period of practice is team-oriented. Most practices are geared towards team and group work — inside run, seven-on-seven, routes versus air, and special teams. With practice being ti...