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tennessee
July 18, 2023

Tennessee Football must vacate 2019-20 wins for Pruitt violations

The history books will not recognize the Tennessee football program's bounce-back efforts over the last few years. Due to penalties handed down by the NCAA for multiple violations under head coach Jeremy Pruitt, the Volunteers are being forced to vac...


missouri
July 18, 2023

Missouri law OKs NIL compensation for high school athletes who stay in-state

If Missouri high school student-athletes sign to play at an in-state college, they will be able to cash in on name, image and likeness (NIL) endorsement deals, according to a new state law. In a new amendment to the state's NIL law, which goes int...


northwestern
July 11, 2023

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald fired amid hazing scandal

Northwestern has fired longtime head coach Pat Fitzgerald amid the hazing scandal within Wildcats' football program that broke over the weekend. President Michael Schill released a statement earlier in the week announcing Fitzgerald's departure fr...


cte
June 21, 2023

Researchers find new link between sleep and concussions

A new study led by Flinders University points to the importance of sleep quality in the aftermath and recovery process of sports-related concussions, a common form of mild traumatic brain injury. Results from a study published in Nature and Sci...


maryland
June 21, 2023

North Carolina coach suspended following secret peeping charge

A North Carolina high school teacher and coach is facing charges by local police after allegedly installing secret cameras in a relative's bathroom. Mark Thompson, 50, was charged by Atlantic Beach police on June 1 for felony secret peeping. Ac...


student-athletes
June 6, 2023

Keeping the ‘stud’ in student-athletes

As student-athletes returned to campuses in August 2020, many stakeholders had questions and concerns regarding the loss of student learning and the impact the pandemic would have on the students academically, socially, and emotionally. While I think...


sportsmanship
June 6, 2023

A.D.ministration: Sportsmanship starts with the A.D.

One of the basic aspects or fundamental elements of education-based athletics is sportsmanship. Positive, respectful behavior is expected from athletes, coaches, and fans, and this expectation is clearly stated at the beginning of all National Federa...


athletic
June 6, 2023

Qualities of Level 1 Athletic Programs

Successful programs have administrators (Superintendents, Principals, and Athletic Directors) who: Know what they are looking for when hiring for leadership positions and hire the right people and then stand by them. Administrators w...


piaa
May 31, 2023

Ohio high school offers semester-long referee course

An Ohio high school is doing its part in ensuring the future of scholastic sports won't continue to be threatened by a referee shortage. Boardman High School has started a sports officiating pilot class this school year and plans to offer a ...


school
May 30, 2023

High school baseball team loses state title on dropped third strike gaffe

A New York high school baseball team committed a mental gaffe during a state championship game that resulted in the opposing team winning in walk-off fashion. Hornell High School was a strike away from winning the Section V Class B1 state title ag...