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fhsaa
December 13, 2023

FHSAA fines school for transgender player on volleyball team

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) has fined a high school and placed it on probation this week after a transgender student played on the girls volleyball team—a violation of a law enacted by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Legi...


howard
December 13, 2023

Michigan’s Juwan Howard involved in incident with team’s strength coach

Michigan coach Juwan Howard reportedly was involved in a confrontation with strength and conditioning coach Jon Sanderson during a recent practice, multiple outlets reported Monday. According to The Athletic, the incident is undergoing a...


ahl
December 13, 2023

AHL coach suspended 10 games for homophobic slur towards referee

The American Hockey League (AHL) recently announced that Chicago Wolves head coach Bob Nardella has been suspended for 10 games as a consequence of his actions during a game at Texas on Dec. 9. Nardella was assessed a game misconduct for abuse of ...


alabama
December 13, 2023

Alabama bill would allow NIL for high school athletes

An Alabama state representative has proposed a bill that would allow high school student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness (NIL) without losing eligibility. Rep. Jeremy Gray (D-Opelika) introduced House Bill 25, which ...


antisemitic
December 13, 2023

Ohio coach on paid leave pending investigation into code of conduct violation

An Ohio head boys basketball coach has been placed on paid leave pending the outcome of a district investigation into a code of conduct violation. Matthew Wortham is the head coach of the Start (OH) High School boys basketball team, which are ...


colorado
December 12, 2023

Police investigating Colorado youth basketball referee brawl

Two referees broke out in a fight during a youth basketball game in Colorado over the weekend. Two of the referees began throwing punches during a fourth-grade boys basketball game between Cherry Creek and Legend Blue at the Gold Crown Field House...


texas
December 12, 2023

Texas basketball coach assaulted by player after benching

A Texas high school student and his brother were recently arrested after attacking the basketball coach who benched him during a game. On December 5, authorities were dispatched to Willis High School in Texas following a game against Conroe High S...


CIAC
November 29, 2023

CIAC considering rule change to allow longer summer workouts

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) is considering a rule change that would allow extra practice time during the summer months for high school student-athletes. The CIAC Board of Control has already approved the rule change ...


antisemitic
November 29, 2023

Illinois All-Conference basketball player reinstated after family files lawsuit

An Illinois mother filed a lawsuit on behalf of her son—a standout high school basketball player—after he was inexplicably cut from his varsity team. The legal was done as an attempt to have her son reinstated to the varsity team and receive p...


women's basketball
November 15, 2023

Strength development tactics for women’s basketball

Women's basketball is an acceleration and deceleration sport. Athletes are consistently changing direction and reacting to an opponent or ball. Many of their movements are performed while pushing off one leg, unless someone is standing still or ju...