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chsaa
May 1, 2024

CHSAA adds girls flag football, shot clock in basketball

The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) made two big changes to its athletic offerings in upcoming years. The CHSAA Legislative Council approved the addition of girls' flag football as a sanctioned sport and decided to add a shot c...


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...


penn state
March 12, 2024

Lawsuit involving Penn State doctor against James Franklin declared a mistrial

A lawsuit involving a former Penn State doctor that brought forward allegations against head coach James Franklin was declared a mistrial this week. Dr. Scott Lynch began the lawsuit in August 2019, shortly after being let go from his position as ...


brain changes
February 5, 2024

New study suggests brain changes in football players who are subject to head impacts

A study published recently in the JAMA Network Open involving MRI research that adolescent football players are susceptible to a variety of brain changes due to head impacts from playing. Researchers reviewed findings from structural MRI for 205 h...


practice
January 29, 2024

Coach-to-player devices increase practice efficiency

A lot can change in four years. Just ask Brian Staub.  In his first three seasons as head coach of the Point Pleasant Borough varsity football team in New Jersey, Staub went 8-16. Ahead of the 2021-22 season, Staub responded to an email from GoRo...


winter
January 29, 2024

Football field maintenance during the winter months

The holidays are finally in the rearview. Basketball and other indoor sports are in full swing. All that—coupled with the winter weather—can mean only one thing: It is time to start thinking about your football field.  If that sounds a little...


football
January 29, 2024

Strength training principles for football athletes

Football is the greatest team sport in the entire world. It’s the most violent, intense, mentally and physically demanding game there is. As in life, one can’t be successful by themselves. It takes a team of young men from different background...


off-season training
January 3, 2024

5 components of a strong off-season training program

The main purpose of the off-season training schedule is to help improve your on-field performance. For field sport athletes such as American football that means balancing a whole array of different training qualities. You might think that it is en...


data breach
January 2, 2024

NCAA investigates Catapult college football data breach

The NCAA announced on Friday—just days ahead of its College Football Playoff—that they are investigating a suspected data breach at the sports performance analytics company, Catapult. This came to light during a press conference with Alabama p...