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uconn
August 5, 2020

UConn Football Cancels 2020-21 Season

There will be no touchdowns scored in Storrs, Connecticut this fall. On Wednesday, August 5, the University of Connecticut, an NCAA Division 1 program, announced the Huskies will not play a football season this fall, according to a press release i...


fall sports
July 31, 2020

Fall Sports Updates for MHSAA, IHSA

Two state high school athletic organizations have announced decisions in its efforts to restart athletic activities safely — including moving the fall sports schedule to the springtime. On July 29, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) rel...


football
July 28, 2020

Where All 50 States Stand on Football Returning

As the calendar prepares to change over from July to August and draws closer to the presumptuous start date for high school fall athletics, many athletic organizations have had to alter its plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Some state high school ...


organizations
July 22, 2020

State Organizations Announce Start Dates for Fall Sports

A few state high school athletic organizations have announced tentative start dates for the fall sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), the Florida High School Athletic Association ...


utes
July 8, 2020

Utes Football Coach Suspended Following Former Player’s Revelation

A former University of Utah football player is making national headlines for his recent revelation that one Utes coach allegedly used racial rhetoric. Ryan Lacy, once a full-scholarship player for the Utes, said on Twitter that during a 2008 pract...


ohsaa
July 1, 2020

OHSAA Creating ‘Multiple Scenarios’ for High School Football

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="522"] Photo: 2C2K Photography / Creative Commons[/caption] With the start of July, the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) is putting together a number of scenarios for the high school football s...


usa football
June 30, 2020

USA Football Releases Guidelines for Youth Sports Return

USA Football has devised its own phased approach to resuming youth football this season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an article in the New York Times. Based on the guidelines given by the CDC, USA Football first advises its youth leagu...


coach
June 4, 2020

Atlanta Falcons coach advises high school coaches on racial tension, coronavirus

Jess Simpson has spent the better part of his adult life as a football coach in the state of Georgia. He served 22 years at Buford High School, including 12 as the head coach, winning seven state titles in charge, and three more as a coordinator. ...


california
April 29, 2020

Study: Altering starting position may reduce head injuries

According to a recent study, offensive linemen experienced roughly 40 percent fewer hits to the head when they began the play in a two-point stance as opposed to a three-point stance. The research was conducted in conjunction with Pu...


April 17, 2020

Choosing turf: how one school district implemented a superior product

{Sponsored} Ten years ago, the Hamburg Area School District in Pennsylvania renovated the stadium that contained their football field as well as the track. At the time, the field was grass, and it was subject to all of the issues that can result from...