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March 14, 2019

Nevada coach wants new rules aimed at bad sports parents

A Nevada high school soccer coach is urging the state athletic association to create consequences for sports parents who cross the line. Ed Partee, the girls soccer coach at Lowry High School in northern Nevada, was involved in an altercation last...

March 12, 2019

Study determines average number of recovery days after sports-related surgery

While there has been extensive research on when to return to sports, physicians don't have sufficient empirical evidence at their disposal to counsel adolescent and college-aged patients as to when they can return to school following surgery. A st...

March 5, 2019

Indiana school district cuts all athletic director positions

The South Bend school district in northern Indiana on Monday notified all athletic directors that their positions would be eliminated at the end of the school year. According to the South Bend Tribune, five athletic administrators were notified b...

March 5, 2019

Georgia bill would allow home-schoolers on public school teams

Georgia lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public school athletics. The proposal, also known as the "Tim Tebow Act," would authorize home-study students to participate in extracurricular and...

March 4, 2019

USA Football equipment grants available for 2019

Youth, middle school and high school football programs may apply now through March 13 for USA Football’s equipment grant program, offering $1.5 million in resources to benefit young athletes. USA Football is a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee a...

February 28, 2019

Complaint filed after former Packers coach Mike McCarthy berates high school referees

Wisconsin high school basketball referees have filed a complaint against former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, claiming he berated them this week following a game. McCarthy was watching his stepson's Notre Dame Academy take on Pulaski Hig...

February 28, 2019

Massachusetts bill aims to ban tackling in youth football

Massachusetts lawmakers have introduced a bill that would ban tackle football statewide until the eighth grade. The bill was filed last month and has bipartisan support, though its too early to tell if that support is widespread throughout the leg...

February 20, 2019

ACLU takes aim at Wisconsin school over cheerleader ‘awards’

A Wisconsin high school has been put on notice by the ACLU after the organization learned of inappropriate awards that were given to cheerleaders at the team banquet. The ACLU received complaints that Tremper High School cheerleaders were given th...