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January 19, 2017

Prep basketball coach suspended after altercation with spectator

A Pennsylvania high school basketball coach has been suspended after going into the stands during a game to confront a boisterous fan.  Strong Vincent High School girls basketball coach Paul Przepierski, who teaches at a separate school, was lead...

January 18, 2017

Oregon strength coach suspended after football players hospitalized

The University of Oregon suspended one of its strength and conditioning coaches Tuesday, days after three football players were hospitalized following offseason conditioning programs. Irele Oderinde was suspended one month without pay and, accordi...

January 18, 2017

Florida HS football team forced to forfeit state championship

A Florida high school football team this week was forced to forfeit all of its wins and state title from the 2016 season after state officials discovered the team used an ineligible player. Pahokee High School, north of Fort Lauderdale, finished ...

January 13, 2017

Bo Jackson: Risks would have kept me from football

Bo Jackson, one of the all-time greatest two-sport professional athletes, would have never stepped onto a football field had he known the health risks. The Heisman Trophy winner said as much this week, adding that there was "no way" he would allo...

January 9, 2017

Portable technology can bring power to your sideline

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January 4, 2017

Petition asks Michigan association for competitive balance

A former Michigan prep football coach has started a petition asking the state's athletic association to consider measures that would create more competitive balance between public and private schools. The effort was started by Chad Phillips who, ...

January 4, 2017

Arkansas lawmaker seeks state takeover of activities association

An Arkansas lawmaker is drafting legislation that would allow the government to assume control of the state's activities association. State Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson told KARK-TV in Little Rock that there is a lack of oversight for high school activ...

December 27, 2016

Clemson researchers trying to improve helmet facemasks

From Clemson University A team of Clemson University researchers believes it can help make football safer by creating a facemask that helps reduce the severity of head injuries. The researchers are teaming up with Jay Elmore, owner of Green G...