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September 25, 2023

Using AI to innovate ultrasounds for sports medicine professionals

Innovations in AI are allowing ultrasounds to reach its full potential in optimizing performance and recovery in a proactive manner for athletes. Ultrasounds, or musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasounds can assess injuries by visualizing muscle, tendon, li...

September 19, 2023

IHSAA ruling overturned; Beach and indoor volleyball are different sports

A review committee has overturned a ruling by the Indiana High School Athletic Association that would take away a year of eligibility if athletes participated in beach volleyball events during their high school season. The decision comes after a j...

September 19, 2023

Hofstra University unveils athletic facility upgrades

The Hofstra University Department of Athletics unveiled major facility upgrades to its three fall on-campus facilities as the University continues to make incredible infrastructure and physical improvements to better position its student-athletes for...

September 13, 2023

Former Maryland high school football coach arrested by FBI

One of the most successful high school football coaches in Maryland was arrested over the weekend following a federal indictment. Former Dunbar High School football coach Lawrence Smith, who has won seven state championships, was arrested last Fri...

September 13, 2023

South Carolina lawmakers may alter how high school sports are managed

South Carolina lawmakers are discussing big potential changes surrounding equality and fairness in high school athletics. The state House Education and Public Works Ad Hoc Committee on high school athletics met for the first time Monday to discuss...

September 12, 2023

How schools can prepare for sudden cardiac arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart suddenly stops beating. It can cause death within minutes. Certain conditions can lead to sudden cardiac arrest, but not all the causes are known. When a person's heart stops beating, quick action can mean t...

September 12, 2023

Study suggests no long-term heart risks in elite athletes after COVID-19

Athletes are prone to sports-induced cardiac effects; at the same time, maintaining cardiac integrity is a prerequisite for delivering high-end performance. Since studies have implicated myocarditis in COVID-19 cases among young athletes, examinin...

September 11, 2023

Michigan State suspends Mel Tucker amid sexual harassment allegations

Michigan State University announced the suspension of head football coach Mel Tucker amid ongoing sexual harassment allegations. Michigan State athletic director Alan Haller said the suspension will be without pay. Haller also announced Harlon Bar...