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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...

February 5, 2024

NCISAA approves NIL policy for 2024-25 school year

The North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) recently announced the adoption of a Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) policy. The new policy will take effect for the 2024-25 school year. “We recognize that the sports world i...

February 5, 2024

New Mexico State indefinitely suspends player after in-game sucker punch

A New Mexico State University men's basketball player has been suspended indefinitely after he punched a player from Liberty University during a game last week. New Mexico State announced the decision on Friday to suspend Robert Carpenter indefini...

February 5, 2024

CA superintendent placed on leave after allegations of harassment towards softball team

A California superintendent was placed on leave last week—nearly a year after she allegedly bullied members of a girls' high school softball team for not applauding loud enough for her daughter during a ceremony. The Poway Unified School Distric...

February 5, 2024

Delaware State University announces plans for facility upgrades

Delaware State University recently announced upgrades and replacements for its athletic facilities. During a recent meeting, school president Tony Allen and athletic director Alecia Shields-Gadson detailed the projects that have been approved. One...

January 30, 2024

Study: 80% of Nebraska officials quit within first three years

According to recent results shared from a 2022 survey from the Nebraska Schools Activities Association (NSAA), nearly 80% of sports officials quit within their first three years. The survey found the most common reason given for leaving the positi...

January 16, 2024

Washington lawmakers considering felony charges for assaulting refs

Washington state lawmakers are considering new laws to protect sports officials. Rep. Suzanne Schmidt was one of the Washington leaders sponsoring a bill that would crack down on unruly student-athletes and sports fans. The bill would make assaultin...

January 16, 2024

De Anza track & field athletes speak out on lack of support

Track and field student-athletes from De Anza College in California were joined by coaches and alumni to air their grievances about the athletic department's handling of various pending legal investigations stemming from their 2023 season. The tra...