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January 8, 2024

NYC girls basketball team used antisemitic language towards Jewish team

A high school girls basketball game in New York City was cut short when players from Roosevelt High School used antisemitic language towards players on the Leffell School. Last week, the two schools faced off in a non-league contest before the Lef...

January 8, 2024

New Paltz parents urge district to move away from synthetic turf upgrades

New York parents and community members are urging a school district to avoid the use of synthetic turf when upgrading its athletic facilities in the future. Nearly 100 parents and residents of the New Paltz (NY) Central School District (NPCSD) sub...

January 3, 2024

Illinois med student helping bridge the gap in concussion research for high schoolers

New research from the Carle Illinois College of Medicine suggests there are new ways to improve detecting concussions in high school student-athletes. A recent story from WCIA.com detailed the research being done at the Carle Illinois College of M...

January 3, 2024

Study: Biomechanical traits of the best free throw shooters

Basketball season is in full swing, and in a close game, the team that makes the highest percentage of free throws can often eke out the win. A better understanding of the precise biomechanics of the best free-throw shooters could translate into crit...

January 3, 2024

Tennessee teacher, coach accused of sexual harassment

A Tennessee high school teacher and baseball coach has been under investigation and subsequently disciplined following allegations of inappropriate conduct toward female students. Jacob Witter, who taught at Rockwood (TN) High School and coached b...

January 3, 2024

5 components of a strong off-season training program

The main purpose of the off-season training schedule is to help improve your on-field performance. For field sport athletes such as American football that means balancing a whole array of different training qualities. You might think that it is en...

January 2, 2024

NCAA investigates Catapult college football data breach

The NCAA announced on Friday—just days ahead of its College Football Playoff—that they are investigating a suspected data breach at the sports performance analytics company, Catapult. This came to light during a press conference with Alabama p...

January 2, 2024

Texas soccer coach accused of using school credit card at strip club

A former assistant coach of a Texas high school is accused of using the school district's credit card to charge more than $5,000 at a Houston strip club, according to authorities. JD Bales, a former employee of the Bridgeport Independent School Di...