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February 18, 2021

NCAA Survey: Mental Health, More Impacted by Pandemic

As a follow-up to the NCAA Student-Athlete COVID-19 Well-Being Survey conducted in spring 2020, a similar survey conducted in the fall showed student-athletes continue to face heightened mental health concerns and barriers to sport particip...

February 17, 2021

Chicago HS Student-Athletes Weigh-In on Pandemic Effects

Approaching nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the lives of Americans from coast-to-coast, many news outlets are beginning to craft year-long perspectives on the impact of the virus-related shutdowns in various industries. A recent...

February 13, 2021

Virginia NAIA College Suspends Basketball Players for Kneeling

A Virginia-based National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) school forfeited its scheduled game following the suspension of multiple players for previously kneeling during the national anthem. According to reports from CBS-17, Bluefi...

February 13, 2021

NFHS Revises Guidance on COVID-19 Transmission During High School Sports

After evaluating experiences of schools participating in high school sports during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) has revised its May 2020 guidance do...

February 12, 2021

Texas Bill Could Ban Athletes Who Assault Referees

New legislation has been introduced in the state of Texas to punish any students who assault referees during school events. The bill was introduced on Monday by Eddie Lucio, TX-27 state senator, according to a report from EverthingLubbock.com. ...

February 11, 2021

Dartmouth AD Retires Following Title IX Mess

Harry Sheehy, Dartmouth College athletic director, announced recently that he will retire in February following the wake of Title IX controversy over the summer. Back in July, the Ivy League school announced the slashing of five athletic programs ...

February 10, 2021

The Importance of Communication between Athletes & Coaches

The ability to keep things simple is difficult, but it is key to being successful as a sportsperson, and strength-and-conditioning coaches, as well as the support staff, need to be able to explain the what, why, where, when, and how of exercise regim...

February 8, 2021

California HS Football Players Join New League Against COVID Restrictions

High school football has been pushed back, postponed, rescheduled, and once again placed on hold in California since the outbreak of COVID-19. Following a summer in which Golden State high school programs prepped in hopes of having some semblance ...