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January 16, 2024

Virginia Union to upgrade athletic facilities

As part of a 10-year plan, Virginia Union University is planning an overhaul of its athletic facilities. The $500 million master plan includes a new football stadium and basketball arena to be included with other residential facilities on campus. ...

January 9, 2024

SafeSport unveils 2024 Athlete Culture & Climate survey

The U.S. Center for SafeSport recently launched the 2024 Athlete Culture and Climate Survey. The survey is intended to solicit input from adult athletes across all levels of sport related to any experiences of abuse or misconduct while participating ...

January 8, 2024

Illinois HS coaching staff fired after player elbowed opponent in face

An Illinois boys varsity coaching staff has been fired for the actions of one of its players during a holiday tournament. Josh Bradley and his Eldorado High School varsity boys basketball coaching staff were fired at a special meeting of the schoo...

January 8, 2024

Lacrosse becomes official TSSAA varsity sport

The Legislative Council of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) held a special meeting last year to address two agenda items involving the sanctioning of Lacrosse and to discuss implementation issues related to the recent chang...

January 8, 2024

USA Badminton CEO suspended by U.S. Center for SafeSport

The CEO and board chairman of U.S. Badminton's governing body have been suspended by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for their roles in an employee being allegedly advised not to report sexual abuse allegations. USA Badminton CEO Linda French was su...

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...