September 13, 2016

College football player suspended five years for knocking out referee

A California community college football player has been suspended five years after an incident last weekend where he knocked a referee out cold during a game. [caption id="attachment_17505" align="alignright" width="273"] Screenshot via YouTube, A...

January 28, 2016

Calif. prep basketball player allegedly attacks spectator

A 17-year-old California high school basketball player was taken into custody by police Tuesday after allegedly going into the stands following a game and attacking a spectator. CBSLA reports that the confrontation took place following a varsity b...

January 27, 2016

California approves ‘competitive equity’ playoff overhaul

High school playoffs in the California Interscholastic Federation's Southern Section are about to take on a new look. The CIF-SS today approved a new "competitive equity" format that overhauls how playoff teams in all sports are grouped into divi...

December 22, 2015

Judge allows lawsuit against Pop Warner to proceed

A California judge has ruled that a negligence lawsuit against Pop Warner can proceed to trial, a significant blow to the league that oversees hundreds of thousands of youth football players nationwide. The lawsuit was filed by the mother of Donno...

November 11, 2015

Winless California HS football team makes postseason

A California high school football team that lost every game during the regular season has advanced to the playoffs, a result of the state athletic association's controversial playoff formula. [caption id="attachment_14568" align="alignleft" width=...

October 12, 2015

California officially bans use of ‘Redskins’ by public schools

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed the California Racial Mascots Act, prohibiting the state's public schools from using the name "Redskins" for its athletic teams. The state senate and assembly passed the bill nearly a month ago and it had been awa...

October 7, 2015

California makes competitive cheer an official sport

Competitive cheer will become an official sport in California, beginning with the 2017-18 school year. [caption id="attachment_13710" align="alignright" width="209"] California Interscholastic Federation[/caption] Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assemb...

September 15, 2015

California nears statewide ban on use of ‘Redskins’

California is a governor's signature away from implementing a statewide ban on the use of "Redskins" by any of its schools. The senate and assembly last week passed the California Racial Mascots Act, which would prohibit public schools from using ...