March 17, 2021

Maryland Bill Would Protect Student-Athlete’s Health & Wealth

A bipartisan Maryland bill that's advancing through the General Assembly has aims of not only protecting collegiate student-athletes' financial standing but also their physical wellbeing. Entitled the Jordan McNair Safe and Fair Play Act, the bill...

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June 29, 2018

Maryland school district cuts summer pay for athletic directors

A school board in northeastern Maryland recently voted to decrease the salary for all of the district's athletic directors during the summer months. According to The Baltimore Sun, the Harford County Board of Education voted on June 11 to reduce ...

May 4, 2017

Maryland adopts shot clock for boys basketball

Maryland high school boys basketball will install a 35-second shot clock beginning with the 2017-18 season. The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) last week approved the change, along with a new mercy rule for both bo...

February 21, 2017

Maryland concussion bill seeks suspensions for coaches

A proposal in Maryland seeks mandatory suspensions for high school coaches who knowingly put a concussed athlete back into a game. State law already requires a doctor's clearance before athletes return to action following a head injury, and the l...

February 4, 2016

Md. bill would suspend coaches who play concussed athletes

Maryland legislators are considering a bill that would suspend coaches who put players back on the field after they have suffered an apparent concussion. Details of the legislation were released last week, and many groups have already voiced oppos...