June 4, 2020

Atlanta Falcons coach advises high school coaches on racial tension, coronavirus

Jess Simpson has spent the better part of his adult life as a football coach in the state of Georgia. He served 22 years at Buford High School, including 12 as the head coach, winning seven state titles in charge, and three more as a coordinator. ...

women's flag football
May 6, 2020

NAIA, NFL launches plan for women’s flag football in college

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the NFL took a giant leap towards adding women's flag football as a sanctioned collegiate sport. On Monday, May 4, the two organizations announced their future plans to have the spor...

coaching advice
April 16, 2020

Steve Kerr, Pete Carroll exchange coaching advice on new podcast

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll had some wise coaching advice for Golden State head coach Steve Kerr when he took over the Warriors in 2014. And to Kerr's surprise, Carroll's coaching advice had nothing to do with X's and O's. [caption...

August 2, 2017

NFL rookie melts trophies to make weights for Florida high school

Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette wants his accomplishments to inspire others, and he's taking a unique approach to do it. Fournette, who was chosen with the fourth overall pick in this year's NFL Draft, collected roughly ...

July 10, 2017

NFL awards $2.6M grant to study concussion rehabilitation

The NFL is helping to fund the first large-scale study into the most effective ways to rehabilitate young athletes who have suffered a concussion. The University of North Carolina was awarded a $2.6 million grant for the project, which is expecte...

June 22, 2017

Former NFL QB Chad Pennington calls specialization a ‘disservice’

Add former NFL quarterback Chad Pennington to the growing list of professional athletes who are not a fan of sport specialization. [caption id="attachment_24172" align="alignright" width="265"] Former NFL quarterback Chad Pennington.[/caption] ...

August 15, 2016

Seattle Seahawks help fund AT programs at local schools

Via Seahawks.com The Seattle Seahawks and NFL Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Seattle Children’s and their Athletic Trainers program (AT). The grant will provide expanded coverage of ce...

May 25, 2016

Running back Jamaal Charles joins Shock Doctor, McDavid

Fountain Valley, Calif. — Shock Doctor and McDavid, leading athletic protection brands, announced today the signing of two-time NFL All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles. Charles has been a Cutters ambassador for the past two years, and his expande...