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April 18, 2019

N.M. could end cheer competition over sportsmanship problems

New Mexico's athletic association next month will consider ending the state's cheerleading competition due to rampant sportsmanship issues that have included death threats. [caption id="attachment_27823" align="alignright" width="319"] Photo: Foxc...

July 20, 2018

Learning to lose with dignity

A universal truth in the world of coaching is that nobody like to lose. But how coaches handle losing says a lot about their program, their culture and their core philosophy. You hear the clichés all the time, but it’s not rare to see upsets in s...

February 9, 2017

New York HS hockey player ejected after shoving referee to the ice

A New York high school hockey player could be facing a lengthy suspension after shoving a referee to the ice during a game last weekend. The Williamsville East player was being ushered off the ice for a roughing penalty when he suddenly turned and...


Team unity with the ‘Family Stick’

Kennedy High School (Iowa) head football coach Brian White talks about team unity and how an idea from Kansas State University helped strengthen the players' commitment. [embed][/embed]...

January 25, 2017

Prep hoops coach who confronted fan won’t return to team

A Pennsylvania high school basketball coach who confronted a fan during a game last week will not be allowed to return to the team. Strong Vincent High School girls basketball coach Paul Przepierski was already suspended after going into the stand...

September 16, 2016

Michigan prep conference asks fans to stop chanting ‘USA’

A conference comprising 50 Michigan high schools issued a directive this week that fans refrain from chanting 'USA' during games. According to, an email was sent to Grand Rapids administrators earlier this week informing them of the d...

August 22, 2016

North Carolina cracking down on profanity in prep sports

North Carolina's athletic association hopes a new rule will help crack down on profanity during high school games this fall. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) counted 329 incidents of player ejections during the 2015 fo...

August 8, 2016

Profane rant gets youth baseball coach banned

A California youth baseball coach has been banned by the U.S. Amateur Baseball Federation after a profanity-laced tirade toward an umpire was caught on film. [caption id="attachment_17214" align="alignright" width="278"] Screenshot via CBS 8[/capt...