High school football participation is down. Research that shows the sport leads to higher concussion and lower mental functioning is to blame.
Centennial HS in Ellicott City, Md., doesn’t have enough varsity football players this fall to field a complete team and still attend to the safety of players.
A former h.s. baseball player is suing his coach in Calif., claiming the coach benched him only because he didn’t do a fundraiser for the team.
A parent group is suing the San Diego school district for installing artificial turf at elementary schools. The group says it causes cancer.
Despite massive flooding in Louisiana 2 weeks ago, football continues. One town, with 90% of its buildings destroyed, will host a home game.
Baltimore City student-athletes may have a specific GPA requirement in order to maintain eligibility for sports. It’s about time.
The annual high school sports and activity participation survey has been released, and it shows steady participation in football, overall growth.
Super Bowl 50 is today. How does the NFL get along with real science, civility, and parenting in the 21st century?
College marching bands and cheerleading squads don’t always get to go to bowl games, given logistical and financial challenges.
Why do you suppose football participation numbers in Texas have gone down a little bit over the last 5 years? NPR hypothesizes.