• Florida High School Track and Field Goes Metric

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    In February, the Florida High School Athletic Association will become the first in the country to impose a metric measuring system on field events for all district, regional and state track and field championship meets.

  • Washington DOH Finds No Link Between Turf and Cancer

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    The Washington State Department of Health has released the results of an investigation wherein it examined the relationship between playing soccer on synthetic turf and the early development of cancer. The DOH partnered with researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health to investigate a list, compiled by the UW women’s assistant head soccer coach, of 53 Washington residents who both played soccer and developed cancer between the mid- ‘90s and the year 2016.

  • Texas Speaker: 'Bathroom Bill' Could Be Costly to State

    by John C Moritz January 2017

    House Speaker Joe Straus told a business group Wednesday that such a measure could undermine the state's ability to compete for jobs and commerce.

  • Eligibility Hearing Reinstates Ref-Hitting Rojas

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    On Tuesday, Victor Rojas, suspended from John Jay (San Antonio) in 2015 for attacking a game official on-field, was reinstated as an eligible participant in competitive sports for the 2017-18 school year by the University Interscholastic League.

  • UHSAA to Hold Hearing on Transfer Rule

    by Amy Donaldson January 2017

    The Utah High School Activities Association is petitioning the State Board of Education to reconsider a recent rule governing transfers of high school athletes.

  • Oliver Luck Details Work with NCAA

    by Mitch Vingle January 2017

    It's been just over 35 years since Oliver Luck donned the Old Gold and Blue as a quarterback for WVU and led the Mountaineers to a Peach Bowl victory over Wilber Marshall and Florida.

  • School Board Approves Addition of HS Soccer

    by Zach Duncan January 2017

    The Graham ISD school board unanimously approved adding high school soccer Wednesday night, providing students with another athletics option as the sport is set to begin next school year. Graham Athletic Director Kenny Davidson said soccer's emergence didn't happen overnight and was part of a growing movement within the Young County town. "It's going to give more kids the opportunity to participate in athletics," Davidson said. "It'll be an after-school sport only, just like all of our spring sports are. A group here was organized and formed a committee wanting to add it, and they did it the right way."

  • NFL's Chargers Announce Relocation

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Chargers owner Dean Spanos announced the long-awaited decision this morning: the team will relocate from San Diego to Los Angeles for the 2017 season. 

  • Opinion: Proposed Football League Could Benefit NFL

    by Stephen Smith January 2017

    As much as we love college football, you only need the eye test to see that it's light years away from NFL quality, which is why it's sometimes difficult to listen to people complain about rookies taking so long to become NFL-ready.

  • World Cup to Expand to Include 48 Teams

    by Graham Dunbar January 2017

    FIFA is set to make the World Cup bigger and richer, even if the price to pay is lower quality soccer. FIFA President Gianni Infantino hopes his ruling Council will agree Tuesday to expand the 2026 World Cup to 48 nations, playing in 16 groups of three teams.