From the AP story: The death comes at a time when head injuries in football are attracting attention at all levels of the sport.
Researchers Provide Insights into Youth Football Injuries In March 2016, Wake Forest's and Winston-Salem State's athletes and trainers joined a 30-university study, along with... read more
Heat Precautions Emphasized After HS Player's Death As football players were shuttled on and off the field at Wednesday's 7-on-7 passing league at South Fort Myers High School, there was no shortage of coaches barking at their players to hydrate. "Take water," a Cape Coral High assistant coach screamed as his players jogged to the water tanker. "Drink it, pour it on your head and down your back." Each summer during conditioning workouts and on into fall training camp, Lee and Collier County coaches remain vigilant in educating their players about the need for hydration and a healthy diet as temperatures reach the high 90s. read more
Heat Stroke Blamed in HS Football Player's Death Riverdale High School junior lineman Zachary Polsenberg was lovingly referred to by his teammates as the "Gentle Giant." But when the 6-foot-5, 320-pound roadblock stepped onto the football field he flipped a switch, transforming into a relentless worker with no quit in him. read more
MSU Doctor Accused of Child Exploitation to Plead Guilty Former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar has signed a deal... read more
Coach Charged with Assault Tested Positive for HIV On Friday, former track coach Carlos Bell was arrested on charges of sexual assault and producing child pornography. read more